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Katie Armiger Decides To "Take A Breather"

According to a statement from Cold River President Pete O'Heeron, "Katie Armiger has decided to take a breather and decide her next career aspirations. ... It has been the thrill of a lifetime to work with her and watch her blossom into one of the best singer-songwriters of her generation. Katie is a special talent and an even better person. As a label, we love her and support her decision and we will always be her biggest fans. ... To our radio partners, we thank each of you for your support and friendship through the years. We hope to have an opportunity to thank each of you in person and we will be in touch very soon. We will have more information in the coming days about the future of the label. We have no plans for a reduction in staff. For now, we are going to take a minute to reflect on our many friends and the tremendous support the country music community has given us." As for Armiger's upcoming album, O'Heeron tells Country Aircheck it's been shelved for now. He also says Cold River will reimburse writers who entered Armiger's Girls With Dreams songwriting contest (CAT 5/20).