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Big & Rich gets lost at number one

Monday, July 9, 2007 – Big & Rich went number one for the first time in their career with "Lost In This Moment" on both the Billboard country song and Mediabase charts. The lead single from Big & Rich's number one album, "Between Raising Hell And Amazing Grace," "Lost In This Moment" is also the duo's fastest-rising hit ever.

"What an incredible honor," John Rich said. "To write and record a song that resonates with fans in such a special way is an amazing feeling. Thank you to all the fans who reacted to this song and to country radio for the continued support they have given me and Kenny."

Big Kenny added, "Thank you country radio, thank you fans, thank you everybody! Your support of this song and our music just proves that our dream of 'Music Without Prejudice' is real, and it is possible."

Penned years ago by Rich, Rodney Clawson and Keith Anderson, "it's been sitting around in a catalog for four, five, six years now," Rich said to CMT Radio. "Just didn't seem like, early on, something we would sound good doing. But we listened to it on the bus and I said I always thought this was a pretty good song. And Kenny said, 'I've always loved that song.' So, we said let's cut it and see how it turns out. And it turned out really great."

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