Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Steel Magnolia Added to CRS 2011 New Faces of Country Music Show®

Steel Magnolia Added to CRS 2011 New Faces of Country Music Show®

Steel Magnolia Added to CRS 2011 New Faces of Country Music Show®

(Nashville, Tenn. – Jan. 7, 2011) Big Machine recording act Steel Magnolia has been added to the CRS 2011 New Faces of Country Music Show, Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® announced today.  They join previously announced performers The Band Perry (Republic Nashville), Lee Brice (Curb Records), Jerrod Niemann (Sea Gayle/Arista Nashville) and Josh Thompson (Columbia Nashville).

The addition was made to accommodate Easton Corbin’s move to a performance slot at Country Radio Seminar’s UMG luncheon, to be held Wednesday, March 2.  Additional UMG luncheon performers will be announced in the coming weeks.

“We are thrilled to welcome Steel Magnolia to our New Faces lineup this year,” said CRB Executive Director Bill Mayne.  “With the successes of ‘Keep on Lovin’ You’ and ‘Just By Being You,’ they are certainly deserving of a spot on the New Faces of Country Music Show and we’re excited to have them.”

The New Faces of Country Music Show takes place Friday, March 4, at 6 p.m. CST. CRS 2011 is held March 2-4, 2011, at the Nashville Convention Center.  For more information, visit www.CRB.org.

About Steel Magnolia:
Shortly after winning Season 2 of CMT's Can You Duet, Steel Magnolia (comprised of Meghan Linsey and Joshua Scott Jones) saw its debut single, “Keep On Lovin’ You,” skyrocket into the Top 5 on the Billboard Country Songs Chart, breaking a more than six decades-old record.  The Country sensations earned nine major music award nominations in 2010 and toured throughout the summer on Brad Paisley’s “H20 World Tour.”  Steel Magnolia are 2011 Academy of Country Music Award nominees for “Top Vocal Duo or Group.”  Steel Magnolia’s self-titled Big Machine Records debut album --- which also includes the hit power ballad “Just By Being You (Halos & Wings),” and new single, “Last Night Again,” is in stores this Tuesday, January 11th. Visit  www.steelmagnoliamusic.com for more information.

About CRB:
The Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. ® is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization founded in 1969 to bring radio broadcasters from around the world together with the Country Music Industry to ensure vitality and promote growth in the Country Radio format.  More information may be obtained at: www.CRB.org or at the CRB office at (615) 327-4487.

About CRS:
The Country Radio Seminar is an annual convention designed to educate and promote the exchange of ideas in the Country music industry.  Country Radio Seminar is a registered trademark of Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.  CRS 2011 is held March 2-4, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn.  Registration is currently available online at www.CRB.org or by contacting the Country Radio Broadcasters at (615) 327-4487.

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