Author Archive: Sherod Robertson

Sherod Robertson is President and Owner of MusicRow Enterprises. He oversees all operations and develops strategic initiatives for MusicRow magazine, RowFax, and MusicRow's CountryBreakout chart. Robertson previously served as Director of Finance of Arista Records after beginning his career as Vice President of Finance and CFO at Reunion Records.

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Artist Signings: Hollywood Meets Nashville

Actor Tim Robbins signs with 429 Records • Georgia artist Andy Velo signs with Red Dirt Music • Rodney Dillard and The Dillard Band sign with Mountain Music Entertainment

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HLN’s Robin Meade Offers Debut Release

Robin Meade, host of Morning Express with Robin Meade on HLN, will release her musical debut, Brand New Day, on Tuesday, June 21. Other stars appearing on the album include Celebrity Apprentice winner John Rich, American Idol’s Bo Bice, Kix Brooks, and Sarah Buxton. Victoria Shaw produced the album, which includes songs Meade co-wrote with […]

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Benefit News: Toby Keith, Stealing Angels, Nashville Sounds

Toby Keith recently completed his 8th annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic with more than $650,000 raised toward construction of the OK Kids Korral, a home for children undergoing treatment for cancer. The “Denim & Diamonds’ themed event was sold out with more than 750 people attending the dinner and auction. The top auction […]

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Donna Hughes Joins Capitol/EMI Records Nashville

Capitol/EMI Records Nashville has hired Country radio and television veteran Donna Hughes as National Director/Radio Syndication. Hughes will report directly to Capitol SVP Promotion Steve Hodges. In her new role, Hughes’ responsibilities will include spearheading national syndication, major contests/events, and special audio/video content for radio. “Bringing Donna on board is a huge score for the Capitol/EMI […]

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Artist Visits: Photo Spread

Zac Brown Band shoots video for “Knee Deep” • Paisley performs on GMA, celebrates 19th No. 1 • Bradley Gaskin visits Crook & Chase

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Reba And Blake Raise $500,000 For Tornado Victims

Reba and Blake Shelton raised $500,000 for victims of recent tornadoes in Atoka County, OK during two sold-out Tornado Relief Concerts in Durant on May 25 and 26. Susie McEntire-Eaton and Kelly Clarkson made a surprise guest appearance at the May 26 relief show. The artists entertained for over two hours each night, opening with a […]

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Billy Dean, Spokesperson for Naturipe Farms

Grammy Award-winning country artist Billy Dean has been chosen as celebrity spokesperson for Naturipe Farms.  Dean is currently writing and recording songs for their promotional videos and appearing at retail events and media tours throughout the year.  Dean’s “Earning our Place on Earth” and “A Seed” are featured on a five-song EP, sponsored by Naturipe. “I am so honored for this […]

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her Nashville Music Issue Hits Stands

The June issue of her Nashville features Her Music City.  This month’s issue highlights five successful women, Kay Clary, Virginia Hunt Davis, Kim Buie, Sally Williams, and Kylie Sackley, who have made a name for themselves in the music industry. These leaders discuss everything from their humble beginnings to favorite achievements including what it takes to […]

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Swift Dress Rehearsal Raises $750,000 For Tornado Victims

This was the first opportunity for the public to see Swift’s new live show and no one walked away disappointed. The elaborate production included several costume changes, dancers suspended from bungee chords, an elaborate set design, and fireworks.

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ANR Signs Morgan; Whitley Releases Single

ANR Records CEO Rick Stevens (Artist Network Records) announces the signing of country music star, Lorrie Morgan. “We are thrilled to add Lorrie to our roster and look forward to doing many projects with her,” he said. Lorrie Morgan has had fourteen top-ten hits, twelve albums and four female vocalist of the year awards. Her […]

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You May Now Kiss the Bride

The internet is buzzing over tomorrow’s big day for Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton. Country music’s power couple plans to walk down the aisle tomorrow (May 14th) in a Texas country wedding. Lambert has been tweeting some details of the nuptials including plans to serve their own wild game at their wedding. The pair was […]

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