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Acclaimed Multi-Platinum Selling Group Diamond Rio Makes First Appearance On Crystal Cathedral’s “Hour Of Power” This Sunday, Nov. 1

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Nashville, Tenn. Oct. 28, 2009... Six time vocal group of the year Diamond Rio will be appearing on Crystal Cathedral’s “Hour of Power” this Sunday, Nov. 1. Check the following link for airing dates and local listings on networks including Lifetime, Daystar and TBN at www.crystalcathedral.org/hour_of_power/tvlisting/index.php. You can also watch the “Hour of Power” online by visiting www.crystalcathedral.org.

Located in Garden Grove, California, the Crystal Cathedral is the home base for the international Crystal Cathedral Ministries, including a congregation of over 10,000 members and the internationally televised "Hour of Power."   

Diamond Rio unveiled their 11th album The Reason on Word Records on Sept. 22.  The autobiography Beautiful Mess from Thomas Nelson coincided with the album release.

Formed in 1984, Diamond Rio features lead singer Marty Roe, guitarist Jimmy Olander, drummer Brian Prout, keyboardist Dan Truman, bassist/harmony Dana Williams and Gene Johnson on mandolin/harmony. The band signed with Arista in 1988 and embarked on one of the most successful careers in country music. The band has sold over 10 million albums earning three platinum and five gold records and won the Country Music Association’s Vocal Group of the Year award four times as well as netting two Academy of Country Music Awards in the top Vocal Group of the Year category and thirteen GRAMMY ® nominations. When they debuted in 1991 with the hit “Meet in the Middle,” Diamond Rio became the first group in the history of country music to have a debut single reach No. 1. They continued to place 32 more singles on the Billboard chart, including “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “Norma Jean Riley,” “Beautiful Mess” and “Love a Little Stronger.” Their last recording, A Diamond Rio Christmas: The Star Still Shines, a 2007 holiday album marked their debut with Word Records.

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