Martina McBride
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December, 2001



12/31/01 courtesy of "John Staten"    
Martina At The Rose Parade
Posted on Monday, December 31 2001

It's a New Year's Day tradition that you won't want to miss this year, as Martina performs "God Bless America" during the opening of the 113th annual Rose Parade! The parade, which is part of the Rose Bowl festivities, will air at 10AM Central time on the major television networks, with an estimated audience of 350 million people worldwide! So, be sure you're up early, or have those VCR's set for January 1st!!

12/27/01 courtesy of "Annie"     
A Fan Story

Hey! ,
Ok first of all, im a HUGE fan of
Martina's, i liked her since i was 7 ,my first "idol" i ve looked up to her forever, , and i just wanted to tell you your site is AWESOME! i love it and i will be checking back often!:)

I remember the first time i saw
Martina i was 7 it was in Hershey PA, and she was performing in a little out door stage , and i went up , and gave her this  Ugly necklace. I thought it was pretty at the time but , i gave her this necklace ,and in the middle of her song , she turned around back at the audience , and puts it , on , and sang the rest of the show with it on, and , i thought it was the coolest thing ever , and since then i have been hooked , i have seen about 20/30 Martina concerts , my parents love her to
so we used to go to every concert within 6 hours away i have met her a lot  to. but Martina is one of the sweetest people i have ever had the pleasure meeting, the more generous, nicest artist i have met, and I have met a lot of artist.

just thought id share with you my Martina story,
ill talk to you soon
PA ,
Webmaster:  Martina has a lot of stories like this---She loves her fans and is amazing to meet.  I would to thank Annie for the story and Martina for being who she is and who we love.

12/21/01 courtesy of "John Staten"    

Martina will be appearing on a special holiday edition of Live! With Regis and Kelly (ABC) on Christmas Eve. She will perform an a cappella version of the Christmas classic, "h Holy Night." Martina recorded the song for her 1999 Christmas CD, White Christmas. It is has been heralded as one of her best vocal performances ever caught on disc. Also performing Christmas carols on the program are Kermit the Frog, Santa Claus, Regis and Kelly and Broadway star, Sarah Brightman.

The show is mostly ABC but it's syndicated on other stations in some areas; check your local listings.



Martina will sing the National Anthem at the Music City Bowl (Boston College vs UGA Bulldogs) on December 28th at 4:00pm CT. The game will be carried on ESPN starting at 4:00pm CT. We don't know whether the anthem will be televised.


The Salt Lake Organizing Committee announced on Wednesday that Martina will be among the artists slated to perform at the Winter Olympics. On February 24, Martina will perform a one hour set for the up to 20,000 fans on the   Olympics Medal Plaza. Entry into the Plaza is free, but a ticket is required. Tickets will be distributed at Salt Lake City-area Smith's Tix outlets on Jan. 10, 14 and 15 beginning at 7 a.m. Also on the roster of artists performing throughout the Olympics are Stone Temple Pilots, Foo Fighters, Barenaked Ladies, Train, Sheryl Crow, Marc Anthony and Brooks &  Dunn. The remaining five acts will be named next month.

12/11/01 courtesy of "John Staten"     

Set your VCR's; here's what we've been waiting for! Martina will premiere the video for her new single, "Blessed," tomorrow, (Wednesday) Dec 12., on CMT's Most Wanted Live at 5:00 pm CT. The video also features husband John, and daughters Delaney and Emma. And Martina will perform "White Christmas" live!!

Taped repeats will air at 11:00pm CT and 7:00am CT Thursday.

Be sure to log into each day after
he premiere to vote for the video. Let's get Martina to #1!




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