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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Lehning Joins Adams and Reese

Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law attorney Ryan M. Lehning has joined the Adams and Reese Nashville Music Row office as Special Counsel and a member of the Special Business Services Practice Group. Lehning, who has been practicing law since 2002, previously served as Senior Counsel for SoundExchange in Washington, DC, the collective designated by the […]

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Tuesday News Roundup

CMA Gets Social • Entrepreneur Center Awarded Grant • Scotty McCreery Enjoys Two Loves Together

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Ralph Murphy Book Details Songwriting Laws

Hit songwriter, publisher, veteran ASCAP executive, author and former President of the Nashville Songwriters Association International, Ralph Murphy will be talking about his recently released book Murphy’s Laws of Songwriting, The Book, Oct. 4, 4 p.m. at ASCAP’s Nashville offices. Murphy has been successful as a songwriter for five decades. Consistently charting songs in an […]

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TN Proclaims Oct. Country Music Month

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed October as Country Music month. The CMA is celebrating with promotions, events and activities designed to drive awareness of the format and to lead up to the 45th annual CMA Awards on Wed., Nov. 9. Haslam’s proclamation cites the Appalachian foothills as origins of country music and the format’s […]

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Antony Bruno Joins NARM

NARM, National Association of Recording Merchandisers has hired noted technology/music journalist Antony Bruno to join the organization’s digital initiatives at digitalmusic.org. Bruno has been named Community Manager. “Antony has spent the past seven years examining all the players in the digital media arena, making him the perfect person to build up the digitalmusic.org community,” said […]

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TuneSat Offers New Portal And Extends Reach

Audio service TuneSat is extending its TV monitoring services to all music rightsholders with a new online portal. The service which aids copyright holders in recovering royalties and tracking unauthorized use will now monitor eight new European territories:  Austria, Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland, in addition to over 200 channels in […]

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Shelton Stages Arena Tour

Blake Shelton’s career is taking a step forward as the celebrity plans to fill arenas nationwide with the “Well Lit & Amplified Tour 2012.” Shelton’s 27-city arena tour will launch in Toledo, OH this January, ending in March at the Mandalay Bay hotel in Las Vegas. Assisting the reigning CMA Male Vocalist and five-time CMA […]

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Thursday News Parade

Brett Eldredge visits Hall of Fame; Ogden Joins PLA Media and Welch Becomes MOC Co-Chair

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Pickler Acting Debut On 90210

Kellie Pickler’s personality is as big as the North Carolina mountains where she grew up, in Albermarle. In fact, her infectious sense of humor may be too huge to allow her to be branded as just a music artist. So it should be no surprise that she has become almost a regular on the Ellen […]

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She’s Country Tour To Feature Newfield and Tatum

Heidi Newfield Paradigm Talent Agency and 343 Agency are partnering on an all-girl country genre club tour aptly titled, She’s Country. Presented by Pendleton Whisky, the first 13 dates will feature Heidi Newfield and Bridgette Tatum plus special guests. “Heidi and Bridgette both bring high-energy performances and a ‘let’s party’ attitude that are perfectly suited […]

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McBride Orchestrates ELEVEN; Songwriter Agency Signings; and Marlee Scott Visits CMA

Tune in to watch Martina McBride sing the National Anthem at the Oct. 2 NFL Football game between the Baltimore Ravens and the New York Jets, broadcast on NBC at 8:30 PM EST. The contest also kicks off NFL Breast Cancer Awareness which will continue throughout October and be highlighted with pink ribbon decals on the […]

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