Trent Tomlinson goes to the Grand Ole Opry
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
– Trent Tomlinson, the best selling debut male country artist of 2006, will return to the Grand Ole Opry this weekend to perform his first top 10 hit, the redemptive "One Wing In The Fire." Tomlinson will also debut his newest single, "Just Might Have Her Radio On," marking the televised debut of the song.
"Just Might Have Her Radio On" is 1 of 11 songs co-written by Tomlinson on his debut album, "Country Is My Rock." His Opry appearance comes on the news that "Country Is My Rock" crosses the 200,000 scan mark according to Nielsen's SoundScan. Tomlinson's performance on the Grand Ole Opry will broadcast live on GAC Saturday, March 17 at 8 p.m. Eastern.
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