Archive for May, 2010

ole Unveils Online Admin Web Portal

International, independent publisher ole, with offices in Toronto, L.A. and Nashville has launched “adminow,” an online resource for the company’s administration clients. “It’s akin to online banking,” explains Jennifer Beavis, Senior Director, Administration. “It complements ole’s expert, global customer service, and delivers the immediate transparency ole’s clients have come to expect from mainstream financial institutions.” […]

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How To Lend A Hand, Get Help

The City Paper is keeping a running list of charitable initiatives to help flood victims. The MusiCares staff wants to remind everyone of their willingness and ability to help those in the music community affected by the recent floods. Call them at 615-327-0050, or toll free at 877-626-2748 or visit www.musicares.com. Eric Brace & Peter […]

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Water Pressure Closes BMI Row Office; Staff Remains Online

“BMI’s Nashville office remains closed for the second consecutive day due to a lack of water pressure in the 6-story Music Row building, home to over 400 employees,” reports VP Writer/Publisher Relations Jody Williams. “As a result, scheduled events including the Jason Blume Songwriting Workshop have been canceled. However, most executives are still readily accessible […]

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Renee Leymon At Bigger Picture/New Revolution; Capitol Hiring

Twenty-year radio promotion executive Renee Leymon has joined Bigger Picture and New Revolution Entertainment. In her new roles, Leymon will be assisting Rob Dalton in growing and developing the promotion staff at New Revolution Entertainment, and she will also assist the promotion staff at Bigger Picture in securing radio airplay. Leymon was most recently at […]

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Flooding At Soundcheck, Schermerhorn, CMHF

Everyone here at MusicRow hopes that our readers experienced minimal flood damage, but if you have any news, photos, stories or updates you would like to share, please email us at [email protected] BMI’s Nashville chief Jody Williams tells MusicRow that BMI is closed today. A full update is coming soon. Wrensong Publishing and AristoMedia are […]

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Opry House Under Water, Show Moved

The Grand Ole Opry House has suffered extensive damage due to flooding that has overtaken most of the Opryland area of Nashville, including the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Opry Mills mall. But the show must go on, and management is temporarily moving the Grand Ole Opry to the Ryman Auditorium and War Memorial Auditorium. The […]

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Clear Channel Rallies For Flood Relief

Clear Channel Nashville is holding a daylong radiothon today (5/4) to benefit local flood relief efforts. All five stations in the cluster (WSIX, WRVW, WLAC, WNRQ, WUBT) will be simulcasting, with on-air talent from each outlet sharing hosting duties until midnight. Proceeds will go to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s Tennessee Disaster Response Fund. […]

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Artists Engage Fans With Contests, Websites, and More

Fan engagement is key to artist success these days. Here are some of the latest ways musicians are exciting consumers and getting them involved. To mark next week’s release of his latest single “I’m In,” Keith Urban is asking fans to submit their favorite “I’m In” story at his website for the chance to win […]

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Videos: Roy Orbison Tribute; Joe Nichols’ Message

The Roy Orbison Birthday Benefit Concert was held April 23 at the Hard Rock Cafe in Nashville to celebrate what would have been the late performer’s 74th birthday. Proceeds from the event benefited Musicians On Call. See more from the Roy Orbison tribute here. •••••••••••••••••• Joe Nichols recently spent three weeks at No. 1 on […]

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Swift On Time 100 List, New Face of Cover Girl

Taylor Swift is cementing her celebrity status with news this week that she is the latest face of Cover Girl cosmetics. The brand with worldwide recognition has a long history of using only A-list females for its advertisements. Swift will be representing a new luxury product line, and joins other current Cover Girl superstars Queen […]

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SESAC Promotes Tim Fink

SESAC has promoted Tim Fink to Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations. The 20-year veteran of the performing rights organization previously served as Associate Vice-President, Writer/Publisher Relations. Since joining SESAC in 1990, Fink has held positions on the licensing and affiliations sides of the company. Appointed the head of the Nashville Writer/Publisher Relations team in 2002 as Associate Vice […]

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