Industry Ink (1/27/14)

CRS2014-LogoCountry Radio Seminar officials have announced that a limited number of tickets are still available for the Country Radio Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Awards ceremony, scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 6 p.m.

As previously announced, Vince Gill will be honored at the ceremony with the 2014 Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. Career Achievement Award. Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell will perform a tribute to Gill as well as presenting him with the prestigious award during the event. In addition, Ed Hardy, CMA Board Chairman, will be honored with the 2014 President’s Award at the ceremony.

Honorary radio inductees are Larry Wilson, Alpha and L&L Broadcasting, and Mike Brophy, WKLB in Boston, Mass. The inductees in the On-Air category are Paul Schadt, WKKT in Charlotte, N.C. and Jim Denny, WFMS in Indianapolis, Ind.

Tickets are available for $110 each and can be purchased by contacting Chasity Crouch at [email protected] or 615-329-2191. Similar to previous years, the event is expected to sell-out.

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nashville edge11Journal Broadcast Group and Radionomy have launched Nashville Edge Radio. Nashville Edge Radio will focus on the latest hits in Country music, including the top songs from the past six months, as well as new music and exclusive conversations with Nashville’s most popular Country artists.

A companion website aims to keep fans updated on the latest artist news, videos, songs and touring information. Writers for the site include veteran journalists Phyllis Stark and Stephen L. Betts.

To hear Nashville Edge Radio, visit their official website or search for Nashville Edge Radio on the TuneIn Radio app via a mobile device.

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centricity music logoCentricity Music and Centricity Music Publishing have signed an exclusive worldwide administration deal with Brentwood-based, Music Services, Inc. Under this new partnership, Music Services will be responsible for the royalty accounting for both the record and publishing assets of Centricity and the licensing of their recorded masters and songs.

Centricity’s Record roster includes Aaron Shust, Andrew Peterson, Carrollton, Jason Gray Jonny Diaz and Canadian country group, High Valley.

Music Services currently serves the needs of 25 record labels and 200 music publishers representing the rights to some 3,400 owned or administered catalogs.


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