Author Archive: Sherod Robertson

Sherod Robertson is President and Owner of MusicRow Enterprises. He oversees all operations and develops strategic initiatives for MusicRow magazine, RowFax, and MusicRow's CountryBreakout chart. Robertson previously served as Director of Finance of Arista Records after beginning his career as Vice President of Finance and CFO at Reunion Records.

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Hunter Hayes To Make Opry Debut

Multi-talented musician, writer, producer and performer Hunter Hayes makes his Grand Ole Opry debut on the historic stage this Friday, Aug 12. Hunter, on tour with Taylor Swift on her Speak Now tour, will perform his debut single “Storm Warning” currently climbing the charts. Hunter joins Diamond Rio, Andy Griggs and Carter’s Chord in the […]

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Loretta Lynn Postpones Tour Dates

Though she recently returned to the concert stage with a Grand Ole Opry performance in Nashville, Loretta Lynn has been forced to cancel tour dates before the September 3rd show at her ranch in Hurricane Mills, TN.

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Photos: Xtreme Muzik, Nichols, Gentry, Angels

Xtreme Music The Tour featuring Gretchen Wilson and Big & Rich • Joe Nichols video shoot • Montgomery Gentry USO tour • Stealing Angels hang with the White Sox

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Take A Sniff Of Keith Urban

Four-time Grammy Award Winning artist Keith Urban is set to release his first fragrance for men, Phoenix by Keith Urban, in partnership with Boom LLC. Joining artists such as Taylor Swift, Tim McGraw, and Faith Hill, Urban’s fragrance launches worldwide in the fall and reflects his personal triumphs and spirit. The phoenix symbol resonates with […]

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Brett James Signs With Warner/Chappell/ Combustion

Warner/Chappell Music, together with its joint venture partner Combustion Music, announces a worldwide co-publishing agreement with Grammy-winning songwriter Brett James. Additionally, Warner/Chappell will co-publish a selection of his past works and establish a co-publishing venture with James’ boutique publishing company, Cornman Music. This venture enables James to sign songwriters to publishing deals with the company. […]

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Swift Is Most-Honored In Teen Choice Awards History

Taylor Swift received six surfboards at last night’s (8/7) Teen Choice Awards, including the Ultimate Choice Award, the ceremony’s most prestigious honor. In her first time attending the ceremony, she walked away the evening’s biggest winner, bringing her total career Teen Choice wins to 13—known to fans as the singer’s lucky number—and becoming the most-honored […]

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Oak Ridge Boys Inducted Into Opry

The Oak Ridge Boys were inducted into the Grand Ole Opry this weekend by Opry member Jimmy Dickens. The legendary country music group made up of William Lee Golden, Joe Bonsall, Richard Sterban, and Duane Allen was invited to join the Opry last month.

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The Band Perry Announces New Tour

The Band Perry has announced The Purveyors of Performance Tour – a trek of approximately 75 dates that will include their own headlining shows, support dates for Keith Urban, Reba and yet-to-be-announced dates with one of Country music’s major touring forces. The tour kicks off Aug 15 and will continue into 2012 with performances at […]

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Belmont Pipeline Think Tank Helps New Artists

Earlier this summer Belmont University’s Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business (CEMB) announced the launch of Pipeline, an entertainment industry solutions think tank of Belmont’s best and brightest students. With support from the CMA and Steve Moore, students began their Pipeline experience in June attending the Billboard Country Music Summit where they learned […]

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Eli Young Band Celebrates Gold

Republic Nashville artist Eli Young Band’s “Crazy Girl” has been certified Gold by the RIAA for sales of over 500,000 downloads. The track is the lead single from their forthcoming album Life At Best, made its debut at No. 1 on the iTunes Country Singles Chart with over 47,000 first week downloads. “Gold rocks!! You grow […]

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Rhythm Condos Strumming Foreclosure

The Nashville Business Journal is reporting high-rise condo, Rhythm at Music Row, is heading toward bank control as its developer plans to file “friendly foreclosure.”

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