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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 25, 2010
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Country Music's Jake Owen to Perform During 2010 NAB State Leadership Conference

WASHINGTON -- Jake Owen, a Grammy Award-nominated country music artist, will perform during the NAB State Leadership Conference Dinner, held Tuesday, March 2 in Washington, DC, courtesy of BMI. The NAB State Leadership Conference brings hundreds of radio and television broadcasters to Capitol Hill to meet with legislators and regulators on issues impacting free, local broadcasters.

Owen has enjoyed five consecutive hit singles since releasing his debut album, "Startin' With Me" in 2006. His second studio album, "Easy Does It," was also a success, with "Don't Think I Can't Love You" peaking at number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in 2009. Owen made his national TV debut on ABC's "Good Morning America" and has spent the past three years touring with some of the biggest names in Country Music. He has received several nominations for Country Music Association (CMA) Awards and was named "Top New Male Vocalist" at the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2009.

As previously announced, David Gregory, moderator of NBC News' "Meet the Press," will keynote the 2010 NAB State Leadership Conference held March 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill. Select events during the 2010 NAB State Leadership Conference will be open to members of the press.

About NAB
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America's broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

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