Archive for August, 2010

Save The Dates: Capitol Party, CMA Tix

Get out your calendars, these important dates have just been announced… Capitol Records Nashville is planning its 3rd annual Street Party on Demonbreun for Wed., Oct. 13. More info to come. •••••• Tickets for “The 44th Annual CMA Awards” will go on sale Saturday, Sept. 18 (10:00 AM/CT), and can be purchased by logging on […]

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Chris Young Signs With ShopKeeper Management

RCA Nashville recording artist Chris Young has signed an exclusive management agreement with Marion Kraft’s ShopKeeper Management. The company also represents Miranda Lambert on Columbia Nashville and Josh Kelley on MCA Nashville. Additionally, Shopkeeper has hired Crystal Dishmon to serve as the day-to-day contact for all artists on the roster. Megan Pool is continuing in […]


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CMA’s 2010 Broadcast Awards Finalists

Final nominees for the nation’s top Country radio stations and broadcast personalities were delivered to Country Radio today (8/31), when Steel Magnolia revealed the 2010 CMA Broadcast Personality and Radio Station of the Year finalists live from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The announcements were carried live to Country radio stations by CMA’s official radio partner Premiere […]

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Miranda Lambert Gets Five CMA Nods

Reporting by Sarah Skates, Jon Freeman Miranda Lambert earned five CMA Award nods at today’s (8/31) announcement of final nominees in select categories. Justin Moore and Chris Young unveiled the nominees in seven categories this morning from the stage of the historic Ryman auditorium. Steel Magnolia announced finalists for the 2010 CMA Broadcast Award Personality […]

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NaSHOF Announces New Inductees

Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame To Induct Pat Alger, Steve Cropper, Paul Davis and Stephen Foster Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation (NaSHOF) has announced this year’s inductees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame: From the Songwriter category, hit writers Pat Alger and Steve Cropper; From the Songwriter/Artist category, the late Pop/Country star Paul […]

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Commerce Secretary In Nashville To Discuss Piracy

U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke was in Nashville today (8/30) for a meeting between members of government and local music business leaders to discuss music piracy. NSAI Executive Director Bart Herbison moderated the discussion featuring leaders from all levels of government: Locke, Mayor Karl Dean, Governor Phil Bredesen, and Congressman Jim Cooper. Some of Nashville’s […]

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Kelly Parkes

Kelly Parkes brings a feisty innocence to her debut single, “Nothing Good Ever Happens After Midnight”, on Edge Records/Lofton Creek Records. Not one to sit on the sidelines, this tiny, five foot one, 23 year-old vocalist from rural Lancaster County, Penn., is proving herself as a force to be reckoned with. “‘Nothin’ Good Ever Happens […]

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Trailer Choir Streams Direct-To-Fan Concert

Trailer Choir will stream a direct-to-fan concert performance on Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. ET on In addition to singing many of its fan favorites such as “Rockin’ The Beer Gut,” and “Shakin’ That Tailgate,” the trio will also take questions from a select audience of contest winners. The live stream event is part […]

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CMA Hosts Second Tweet n’ Greet (#cmatv)

The action will extend across multiple screens during the Sept. 1 airing (ABC, 8-11p.m. ET) of the CMA’s broadcast special CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock. Fans will be able to visit to view twitter feeds from a variety of artists including Julianne Hough(@JulianneHough), Lady Antebellum (@ladyantebellum), Reba McEntire (@Reba), Tim McGraw (@TimMcGrawArtist), […]

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Jerrod Niemann’s No. 1 and Jesse Lee Visits KJUG

Songwriter Dan Pritzker actually wrote “Lover, Lover” for his band Sonia Dada in 1992, and the tune, originally titled “You Don’t Treat Me No Good,” was a #1 hit for the group in Australia. Jerrod Niemann’s recording of Pritzker’s hit marks his very first climb to the top spot as an artist. Niemann earned his first #1 […]

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Espo Performs At Patio Pickin Event; Joanna Smith Visits ACM

The ACM recently welcomed Joanna Smith at the organization’s Los Angeles offices. Smith became a professional member and sang “Gettin’ Married” in an impromptu performance for the ACM staffers. Photo: Michel Bourquard Warner Music Nashville, together with Aramark, Buffalo Trace Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Frugal MacDoogal, GiGi’s Cupcakes, Jubilee Beer, Skylar Wilson Productions, Sunrise of […]

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