Springsteen's latest tops US album charts

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- "Magic," the latest offering from U.S. rock icon Bruce Springsteen, is the new No. 1 album on The Billboard 200.

Rascal Flatts ‘Feels Good’ to be No. 1

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Rascal Flatts’s "Still Feels Good" is the new No. 1 CD on the U.S. album charts, Billboard.com said Wednesday.

Reba CD is new No. 1 album on U.S. charts

LOS ANGELES , Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Country music star Reba McEntire's new "Reba Duets" CD has knocked Kanye West's "Graduation" from the No. 1 spot atop the U.S. album charts.

'High School Musical 2' tops album charts

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The "High School Musical 2" soundtrack has topped the U.S. album charts for a third week in a row, Billboard.com reported Wednesday.

Actress Kate Walsh married in Ojai

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Actress Kate Walsh, who starred in “Grey’s Anatomy,” has married film executive Alex Young near Los Angeles.

Brooks & Dunn win 14th Top Duo award

LAS VEGAS, May 15 (UPI) -- Country duo Brooks and Dunn won a record 14th Top Vocal Duo award Tuesday at the 42nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.

Underwood claims three CMT awards

NASHVILLE, April 17 (UPI) -- Carrie Underwood's vengeful-woman-done-wrong "Before He Cheats" won the three awards in the 2007 CMT Music Awards presentation in Nashville.

Nashville Recording Academy honors four

NASHVILLE, March 19 (UPI) -- The Fisk Jubilee Singers, Rascal Flatts, Jars of Clay and Loretta Lynn are recipients of the Recording Academy Honor by the Nashville Chapter of the academy. The Recording Academy Honors regional events recognize individuals whose work embodies "excellenc

George Straight leads all with 8 ACM nods

NASHVILLE, March 5 (UPI) -- George Straight led all performers Monday with eight nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, for the 42nd Academy of Country Music Awards.

Underwood scores new artist Grammy

LOS ANGLES, Calif., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Carrie Underwood Sunday laid claim to New Artist honors at the 49th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

Preshow has most Grammy awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- About 90 percent of the Grammy awards given out Sunday in Los Angeles will be announced during the preshow, with the main event focusing on performances.

Paris in, Britney out of Super Bowl ad

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Paris Hilton is in and Britney Spears is out of an all-star NFL Network commercial scheduled to air during Super Bowl XLI.

Depp, 'Pirates' win big at People's Choice

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Johnny Depp, Ellen Degeneres, Carrie Underwood and Rascal Flatts were the big winners at the 33rd Annual People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles.

Clark and Seacrest to host 'Rockin' Eve'

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Dick Clark still battles the effects of a stroke two years ago, but he will join Ryan Seacrest for the New Year's Eve broadcast from New York's Times Square.

Black Eyed Peas win 3 times at AMA

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Three American Music Award titles went to the Black Eyed Peas, which was voted favorite group in Soul/R&B, rap/hip hop and nabbed favorite album honors.
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Rascal Flatts
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

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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