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Rascal Flatts to get humanitarian award

NASHVILLE, April 18 (UPI) -- Rascal Flatts was named the 2008 the Academy of Country Music-Home Depot Humanitarian Award for several projects the group sponsors in Nashville.
Flatts, Pickler pick up CMT awards

Flatts, Pickler pick up CMT awards

NASHVILLE, April 14 (UPI) -- The band Rascal Flatts and singer Kellie Pickler were early winners Monday night at the 2008 CMT Music Awards ceremony in Nashville.

Rowdy Rascal roadies rousted from flight

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 14 (UPI) -- Police in California say more than 40 allegedly drunken members of the road crew for the country band Rascal Flatts were kicked off a weekend airline flight.
Abdul, Miley to perform 'Today' concerts

Abdul, Miley to perform 'Today' concerts

NEW YORK, March 26 (UPI) -- Singer and "American Idol" judge Paula Abdul is set to perform at the upcoming 2008 Toyota Concert Series on "Today" in New York, NBC announced Wednesday.
Paisley, Sugarland up for 4 CMT prizes

Paisley, Sugarland up for 4 CMT prizes

NASHVILLE, March 6 (UPI) -- More than 2 million fan votes were cast to determine who will compete for Nashville's 2008 CMT Music Awards next month, CMT said Thursday.

Stefani, Timberlake win People's prizes

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Gwen Stefani and Justin Timberlake were named favorite female and male singer on the People's Choice Awards special that aired on U.S. television Tuesday.

Daughtry, Rascal Flatts win AMAs

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Daughtry and Rascal Flatts won the first two prizes at the 2007 American Music Awards show in Los Angeles Sunday.

Chesney named CMA entertainer of the year

NASHVILLE, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Kenny Chesney was named entertainer of the year at the 41st annual CMA awards show in Nashville Wednesday.

Rascal Flatts wins vocal group CMA

NASHVILLE, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Rascal Flatts won the prize for vocal group of the year at the 41st annual CMA awards show in Nashville Wednesday.

Stars flock to Nashville for CMA awards

NASHVILLE, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The 41st annual Country Music Association awards show was under way at the Sommet Center in downtown Nashville.

Eagles perch atop the U.S. album chart

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The Eagles have landed at the top of the U.S. album chart with "Long Road Out of Eden," their first new studio disc in 28 years, Billboard.com reported.

Country CDs debut at top of album chart

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- For the first time, three country music CDs, led by Carrie Underwood's latest, have debuted at the top of the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart.

Springsteen tops U.S. album charts

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Bruce Springsteen's latest album, "Magic," has reclaimed the No. 1 spot atop the U.S. album charts, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

Kid Rock's latest tops U.S. album charts

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Kid Rock's new CD, "Rock N Roll Jesus," is No. 1 on the U.S. album charts, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

Foxx to sing with Rascal Flatts at CMAs

NASHVILLE , Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Actor Jamie Foxx has agreed to perform with Rascal Flatts at the upcoming 41st annual CMA Awards in Nashville, event organizers have announced.
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Rascal Flatts appears backstage with the Favorite Band award they garnered at the 37th annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles on November 22, 2009. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Rascal Flatts is an American country music band founded in Columbus, Ohio. Since its inception, Rascal Flatts has been composed of three members: Gary LeVox (lead vocals), Jay DeMarcus (bass guitar, keyboards, vocals), and Joe Don Rooney (lead guitar, vocals). DeMarcus and LeVox are also second cousins.

Rascal Flatts has released six studio albums and a greatest hits album, all on Lyric Street Records. Their first two albums, 2000's Rascal Flatts and 2002's Melt, have been certified 2× Multi-Platinum and 3× Multi-Platinum, respectively, in the United States, while 2004's Feels Like Today and 2006's Me and My Gang have received 5× Multi-Platinum and 5× Multi-Platinum certifications respectively. 2007's Still Feels Good is certified 2× Multi-Platinum. Their new album, Unstoppable, was released on April 7, 2009, and has been certified platinum.

They have also released twenty-four singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including ten Number Ones. A cover of Tom Cochrane's "Life Is a Highway", from the soundtrack to the 2006 film Cars, also entered the country music charts from unsolicited airplay. Their longest-lasting Number One is "Bless the Broken Road" (late 2004–early 2005) at five weeks, while their biggest crossover single is "What Hurts the Most", which topped both the country and Adult Contemporary charts in 2006, and was a Top Ten pop hit.

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