Wilson does "The Talk," "Tonight"

Monday, February 7, 2011 – After Gretchen Wilson attends Sunday night's Grammy Awards, where she's a double-nominee for "Best Country Female Vocal Performance" and "Best Country Song," she will stay in Los Angeles to several television appearances.

On Monday, Feb. 14, she will make her debut appearance on the CBS show "The Talk," and the following day she will return to the "Tonight Show with Jay Leno." That same evening, she will join fellow songwriters Chris Young, Brett James, Victoria Shaw and host Bob DiPiero at Club Nokia for the CMA Songwriters Series.

Wilson will perform her Grammy-nominated single I'd Love To Be Your Last on both "The Talk" and the "Tonight Show" exactly as it was originally recorded -- with just acoustic guitar and cello. "This is such a beautiful love song, just so beautifully written by Rivers Rutherford and Sam and Annie Tate," said Wilson. "It's the kind of song that almost makes you cry every time you hear it. It's the last track on the ("I Got Your Country Right Here") record, and I'm really glad we put it on there."

Following Grammy week, Wilson returns to the road for dates in Mahnomen, Minn. and Dubuque, Ia. before heading home for a Grand Ole Opry appearance and the annual Music At The Mill benefit concert for McClain Christian Academy in Lebanon, Tenn.

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