RASCAL FLATTS Biography - Musicians


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Name: Rascal Flatts                                                               
Origin: Columbus, Ohio, United States                                             
Rascal Flatts is an American Grammy Award-winning country pop group founded in     
Nashville, Tennessee. Since its inception, Rascal Flatts has been composed of     
three members: Gary LeVox (lead vocals); LeVox' second cousin, Jay DeMarcus (bass 
guitar, harmony vocals); and Joe Don Rooney (lead guitar, harmony vocals).         
Rascal Flatts has released five studio albums and a live compilation, all on       
Lyric Street Records. Their first two albums, 2000's Rascal Flatts and 2002's     
Melt, have been certified 2× multi-platinum and 3× multi-platinum, respectively, 
in the United States, while 2004's Feels Like Today and 2006's Me and My Gang     
have each received 4× multi-platinum certification. Their 2007 release Still     
Feels Good is certified platinum.                                                 
To date, they have also released twenty singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot         
Country Songs charts; of these, eight have reached Number One. A cover of Tom     
Cochrane's "Life Is a Highway", from the soundtrack to the 2006 film Cars, also   
entered the country music charts from unsolicited airplay.