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Master P, Lil' Romeo and Lee Ann Womack to Perform for Troops
 Posted: Sunday, June 6, 2006 11:05am EDT
   Source: PRNEWSWIRE/USO
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Hip-hop rappers Master P and Lil' Romeo and country music star Lee Ann Womack will perform at the "Homefront Celebration" for troops in Vicenza, Italy, on June 14th. This is the second USO tour for Master P and Lil' Romeo, who performed at a "welcome home" event for soldiers in Germany last March.Most recently seen as a celebrity dancer on ABC's popular Dancing with the Stars Master P is a legend in the music industry. Born Percy Miller, Master P was raised in New Orleans and built a hip-hop empire with his independent label No Limit in 1990. He debuted the following year with "Get Away Clean." In addition to selling more than 75 million records, he also is an athlete and played basketball with the Sacramento Kings and the semi- professional Las Vegas Rattlers. Master P played a major role in helping to rebuild the lives of Hurricane Katrina victims by starting TeamRescueOne.com.

Lil' Romeo, Master P's son, released his self-titled debut album in 2001. His first single, "My Baby," soared to the top of the Billboard charts. He has won a number of awards, including the Kid's Choice Award for Best Male Actor and an American Music Award. His recently released video, "U Can't Shine Like Me," has been among the top ten most-requested videos for the last month on Yahoo.com. Lil' Romeo's new album, "God's Gift," will be released Aug. 22.

One of country music's leading ladies, Lee Ann Womack's country-soul delivery has stunned critics and fans since her 1997 self-titled debut. In 2000, "I Hope You Dance" made her a household name. She tops countless 2005 Top Ten lists and was the most-awarded artist at this year's Country Music Awards. She recently was nominated for a Grammy in the Country Female vocal category, in addition to three nominations at the 2006 Academy of Country Music Awards.

About the USO

For more than 65 years, the USO (United Service Organizations) has been providing morale, welfare and recreational services to U.S. military personnel and their families. The USO is a nonprofit, charitable organization, relying on the generosity of the American people to support its programs and services. The USO is supported by Worldwide Strategic Partners AT&T, Inc., BAE Systems North America, Clear Channel Communications, The Coca-Cola Company, Military Channel, S&K Sales Co. and TriWest Healthcare Alliance. Other corporate donors, including the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC-0600), have joined thousands of individual donors to support the USO. For more information on the USO, please visit http://www.uso.org.

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