Montgomery Gentry’s ‘My Town’ Settles On Platinum

Posted in News on April 12, 2004

Award-winning country duo Montgomery Gentry recently celebrated platinum sales success for their third Columbia Records CD My Town. The album yielded the smash hits "Speed," "Hell Yeah" and the title track. The duo's Carrying On album is approaching platinum, and their debut release, Tattoos & Scars is already certified for sales in excess of one million copies.

Leading the Jim Beam toast are Troy Gentry, Eddie Montgomery, Sony Nashville's John Grady and BMI's Paul Corbin.

Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry are nominated for two Academy of Country Music Association awards: Top Vocal Duo and Vocal Event of the Year, joining fellow BMI writers Tracy Byrd, Andy Griggs and Blake Shelton for "The Truth About Men."

Danny Wells, BMI’s David Preston, Chris Wallin
Montgomery Gentry's fourth Columbia album, You Do Your Thing -- which is co-produced by Jeffrey Steele and Rivers Rutherford -- hits stores May 18.
Sony Nashville’s Larry Pareigis, Buddy Jewell, Sony Nashville’s Bill Macky, Buffy Cooper and Dale Libby
Troy Gentry, Jeffrey Steele, Eddie Montgomery, Rivers Rutherford
Jack Lameier, BMI’s Paul Corbin, Hallmark Management’s John Dorris
Susan Myers, Sony Nashville’s Shawn Williams, Laura Huie
Photos by Deana Tackett


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