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Tonight: Carrie’s Christmas Special W/ Paisley, Parton

Carrie Underwood headlines a two-hour holiday variety special tonight (12/7) on FOX. She will perform Christmas classics, as well as music from her new album Play On and her other monster hits. Underwood will be joined on stage by special musical guests including fellow Country stars Dolly Parton and Brad Paisley. Also on board to […]

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Hit Songwriters Set For Nashville Underground Show

Nashville Underground, the record label started by artist/songwriters/husband-and-wife team Lari White and Chuck Cannon to showcase Music City’s elite group of tunesmiths is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this month. They’ve lined up an all-star concert of hit writers and put together a new 4-disc retrospective set to mark the occasion. Performing at 3rd & Lindsley […]

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Jason Aldean Goes Platinum

Only eight months after its release, Jason Aldean’s third studio album Wide Open has been certified Platinum by the RIAA for shipments of one million copies. This makes Aldean the first solo country artist in 2009 to release an album that earned Platinum status in the same calendar year. Wide Open sales were spurred by […]

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Brooks And Dunn Map “Last Rodeo”

Brooks & Dunn are going out with a bang. After announcing their pending retirement earlier this year, the duo has planned a farewell tour launching April 23, 2010 and running through August 8, 2010. The Last Rodeo will be a celebration of their 20 hitmaking years together, with 47 shows including a yet-to-be-announced Nashville stop. […]

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Hall of Fame Extends Williams Family Exhibition

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s critically acclaimed exhibition Family Tradition: The Williams Family Legacy, Co-Presented by SunTrust and Ford Motor Company, which was originally scheduled to close on December 31, 2009, has been extended through December 31, 2011. The Museum will expand the exploration of the Williams family’s legacy with the addition of […]

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Rascal Flatts Opt For Digital-Only Holiday EP

Rascal Flatts have a new seasonal EP available only at digital music outlets. Unwrapped features the holiday classics “White Christmas,” “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “Jingle Bell Rock” and an a cappella rendition of “I’ll Be Home For Christmas.” Bundled along with these tracks is the music video for “I’ll Be Home For Christmas,” which […]

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John Rich, Steel Magnolia, Carter’s Chord at Christmas Parade Tonight

Steel Magnolia and Carter’s Chord are among the performers at tonight’s (12/4) tree lighting ceremony to kick off the Nashville Christmas Parade, where John Rich will serve as grand marshal. The tree lighting ceremony is at 6 p.m., with Rich and Mayor Karl Dean at the Public Square, near the intersection of Second Avenue and […]

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“Soundstage” Sets Country Line-up

Acclaimed PBS music show Soundstage has a Country-packed line up for its eighth season, kicking-off Jan. 21 with a concert from superstar Tim McGraw. On Feb. 18 Faith Hill is backed by a full orchestra, to perform selections from her greatest hits. Filmed at the Sears Centre Arena in Chicago, Hill’s performance includes “The Kiss, […]

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Charlie Daniels Christmas With Friends

Charlie Daniels gathered many musician friends for his new GAC special, A Twin Pines Christmas, premiering tonight (12/3) at 7 PM/CT. Among those performing holiday favorites are The Grascals, Kathy Mattea, Aaron Tippin, Dan Tyminski and the Cox Sisters. Chad Denning of Gamma Blast directed the shoot back in June when the temperature was in […]

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Swift Leads Country Grammy Noms

Taylor Swift’s stellar year continued when she snagged eight Grammy nominations— including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year—at last night’s (12/2) announcement. Swift is joined in several categories by Music City rockers Kings of Leon, who tied with Country superstar Keith Urban for four nominations. Urban is in […]

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Currington’s Global South Relief Organization

Billy Currington has established Global South Relief, an organization that will deliver supplies to various Central American countries in need. In conjunction with Nashville songwriters Brett Jones, Scotty Emerick and Dallas Davidson, Currington will play a free show at 5:30pm this Saturday (12/5) at Sloppy Joe’s in Key West, Florida in order to raise awareness […]

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