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Throughout the decade, the hits continued: "Norma Jean Riley," "In a Week or Two," "Love a Little Stronger," "Walkin' Away" and "How Your Love Makes Me Feel." Diamond Rio earned four CMA awards for vocal group due to their chart successes. In 1998, Diamond Rio were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry, the first band in 14 years to receive that honor. Their album from that same year emerged as a creative high, with the hits "You're Gone" and "Unbelievable." The 2001 hit ballad "One More Day" revitalized the group's career, after becoming a song of healing after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. With their first seven albums certified gold or platinum, the band scored a No. 1 hit with "Beautiful Mess" in 2002, followed by the No. 1 hit "I Believe" in 2003. With four CMA vocal group of the year awards, two AMC vocal group of the year awards, and twelve Grammy nominations Diamond Rio has become one of country music's legendary bands.
Diamond Rio established major commercial success in the '90s by playing an eclectic hybrid of modern country, traditional bluegrass, and a hint of rock & roll. Diamond Rio include Marty Roe on vocals, Jimmy Olander on guitar, Gene Johnson on mandolin, Dan Truman on piano, Dana Williams on bass, and Brian Prout on drums. Diamond Rio began its ascend to stardom as the Tennessee River Boys, playing at the Opryland USA theme park in Nashville in the early 1980s. After numerous personnel changes, it set into its present group in 1989 and took the name Diamond Rio. The group signed with the newly-formed Arista Nashville label the following year, and their self-titled debut album was released in 1991 and quickly became a platinum-selling smash. It reached No. 1 with its first single, "Meet in the Middle." .