RASCAL FLATTS RECEIVES 30 MILLION RIAA AWARDS PLAQUE SPANNING MULTI-PLATINUM, PLATINUM AND GOLD
HITS ACROSS THEIR CAREER
Nashville, TN – May 9, 2019 – Superstar vocal group Rascal Flatts was surprised by the RIAA last night with a plaque celebrating their 30 MILLION RIAA Awards spanning multi-PLATINUM, PLATINUM and GOLD hits across their career. The milestone honor is a career achievement award celebrating total sold units of various singles and albums to date. The group received the plaques during a pre-ceremony for the 6th Annual GMA Honors and Hall of Fame Ceremony in Nashville. The evening also saw Rascal Flatts recognized for their significant contributions through their humanitarian efforts, particularly for their work to help Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
One band. Ten albums. Seventeen No. One hits. Time and success have only put Rascal Flatts closer to their core with expert musicianship, razor-sharp vocals and songs that have shaped lives, loves and the genre of country music itself. The trio’s new single “Back To Life” is currently ascending at Country radio and follows back-to-back chart-topping singles “Yours If You Want It” as well as “I Like The Sound Of That” (Big Machine Records). Rascal Flatts recently dropped a four-song EP, JUKEBOX as a surprise for fans, featuring special spins on their most-loved songs. The group has also earned over 40 trophies from the ACA, ACM, AMA, CMA, People’s Choice and more, also making them the most awarded country group of the past decade. Known as one of the hottest-selling touring acts in any genre with over 10 million tickets sold, the trio just announced their stacked headlining SUMMER PLAYLIST TOUR, kicking off at two thirds of the group’s home state of Ohio in Cincinnati on 5/16. For more information, visit rascalflatts.com.
Photo (L-R): Joe Don Rooney, Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus, Jackie Jones – RIAA Vice President/Artist & Industry Relations
Big Machine Label Group