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Six-time Vocal Group of the Year, Diamond Rio won their first Grammy
their first Christian album, The Reason on Word Records which also garnered
the band their first Dove award.  Formed in 1984, Diamond Rio features lead
singer Marty Roe, guitarist Jimmy Olander, drummer Brian Prout, keyboardist
Dan Truman, bassist/harmony Dana Williams and Gene Johnson on mandolin/
harmony.  The band signed with Arista in the early 90's and embarked on one of
the most successful careers in country music. The band has sold over 10 million
albums earning three platinum and five gold records and won the Country Music
Association’s Vocal Group of the Year award four times as well as netting two
Academy of Country Music Awards in the top Vocal Group of the Year category
and thirteen GRAMMY ® nominations. When they debuted in 1991 with the
hit “Meet in the Middle,” Diamond Rio became the first group in the history of
country music to have a debut single reach No. 1. They continued to place 32
more singles on the Billboard chart, including “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,”
“Norma Jean Riley,” “Beautiful Mess," “Love a Little Stronger," and "One More
Day."  The band are long-time supporters and National Spokespersons for
Big Brothers Big Sisters and have raised over 1.5 million dollars for the charity
to date through annual events including golf tournaments and Team Rio, a
marathon and half marathon group.

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