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Lady A goes to the top for third straight time

Monday, September 13, 2010 – Lady Antebellum claims the top spot this week on the Billboard and Mediabase/Country Aircheck charts with Our Kind Of Love, the third consecutive number one from their double platinum CD, "Need You Now."

That will end the one-week reign of Billy Currington's Pretty Good at Drinkin' Beer.

"It's just a feel-good song that's been a really awesome addition to our set list this summer, and I love the message of it too...it's about letting go and loving to the utmost of your ability," said Hillary Scott.

"We are so grateful for all the support that country radio and our fans have given us this year. That support pushes us to write more songs and drives the energy we put into our live shows...we owe it to them," said Dave Haywood.

The group will kick-off their Need You Now 2010 headlining tour next week, with special guest MCA Nashville recording artist David Nail, on Sept. 20 in Orlando.

The trio is nominated for five 2010 CMA Awards including Entertainer of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Album of the Year for "Need You Now," Single of the Year and Music Video of the Year for the title track. Each member also snagged an additional nomination individually in the Song of the Year category as songwriters for the hit song.

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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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