Archive for November, 2010

Aldean Takes His Party On The Road

Following the release of his new album My Kinda Party, Jason Aldean has announced the 2011 My Kinda Party Tour. The 32 city trek gets underway January 21 in Little Rock, AR, and features special guests Eric Church and the JaneDear girls. “This is the tour I’ve dreamed about putting together my whole life. My […]

Category: Artist, Featured, Touring

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Vince Hatfield

“The new Vince is great! Really like it as good as I did the original. Vince brings a new dimension to the song! Mickey Alexander, WQNZ/Natchez, MS “One of the best rock anthems in music history has been re-recorded. Who would have believed a country artist could take it 30 plus years later and make it […]

Category: ProgrammerPlaylist

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Rodney Clawson Re-ups With Big Loud Shirt

Grammy nominated songwriter Rodney Clawson recently renewed his publishing deal with Big Loud Shirt. Clawson has penned the hits “I Saw God Today” (George Strait), “Amarillo Sky” (Jason Aldean), “Sunshine & Summertime” (Faith Hill), “Lost In This Moment” (Big & Rich), and current single “Old School” (Chuck Wicks). Clawson has had songs cut by Luke […]

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Beatles Debut on iTunes, and More News

The Beatles‘ music arrived in the Apple iTunes Store today (11/16/10). “It has been a long and winding road to get here,” Apple boss Steve Jobs said in a statement. The band’s 13 studio albums are available individually for $12.99 (and $19.99 for double albums), or in a $149 “box set.” More here. •••• Sugarland […]

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Tony Ramey Joins Davis Music-Publishing

Songwriter Tony Ramey has joined Davis Music Group as Creative Director/Songwriter for the company’s publishing division. He will report directly to GM Gator Michaels. Ramey has written songs recorded by Trisha Yearwood, Craig Morgan, Trent Tomlinson, Bucky Covington, John Michael Montgomery, Doug Stone, Kevin Denny, Clay Walker, George Strait, and many others. Davis Music Group […]

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Star Lineup For American Country Awards

Toby Keith, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Blake Shelton and Josh Turner are set to perform at the first-ever American Country Awards, airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on FOX Dec. 6. The inaugural two-hour event will also feature appearances by country recording artists Laura Bell Bundy, Rodney Carrington, Jewel, Lady Antebellum […]

Category: Artist, Awards, Featured

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Lifenotes: Evelyn Walker Brown, mother of Allen Brown

MusicRow extends condolences to Sony Music Nashville Vice President, Media & Corporate Communications, Allen Brown, on the passing of his mother Evelyn Walker Brown on November 12. She was 86 years old. Services will be held Thursday, November 18 with committal at the Emmett Cemetery in Emmett, ID at 2 pm. A memorial service will […]

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Monty Powell Signs With Ole Publishing

SESAC-affiliated songwriter Monty Powell stopped by the performing rights organization’s Nashville headquarters to celebrate his new publishing agreement with Ole Publishing. Powell, SESAC’s 2009 Songwriter Of The Year, has been one of country’s most successful and prolific songwriters over the last few years scoring hits including “Days Go By,” “Kiss A Girl,” “Til Summer Comes […]

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CMA Awards Win Week In Ratings

The CMA Awards were the No. 1 entertainment show on television last week. During the week of November 8, 2010, ABC’s broadcast of “The 44th Annual CMA Awards” emerged as TV’s No. 1 entertainment program in the key Adult 18-49 sales demographic. In fact it represented the first-time ever for ABC’s CMA Awards to stand […]

Category: Awards, Featured

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CMA Honors Lomax

John Lomax III was recently presented with the CMA’s 2010 Jo Walker-Meador International Award. The honor was presented by CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore on Nov. 8 during the organization’s annual International Reception in Nashville. “It’s a huge honor and a real thrill to be recognized after a lot of miles and a lot […]

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City Paper: CMA Awards Bring $3M Economic Impact

A report by fellow SouthComm publication The City Paper shows that the CMA Awards generated an estimated $3 million in direct visitor spending (according to the Convention and Visitors Bureau). In money talk, the awards are worth only about one-eighth of the CMA Music Fest. Nashville’s biggest event draws an estimated $24 million in economic […]

Category: Artist, Awards, Featured, Financial/Legal

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