Author Archive: David M Ross

David M. Ross has been covering Nashville's music industry for over 25 years. [email protected]

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Sales Report: Blame It On Taylor And Sugarland

Whooooa! Are you feeling dizzy from the slide this week? As a quick look at our graph shows, country YTD sales tumbled from 9.3% ahead last week to a more modest 5.6% now. Why? (…)

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Tuesday Tips: Hunter Hayes, Jimmy Wayne and Thompson Entertainment

New book for Jimmy Wayne; Hunter Hayes joins a milk campaign; and Thompson Entertainment Grp moves to new offices…

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Google Reader Update Dumps BossRoss WebRead In Pumpkin Patch

Perhaps it was fitting that Google updated its Reader RSS tool on Halloween Eve, because the results have been positively ghoulish. (…)

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Bogard To Ride With Magic Mustang

Grammy-nominated songwriter veteran Steve Bogard has signed a publishing deal with Magic Mustang Music…(…)

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Making Connections Online

Guerrilla Music Marketing Online author Bob Baker offers some informative advice on how to best communicate with fans across social networking platforms (…)

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Visiting With Paul Brandt

“Nashville definitely had a huge role in shaping where I am today,” Paul Brandt told MusicRow… “Pete Fisher managed me before he started managing the Opry. The biz was changing then so much, but his great management style set a lot of firm foundations to build the successes that we have accomplished.” (…}

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McCreery’s Big Grin Lifts Country Sales

Sales updates from Idol alums, Lady A, Montgomery Gentry and more […]

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SoundExchange Distributions Continue Growing

SoundExchange, reports it has distributed almost $88 million to more than 18,300 payees during the Q3 2011 (…)

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Lambert Readies Album Launch

For Miranda Lambert fans, the two year wait since her last solo outing is almost over. The feisty CMA Female Vocalist of the Year (…)

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Terrestrial Radio Reacts To Growing Online Audience

Arbitron has released new data showing that the online radio audience has doubled every five years […]

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Jennifer Nettles, Carrie Underwood And George Jones Give Back

Country artists have always been involved in giving back. Last week Jennifer Nettles, Carrie Underwood and George Jones were out supporting some of their favorite causes (…)

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