This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Cracker Barrel Exclusive Albums Rank High In Billboard.com Top 50 Bluegrass Albums Of 2011

Hundreds of thousands of people across the country stopped by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store during 2011 for some good country cookin’ and thousands of them also bought some good bluegrass music. Billboard.com recently ranked the Top 50 Bluegrass Albums of 2011 based on sales data provided by Nielsen SoundScan and two Cracker Barrel exclusive music program CDs earned spots on the list.

The Grascals, who are among the most beloved and acclaimed bands on today’s bluegrass scene, won SPBGMA’s Bluegrass Band of the Year award in 2010, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Emerging Artist of the Year award in 2005 and earned its Entertainer of the Year honor in both 2006 and 2007. They teamed up with eight of their famous friends on the crossover album The Grascals and Friends: Country Classics With a Bluegrass Spin that Cracker Barrel released in January 2011. Those famous friends included Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Charlie Daniels, Dolly Parton, Tom T. Hall, The Oak Ridge Boys, Joe Nichols and Darryl Worley. A visit to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital led the group to write the bonus track “ I Am Strong” for the album. In honor of The Grascals caring spirit, Cracker Barrel donated a percentage of the proceeds from the CD to the hospital. The CD was recently ranked #6 on the Billboard.com Top 50 Bluegrass Albums of 2011.

The 2011 Grammy-nominated (Best Country Performance by a Vocal Group or Duo) Dailey & Vincent Sing The Statler Brothers album debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Bluegrass Albums chart, where it spent nine weeks in the top position and 19 weeks overall in one of the three top positions when it was released on February 1, 2010. Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent recognized the timeless quality of the Statlers’ songs and the project resonated with Cracker Barrel’s guests. The CD continued as an audience favorite in 2011 and was recently ranked #17 on the Billboard.com Top 50 Bluegrass Albums of 2011. In addition the album was hailed as Bluegrass music’s 2010 “Album of the Year” (IBMA & SPGMA).

“We are thrilled with the success that these two outstanding bluegrass groups have earned,” said Cracker Barrel Marketing Manager Julie Craig. “This type of recognition reinforces our commitment to offer authenticity and quality through the Cracker Barrel exclusive music program. The Grascals and Dailey & Vincent are exceptional in the world of bluegrass and we are honored to work with them.”

1 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,071.84 +128.03 0.76%
S&P 500 1,977.74 +10.17 0.52%
NASDAQ 4,437.5830 +22.0930 0.50%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto
Advertising Partners

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs