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Opry show with Underwood, McBride streams on MySpace

Tuesday, November 24, 2009 – An Opry show featuring performances by Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, Jake Owen and Rodney Atkins is now available for a limited time on the official Grand Ole Opry MySpace page at myspace.com/grandoleopry. The live stream of the show on MySpace Music on Saturday, Nov. 14 drew more than 300,000 total viewers.

"We are pleased that so many fans were a part of this overwhelmingly successful live stream event as we made Opry history," said Steve Buchanan, Grand Ole Opry Group president. "The Opry has always utilized the latest in technology to deliver its unique brand of entertainment to country music listeners, and this success positions us to continue to widen the Opry's distribution well into the future. We are excited about all the possibilities before us as we break new ground in getting the Opry's music to its fans."

Opry performances are held every weekend of the year, and the Tuesday Night Opry continues through Dec. 15.

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