Top new country group Gloriana, whose album was released in August and is already the best selling country debut of 2009, won the fan-voted T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Award at the 2009 American Music Awards last night. The T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Award was the only award where fans could text in their votes and continue to vote during the show. The foursome walked away with the prestigious award at the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles against Lady GaGa, Keri Hilson and Kid Cudi.
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Nashville, TN — Top new country group Gloriana has been voted into the final round for the T-Mobile Breakthrough Artist Award at the 2009 American Music Awards (AMAs), set to air live from the NOKIA Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 22nd (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC. Gloriana is now up for the prestigious award alongside Lady GaGa, Keri Hilson, and Kid Cudi.
VIDEO STARS SHELTON AND HIS “HILLBILLY BONE” DUET PARTNER TRACE ADKINS
Nashville, TN — The video for Blake Shelton’s brand-new single “Hillbilly Bone” will premiere exclusively on Yahoo! Music on October 30th. The music video single will be available for purchase on iTunes beginning November 3rd.
Jon Reep, season five winner of Last Comic Standing on NBC, releases his debut Warner Bros. Records/Degenerate Records CD/DVD, Metro Jethro, on Tuesday, October 20. A stand alone DVD will also be available for purchase. Metro Jethro’s CD is currently available on iTunes. Comedy Central will debut Reep’s special this Saturday, October 17 at 10 p.m. CST / 11p.m. EST
NASHVILLE – Warner Bros. Records artist and small town, skinny dippin’ sweetheart, Whitney Duncan, will grace the stage this Friday, Oct. 16 for her very first performance at the Grand Ole Opry. Duncan, originally from Scotts Hill, Tenn., joins Keith Anderson and Ricky Skaggs in the line-up for Friday’s show.
“It’s such an unbelievable honor to sing at the Opry,” said Duncan. “I’ve always dreamed of performing at the Grand Ole Opry and it’s just so surreal and exciting to get this opportunity.”
Nashville, TN – Warner Bros. Records Artist Blake Shelton teams up with his long-time friend Trace Adkins to show we all have a hillbilly side in us with his new single, “Hillbilly Bone.” On Monday, Oct. 12, Shelton’s fan club members will get a special treat when “Hillbilly Bone” will be available for them to preview for 24 hours via logging into their BSers Fan Club account. Also, starting Tuesday, Oct. 13, fans can stream the song exclusively for two weeks at www.blakeshelton.com.
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