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Friday’s Country Music News — Friday, December 2, 2011


Your Friday Country Music News.

Rodney Atkins to perform at American Giving Awards.

Country's Rodney Atkins
*Photo Courtesy RodneyAtkins.com*

12/2/2011 (TheBoot.com) Rodney Atkins will ‘Take a Back Road’ to Los Angeles next week to honor some Good Samaritans. NBC confirms exclusively with The Boot that the country star will perform his new hit on the network’s first annual American Giving Awards, set to air Dec. 10 at 8:00 PM ET.

Hosted by famed sportscaster Bob Costas, the AGAs will give five charities the opportunity to share in $2 million grants given by Chase Bank. How much they will each receive is up to you! To vote, you can either log in to your Chase online account or become a fan of Chase Community Giving on Facebook. Voting runs through Dec. 8. The winning charity, to be revealed on the show, will receive a $1 million grant from Chase, while the runner-up gets $500,000. The third-place winner receives a $250,000 grant, and the remaining two charities will be given $125,000 each.

-Eric Scott


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