Archive for March, 2010

Dierks Bentley Sings For Clean Water

Capitol Nashville artist Dierks Bentley is heading to Minneapolis to do his part for safe, clean drinking water. The singer will join forces with Live Earth and Life Time Fitness and take part in the Minneapolis leg of the Dow Live Earth Run for Water, the largest global water initiative in history aimed at helping […]

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Mark Weiss Joins Ten Ten

Ten Ten Music Group has announced the appointment of Mark Weiss as the company’s Director of Business Affairs. A graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, Weiss’ previous industry experience includes stints at 615 Music, Scarlet Moon Music, Harlan Howard Songs, and the RCA Label Group. “Mark’s wide range of experience in Nashville, International Publishing, and […]

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“Country Boys” Donate a Blessing

The Donate a Blessing Foundation and Florence, South Carolina’s Eagle 92.9 are joining forces to present The Country Boys Disaster Relief Benefit Concert Tour. Kicking off on April 2, 2010 at the Florence Civic Center, the concert commences an 18-month, 40-city concert tour. Proceeds from the concert benefit those who were devastated by the recent […]

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Reba Keeps On Going Gold

Reba’s debut release for Starstruck/Valory, Keep On Loving You, has been certified gold by the RIAA. With this certification, every Reba studio album since 1984’s My Kind of Country has been certified Gold or higher. With her long run of sales successes, Reba has earned more RIAA sales certifications than any female artist in country […]

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Gretchen Wilson Prominent on iTunes

Gretchen Wilson’s fourth studio album, I Got Your Country Right Here, is set to hit stores on Tuesday, March 30, but fans of the Redneck Woman can pre-order the 11-cut album from iTunes now (for a nice $10 price). i-Tunes is giving the album some premium billing, featuring it on its Music Main Page and […]

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Martina’s Fan Base Gets Involved

With social networking fostering a whole new level of listener involvement, multi-platinum artist Martina McBride is finding myriad ways to engage her sizable and dedicated fan base. While the singer is the first to admit that the life of a superstar isn’t always glamorous, that hasn’t stopped her from taking her fans “into the action,” […]

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The Book Wars—Chapter One Reading Between The Lines

Covered in shades of music industry deja vu, the book industry is about to plunge into the digital era. eBook hardware for the new format, most notably Amazon’s Kindle, has already begun to win over consumers and currently accounts for about 5% of sales in the U.S. book market.

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Fans To Decide Brooks & Dunn’s ACM Song

Brooks & Dunn, the best-selling duo in the history of country music, will perform one of their hit songs as voted on by their fans on the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 18. The duo is embarking on their final tour together this summer, and this will mark their final […]

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Trailer Choir

“Rollin’ Through The Sunshine” Show Dog – Universal Music Are you sick of this long, cold winter? Are you eagerly awaiting summer’s arrival and the time when you can open the car window to let your hair blow around? So are we. And Trailer Choir is here to help us all into the warmer seasons […]

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Meltesen Becomes Country Weekly Assoc. Publisher

Country Weekly magazine has announced the promotion of Jeff Meltesen from Marketing Director to Associate Publisher today. Along with Group Publisher Rita Schneider, Meltesen will oversee Country Weekly’s print and online advertising sales efforts. Meltesen will continue his role in creating marketing partnership programs with brands to drive the magazine’s advertising revenue, such as the […]

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SOLID Rocks For Musicians On Call

Nashville’s Society of Leaders in Development (SOLID), raised $1,100 during a Rock Band Karaoke Challenge at Nashville’s 12th & Porter on March 10 to benefit national non-profit Musicians On Call (MOC). Local companies were enlisted to form their own “Rock Bands” to compete for the title of Rock Stars of Music Row. Each participating company donated $80 for the […]

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