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Famous as :

Country music trio

Birth Date :

1989

Birth Place :

Dallas, Texas

Claim to fame :

Album "Wide Open Spaces" (1998)
Win all the 5 categories they earn at the 49th Grammy Awards; Record of the Year, Song of the Year, & Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for "Not Ready to Make Nice", plus Album of the Year and Best Country Album for "Taking the Long Way".
Canceled several concerts on their "Accidents & Accusations" tour due to slow ticket sales (August 2006).
Canceled concert, supposedly held August 1st, 2006 at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, due to steamy temperatures.
Garnered more than $100,000 in a single sell-out concert for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital held in Charlotte, North Carolina by July 1999.
Has garnered 3 Country Music Association Award nominations in the category of Vocal Group of the Year, scoring each in 2000, 2001, and 2003.
Single "Wide Open Spaces" has been named one of CMT's 100 Greatest Songs of Country Music.
Single "I Hope" was nominated for Best Country Song category at the 2006 Grammy Awards.
Was bestowed the Patrick Lippert Award at Rock The Vote Awards held in 2004.
Experienced an incident where the plane carrying them ran into an airport building in September 2003. Fortunately no one was hurt.
Their third major LP, "Home", got nominated in the category of Album of the Year at both the 2003 Grammy Awards and Country Music Associations Awards.
Obtained a Grammy Award nomination in the Best Country Instrumental Performance category by 2003.
Scored a tie with Creed in winning People's Choice Award for Favorite Group category by 2003.
"Home" was mentioned Favorite Country Album at American Music Awards and Best Country Album at Grammy Awards in 2003.
Was the only country artist included in Forbes magazine's Celebrity 100 list in 2003.
"Goodbye Earl" music video was nominated in the Video of the Year category at the 2001 Academy of Country Music Awards.
Their collaborations with Sheryl Crow in song "Strong Enough" and with Ricky Skaggs in "Walk Softly" were both nominated for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals category at the 2001 Grammy Awards.
Single "Cowboy Take Me Away" was selected as Song of the Year: Country Radio at Radio Music Awards while its music video was nominated Country Best Clip of the Year at Music Video Awards in 2000.
The music video of "Goodbye Earl" was nominated for the category of Music Video of the Year at Country Music Association Awards and Country Best Clip of the Year at Billboard Music Video Awards by year 2000.
Turned down an endorsement deal with Coca-Cola in support of the Screen Actors Guild strike by 2000.
Has collected 2 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards in the category of Favorite Duo or Group - Country they scored each in 2000 and 2001.
Gained nomination for the category of Favorite Band at Kids' Choice Awards in 2000 and 2001.
Received nomination in the category of Entertainer of the Year at the 2000 and 2001 Academy of Country Music Awards and Country Music Association Awards.
Was selected as Best Group/Duo at TNN Music Awards plus Vocal Group of the Year at both Country Music Association Awards and Country Music Awards in which they were also named Entertainer of the Year by year 2000.
"Ready to Run" got nominated for the category of Single of the Year at Academy of Country Music Awards in 2000.
Their collaboration with Asleep At The Wheel in the song "Roly Poly" was nominated in the category of Best Country Collaboration with Vocals at Grammy Awards and of Vocal Event of the Year at Country Music Association Awards in 2000.
Album "Fly" was nominated in Album of the Year category at both the 2000 Grammy Awards and Country Music Association Awards.
"Fly" was labeled Best Country Album at Grammy Awards, Top Selling Album at Canadian Country Music Awards, also Album of the Year at Academy of Country Music Awards and Country Music Association Awards in 2000.
Brought home a Grammy Award of Best Country Performance by a Duo/Group in 2000, 2003, and 2005, but failed to win it at the 2006 event.
Was included in the annual Worst Dressed Women list in 2000.
Landed nomination in the category of Favorite New Country Artist at the 1999 American Music Awards and Top Vocal Duo or Group at the 2000 Academy of Country Music Awards.
Acquired the titles of both Top Group and Top New Group in 1999 while earned nomination in the Vocal Group of the Year category by 2001 at Academy of Country Music Awards.
Won the category of Vocal Group of the Year at Country Music Association Awards and of Artist of the Year (Country) at Radio Music Awards by year 1999.
Their song of "Wide Open Spaces" scored 2 Country Music Association Awards for the categories of Music Video of the Year and Single of the Year also a Radio Music Award for that of Song of the Year (Country) in 1999.
LP "Wide Open Spaces" was mentioned the Top Selling Album at Canadian Country Music Awards and Album of the Year at Academy of Country Music Awards in 1999.
Has been the American Music Award nominee in the Favorite Country Band/Group/Duo category for 5 consecutive years that were from 1999-2003. They nabbed the title at the 2001 and 2002 events.
Was named Vocal Group of the Year also bestowed the Horizon Award at the 1998 Country Music Awards.
Single "Not Ready To Make Nice" deals on a look at the fallout over Natalie's remark on President Bush in March 2003.
Considered other names such as Puss in Boots and Squatter's Daughters to be the name of their group.
The music video of "Wide Open Spaces" was made at the country music festival WestFest.
 
 
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The 49th Annual Grammy Awards- Arrivals
Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People 2006 - Arrivals
34th Annual American Music Awards - Arrivals
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