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Lady A enjoys two nominations

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 – Lady Antebellum grabbed two CMA nominations this morning for Group of the Year and Single of the Year for their gold-certified and recent number one hit I Run To You.

"Being halfway around the world and hearing that we got two CMA nominations is totally surreal...we're so far from home, but we're also really connected to Nashville because there are so many fans over here who absolutely love country music," said Charles Kelley after landing in Gstaad, Switzerland. "Being in the 'Group of the Year' category is just unbelievable because we feel like we're only getting started...we still have so much to write about and say and do as artists. We honestly will never get used to seeing our name in the same category as The Eagles or Rascal Flatts."

"Yeah, we work so hard at songwriting and trying to find subjects and sounds that resonate with people, so getting our first number one hit and now a CMA nomination for I Run To You totally blows my mind. It definitely helps us validate quitting our old day jobs to start a band," said Dave Haywood.

Lady A also has a new single out. The lead single Need You Now off their forthcoming sophomore album is moving up the charts and has become the fastest rising single of their career to date, cracking Billboard's Top 25 in 4 weeks.

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747 CD review - 747
Six albums into its career, Lady Antebellum pretty much has the formula down pat. Either Hillary Scott or long and lanky Charles Kelley assumes lead vocals with Dave Haywood also providing vocals plus guitars and mandolin in a bunch of songs easy on the ears with a story often involving a lust for love. The typical song ("Lie With Me," for example) starts with Kelly or Scott taking a stanza, followed by the other with both then tackling the chorus together. This has worked quite well »»»
Golden CD review - Golden
Lady Antebellum probably needed a change in direction after "Own the Night" dropped in 2011. The material was overly geared towards taking dead aim at the radio jugular and not the best material. That isn't the case this time out on the trio's fifth release because most of the songs veer away from being obviously radio fodder (except for the current singleDowntown with its soulful beginning and strong vocals from Hillary Scott), but that also doesn't man that this was the right change. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: These Eagles keep songs alive and well – The newly reconfigured Eagles lineup, which now includes Vince Gill and Deacon Frey in place of the late Glenn Frey, hasn't changed its set much since this modified grouping's debut at Dodger Stadium in 2017. Don Henley announced from the outset, though, how the group continues to tour primarily so it can keep the Eagles' many great songs alive.... »»»
Concert Review: Lovett could not have scripted it any better – Cerritos is a fair distance from Hollywood, but Lyle Lovett, who has accumulated a long list of acting credits, sometimes seemed like he was giving a company town performance this night. Maybe it was because Paul Reiser, the "Mad About You" star, introduced Lovett with a funny bit about what some of the man's songs mean (or don't mean).... »»»
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