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Big & Rich go gold

Sunday, August 12, 2007 – Big & Rich's "Between Raising Hell And Amazing Grace" is officially certified gold by the RIAA for sales of 500,000 units. This happened nine weeks after it debuted number one on SoundScan's current country albums chart and fueled by the duo's first ever chart topping single, "Lost In This Moment," which recently spent two weeks at the top of both the R&R and Country Aircheck/Mediabase charts.

Big Kenny commented, "We can't believe the impact 'Lost In This Moment' has had on our album sales. To sell over a half million records off one single, in only nine weeks, is outstanding. I think it was just time that we had that song in our set, the one that people can cuddle up to and dance together out there."

John Rich added, "The exciting part is that this is just the beginning of what we feel is the best album of our career. There is just so much on this album that we are proud of, and we can't wait to start digging into it."

Big & Rich's next single, "Between Raising Hell And Amazing Grace," will be released Aug. 13. The duo will shoot the video for this single in September in Los Angeles.


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