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Country Hall Reschedules Ford Community Day

The Country Music Hall of Fame’s Ford Community Day, made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund, has been rescheduled for this Saturday, February 6. The free-to-the-public day was originally scheduled to take place on Saturday, January 30, but was cancelled due to inclement weather. As a not-for-profit educational organization, the Museum is pleased to partner with Ford […]

Arts & Business Council Sponsors Law Clinic

The Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville and the Tennessee Bar Association Sports & Entertainment Law Section are hosting a Nashville Entertainment Law Clinic in the SunTrust Community Room at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum on Saturday, February 20 from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM. At the clinic, songwriters are welcome to sign […]

Jewel And Aldean Team With Country Financial

Financial planning firm Country Financial is teaming with country artists Jason Aldean and Jewel for the “Road Trips and Guitar Picks” series, which will present 30 concerts beginning in March. Each artist will perform separate concerts, but the “Road Trips and Guitar Picks” website, www.tripsandpicks.com, will serve as a one-stop destination for both, giving Aldean […]

CMT Names Farmer Top 20 Countdown Host

Evan Farmer has been tapped as the new host of CMT’s top-rated weekly CMT Top 20 Countdown, it was announced today by John Hamlin, Senior Vice President, Production, Development and Talent for CMT. Most recently known as host and handyman on TLC’s home makeover series While You Were Out, Farmer has also appeared in such […]

Editorial: Nashville Connects Grammy Dots

Taylor Swift, Zac Brown, Kings of Leon…. The biggest and brightest Grammys all have a thread that at least a few thousand of us should be smiling about this morning. NASHVILLE! Now we all knew Ms. Swift was going to need a valet to help her get all of hers to the limo. She is […]

Country Artists Sing For Haiti

Yesterday (1/28) at Belmont University’s Ocean Way Studios, multi-platinum, Dove Award winning artist Michael W. Smith gathered a who’s-who list from Nashville’s music community, including country stars Wynonna, The Oak Ridge Boys, Lee Greenwood and Restless Heart, to record “Come Together Now.” The song, penned by Smith, David Mullen and Cindy Morgan and produced by Bryan […]

Rucker On Today Tomorrow

Darius Rucker will appear on NBC’s Weekend Today on Saturday (1/30) to talk with Lester Holt about his platinum-selling debut country album, Learn To Live, his fourth country hit, “History In The Making,” and his recent CMA Award win for New Artist. “Lester was one of best interviews of my career with Hootie & The […]

Gillette UNCUT Film Series Features Tim McGraw

Gillette brought together some of the world’s most popular musicians yesterday (1/28), including country star/actor Tim McGraw, to launch its Gillette UNCUT music film series at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. Directed by Danny Clinch, and executive produced by Greenlight Media & Marketing, the documentary short films provide viewers with unprecedented backstage access into the […]

Underwood To Sing At Superbowl

The NFL and CBS have announced that ACM Entertainer of the Year Carrie Underwood will perform the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLIV pregame festivities at Sun Life Stadium in South Florida on Sunday, February 7. The performance will be televised live on CBS Sports prior to kickoff. More than 151 million viewers […]

Jill Napier Joins Big Loud Bucks

Big Loud Bucks Administration and Information has announced the addition of Jill Napier as Executive VP of Administration. Napier comes to Big Loud Bucks from Ten Ten Music, where she spent the last 8 years and served as VP of Business Affairs. “Jill is one of the most respected and experienced company officers and administrators […]