Republic Nashville’s Eli Young Band is scheduled to perform recent No. 1 “Crazy Girl” on NBC’s The Tonight Show With Jay Leno tonight (Jan. 9). The show begins at 10:35 PM/CT. “Crazy Girl” has been certified Platinum by the RIAA for 1 million-plus downloads and was named Billboard’s No. 1 played country song of the year.
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Randy Houser will kick off 2012 by looking back slightly, as he joins The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson tonight (Jan. 9) to play his 2009 hit “Whistlin’ Dixie.” Houser has been through some important changes in recent months, including his marriage to Jessica Lee Yantz in September and his signing to new label Stoney Creek in November. The label is planning to release his third album later in 2012. The episode airs at 11:35 PM/CT on CBS.
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Nashville singer/songwriter Will Hoge will make his late night television debut this week on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 11 PM/CT. He will perform “Too Old To Die Young” from his latest studio album Number Seven. Hoge is also the writer of “Even If It Breaks Your Heart,” Eli Young Band’s latest single and followup to “Crazy Girl.”
Over the weekend:
The Bellamy Brothers checked in with the Fox New Channel’s Huckabee on Saturday, Jan. 7 and played their classic hit “Redneck Girl” for the former governor. The song is part of a new Reader’s Digest box set called Let Your Love Flow: The Ultimate Bellamy Brothers Collection that will be released in February.
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Jo Dee Messina made an appearance in the Bravo network’s popular The Real Housewives of Atlanta on Sunday, January 8. The country singer was filmed during a writing session with cast member Kandi Burruss, who wrote TLC’s massive hit “No Scrubs” and Destiny’s Child’s “Bills, Bills, Bills.”
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