Archive for October, 2011

Good Works: The Roys, NSAI, Big & Rich, and Flatts

The Roys, Rascal Flatts, Big & Rich, and NSAI are helping raise awareness and funds for a variety of worthy local causes.

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Tuesday News Roundup

CMA Gets Social • Entrepreneur Center Awarded Grant • Scotty McCreery Enjoys Two Loves Together

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Ralph Murphy Book Details Songwriting Laws

Hit songwriter, publisher, veteran ASCAP executive, author and former President of the Nashville Songwriters Association International, Ralph Murphy will be talking about his recently released book Murphy’s Laws of Songwriting, The Book, Oct. 4, 4 p.m. at ASCAP’s Nashville offices. Murphy has been successful as a songwriter for five decades. Consistently charting songs in an […]

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TN Proclaims Oct. Country Music Month

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed October as Country Music month. The CMA is celebrating with promotions, events and activities designed to drive awareness of the format and to lead up to the 45th annual CMA Awards on Wed., Nov. 9. Haslam’s proclamation cites the Appalachian foothills as origins of country music and the format’s […]

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Photo Spread

Aldean’s Concert for the Cure • Bradley Gaskin and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at the Opry • Nashville songwriters at John Jarred Foundation Benefit

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Antony Bruno Joins NARM

NARM, National Association of Recording Merchandisers has hired noted technology/music journalist Antony Bruno to join the organization’s digital initiatives at digitalmusic.org. Bruno has been named Community Manager. “Antony has spent the past seven years examining all the players in the digital media arena, making him the perfect person to build up the digitalmusic.org community,” said […]

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Radio/Promo Update: WSM Mornings, Nathan Cruise

A new morning show is unveiled on 95.5 FM WSM, and promotion veteran Nathan Cruise joins a new label.

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AIMP Nashville Elects Officers

The Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP) Nashville Chapter announced the officers of its steering committee.

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2011 October/November—On The Cover: Jake Owen

Label: RCA Records Nashville Current Album: Barefoot Blue Jean Night Current Single: “Alone With You” Current Video: “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” Management/Booking: Morris Artist Management Current Producers: Tony Brown, Rodney Clawson and Joey Moi Recent Hits: “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” Awards: ACM Top New Male Artist RIAA Certs to date: “Barefoot Blue Jean Night”-Platinum single, “Eight […]

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Web Round Up

EMI Auction • AFTRA negotiations • Rhapsody buys Napster • Stadium star Kenny Chesney

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TuneSat Offers New Portal And Extends Reach

Audio service TuneSat is extending its TV monitoring services to all music rightsholders with a new online portal. The service which aids copyright holders in recovering royalties and tracking unauthorized use will now monitor eight new European territories:  Austria, Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland, in addition to over 200 channels in […]

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