Anderson, Caitlin & Will leave SonyBMG
Monday, October 5, 2009
– Keith Anderson, who once upon a time had a hit with Pickin' Wildflowers,
and the duo Caitlin & Will are off of the SonyBMG roster.
Anderson had intermittent success during his two-CD career, scoring a few hits, but a bunch of misses also. He released "Three Chord Country
and American Rock & Roll" in 2005, yielding Pickin' Wildflowers, and "C'mon!" last August. I Still Miss You hit the number two spot on the singles chart last year, but three other singles from the second CD failed to crack the top 25.
Caitlin Lynn and Will Snyder won season one of CMT's Can You Duet. After winning, they signed with Columbia Nashville. Address in the Stars was the first single and released to radio on March 30, but the song only hit 42 on the charts. An album by the pair was never released.
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