Archive for July, 2010

Photo Friday – Artists on the Road

The Academy of Country Music welcomed Warner Music Nashville Recording Artist and ACM Professional Member James Otto to the office for a visit when he was in Los Angeles last week. Otto’s new Warner Music Nashville album Shake What God Gave Ya releases on September 14 and features his current Top 25 single “Groovy Little […]

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Lyric Street Staffers Contact Info

Following the recent downsizing of Lyric Street Records, remaining promotion team members Kevin Herring, Dale Turner, John Ettinger, Theresa Ford, Neda Tobin, Kris Lamb, Michelle Tyrrell and Landon Morgan will be leaving the Disney Music Group on August 20. Their contact information is below. Kevin Herring — 615-308-1103 [email protected] Dale Turner — 615-417-7482 [email protected] John Ettinger […]

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ReTune Nashville Announces Flood Benefit

Tennessee non-profit ReTune Nashville announced today (7/30) its Benefit Concert and Art Auction Event set for Saturday, October 23 at Nashville gear storage facility and rehearsal space, Soundcheck, featuring artwork both created and donated by Nashville celebrities. The music and live art auction event will feature a gallery of artwork created from flood-damaged instruments, along […]

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Nashville Hosts Noise! Music Camp

The Muzak Heart & Soul Foundation’s NOISE! music camp for gifted high school students, currently underway in Nashville, gives students a hands-on learning opportunity through a series of field trips and lectures from top music industry professionals. On Thursday July 22, thirty-two NOISE! students from all over the nation recorded an original song co-written with Better […]

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LeDoux Memorial Golf Tourney a Success

The 4th Annual Chris LeDoux Spurs and Spikes Memorial Golf Tournament, founded by Jerrie Bennett, Pam Kinchen, and LeDoux’s wife Peggy, raised over $30,000 for the Chris LeDoux Memorial Foundation. Held at the Powder Horn Golf Club in Sheriden, WY, 36 teams participated in the two-day event that included a practice round, BBQ, auction and […]

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Weekly Chart Report (7/30/10)

SPIN ZONE The battle for No. 1 continues for yet another week, and Keith Urban’s “I’m In” holds the top spot for a second consecutive week as Blake Shelton’s “All About Tonight” cuts the difference between them to seven spins. Sure to be contending for the No. 1 position soon is Lady Antebellum’s “Our Kind […]

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Blair Garner Debuts Unsigned Sarah Marince

After MidNite host Blair Garner made a dream come true earlier this week when he exclusively debuted a new song, “In The Mean Time,” from unsigned country artist Sarah Marince. The impact of airing on After MidNite was immediate. “In The Mean Time” debuted at #40 on Mediabase’s Real Time Chart. After an initial run […]

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Lambert and “Friends” Shine in New Video

Miranda Lambert invited her friends Kellie Pickler, Laura Bell Bundy and Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott to join her in the video for her new single, “Only Prettier.” The video is a mini-movie about two rival cliques of girls attending a 1950’s high school sock hop. The “Only Prettier” video will make its world premiere on VEVO August 3rd at 12AM ET […]

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“Next Big” Digital Summit Coming To Nashville

The newly combined Next BIG Nashville (NBN) and Leadership Music Digital Summit (LMDS) have announced artists, speakers and details for their highly anticipated September 29-October 2 event in Nashville. NBN and LMDS recently joined forces to become Nashville’s most progressive music event: combining a four day multi-genre music festival with a two-day digital summit engaging […]

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Black River Music Signs Matt Lopez

Black River Music Publishing has signed Matt Lopez to a publishing deal. “I am looking forward to working with Matt,” said Celia Froehlig, Vice President of BRMG Publishing. “He is a wonderful addition to the BRMG publishing family!” Lopez is a member of the emerging group Due West who recently signed a record deal with […]

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Rascal Flatts to Join Big Machine

Big Machine President/CEO Scott Borchetta announced today (7/29) that Rascal Flatts would be the latest addition to the Big Machine family. A new album called Nothing Like This, produced by Dann Huff, is due out November 16. The first single “Why Wait,” written by Neil Thrasher, Tom Shapiro and Jimmy Yeary, is being released to […]

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