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Multi-platinum selling country rock group ALABAMA will be returning to Columbia January 21, 2022. The band will be making a stop at the Colonial Life Arena on its 50th Anniversary Tour, and will be bringing another familiar face along with them.

It was announced Tuesday that Grammy nominee and country music icon Martina McBride will be joining ALABAMA as the band's Very Special Guest.

Tickets for the show are on sale now at ticketmaster.com and range from $25 to $79.50.

ALABAMA has sold 80 million albums and released songs that have become the soundtrack for American life. Five decades since the band started, ALABAMA has charted 43 no. 1 singles including 21 no.1 singles in a row, and has won dozens of CMA, GRAMMY and ACM awards. They are members of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Musicians Hall of Fame and have their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The band members are also philanthropists who have raised millions of dollars for a variety of charities.

Martina McBride has sold more than 18 million albums to date, including 20 Top 10 singles and six no. 1 hits. She has earned more than 15 major music awards, including four wins for Female Vocalist of the Year from the Country Music Association and three Academy of Country Music awards for Top Female Vocalist. She was most recently honored with the Cliffie Stone Icon Award at the ACM Honors event for her impactful contributions to country music. McBride's newest single, "Girls Like Me," was released in May.

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