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Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 01/28/2011

Jamey Johnson tops Nashville scene critics poll; R.I.P. Gladys Horton of the Marvelettes

By David Malitz

jamey johnsonYet more deserved accolades for Jamey Johnson. (Helayne Seidman/TWP)

- Jamey Johnson took another step towards establishing himself as one of the best and most acclaimed country singers of the era by topping Nasvhille Scene's 11th Annual Country Music Critics Poll.

- Gladys Horton, a founding member of popular Motown girl group the Marvelettes, passed away on Wednesday at the age of 66. She is best known for singing "Please Mr. Postman," which was Motown's first No. 1 pop hit in 1961. Horton was just 15 years old at the time.

- Part two of an L.A. Times interview with Best Coast and Wavves reveals, among other things, that Best Coast's Bethany Cosentino acted in a Little Caesar's commercial before she was in her band.

Clicky shuffle: Your random song for Friday morning:

- 4 Jacks and a Jill, "Master Jack"

By David Malitz  | January 28, 2011; 10:22 AM ET
Categories:  Morning click  | Tags:  Best Coast, Jamey Johnson, The Marvelettes, Wavves  
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