19-Song Grammy Nominee CD • Yallwire releases Daisy Mallory video • Nashville’s AES Announces Audio Masters Golf Tourney
>>The Recording Academy and Jive Records have pacted to release a 19-song collection to spotlight the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards nominees. The album will be released Jan. 25. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the album will benefit the MusiCares® Foundation (www.musicares.com) and the GRAMMY Foundation® (www.grammyfoundation.com) — two charitable organizations established by The Recording Academy. For more information on the nominees album, please visit www.2011grammycd.com. “The exceptional mix of recordings contained on this preeminent compilation provides an incredible playlist from some of this year’s remarkable and talented GRAMMY nominees,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. “With 19 diverse selections, the nominees album offers quality recordings for all music fans. We are proud and excited to, for the first time, collaborate with Jive Records on this project and we look forward to another successful chart-topping GRAMMY album.” Nashville acts on the disc include Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert and Paramore.
>>The Nashville chapter of the Audio Engineering Society has set the dates of May 26th and 27th for The 14th Annual Audio Masters. The popular golf tournament that benefits the Nashville Engineer Relief Fund will be held at Harpeth Hills golf course. For sponsorship or player information contact Nicole Cochran [email protected] or 615-293-0260.
>>Yallwire.com, a leading independent country music video site has debuted “Don’t Grow Up Too Fast” by 17-year old Daisy Mallory. The video was filmed in Nashville and directed by Neil McCormack of Revolution Pictures. Mallory is signed to FrontWater Records. Launched in 2006, Yallwire features music videos and HD original productions including live concert footage, behind-the-scenes interviews, and an inside look at the industry’s most renowned events. Yallwire also has broadened its reach beyond the net by striking distribution partnerships with Verizon FiOS TV, Roku and indoorDIRECT.