Archive for August, 2010

Hall of Fame Opens Wynette Exhibit, Ends Miller Residency

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum recently (8/19) hosted a reception for its new exhibition Tammy Wynette: First Lady of Country Music, Presented by Great American Country Television Network. The exhibit, which runs through June 12, 2011, features video narration by Faith Hill. The reception was supported by RJ Young. ••••••••••••• Buddy Miller […]

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Blake Shelton To Debut First Concert Special

Blake Shelton’s first television concert special will premiere Wed., Sept. 8 on GAC. Shot at Roberts Stadium in Evansville, Indiana, Blake Shelton Live: It’s All About Tonight includes 90 minutes of hits and new music from the Reprise Records artist. Concert footage is interspersed with candid conversations with the star. The special was produced by […]

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AFM President Clarifies Engineer Position

As President of the Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257, I must clarify the statements made in last Friday’s article in MusicRow regarding engineers joining the Musicians Union. It was premature to say that engineers can “now sign the card on recording sessions.” What should have been said is that we were “considering the possibility […]

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McClymonts Join Aldean Tour

Australia’s female fab three, The McClymonts will play a series of tour dates starting Sept. 10 with Jason Aldean. The sister trio, Brooke, Sam and Mollie, also have just released their Gold-in-Australia CD, Chaos and Bright Lights in the U.S. The album was produced by Adam Anders and the sisters wrote or co-wrote all 12 […]

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Bobby Karl Works The Dale Franklin Award Dinner

The speeches were kept to a minimum, and that left more time for music, music, music. The good folks at Leadership Music are going to be hard-pressed to top the talent parade that performed at this year’s Dale Franklin Award ceremony. Staged Sunday evening (8/29) at the Renaissance Hotel ballroom, the event saluted Fred Foster, […]

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MR Artist Roster (Aug./Sept. 2010)

Purchase The Artist Roster Issue On The Cover: BLAKE SHELTON Label: Reprise Records Current Album: All About Tonight Current Single/Video: “All About Tonight” Current Producer: Scott Hendricks Hometown: Ada, Oklahoma Management: Starstruck Management Group Booking: William Morris Endeavour Recent Hits: “Hillbilly Bone” (No. 1), “She Wouldn’t Be Gone” (No. 1), “Home” (No. 1) Awards: ACM […]

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RECORD INDUSTRY CONFESSIONS: Distribution & The Years Of Denial

Could it be that the music industry, which has always controlled distribution of its product, is now stymied by its inability to recognize it can no longer “lock the store at night?” Industry Analysis by David M. Ross

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Friday Photos: Artists On Parade

Rich And His Uncle In St. Louis Warner Bros. Records artist John Rich and his pal, Atlantic Records artist Uncle Kracker, recently stopped by WIL in St. Louis to visit with station MD Danny Montana. • • • Trace Adkins Comes In Peace Trace Adkins brought together several radio stations at a recent stop in […]

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Randy Rogers Band Hits No. 1

MCA Nashville recording artist the Randy Rogers Band made a splash this week with their new album landing at No. 1 on the iTunes country albums chart and No. 2 on the iTunes all genre album chart just behind pop superstar Katy Perry. Their new album, Burning The Day, entered the chart ahead of Fantasia, Usher, […]

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Source Honors Nashville Women

SOURCE is movin’ on up, in every way. The organization’s eighth annual awards presentation honoring women in the Nashville music business featured a new venue, more attendees than ever, the announcement of its exhibit at the Nashville Airport, splendid food and an excellent roster of honorees. 

Beginning with the last, saluted this year were Celia […]

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615 Music Adds Danielle Wade

Nashville’s 615 Music, one of the world’s leading providers of production music to the entertainment, broadcast, advertising, and corporate industries, and the recent winner of a national Emmy Award for “Outstanding Original Song” for NBC’s Today Show, has retained UK-based representative Danielle Wade. Ms. Wade will represent 615 Music’s extensive catalog throughout the United Kingdom. […]

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