Artist Updates (5-30-13)

Kalisa EwingNashville native Kalisa Ewing will make her debut on the Grand Ole Opry on Friday, May 31. Ewing’s song “Where Did Your Love Go,” co-written with Rivers Rutherford, was recorded by Kellie Pickler for her upcoming album.

“It’s more than just a dream come true for me. I think it’s the ultimate goal for every musician or performer to be invited to play on the Grand Ole Opry. I am truly honored to say the least, and so grateful for the opportunity,” says the UMPG Nashville and KingSpirit Music artist.

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tracy lawrence radio11Tracy Lawrence‘s forthcoming studio album, Headlights, Taillights And Radios, is set to be released Aug. 20, 2013. The project marks the first full studio album Lawrence has released in several years.

In addition to writing his own songs, Lawrence enlisted some of music’s finest writers, including his upcoming new single “Footprints On The Moon” written by the Peach Pickers comprised of Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson and Ben Hayslip. The new single will be released in June.

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Jana Kramer stopped by the CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan studio on Tuesday (May 28). Kramer will host the 2013 CMT Music Awards Video of the Year special on Saturday (June 1) at 2 p.m. ET. CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan airs weeknights beginning at 7 p.m. ET.

Pictured (L-R): Cody Alan, Jana Kramer

Pictured (L-R): Cody Alan, Jana Kramer

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Brantley Gilbert and Justin Moore, both Valory Music Co. artists, spent an afternoon getting in some batting practice on Saturday (May 25) at the Great America Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. They practiced with the Cincinnati Reds before taking the stage for a duet at Riverbend Music Center.

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