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Bobby Karl Works The Leadership Music Awards

Chapter 364: Officially, it was Leadership Music honoring the CMA on Tuesday evening (5/17), but Mayor Karl Dean pointed out that the entire city of Nashville salutes this organization.

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Bobby Karl Works The Capitol CRS Lunch

All country artists want to be liked, but few have the winning, eager, puppy-like charm of Luke Bryan. He was the centerpiece of Capitol Nashville’s concluding luncheon at last week’s Country Radio Seminar convention.

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Bobby Karl Works the Sony Boat Show

You could count the reasons for floating down the Cumberland on Thursday evening (3/3) on the fingers of your hand. It was a lovely spring night to be on the river. It was the 25th anniversary of the CRS General Jackson cruise. The food was the best of the convention. Oscar winning singing thespian Gwyneth Paltrow was hosting. Arista/BNA/Columbia/RCA contributed 14 artists to showcase.

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Bobby Karl Works UMG’s Luncheon at The Ryman

If Country Radio Seminar is about Country – that is, music – more than it is about current Radio – that is, pseudo science – then its showcases should be its heart and soul.

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Bobby Karl Works The DJ Hall of Fame Dinner, Aldean Party

The “official” kick-off of Country Radio Seminar is the annual presentation of the Country Radio Hall of Fame honors at the Convention Center (3/1).

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Bobby Karl Works MusicRow’s CRS Meet & Greet

The hundreds of day drinkers give it away: Country Radio Seminar is here once again. The occasion was the 9th annual Musicrow CRS Meet & Greet CountryBreakout Awards, staged at Cadillac Ranch on Tuesday afternoon (3/1). And the house was rockin.’

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Bobby Karl Works The Grammy Viewing Party

Chapter 358—The Nashville Grammy viewing party had door prizes, a dance DJ upstairs hosted by Red Bull, the Gibson Guitar tour bus parked outside and a generally merry atmosphere.

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Bobby Karl Works Taylor Swift’s Heavy Metal Party

The occasion was “Heavy Metal at the Hard Rock,” a bash staged downtown on Friday evening (1/28). We gathered to celebrate world conquest by the 21-year-old music phenom. Specifically, her Triple Platinum success with her Speak Now CD, her No. 1 triumph with “Mine” and her cumulative U.S. sales of 13 million.

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Bobby Karl Works The Grammy Nominee Party

Talk about your star gazing – this year’s Grammy nominee party was the place to be.

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Bobby Karl Works The CMA Awards

Performance photos by John Russell and Donn Jones Chapter 355 The earliest CMA Awards Show review came from the organization’s newly crowned Entertainer of the Year. “I think this was the best [CMA] show I’ve ever seen,” said Brad Paisley. “And I’ve been watching it all my life. I loved every minute. “Who Still Buys […]

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Bobby Karl Works the BMI Country Awards

Chapter 354 Photos by Rick Diamond and Andrew H. Walker The 58th annual BMI Country Awards – the first of all the country accolades – mixed young with old like never before. Taylor Swift, 20, became the youngest person ever to be named the organization’s Songwriter of the Year. Nineteen tunesmiths won their first BMI […]

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