Lyric Street recording artists Rascal Flatts - Jay DeMarcus, Gary Levox and Joe Don Rooney - hosted a block party on Nashville's Music Row (7/24) to offer a first listen of their new project, Melt, due in stores October 29. The trio also took the opportunity to present Ed Benson, CMA's Executive Director, with a platinum plaque of their self-titled debut album. The best selling vocal group of 2002 has enjoyed four Top 10 singles, including the current release, "I'm Movin' On."
Pictured at the event are Lyric Street Records' Doug Howard, manager Trey Turner, Rascal Flatts members Gary Levox and Jay DeMarcus, BMI's David Preston, CMA's Ed Benson and Rascal Flatts member Joe Don Rooney.
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