Underwood, Steel Magnolia, a Chesney App and a Kershaw

Underwood Guests On “How I Met Your Mother”
Carrie Underwood will make a one-off guest star appearance on CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The episode will air on Monday, March 1. Underwood will appear as a new character, Tiffany, an enigmatic pharmaceutical sales rep and love interest for Ted, played by Josh Radnor. How I Met Your Mother airs on CBS Television, Mondays, 7:00-7:30pm CT.

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Chesney Thinks His App is Sexy
Kenny Chesney is on the phone – the iPhone that is. Working with Nashville-based design and innovation firm Aloompa’s owners Drew Burchfield, Kurt Nelson and Tyler Seymour, the team responsible for the Bonnaroo app, the country superstar started from scratch and created “the app I’d’ve liked one of my favorite artists to have had when I was a kid living on music.”

With a No Shoes Radio component that provides an extensive playlist, iPhone and iPod touch users can have Chesney’s personal mix playing as they navigate the application’s other functions.

“It’s a good way to put your songs and tour directly in your fans’ hands,” Chesney says. “I decided rather than be first, I’d take some time and create something that gives the fans the most comprehensive application we could create. And I wanted it to be free for them, just to say thanks for being part of all of this!”

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Steel Magnolia Hits “CBS’ Early Show
Big Machine duo Steel Magnolia released their debut EP only yesterday (2/23) and the release quickly jumped into the the Top15 on the iTunes album chart. Steel Magnolia EP features their Top 15 hit single, “Keep On Lovin’ You.” 
 Following a whirlwind week of performances and interviews at the Country Radio Seminar, the ACM Top New Vocal Duo nominees will travel to New York City to perform on the CBS’ Early Show’s “Second Cup Café” this Saturday (2/27). The show airs nationwide each Saturday at 8 AM CT.

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Kershaw Assembles New Team
Veteran country artist Sammy Kershaw has assembled a new team of industry players to assist in releasing and promoting his records as well as touring. 

Industry vet Billy Holland has assumed day-today management for Kershaw and can be reached at 38 Music Square East, Nashville, TN 37203 (615) 476-0938 or [email protected] Also, industry guru Neal Spielberg of Spielberg Consulting is handling Physical and Digital Distribution via Rocket Science Records/Sony/RED Distribution. Spielberg can be reached at (615) 293-4974 or [email protected]
In addition, Susan Niles Public Relations is handling publicity. Contact Susan Niles at (615) 352-8080 or [email protected] Jake Kennedy with New Frontier Touring is on-board as booking agent, 1503 17th Avenue South, Nashville, TN. 37212 (615) 321–6152 or [email protected]

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