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12/03/2010

Best New Artist GRAMMY Winner Zac Brown Band Earns 4 GRAMMY Nominations

Zac Brown Band Honored by CMT's Artists of the Year Special,
Performs with Amos Lee

Meadowlands Date for Kenny Chesney's "Goin' Coastal Tour" starring Kenny Chesney and Zac Brown Band on Sale 12.11

Zac Brown Band earned their first GRAMMY win in 2010 when they were crowned Best New Artist and last night they earned four additional nominations for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards, including:

-Best Country Album for 'You Get What You Give'
-Best Country Collaboration With Vocals for "As She's Walking Away" feat. Alan Jackson
-Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for "Free"
-Best Country Song for "Free"

Earlier this year, Zac Brown Band earned nominations for "Entertainer of the year from both the ACM and CMA, and won CMA's "Best New Artist" award.  All in addition to netting nearly a half million viewers for their live Red Rocks concert powered by Ustream.

Zac Brown Band's #1 album 'You Get What You Give' (Atlantic/Southern Ground Artists, Inc.) is out now and follows the band's multi-platinum, major label debut 'The Foundation' (Atlantic Records/Home Grown/Big Picture).  To date, the band has scored six consecutive #1 singles.

In 2011, Zac Brown Band will make stops at stadiums across the country as part of Kenny Chesney's "Goin' Coastal Tour" starring Kenny Chesney and Zac Brown Band, with special guests Billy Currington and Uncle Kracker.  Tickets for the August 13, 2011 Meadowlands show go on sale next Saturday, December 11 at 10am ET.

Tune in: Zac Brown Band is honored as one of CMT's Artists of the Year and joined by Amos Lee to perform their latest single "Colder Weather" on December 3, at 8:00pm ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com.

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