Author Archive: Sarah Skates

Sarah Skates has worked in the music business for more than a decade and is a longtime contributor to MusicRow.

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Lifenotes: Songwriter Elbert West Passes

Songwriter Elbert West passed away on Monday morning (May 18) at age 46. He penned two of […]

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Nominations Revealed For 27th Annual MusicRow Awards

MusicRow is pleased to announce the nominees for our 27th Annual MusicRow Awards, Nashville’s […]

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Kelsea Ballerini Drops Debut Album Today Via Black River

Black River Entertainment recording artist Kelsea Ballerini is celebrating the release […]

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Disney, PJM Re-Sign Songwriter Melissa Peirce

Disney Music Publishing and Patrick Joseph Music have re-signed hit songwriter Melissa Peirce […]

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ACM Superstar Duets Averages 5 Million Viewers

ACM Presents: Superstar Duets aired Friday night (May 15) on CBS […]

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Nashvillians Bring Home BMI Pop Awards

BMI honored the year’s most-performed pop songs at the organization’s 63rd annual Pop Awards, […]

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City Winery Hosts Nepal Benefit Concert Tomorrow

City Winery Nashville is hosting The ‘Help Rebuild Nepal’ Benefit Concerts on May 16 and May 23 […]

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BMI Court Victory Yields Higher Rate For Pandora

A U.S. District Court has ruled in favor of BMI in its suit against Pandora, determining […]

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Jana Kramer, Kelsea Ballerini on CMT Next Women of Country Tour in Nashville

CMT’s inaugural Next Women of Country Tour, headlined by Jana Kramer and Kelsea Ballerini, […]

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Walk of Fame Park Reopening With Loretta Lynn, Jack White

Mayor Karl Dean, joined by Metro Parks and the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp., today announced […]

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Weekly Register: Stapleton Debuts Strong

Zac Brown Band sits tight at No. 1 on the country albums chart, selling 56K TW […]


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