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Singer Travis Tritt says "I do' for the third time

 
Published April 15, 1997|Updated Oct. 1, 2005

Country singer Travis Tritt serenaded model Theresa Nelson with his hit, More Than You'll Ever Know, when they were married over the weekend at his home outside Atlanta. Tritt, 34, had written the song for Nelson, according to Tritt's publicist Nancy Russell. The song was a No. 1 single for Tritt. More than 300 guests attended Saturday's wedding, including recording artists Tanya Tucker, Sam Cooke, Lari White and Gary Rossington of the group Lynyrd Skynyrd. The couple met in February 1995 at a party thrown for Tritt by country singer Marty Stuart. It is Tritt's third marriage, Nelson's first. Tritt is nominated in music video and duet categories of the Academy of Country Music Awards, which will be presented April 23.

Radio host Don Imus

signs an album deal

Radio iconoclast Don Imus, whose syndicated show is beamed from WFAN-AM in New York, has signed a deal with Mercury Records. An album, slated to come out later this year, is in "early stages of development in terms of content and style," according to Mercury Records president Danny Goldberg. Goldberg adds that the album is likely to contain song parodies and spoken-word comedy.

TV notes

The syndicated show Real TV will air a report tonight on 28 couples who got married on a roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Tampa. During the ceremony, which featured a minister in the front car and a camera videotaping the ceremony, the couples spoke their vows over radio headsets and sped into marriage at an estimated 60 mp aboard Montu, the world's largest inverted roller coaster. The segment airs at 11 p.m. on WTVT-Ch. 13.