Archive for March, 2010

NASCAR’s Waltrip Bros. Host Charity Event

The Waltrip Brothers, Darrell and Michael, of NASCAR fame, will serve as hosts for the First Annual Waltrip Brothers’ Charity Championship (WBCC) a dinner and golf tournament on June 2 and 3 in Nashville at Opryland’s Gaylord Springs Golf Links. The events will raise money for the the National MS Society and Motor Racing Outreach […]

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Faith Hill Meets Abba at R&R Hall of Fame

Country superstar Faith Hill took center stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony on Monday night (3/15). Hill was there to salute Hall of Fame inductees Abba, performing a version of the band’s smash hit, “The Winner Takes It All.” Accompanied on piano by Abba member Benny Andersson, Hill delivered a straight-ahead […]

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Kentucky Music Hall Adds Inductees

Keith Whitley, Patty Loveless, Steve Wariner, John Michael Montgomery, The Goins Brothers, Molly O’Day and Larnelle Harris are  the newest inductees into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame. Robert Lawson, Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Executive Director, along with Connie Hunt, event ceremony executive producer, made the announcement today (3/17). “This year’s inductees include some […]

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Crook & Chase Reach “200” Milestone

Premiere Radio Networks has announced that, with the addition of 102.5 KNIX-FM in Phoenix, Arizona, The Crook & Chase Countdown has hit a broadcasting milestone of 200 stations. The Nashville-based program joined Premiere’s lineup in October 2009. Since then, the program has continued to grow and receive industry recognition, including a 2010 nomination for an Academy of […]

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Rucker Hosts “Hootie” Golf Tourney

Steve Azar, Colt Ford, Dan Tyminski and Jack Ingram will join Darius Rucker at the annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament. Joining those country stars at the golf tournament with the very long name will be Hootie & the Blowfish members Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, and Jim “Soni” […]

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Zac Brown Finds Way To Fans’ Hearts Through Food

Multi-talented musician Zac Brown is using his newfound star status to share one of his other loves with fans—food. He has a new cookbook out, a line of seasonings, and is hosting Eat And Greets on tour. The Southern Ground cookbook offers 27 of the former chef’s favorite comfort-food recipes such as Southern Fried Chicken, […]

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McBride Video Premiere; Love And Theft At NASCAR Hall of Fame premiered Martina McBride’s latest video “Wrong Baby Wrong” this morning (3/16). The VEVO Network, which includes and VEVO on YouTube, is among the top 10 video content networks and is the number one entertainment-music service on the web with over 35 million monthly unique visitors. “Wrong Baby Wrong” is from McBride’s latest chart-topping […]

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Eagles, Urban, Chicks Hitting The Road

A superstar tour featuring The Eagles, Dixie Chicks and Keith Urban will open June 8 in Toronto. Eight stops at North American arenas were announced today (3/16), with Urban set for five of those shows. It will be the first time these artists have toured together. With 35 years of hits, The Eagles (Glenn Frey, […]

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Matt Hargis Promoted At Capitol; Absolute Publicity Adds Mary Michael

Steve Hodges, Senior Vice President, Promotions for Capitol Records Nashville announced today (3/16) the promotion of Matt Hargis to Director Regional Promotion for the Southeast. He will replace Angela Lange who has joined EMI Records Nashville as Vice President of Promotion. Hargis has been with Capitol Records Nashville since 2006 and has most recently spearheaded […]

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CMT Awards Date; NSAI/CMT Song Contest Winners

The ninth annual CMT Music Awards are set for Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. The show is open to the public and will air on CMT and The first round of nominations will be announced on Monday, April 5, with host and performance details to be revealed at a later date. […]


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Luke Bryan, Gloriana, Joey + Rory Win ACM Awards, Move To Next Round

The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country (GAC) announced this morning (3/16) that Luke Bryan, Gloriana and Joey + Rory have been named Top New Solo Vocalist, Top New Vocal Group and Top New Vocal Duo, respectively. The three winners will move on to compete for the Top New Artist award, which will […]

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