For immediate release - October 20, 2000
GOO GOO DOLLS GARNER RADIO MUSIC AWARDS NOMINATION FOR "ARTIST OF THE YEAR - POP ALTERNATIVE RADIO."
BAND WILL PRESENT AN AWARD DURING NOVEMBER 4TH LIVE TELECAST.
Warner Bros. recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls have received a Radio Music Awards nomination for "Artist of the Year - Pop Alternative Radio."The nomination acknowledges the success of the band's triple-platinum-plus album, DIZZY UP THE GIRL which includes the hit songs, "Iris," "Slide,""Dizzy," "Black Balloon," and "Broadway."Last year, "Iris" won for "Pop Song of the Year."The Radio Music Awards nominations are based on radio airplay and voted on by a 600 member academy comprised of top radio programmers and music directors.
ABC Television will broadcastthe show live from the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas on November 4th.Goo Goo Dolls members John Rzeznik, Robby Takac and Mike Malinin will attend the live telecast and will also present an award.
The Goo Goo Dolls latest release DIZZY UP THE GIRL remained on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for two years!Almost four million copiesof the album have been sold, and "Iris," "Slide," "Dizzy," "Black Balloon" and "Broadway" have accumulated over a million plays at radio.In May of 2000, the ASCAP Pop Music Awards presented the band with the "Song of the Year" award for "Slide" which was ASCAP"s most performed song of 1999. The No. 1 hit song "Iris," originally written for the soundtrack to the film City of Angels, has received numerous awards and was the most played song at radio in 1998 according to Airplay Monitor.
The Goo Goo Dolls have been urging fans to vote in this year"s Presidential election through their website at googoodolls.com. They recently performed to 14,000 people at a rally for Vice President Al Gore in Flint, Michigan and for audiences at several events surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles.Appearances included concerts at the GRAMMY Foundation"s reception honoring Democratic Leadership and at a celebration in honor of Young Democrats, hosted by Karenna Gore Schiff.
Visit googoodolls.com for information on band activities and live appearances as well as for exclusive photos, downloadable clips and unreleased audio tracks.Click onto "The Daily Goo" seven days a week for daily messages and special announcements directly from band members.
10/20/00 - There are a couple of folks out there that are compiling a HUGE thank-you list to the Goos for all that they have been doing, as a measure of gratitude towards them. Please participate if you can. Thanks!
I added Michaela to the AIM Chat Directory today! Add her to your lists!
10/19/00 - Today I've added Kehylen to the AIM Chat Directory. Add this Goo fan to your Goo lists!
Today, I never thought I would EVER come across something Goo-related when I was browsing computer hardware news on SharkyExtreme.com. However, I happened to find this really interesting article. Scroll down just past the picture, and check out the subtitle. Unbelievable.
10/18/00 - News FLASH! The Goos' appearance for TODAY has been RELOCATED to be held in Flint, Michigan! Here's the clip from The Daily Goo:
So the rescheduled Gore/Lieberman Rally will be held in Flint Michigan today, the 18th of October. . . it will begin at 5pm CST. . .the venue. . .the University of Michigan at Flint. . . The parking lot of The University Pavillion . . . on Saginaw Street between 1st and Kearnsley. . . .evryones invited . . . any affiliation. . .anyone at all . . . come on down . . .
Rock on... I've added Carlos to the AIM Chat Directory! Add him to your lists.
10/17/00 - New Press Release! Hot off the press... actually, it came in late yesterday...
For immediate release
October 16, 2000
GOO GOO DOLLS SET TO PERFORM AT DEMOCRATIC RALLY FOR VICE PRESIDENT AL GORE IN KANSAS CITY ON OCTOBER 18th; RALLY FOLLOWS FINAL PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION DEBATE IN ST.LOUIS.
Multi-platinum recording artists the Goo Goo Dolls are scheduled to perform in Kansas City on Wednesday, October 18th at a Democratic rally in honor of presidential candidate Vice President Al Gore. The rally takes place at 1PM at Frank A. Theis Park and follows Tuesday's final presidential election debate in St. Louis between the Vice President and Governor George W. Bush. Band members, John Rzeznik, Robby Takac and Mike Malinin have also accepted an invitation to attend the debate.
The Goo Goo Dolls recently attended several events surrounding the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles. The group performed at the GRAMMY Foundationís reception honoring Democratic Leadership and at a celebration in honor of Young Democrats, hosted by Karenna Gore Schiff.
The Goo Goo Dolls latest release DIZZY UP THE GIRL has been on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart for two years and has sold almost four million copies. Five singles from the album, "Iris," "Slide," "Dizzy," "Black Balloon" and "Broadway" have accumulated over a million plays at radio. In May of 2000, the ASCAP Pop Music Awards presented the band with the "Song of the Year" award for "Slide" which was ASCAPís most performed song of 1999. "Iris," originally written for the soundtrack to the film City of Angels has received numerous awards, including "Pop Song of the Year" (WB Radio Music Awards) and was the most played song of 1998 according to Airplay Monitor.
Log onto the groupís website at googoodolls.com for information on appearances by the band, as well as for contest giveaways and special announcements. The web siteís "Daily Goo" provides information and news directly from band members seven days a week.
And here's an extra note from Mary:
For the October 18th rally, the gates will open at 11:30 am and the Goo Goo Dolls will perform shortly after that time and quite possibly before 1PM as stated in previous press release. So if you're going, get there when the gates open! Thank you and have a lovely day.
10/14/00 - As seen on The Daily Goo in both today's and yesterday's editions, Johnny Rzeznik and Robby Takac have taped promotions for and will be presenters on ABC's 2000 Radio Music Awards which will air live on November 4th! It should be a good show, and will be good to see them again after all of their time off.
I have added Samantha to both the Trading Board and the AIM Chat Directory. Check out what she has, and add her to your Goo chat lists!
10/13/00 - Ooooooh, it's Friday the 13th with a full moon! How eerie! That won't happen again for another 17 years, so enjoy it (or despise it) while you can. Personally, I'm not superstitious at all, but I still think it's cool.
Sorry for the subjective update! :^) I've added Tasha to the AIM Chat Directory. Add her to your Goo lists!
10/11/00 - I made a couple of additions to the Trading Board, so check it out if you're a trader of Goo merchandise!
10/10/00 - We'd like to wish Mike Malinin a Happy 33rd Birthday!! Mike Malinin has been the drummer for the Goo Goo Dolls since 1995. He's a very cool guy, with a big heart and a good attitude.
10/9/00 - I added Ali and Gidget to the AIM Chat Directory today. Add these girls to your lists!
10/8/00 - I just added Josie to both the AIM and Yahoo chat directories. Add her to your Goo chat lists!
10/6/00 - I have added Carla to the AIM Chat Directory! Add her to your lists!
10/5/00 - TONIGHT, John will be on VH1's All Access: 25 Sexiest show starting at 10pm EST. Should be an interesting show! Don't miss it!
Today I added Carol and Jason to the AIM Chat Directory. Add them to your lists!
10/1/00 - Late update today... for all of you out there who are seeking the Goos' self-titled out-of-print first release, here are three Ebay auctions that are in the US(auction one, auction two, auction three), and one that is in Canada. Have fun bidding!
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