Archive for October, 2010

Blake Shelton Makes First Stop on Headlining Tour

Blake Shelton’s first-ever headlining tour made the first stop at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado yesterday (10/13). The All About Tonight Tour will continue through October along the West Coast. “To go out and know that the crowd is there for you – every night,” Shelton says, “that is one heck of a feeling. […]

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Sugarland Joins USO Divas

VH1 is partnering with the USO to give the network’s iconic franchise a military makeover with VH1 Divas Salute The Troops. Artists involved will include Sugarland, Katy Perry, Keri Hilson and Nicki Minaj who will perform in front of thousands of men and women in uniform at MCAS Miramar in San Diego. Paramore will travel […]

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Bobby Karl Works Wild Week Of Parties And Shows

Chapter 350 Loretta Lynn Tribute, Carrie Underwood Concert, Capitol Street Fest Fear not, gentle readers, your party boy has been on the job all week long. Longer than a week, actually. The fun began last weekend. Miss Mary’s South Carolinian cousins Chuck & Mary Connors always go to the Opry when they come to town. Always. […]

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ISC Deadline Extended
, Glee Strikes a Chord

ISC Deadline Extended The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has extended the deadline for entries to December 3rd, 2010. ISC accepts entries from amateur and professional songwriters, awarding over $150,000 in cash and prizes, including a Grand Prize package of $25,000 cash and $20,000 in merchandise. Winners also benefit from extensive publicity and international exposure to […]

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Deluxe Edition of New Reba CD Available

Multimedia superstar and 2010 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year nominee Reba will release her 34th studio album, All the Women I Am, on Tuesday, November 9th, which will be accompanied by a Limited Deluxe Edition. This edition will have exclusive content such as behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the “Turn On the Radio” […]

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File Sharers Won’t Allow A Target on Their Hard Drive

Some well meaning copyright defenders have decided that the best way to end piracy is to make the ISP responsible for policing its own networks. On the surface it seems like a fair proposition. Why shouldn’t the Internet Service Provider be responsible for how its own network is used? Find any abusers, give them a […]

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Tech Toys ‘N Apps: Verizon, iPad, Android, Tweetdeck

Like the music industry where a glut of new product miraculously arrives in time for the fourth quarter holiday season, a slew of new tech toys and applications are also coming to the party. First on the list is Verizon’s announcement that it will begin offering Apple’s iPad on Oct. 28. Verizon compatible technology will […]

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CMA announces Broadcast Awards Winners

The Country Music Association (CMA) announced the 2010 winners for the Broadcast Awards, culled from CMA members who are full-time, on-air personalities and CMA member radio stations in the U.S. and Canada. All entries were judged by a panel of distinguished broadcast professionals representing all market sizes and regions as ranked by Arbitron. “We are […]

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Terra Firma And Citigroup Prepare for Court Battle

Years and months of debate, wounded pride, sagging financials, conflicting reports and more will collide next week as Citigroup and Terra Firma face off in a New York court to decide a lawsuit brought by Terra Firma’s Guy Hands alleging that he and his company were deceived during the auction process which resulted in the […]

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Roots Radio Hit By Lightning

Nashville’s weekly roots/Americana radio show, Music City Roots: Live From The Loveless Cafe, will mark its first anniversary with a new partnership. The progressive music, 2-hour radio broadcast will now be heard Wednesdays 7-9 on Lightning 100 (WRLT-FM)d beginning with the Oct. 20 show. Each show is also streamed live via www.livestream.com using a multi-camera […]

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Painted Guitar Auction To Help Teens

The Hear The Music Live guitar will be auctioned on eBay.com Nov. 9-19, 2010. Hear The Music Live’s primary focus is to reach out to pre-teens and teens in residential treatment foster care group homes to give them the opportunity to attend a concert in their local area (e.g. 90% of the children that Hear The […]

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