Archive for April, 2010

Belmont Welcomes Paisley, Mattea

On Tuesday, April 27, Belmont’s College of Entertainment and Music Business welcomed country star and program alum Brad Paisley to a special edition of The Insider’s View in the Curb Event Center. A consummate singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer, Paisley shared stories about his experiences networking, playing and recording music in the Belmont campus studios, […]

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Digital Nashville Presents Tim DuBois

As part of its Music Business Education Series, Digital Nashville will present What Have You Done To My Song?, a presentation featuring ASCAP Vice President/Managing Executive Tim DuBois. The highly respected music industry veteran will offer insights on how technology has transformed the record business over the past decade. DuBois will talk about the positive […]

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Publishers: Stout Hearts And Big Pocketbooks

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Ashley Ray To Release 5-Song EP

This Tuesday (5/4) Show Dog-Universal Music artist Ashley Ray will release her first 5-Song EP, with several tracks written by the Kansas bred singer/songwriter. For the past 18 months, Ray has been on the road opening for artists like Jason Aldean, Randy Rogers Band, Willie Nelson, Wade Bowen, Miranda Lambert and Cross Canadian Ragweed. She spent […]

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Tunecore/MySpace Music Expand Offerings for Musicians

TuneCore, the world’s largest digital distribution and promotion service, has established a marketing partnership with MySpace Music that will allow MySpace Music artists a 50% discount for TuneCore digital distribution. Registration with TuneCore will enable artists to now earn royalties on their licensed content and have any of their music and/or ringtones distributed to the […]

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Apple Shuts Down Streaming Service Lala

Apple will shut down the recently acquired Lala.com on May 31, 2010, according to a message on its website. The announcement has prompted speculation that Apple is ready to make use of Lala’s staff and technology to roll out its own cloud-based service. Apple acquired Lala in December 2009. Lala allowed users to access their […]

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Kid Rock to Host CMT Awards

Kid Rock announced today (4/29), via his website, that he will be hosting the upcoming 2010 CMT Music Awards. “The rumors are true,” Kid Rock says. “I’m hosting the CMT Awards live from Nashville on June 9. All I can promise is I will be awesome.” The 2010 CMT Music Awards will air live on […]

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Jackson To Play For West Virginia Miners

Country music superstar Alan Jackson will dedicate his May 22nd show at the Charleston, WV Civic Center to the families who lost loved ones in the Upper Big Branch Mining Disaster in Montcoal, West Virginia. Profits from the show will go to the Montcoal Mining Disaster Fund administrated by the West Virginia Council of Churches. “This […]

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Douglas Corner Hosts Tribute to Norro Wilson

An SRO crowd of Nashville music industry figures came out to Douglas Corner Wednesday night (4-28) to salute famed writer/producer/Grammy winner and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Norro Wilson. The evening featured music from Wilson backed by retro-country band, 45 RPM. Wilson, who has produced or co-produced such stars as Reba McEntire, Kenny Chesney, […]

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Int’l Country Music Festival Returns to Belmont

The 27th Annual International Country Music Festival will be held at Belmont University Thursday, May 27 through Saturday, May 29. Co-Chairs for the event are Don Cusic and James Akenson. This year’s program features over 40 scholars of country music from across the nation presenting a wide variety of topics. 

The Keynote, Rounder Records at […]

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Stage Three Music Signs Dean Alexander

Stage Three Music, Inc. has announced the signing of writer/artist Dean Alexander to their writer roster. Alexander continues to play various stages across the country opening up for artists such as Josh Turner. Also, he currently performs as part of Laura Bell Bundy’s band and has performed live with her at the ACM’s, Good Morning America […]

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