Diamond Rio are an American Christian-Country music band from Nashville, Tennessee. Beginning their time as a band they were known as Grizzly River Boys and Tennessee River Boys until assuming the name Diamond Rio in 1991. They signed to Arista Nashville in the same year and released their debut single “Meet in the Middle” which landed the number one spot on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, being the first band ever to do so with their first release. The band has nine studio albums, four Greatest Hits compilations and a Christmas record which have produced 33 charting singles, including 5 number 1 hits.
Throughout their time as a band they have been nominated for over 50 awards from various organizations, winning 8 of them, including a 2011 Grammy award for Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album for their record “The Reason”.