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Lee Brice “Hard 2 Love” Hits Number One

Lee Brice “Hard to Love” Tops Billboard Country Song Charts. “Hard to Love” by Lee Brice hit No. 1 on Billboard Country Song charts, making Lee’s second consecutive chart-topper in 2012. Following in the footsteps of “A Woman Like You,” Lee’s new song is soaring in digital sales and getting close to platinum. Jeff Tuerff, Curb Records VP/Marketing, is proud to have Lee on their label. “With an ACM award for Song of the Year (“Crazy Girl,”), a CMA Nomination for New Artist of the Year and two number one singles under his belt, Lee has firmly cemented his position as one of the hottest new artists in country music.” -Jeff Tuerff You can find “Hard to Love” and “A Woman Like You” on Brice’s sophomore album, Hard 2 Love. And keep checking back with us for more news on Lee Brice. WATCH “Hard to Love” Official Music Video: Current Lee Brice Tour Dates and Tickets!

Scotty McCreery Christmas Album Climbing the Charts

Scotty McCreery’s Christmas Album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, is at the Top of the Nice List! Christmas is two months away, but Scotty McCreery‘s Christmas Album, Christmas with Scotty McCreery, is already setting the mood for a great Christmas! The eleven songs on this album are climbing the charts with honors such as No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200, No. 2 on the Top Country Albums charts, and No. 1 on the Top Seasonal Albums. His album has already sold over 40,000 copies! “I owe it all to my fans. It’s just incredible that last October AND this October, the fans put my new albums at the top of the Billboard charts.” -Scotty McCreery You can check out Scotty performing some of his new Christmas songs on “CMA Country Christmas,” which airs Saturday, November 3rd. Keep checking back with us for more Scotty McCreery holiday specials and news! Check out “Christmas in Heaven”, one of the songs off Christmas with Scotty McCreery:

2011 Billboard Music Awards

Country Nominees Announced for 2011 Billboard Music Awards! The 2011 Billboard Music Awards nominees have been announced, and country music is well represented in multiple categories! Check it out below! Nominees are determined by chart performance as well as social and streaming activity as compiled by Billboard between February 28, 2010 and March 1, 2011. The 2011 Billboard Music Awards will be televised on ABC on Sunday, May 22nd at 8pm ET. Top Country Artist Jason Aldean Kenny Chesney Lady Antebellum Taylor Swift Zac Brown Band Top Country Album Jason Aldean My Kinda Party Lady Antebellum Need You Now Sugarland The Incredible Machine Taylor Swift Speak Now Zac Brown Band The Foundation Top Country Song The Band Perry If I Die Young Lady Antebellum Need You Now Miranda Lambert The House That Built Me Sugarland Stuck Like Glue Taylor Swift Mine Top Artist Taylor Swift Justin Bieber Lady Gaga Eminem Rihanna Top Billboard 200 Album Taylor Swift Speak Now Lady Antebellum Need You Now Eminem Recovery Susan Boyle The Gift Justin Bieber My World 2.0 Top Duo/Group Lady Antebellum U2 Linkin Park Bon Jovi Black Eyed Peas Top Streaming Song (Audio) Lady Antebellum Need You Now Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are Nelly Just A Dream Eminem feat. Rihanna Love The Way You Lie Taio Cruz Dynamite Top Billboard 200 Artist Taylor Swift Lady Antebellum Eminem Susan Boyle Justin Bieber Top Female Artist Taylor Swift Rihanna Katy Perry Lady Gaga Ke$sha

Brad Paisley Billboard Feature

Brad Paisley Featured On Cover of Billboard Magazine! Congrats are in order for Brad Paisleyfor making the cover story for this week’s issue of Billboard magazine! Brad discusses his country roots and eventual rise to stardom, as well as getting detailed on his latest album, “This is Country Music“, giving Billboard and fans a little background on each individual song! You can check out the Brad feature by clicking here!

Rascal Flatts Dominate Charts with Here Comes Goodbye

Rascal Flatts is no stranger to the Billboard Charts and now has their 10th #1 single with “Here Comes Goodbye”. Rascal Flatts seems perfectly poised to open the Billboard charts with a #1 album this week as the first single from “Unstoppable” is already topping the charts!  This is the perfect cap to an extraordinary week for the guys after winning their 7th consecutive “Vocal Group Of The Year” award at the 2009 ACM’s. Way to go guys! The gang is currently preparing to launch the 2009 Rascal Flatts Unstoppable tour.Country Music Photo Gallery

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