Industry Ink (3-25-13)

Country Music Hall of Fame songwriter Bobby Braddock was honored last week with a resolution from both houses of the state General Assembly, recognizing him for his contribution to the arts in Tennessee.

Pictured (L-R): Senator Douglas Henry and Bobby Braddock

Pictured (L-R): Senator Douglas Henry and Bobby Braddock

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curb-logoCurb Records’ Manager of Promotion Eric Mellencamp has exited the company. He can be reached at 615-509-2661 or at [email protected].

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Republic Nashville’s Florida Georgia Line‘s “Get Your Shine On,” has been certified Gold by the RIAA for shipments exceeding 500,000. The breakout duo will perform the smash on Great American Country’s ACM New Artist Of The Year Special tonight (March 25) and Wednesday morning (March 27) on ABC’s LIVE with Kelly & Michael. 


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 The CMA Songwriters Series returned to the Library of Congress’ Coolidge Auditorium in Washington, D.C. Wednesday (March 20) with performances from Songwriters Hall of Fame member and CMA Songwriters Series host Bob DiPiero, two-time CMA Female Vocalist of the Year nominee Lorrie Morgan, former CMA Male Vocalist and Entertainer of the Year Ronnie Milsap, and BMI Award-winning songwriter Jim Beavers.

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Pictured (L-R): Ronnie Milsap, Lorrie Morgan, Bob DiPiero and Jim Beavers. Photo: Lisa Nipp/CMA



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