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Church thanks his peers

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 – Three albums into his career, Eric Church was nominated for the CMA New Artist award.

"Though I've tried to make my career not just about winning awards, it's always great to be recognized, and I'm especially honored in this case because the CMA voting members are my peers. It's always really rewarding when other people who also do this for a living acknowledge what you're doing," said Church.

Church, who just had a number one album with "Chief," said, "It's quite humbling to have fans take ownership of a record and a career like they have ours. They have been the driving force behind any success or recognition that we have ever received. I can't thank them enough for where they have brought us and where we go from here."

Church's current single, Drink In My Hand, is currently rising up the country radio charts, and fans can catch him out on the road at upcoming solo shows and on the Locked and Loaded Tour with Toby Keith.


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