BY LISA WARREN
The Band Perry will appear this evening as the musical guests on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno. The show will air at 11:30 p.m. on NBC.
Other guests scheduled for the Leno show tonight include pop star Justin Bieber and comedian/actor Jay Mohr.
The Band Perry is also scheduled to appear Monday, Jan. 31, on The Ellen Degeneres Show, which airs at 3 p.m. on NBC.
Online fan voting kicked-off Thursday to select the Academy of Country Music's "Best New Vocal Duo or Group" for 2011, among which The Band Perry is nominated.
Other artists nominated in the category are The JaneDear Girls and Steel Magnolia.
For more information or to vote, go online at http://VoteACM.com.
Another fan-voted category for this year's ACM awards is "Top New Solo Artist." Nominees in this category are Eric Church, Easton Corbin and Randy Houser.
The winners from both categories will be announced in March and will move on to compete for "Top New ACM Artist."
Fan voting for "Top New Artist" begins March 11, and the winner will be announced live at the ACM Awards in Las Vegas on April 3.
The Perrys are scheduled to hit the road this spring and summer with country music superstar Tim McGraw.
For more updates on the band, visit their website at http://www.thebandperry.com or view their Facebook page.
The musical siblings, Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry, are the children of Greeneville pediatrician Dr. Steve Perry and his wife, Marie.