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THE ROYS Ready For IEBA And IBMA Weeks With #1 Single, Performances & ICM Award Nominations

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Nashville, TN (September 26, 2014) - THE ROYS' new single, "No More Lonely," reaches #1 on the current Bluegrass Today Weekly Airplay Chart as the siblings ready for performances at IEBA and IBMA, garner two key final-round ICM nominations, and enjoy the addition of their new video to the VEVO lineup.


"It's heartwarming to see The Roys on top.  A well-deserved spot for a great song and band!" - Terry Herd, Bluegrass Radio Network / Bluegrass Today


"This is our first #1 on the BT chart," observes Lee Roy.  "It's huge and, with the honor of our nominations, a great way to kick off the talent buyers' convention and World of Bluegrass Week," adds Elaine.  The siblings are enjoying final-round nominations for ICM Inspirational Bluegrass Artist and Vocal Duo or Duo Performance Awards. Winners will be announced at the Faith, Family & Country Awards' 20th anniversary spectacular in Nashville on November 13.  


The duo will perform Monday, Sept 29 at 10:30 p.m., along with other members of the Buddy Lee Attractions' roster, during the44th Annual IEBA Conference (September 27-30).  Then they head to Raleigh, NC for the IBMA World of Bluegrass event (Sept 30-Oct 4) and will perform at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 3.  


"No More Lonely" is currently #6 on BLUEGRASS JUNCTION MOST-PLAYED TRACKS Sirius XM RadioThe track is fromTHE ROYS' fourth Rural Rhythm Records' CD, THE VIEW, which debuted on the Billboard Top 10 Bluegrass Albums chart at #2, is currently #11 on the TOP 50 APD Bluegrass/Folk Albums chart and #19 on The Roots Music Report's Weekly Top 50 Bluegrass Album Chart


Reviewers are saying:

Prescription Bluegrass  "(THE VIEW is) A musical treasure not to be missed."


Milwaukee Sentinel Journal "A Bluegrass duo living up to its early promise and thriving creatively near the top of its genre."


Cybergrass "(The disc) delivers the theme of Bluegrass - fine musicianship, emotion and a bit of lonesome."


Additional feature interviews and reviews can be found at Flash Point Arts, Billboard,Sentinel & Enterprise, American Songwriter, Parcbench , Nashville Country,Pittsburgh In Tune,to name a few.



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