February 1st, 2012 – Emotional Traffic, Tim McGraw’s much anticipated studio album debuts this week on Billboard’s Country Album chart at #1.
In hitting the top spot, Emotional Traffic carves a notch as McGraw’s 13th album package from Curb Records to top the charts at #1 in its first week of release. The new McGraw offering posted sales of over 67,000 units to best all competition in the brief span since its January 24 release date. The critically acclaimed album also landed at #2 on the Billboard Top 200 chart.
January 30th, 2012 - With the world watching, Michael Shank Racing with Curb/Agajanian made history as the team won the 50th Anniversary Rolex 24 At Daytona to open the 2012 GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series season. John Pew, Ozz Negri, AJ Allmendinger, and Justin Wilson drove the No. 60 LiveOn Ford-Riley to a 5.198-second victory after completing a DP-era record 761 laps at Daytona International Speedway.
Singer Songwriter is grateful for “Crazy Girl” Composing Recognition
January 26th, 2012 – Curb Records recording artist and BMI songwriter, Lee Brice, was nominated today by the Academy of Country Music in the prestigious “Song of the Year” category for his composition, “Crazy Girl,” recorded by the Eli Young Band. Brice shares writing credit with collaborator, Liz Rose. “Crazy Girl” was Billboard’s No. 1 country song for 2011, and Brice’s well-known hit, “Love Like Crazy,” was the No. 1 song for 2010.
January 24th, 2012 - Today’s release of Emotional Traffic serves as a fresh reminder of the strength of the unique superstar presence Tim McGraw has carved in the industry since his 1994 breakout with the #1 single "Don’t Take The Girl".—a presence that was reflected in Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems 2010 proclamation of Tim McGraw as “Artist of the Decade” (2000-2010).
January 23, 2012 – Tim McGraw adds yet another awards plaque to his extensive trophy wall with the announcement that his most recent #1 single "Felt Good On My Lips" has struck digital download gold on the sales front. The good news comes on the countdown to McGraw’s much anticipated new studio album, Emotional Traffic, being released by Curb Records tomorrow.
January 12th, 2011 - Jo Dee Messina and her husband Chris Deffenbaugh welcomed their second son into the world on Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 11). Jonah Christopher Deffenbaugh was born at a Nashville hospital at 2:43 PM, weighing 6 lbs., 13 oz. He joins three-year-old big brother Noah.
"Noah couldn't wait to hold his little brother," Jo Dee reports. "He's so good with him. God has blessed us so much."
“Take A Back Road” Single Reaches Digital Platinum Status
January 10th, 2012 – Curb recording artist Rodney Atkins will be making a return appearance to the ABC Jimmy Kimmel Live! stage Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 11:00 p.m. CT. Atkins is set to sing the multi-week No. 1 single and title track of his current album, “Take A Back Road,” in celebration of its RIAA Platinum® Single Certification having surpassed the 1 million mark in digital sales. In addition, Atkins will end the show with a performance of his brand new single, “He’s Mine.”
10 Sara Evans - "A Little Bit Stronger"
9 Zac Brown Band - "Colder Weather"
8 Lady Antebellum - "Just a Kiss" 7 Rodney Atkins - "Take a Back Road"
6 Jason Aldean - "Don't You Wanna Stay?" featuring Kelly Clarkson
5 Blake Shelton - "God Gave Me You"