Martina McBride
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March, 2002



3/22/02 courtesy of John Staten
Martina News


Martina & Loretta Lynn will be interviewed backstage at the Opry Saturday  night (3/23) on CMT's Most-Wanted Live (6:00pm CT). Then they'll appear in  the following hour on CMT's coverage of the Opry.

Be sure to go to CMT's site today & tomorrow to vote for "
Blessed" on MWL. It would be great to have it at #1 when Martina is on. You can vote once a  day for each name/email address at:

Martina is included in the cover story of the new issue of People Magazine  (April 1). "Putting Family First" features celebrities who have made career  sacrifices for their children and family life. There's a great picture of
Martina, John and the girls on the bed at home.

And don't forget to pick up the current issues of Country Weekly and Ladies  Home Jounal, which also feature Martina. There should also be an article on  M in Rosie's Magazine next month.

Please keep requesting
"Blessed" on your favorite country stations. It  would be great to keep it at #1 for multiple weeks on both Billboard and R&R.

John Staten

3/21/02 courtesy of John Staten
Martina News

"Blessed" is the new #1 on both the Billboard and R&R country singles charts this week! Congratulations to Martina and all involved in the project. Thanks to all of you who called in your requests. And thanks to country radio for your support.
Martina will appear on the Grand Ole Opry this Saturday (March 23) along with Loretta Lynn, Lorrie Morgan, Pam Tillis, Tammy Cochran, and Jeannie Seely in a salute to the Women of Country. Look for Martina in the
7:00-8:00pm CT segment on CMT. She'll also appear in the 11:00-11:30 CT segment of the second show. You can listen on WSM-AM 650 or at
Just a reminder that Martina is featured in the current (April 2) issue of Country Weekly magazine. All Martina fans will want to be sure to get this issue. There's a lot of information in the article, which was written by Martina, along with some great photos from her personal collection.
And the current (April) issue of Ladies Home Journal has a Q&A page on Martina. It's the one with Julia Roberts on the cover.
The McBrides will head for Disneyland during spring break. Martina says, "The girls are old enough now to really enjoy it. Plus, John looks cute in mouse ears."

That's all for now.

John Staten

3/12/02 courtesy of Allie from   and   
Martina's March Madness

This was posted at RCA's site.

Nashville, TN - RCA Records artist Martina McBride is experiencing her own version of March madness. The powerhouse vocalist will perform two songs from her
Platinum Greatest Hits album on the Today Show Weekend Edition on Saturday, March 16.

After a 5:45 a.m. rehearsal, Martina will sing her current single
"Blessed," which is at number 3 on the Billboard and R&R Singles Chart and her upcoming single "Where Would You Be," which is
slated for release on March 25. Her performance will occur in the 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time hour.

While in New York Martina will also be the focus of Rosie Magazine photo shoot that will include her daughters Delaney and Emma. The feature focuses on skin care and beauty issues and is set for the
June issue.

A People Magazine story featuring entertainers who balance family and career includes the McBride Clan. Capturing family fun, the photographers were taken with Martina and John playing with the girls who quickly took to jumping on and off the bed. The article and photo will be available in an upcoming issue.

The April issue of Ladies Home Journal has a Question & Answer page on Martina who talks about her music, family life and involvement with the Domestic Violence and Intervention Service (DVIS). She also gives praise to fellow artists and friends, Faith Hill, Dolly Parton and Reba McEntire.

Also forthcoming is an appearance on the cover of Country Weekly for the April 2 issue, on sale March 19. The feature article was written by Martina and chronicles her amazing ten-year career in words and personal photos.

Make sure you catch all the upcoming Martina events!



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