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"
January 2nd, 2012 – With 2012 freshly out-of-the-box, Curb Records offers an adrenaline rush to country music’s new year with the January 24 release of Tim McGraw’s latest album, Emotional Traffic—a studio project the iconic performer named ‘Artist of the Decade’ by Nielsen BDS proclaims as a ‘best ever’ creative effort in his more than three decades of hit music.
Being recognized with a New Artist of the Year Dove Award nomination before releasing a single project could foreshadow a "peak-too-soon." However, No Other Name should have no problems based on their first commercial release, The Other Side. Dove award-winning writer and producer Bernie Herms - noted for work with Natalie Grand and Casting Crowns - along with Jason Kyle and Blake Bollinger, collaborate to capture the trio (brother and sister Sam and Laura Allen, and Chad Smith) on guitar-driven worship and impeccable harmonies.