Akins Inks With Audium

Former Decca/MCA recording artist Rhett Akins has signed with Audium Records. Friday Night in Dixie, his new album, will be released March 26. Akins and Charlie Daniels co-wrote and co-produced the title track and another song, “I Wonder What You’re Doing Tonight.” Akins, whose best known song is “That Ain’t My Truck,” will tour with Daryle Singletary and Wade Hayes this year as the Honky Tonk Tailgate Party. The package show plays Alson’s Pub in Harrisonburg, Va., on Feb. 22. 02/05/02