John Rich

John Rich

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John Rich is one half of the popular country music duo Big & Rich. In addition to being a country music singer, John Rich is also a songwriter and producer. Before forming a duo with Big Kenny, John Rich was a member of the band Lonestar, and he had his first number one hit with “Come Cryin’ To Me.”

John Rich helped to create his own musical movement called the “Muzak Mafia.” Other founding members of the “Muzak Mafia include Gretchen Wilson, James Otto, Shannon Brown, and Cowboy Troy. In addition to his
country music career, John Rich is making a name for himself in reality TV. John Rich was host of the CMT reality TV series Gone Country, and now he is a judge and mentor on NBC’s Nashville Star.

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