MCA Nashville singer/songwriter Kip Moore stopped by the CMA offices recently (10/11) to perform several songs for the staff including his new single “Somethin’ ‘Bout A Truck.”
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The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum recently (10/13) hosted a reunion of musicians, producers, songwriters and performers who helped pioneer and popularize the Muscle Shoals music industry. During the panel discussion, Land of 1,000 Dances: The Groundbreaking Sounds of Muscle Shoals, Rick Hall discussed the founding of FAME Studio and its role in soul music with artists like Clarence Carter, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Wilson Pickett and Candi Staton. The panel was presented in partnership with the Americana Music Association (AMA).
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GRAMMY nominee and three-time ASCAP Christian Song of the Year winner Matthew West celebrated his fourth No. 1 hit, “Strong Enough,” during a party at ASCAP earlier this week. West kicked off another leg of his Story of Your Life Tour on Thursday, and recently debuted his first, full-length holiday project, The Heart of Christmas, on October 4.