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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ACM Lifting Lives Announces Board

ACM Lifting Lives is announcing its board of directors for the 2014 – 2015 term […]

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Weekly Register: CMA Awards Sales Bump

Taylor Swift sold another 402K units of 1989 this week, yielding a two week total of almost 1.7 million […]

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ole Hosts Fiesta, CMA Viewing Party

The 3rd Annual ole Fiesta took place last week at the publishing company’s Nashville office […]

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Scott Borchetta, Daniel Ek Weigh In On Spotify Debate

Spotify has been a hot topic following the removal of Taylor Swift’s music from the streaming service […]

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The Recording Academy Names Alicia Warwick Exec. Dir.

Alicia Warwick has been promoted to Executive Director for The Recording Academy […]

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UMPG Hires Performing Rights Special Advisor

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has tapped Richard Conlon to serve […]

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CMA Awards Win Night For ABC

Last night (Nov. 5) The 48th Annual CMA Awards drew 16.1 million total viewers, according to […]

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Emmylou Harris To Be Honored By All-Star Salute

Emmylou Harris will be honored at an all-star concert in Washington DC on Saturday, Jan. 10 […]

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CMA Predictions—Who Will Take Home The Trophies?

Just for kicks, MusicRow writers Sarah Skates and Jessica Nicholson weigh in on the possible winners […]

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Weekly Register: Swift Zooms Past Million Sales Mark

The Taylor Swift checklist for world domination: Musical genuis? Check. Mind boggling superstardom? Check. […]

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ABC Counts Down ’15 Songs That Changed Country Music’

Last night (Nov. 3) ABC aired Countdown to the ‘CMA Awards: 15 Songs that […]

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