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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Digital Diary-Data Files Updates

A marketplace for used digital music debuts • More TN Adults have broadband at home than ever before • Download a free Google+ extension with nifty stats (…)

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Rascal Flatts Live; Alaina/McBride Sales Updates

Rascal Flatts announce a new Live offering plus sales updates for debut weeks from Martina McBride and Lauren Alaina […]

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McCreery Leads Sales Charge

Scotty McCreery once again proved the power of TV for exposing and marketing new artists. McCreery, the winner of season 10 of American Idol released his new album, Clear As Day last week (Oct. 4), while celebrating his 18th birthday (…)

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Jason Aldean Delivers

Jason Aldean stopped by MusicRow to say, “Thanks” and deliver a double platinum/2 million units sold plaque for his latest album, My Kinda Party […]

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McBride’s Train Trek Promotes Music and Breast Cancer Awareness

Martina McBride’s epic coast to coast train ride is underway, traveling from Los Angeles to New York City to promote new album Eleven. A crowd of press, fans and breast cancer survivors all […]

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Content Remains King. All Rise For The King!

Advertising Age’s recent Media Issue (Oct. 3, 2011) looks hard at the “Content Is King” motto, questions its relevance in the current digital mix, and offers some insightful observations in the process. Overwhelmingly though, … in today’s media tug of war, content and content owners (…)

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Row Rally Circles The Wagons For Second Harvest

The 2nd Annual Music Row Rally will take place Oct. 12 in Craig Wiseman’s Big Loud Shirt parking lot at 1111 16th Ave. South during lunch time from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will be available from (…)

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Category: Featured, Organizations

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International Wembley Festival Returns After 20-Year Hiatus

The much-loved International Festival of Country Music will return to Wembley Arena in 2012. The stellar line-up features country, roots and bluegrass music.

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Steve Jobs 1955-2011

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Country Sales: 4th Quarter Futures

Charting the fourth quarter country sales outlook plus a look a the past week’s best country scans…

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Apple Offering Falls Short of Expectations

Apple’s first major new product announcement without the venerable Steve Jobs on the podium stumbled badly today. “This is my first product launch since being named CEO—I’m sure you didn’t know that,” Mr. Tim Cook joked at the event’s start. The company announced a 4S model with faster processor, better camera and voice command software (Siri), […]

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