Entries by Sherod Robertson

Review: Marty Stuart's Late Night Jam Delivers

Marty Stuart sold out the historic Ryman Auditorium June 8 for his 10th Anniversary Late Night Jam. The event raised over $30,000 for MusiCares with a portion also going to Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Guests included country music icons Parton, Mel Tillis and Connie Smith, along with The Quebe Sisters Band, Doug Kershaw and surprise […]

Scotty McCreery Makes History With Debut Single

Mercury Nashville artist and American Idol champ Scotty McCreery’s “I Love You This Big” debuted at No. 32 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, the highest debut for a new artist’s first single since the chart began using BDS in 1990.

HLN's Robin Meade Offers Debut Release

Robin Meade, host of Morning Express with Robin Meade on HLN, will release her musical debut, Brand New Day, on Tuesday, June 21. Other stars appearing on the album include Celebrity Apprentice winner John Rich, American Idol’s Bo Bice, Kix Brooks, and Sarah Buxton. Victoria Shaw produced the album, which includes songs Meade co-wrote with […]

Benefit News: Toby Keith, Stealing Angels, Nashville Sounds

Toby Keith recently completed his 8th annual Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic with more than $650,000 raised toward construction of the OK Kids Korral, a home for children undergoing treatment for cancer. The “Denim & Diamonds’ themed event was sold out with more than 750 people attending the dinner and auction. The top auction […]

Donna Hughes Joins Capitol/EMI Records Nashville

Capitol/EMI Records Nashville has hired Country radio and television veteran Donna Hughes as National Director/Radio Syndication. Hughes will report directly to Capitol SVP Promotion Steve Hodges. In her new role, Hughes’ responsibilities will include spearheading national syndication, major contests/events, and special audio/video content for radio. “Bringing Donna on board is a huge score for the Capitol/EMI […]

Reba And Blake Raise $500,000 For Tornado Victims

Reba and Blake Shelton raised $500,000 for victims of recent tornadoes in Atoka County, OK during two sold-out Tornado Relief Concerts in Durant on May 25 and 26. Susie McEntire-Eaton and Kelly Clarkson made a surprise guest appearance at the May 26 relief show. The artists entertained for over two hours each night, opening with a […]

Billy Dean, Spokesperson for Naturipe Farms

Grammy Award-winning country artist Billy Dean has been chosen as celebrity spokesperson for Naturipe Farms.  Dean is currently writing and recording songs for their promotional videos and appearing at retail events and media tours throughout the year.  Dean’s “Earning our Place on Earth” and “A Seed” are featured on a five-song EP, sponsored by Naturipe. “I am so honored for this […]

her Nashville Music Issue Hits Stands

The June issue of her Nashville features Her Music City.  This month’s issue highlights five successful women, Kay Clary, Virginia Hunt Davis, Kim Buie, Sally Williams, and Kylie Sackley, who have made a name for themselves in the music industry. These leaders discuss everything from their humble beginnings to favorite achievements including what it takes to […]