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Dwight Yoakam Signs With Paradigm

The Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter also has an acting career and has appeared in films such as "Wedding Crashers," "Sling Blade," and "Four Christmases."

Dwight Yoakam Song Writer's Hall of Fame - P 2012
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Grammy Award-winning country music singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam has signed with Paradigm for representation in all areas.

Yoakam, who has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, also has an acting career and has appeared in films such as Wedding Crashers, Sling Blade and Panic Room.

Yoakam has won two Grammy Awards and earned 21 nominations; five of his albums have been No. 1 on Billboard's country albums chart. This summer, Yoakam will release his first new studio album in seven years. The record includes collaborations with Kid Rock and Beck.

He was previously represented by WME.

Yoakam is also represented by Laura McCorkindale at Bluebird House and attorneys Barry Tyerman and Darren Trattner of Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein.

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