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Kramer sets Opry debut

Friday, March 9, 2012 – Jana Kramer will make her Grand Ole Opry debut April 13.

"Singing at the Opry is going to be the greatest honor, as well as a childhood dream come true. Every artist I have idolized has performed there. To know that I'll be singing on the same stage where they stood assures the fact that I am living a dream right now. I'm going to take in every single second of it," said Kramer.

Kramer recently shattered her second Country Aircheck record, as her first single, Why Ya Wanna, made a jump inside the chart’s Top 30 – faster than any debut single in history.

Selling more than 200,000 combined digital singles to date, Kramer saw the single rack up 55 radio adds upon release, solidifying her as the most added debut artist in the history of Country Aircheck. Along with being the biggest debut artist since the chart’s inception in 2006, Kramer’s adds were nearly triple the previous record for any debut female artist.

Kramer's upcoming debut album is due later this year on Elektra Nashville.

Kramer is currently in the studio finishing her debut album with producer Scott Hendricks (Blake Shelton, Brooks & Dunn).

Kramer starred as Alex Dupre on the CW hit One Tree Hill.

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