Archive for June, 2010

Latest iPhone Debuts June 24

“Stop me if you’ve seen this,” joked Apple CEO Steve Jobs, referencing the highly publicized version of the new phone that was found in the wild and leaked on blogs all over the Internet several weeks ago. “It’s the most beautiful thing we’ve ever created.” The new iPhone is glass on both sides with a […]

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Benefit For Songwriter Larry Wayne Clark

Larry Wayne Clark, a longtime Nashville songwriter and MusicRow contributor, has been undergoing cancer treatment in his native Canada. Among Clark’s catalog is Chris Young’s first single, “Drinking Me Lonely,” and cuts by the Statler Brothers, Lee Greenwood, Anne Murray, and many others. Music City friends and colleagues are staging the benefit concert “Nashville Sings […]

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Sony Promotes Scott McDaniel To VP Creative

Scott McDaniel has been promoted to Vice President, Creative Services, for Sony Music Nashville. He joined the company in March 2008 as Sr. Director, Creative Services with 15 years of design and production experience to his credit. In his new post, McDaniel will continue to head the Sony Music Nashville creative team, overseeing artist imaging […]

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ASCAP Hires Two In Creative Dept.

ASCAP’s Nashville office today announced the hiring of Michael Martin as Sr. Creative Director and Robert Filhart as Creative Manager. Over the last several months the performing rights organization has reworked its Nashville operations to serve as a regional headquarters. Martin comes to ASCAP from Extreme Writers Group (EWG) where he was Partner and Co-Founder […]

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CMT Awards Adds New Artist Stage, Charity Donation

Updated 6/8: Just announced presenters: Laura Bell Bundy, Gloriana, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Kellie Pickler, Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Erin Andrews and Maks Chmerkovskiy, Sheryl Crow, Jada Pinkett-Smith and David Spade, and Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino from MTV’s The Jersey Shore. The CMT Music Awards are coming on Wednesday night, June […]

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Dan Bowen Exits CMA

It remains unofficial, but MusicRow has learned that CMA VP of Strategic Marketing & Communications, Dan Bowen, has exited the Country Music Association, as a result of his position being eliminated. According to his CMA public phone message, Bowen can now be reached at [email protected] or 615-440-6346.

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ACM Announces $1 Million Endowment

The Academy of Country Music has announced a $1 million endowment to ACM Lifting Lives, made on behalf of the artists who participated in the taping of ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn – The Last Rodeo in Las Vegas in April. Ticket proceeds from the taping went to ACM Lifting Lives, which in turn quickly […]

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Marty Stuart Honors Country’s Mississippi Roots

Country music legend Marty Stuart unveiled the first marker, in honor of Jimmie Rodgers, for the Mississippi Country Music Trail in his home state on Tuesday, June 1. Stuart played an instrumental role in developing and campaigning for this program to pay tribute to Mississippi’s stronghold on country music’s history. “It was a very special day […]

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New Boots, New Single, NASCAR For Curb’s Rio Grand

Nashville based Brand N Music Partnerships, has announced that Corral Boots and Curb Records artists Rio Grand have entered into a one-year brand partnership and endorsement agreement. This strategic integrated marketing campaign includes tour bus decals, product endorsements, retail appearances, digital components and a tour sponsorship element. The campaign launched in May with a concert […]

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Buddy Cannon Recovering From Surgery

Producer/songwriter Buddy Cannon, MusicRow’s 2004 Producer of the Year, is recovering at home after  undergoing successful surgery to clear a blockage in his right side carotid artery. The surgery was performed Tuesday morning at Vanderbilt Hospital. He was released Wednesday and is chilling out at home. The blockage was discovered after an ultrasound scan and surgery […]

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“Block Party” Returns To CMA Fest

The ABC Summer Block Party will return to the CMA Music Festival in Nashville. The party gets started on Friday, June 11 continuing through Saturday, June 12 and will run from 11:30 AM-5:00 PM/CT. This year’s Block Party, hosted by Rossi Morreale (Dating in the Dark) and Brandon Barash (General Hospital), is filled with entertainment […]

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