Archive for August, 2011

Photo Friday

Sara Evans with Taillight TV • Darren Warren visits MusicRow • Sarah Darling and Scott McCreery • Reba, Jusin Moore and the Borchettas

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Leadership Music Names New Board

Lori Badgett, VP Entertainment at City National Bank, has been elected President of the Leadership Music board of directors. Additional Officers include President-Elect—Jeff Gregg, Agent, CAA Secretary—Linda Bloss-Baum, VP Public Policy, Time Warner Treasurer—Drew Alexander, Dir. of Publishing, Curb Music Group Joining them on the Executive Committee will be Past President Jamie Cheek, Business Manager/Partner […]

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Lewis Joins GAC

Paul Lewis has joined Great American Country (GAC) in the new position of Director of Programming & Development and will report to Suzanne Gordon, VP of Programming. Lewis will work on new series development as well as management of some of GAC’s current series and specials. “Paul Lewis will play a key role in bringing […]

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Hot Times At Jake On The Lake

Jake Owen treated music tastemakers to an afternoon retreat on Tuesday (8/2) at Jake On The Lake. The Nashville press corps and industry execs braved the heat and gathered on Music Row to board buses bound for Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, Tenn.


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Thursday Thoughts

NSAI/CMT Song Contest Opens To Submissions • RPM Transportation Consultants Moves To Music Row • New industry career group, the Young Entertainment Professionals begins to make a difference

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Photos: Rising Artists Making The Rounds

Mandisa Celebrates First No. 1 • UMPG Inks Striking Matches • Brett Eldredge Visits CMA

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Pinky Gonzales BubblesUp In Oregon

Digital services company BubbleUp has tapped music marketer Pinky Gonzales to lead a company expansion in the Pacific Northwest. He is a former partner at echomusic and Belmont University Adjunct Professor. The new office will compliment the company’s existing operations in Tennessee, Texas and Connecticut where they handle digital services for Margaritaville, Keith Urban, Zac […]

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Rascal Flatts Feted For No. 1 Single, Platinum Album

Music executives gathered last night (8/3) to celebrate the recent chart-topping success of the Rascal Flatts hit “I Won’t Let Go,” from the pens of songwriters Jason Sellers and Steve Robson. It was the band’s 13th career No. 1 single. ASCAP and the Flatts’ label home Big Machine Records hosted the evening at Nashville’s downtown Hard Rock Cafe. […]


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American Idols Talk Recording, Touring

When the 2011 American Idols Tour made its Nashville stop on Saturday (7/30), Scotty McCreery, Lauren Alaina, and Paul McDonald sat down with local press to share some thoughts on life, post-Idol.


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My Good Girl Music Revamps With Name Change

Stephanie Greene and Mark Bright today (8/4) announced exclusively with MusicRow a renaming of their publishing company, previously known as My Good Girl Music. Going forward the company will be known as Chatterbox Music. The publishing house will continue its joint venture with Sony/ATV, and all staff and songwriters will remain in place. Chatterbox songwriters […]

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Strait Bringing The Good Time This September

George Strait has a Sept. 6 release date for his new studio album, Here For A Good Time. The title track is already No. 10 on MusicRow’s CountryBreakout chart eight weeks after release. Written by Strait, his son Bubba Strait, and revered songwriter Dean Dillon, it is the artist’s 89th career single. As if that […]

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