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HEAVY METAL SUCCESS FOR CURB RECORDS’ COUNTRY STARS

PLATINUM AND GOLD CERTIFICATIONS FOR RODNEY ATKINS, LEE BRICE, STEVE HOLY,TIM MCGRAW, HANK WILLIAMS, JR.

September 13th, 2012 - Blazing into the fourth quarter of 2012, Curb Records is celebrating some serious heavy metal success with a number of their top country stars striking gold and platinum status in digital sales. The latest stack of RIAA certifications adds to the decades of top awards and accolades for the label, which has just marked its 50th Anniversary as one of the industry’s leading independent music companies.

The trail of gold and platinum albums for Curb dates back to 1962 when the company was founded by Mike Curb. Clearly a visionary, Curb has continually adapted to a changing music industry. The label looks forward to the last quarter of 2012 and into 2013 with a number of exciting new projects and releases.

The following records for Rodney Atkins, Tim McGraw, Lee Brice, Steve Holy and Hank Williams Jr. were recently certified:

RIAA Certified Platinum
Rodney Atkins “Take A Back Road” 1.3+ Million
Rodney Atkins “Watching You” 1.04+ Million
Rodney Atkins “Farmer’s Daughter” 1.04+ Million
Tim McGraw “My Little Girl” 1.03+ Million

RIAA Certified Gold
Rodney Atkins “These Are My People” 533k+
Lee Brice “Hard To Love” 567k+
Tim McGraw “I Need You” 722k+
Tim McGraw “Southern Voice” 667k
Tim McGraw “If You’re Reading This” 651k+
Tim McGraw “Something Like That” 569k+
Tim McGraw “Last Dollar (Fly Away)” 523k+
Steve Holy “Brand New Girlfriend” 518k+
Hank Williams Jr. “A Country Boy Can Survive” 776k+

About Curb Records
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, Curb Records is one of the world’s leading independent music companies. Owned and operated by Mike Curb since 1962, Curb Records has achieved 432 number one records, over 1,500 hundred Top Ten records and charted over 4,500 total records. Today’s roster includes some of the top names in Country, Christian and Pop/Rock music. Curb Records was honored as Billboard Magazine’s 2001 Country Music Label of the Year and Radio & Records Magazine’s 2005 Overall Gold Label of the Year.