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RASCAL FLATTS RECEIVE STAR ON HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME
Nashville (September 17, 2012) - Country music superstars Rascal Flatts were honored with a Star on the famed Walk of Fame by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce during a ceremony held this morning on Hollywood Boulevard.
Rascal Flatts debuted their latest album CHANGED in April this year at #1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart giving them the distinction of being one of only four acts to have seven consecutive studio albums to debut in the top spot since the inception of Soundscan.
Rascal Flatts is the most awarded vocal group in country music today with over 40 trophies from the American Country Awards, American Music Awards, Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music Association Awards, People's Choice and more. They have placed 14 singles at #1, sold over 21 million albums and 25 million digital downloads since releasing their first album in 2000. The band is one of the hottest acts on tour in any genre, selling well over six million concerts tickets, and counting. They are currently on their Farmers Insurance Presents “Changed Tour” with Little Big Town, and Big Machine Label Group labelmates Eli Young Band and Edens Edge opening through the fall.
ARRESTED now in Colorado...but what a story and week for 2 brothers and their stripper sister!
Text messages and tweets by three fugitive siblings who shot at a police officer and robbed a bank reveal a dangerous mindset and a firm bond between the siblings, "We've certainly seen their mindset when... They shot at a law enforcement officer outside of Tampa Bay, Fla., and when they fired inside that bank in Valdosta, Ga. But these additional texts and tweets have given us additional insight," FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett told "Good Morning America" today. " We are concerned and feel that they are going to continue and cause problems to say the least for law enforcement." Ryan Dougherty, 21; his sister Lee Grace E. Dougherty, 29; and half-brother Dylan Dougherty Stanley, 26, have been on the lam since Aug. 2 when they shot at a police officer attempting to pull their white Subaru Impreza over for speeding. A few hours later, they robbed a bank in Georg…
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (March 2, 2017) – Award-winning songwriters Cole Swindell, Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowell(each recent CMA Triple Play Award winners) gathered with fans, friends and industry notables Tuesday night at the Warner Music Nashville office to celebrate the No. 1 hit “Middle of a Memory,” from Swindell’s recently certified RIAA Gold album You Should Be Here. “Middle of a Memory” became Swindell’s record-breaking sixth consecutive No. 1 single (breaking his own record) and ninth overall as a songwriter.
Swindell, the six-time Platinum-selling No. 1 hit songwriter is the only solo artist in the history of Country Aircheck/Mediabase to top the chart with his first SIX singles.
“Middle of a Memory,” recently certified Gold® by the RIAA, is the followup to the Platinum-certified, 1+ Billion-reaching smash single “You Should Be Here.”
Each of the six singles and two albums Swindell has released since he signed with Warner Bros. Records three years ago have not only all gone to N…