Opry Member

SINCE 2011

Blessed, honored, humbled, grateful—Those are words that come to mind when I stand right here with my two compadres in this famous circle.” - Joe Don Rooney

Rascal Flatts enjoys their #1 cake backstage at the Grand Ole Opry, 2017.
Rascal Flatts, 2014.
Rascal Flatts hangs up their member plaque, 2011.
Rascal Flatts performs at the Grand Ole Opry, 2010.
  • Rascal Flatts, Carly Pearce, Dan + Shay, And The Gatlin Brothers Perform "All the Gold" On May 19, 2018, a memorable collaborative performance including Rascal Flatts, Carly Pearce, Dan + Shay, and The Gatlin Brothers took place on the Grand Ole Opry stage as the group sang The Gatlin Brothers' famous hit "All The Gold In California."
  • Rascal Flatts Performs "Bless The Broken Road" Rascal Flatts performs their hit single "Bless The Broken Road" live at the Grand Ole Opry. The song was co-written by Marcus Hummon, Bobby Boyd, and Jeff Hanna, and has been recorded by multiple artists including Hummon. The highest-charting rendition of the song was recorded by Rascal Flatts and released in 2004, where it reached number 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs in 2005. The song has since received numerous awards.


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Rascal Flatts—Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney—are the best-selling and most-awarded country vocal group of the past decade. Jay and Gary, second cousins from Columbus, Ohio and Joe Don, a Picher, Oklahoma native, began their musical journey at a local bar in Nashville's Printers Alley.

After landing a record deal, the group recorded their self-titled debut album in 2000. "Prayin for Daylight" became the group's first smash single. And so began a string of multi-platinum albums and monster singles. The band's second album, Melt, appeared in October 2002. With the success of the first single, "These Days," Melt sold a million copies in just eight weeks. A live album served as a bridge between Melt and 2004's chart-topping Feels Like Today, while Me and My Gang arrived in April 2006. The groups' 2007 release, Still Feels Good, including hits such as "Take Me There" was certified platinum that same year. Flatts' Greatest Hits, Vol. 1 album was released Oct. 28, 2008. The aptly named Unstoppable bowed in 2009 and the hits continued with radio favorites including "Here Comes Goodbye" and "Summer Nights." A move to a new record label in 2010 brought continued success with the album Nothing Like This and hits including "Why Wait" and "Easy."

They now boast over 20 million albums and 25 million digital downloads sold, 13 No. 1 singles and over 6 million concert tickets sold.

With all the hits came millions of fans at live shows and awards to fill each group member's mantle, now totaling over 40 awards. Among them, the seven wins as the Academy of Country Music's Top Vocal Group Award. The Country Music Association honored the group with its Horizon (Best New Artist) Award in 2002 followed by six consecutive Vocal Group of the Year trophies.

Amid all their success, the guys in Rascal Flatts always made visits to the Grand Ole Opry. On September 27, 2011 the group received a coveted invitation to join the Opry family. Rascal Flatts' dreams came true when the group was added to the Opry's member roster less than two weeks later on October 8, 2011.

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