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Rascal Flatts To Open Kentucky Derby

Superstar trio Rascal Flatts will perform the national anthem at the 136th Kentucky Derby on May 1, and Capitol Records Nashville artists Little Big Town will serve as openers for the Derby’s sister race, Kentucky Oaks. Rascal Flatts’ performance will be broadcast by NBC Sports as part of the network’s live coverage of Kentucky Derby […]

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Artist News: Flatts to “Idol,” Worley To Iraq; Taylor To Comics

Rascal Flatts Heading to American Idol Rascal Flatts is getting ready to make its third appearance on American Idol. The multi-Platinum trio will appear on the show on Wednesday, April 28, performing their latest hit, “Unstoppable.” They will also join Idol guest Shakira on her song, “Gypsy.” Rascal Flatts previously performed on Idol in May […]

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Manager Erv Woolsey Signs James Wesley

Erv Woolsey of The Erv Woolsey Company has announced the signing of Broken Bow Records artist James Wesley to a management deal. “James Wesley is the complete package for today’s country market, radio and fans,” says Woolsey. “With the combination of his extraordinary talent and a great record company behind him, we feel there is a […]

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Colt Ford Celebrates Album Release

As part of the month-long celebration of his sophomore release Chicken & Biscuits, Average Joes Entertainment artist Colt Ford held a star-studded bash last night (4/20) at Nashville’s 12th & Porter. Among those in attendance were Darryl “DMC” McDaniels (of Run-DMC), Ira Dean, and Josh Gracin—all featured vocalists that appear on the new album. Attendees […]

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McBride and Allen Dissolve Long Term Partnership

A spokesperson for Bruce Allen Talent has confirmed an amicable split with long-time client Martina McBride. Allen’s company also manages artists such as Michael Bublé, Bryan Adams and Anne Murray. Allen was honored with the Leonard T. Rambeau International Award by the Canadian Country Music Association in 2006. McBride’s current album Shine has been on […]

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Nashville Film Fest Features Paisley(s)

What might be the most anticipated and held-under-wraps film of the Nashville Film Festival will finally reveal itself tomorrow night (4/22), when ACM Top Male Vocalist Brad Paisley bring his directorial debut, When Mom’s Away, to the Festival closing night lineup at Nashville’s Regal Green Hills Cinemas. Paisley, along with his wife, the actor and director Kimberly […]

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Hall Of Fame Honors ‘New Traditionalists’

Curators at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum continue to work on additions to the Museum’s permanent exhibition, Sing Me Back Home: A Journey Through Country Music. The most recent updates focus on country music’s ‘New Traditionalists,’ including the Judds, Reba McEntire, Ricky Skaggs and George Strait. These changes, which will bring the story of […]

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BMI Christian Music Awards Honor Most-Played Songs

BMI saluted the writers and publishers of the past year’s most-performed songs on Christian radio and television during the annual Christian Music Awards last night at the company’s Music Row offices in Nashville. 

By contributing two songs each to the most-performed list, tobyMac, Steven Curtis Chapman, Chris Stevens, and singer/songwriter Jason Walker shared the Songwriter […]

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Artist News: Hayes’ “Turnaround,” Heidi’s “Playlist,” Faith’s “Runway”

Wade Hayes Offers “Place To Turn Around” He’s been out of the spotlight for over a decade, but on April 21, former CMA  Top New Male Vocalist Wade Hayes will officially return with Place To Turn Around, a new 11-song collection featuring nine songs penned by Hayes himself. The singer/songwriter/guitar slinger first appeared in the […]

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Leibovitz Shoots Swift For “Vogue;” Chesney Flick Opens Tomorrow

Taylor Swift appears in the May 2010 issue of fashion magazine Vogue. In the article titled “The Dazzler,” she poses for famed photographer Annie Leibovitz, and discusses her tour, upcoming fall release, and new condo. Swift tells the magazine, “Looking back on what these past two years have been for me, it feels like this […]

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Whitney Duncan Debut Out Today; Jaron Album Coming In June

Reprise recording artist Whitney Duncan’s debut album Right Road Now is being released today (4/20) on www.Whitneyduncan.com and iTunes. The project features eleven tracks, including her singles, “When I Said I Would” and “Skinny Dippin’.” It was produced by Mark Bright and John Shanks. AOL’s The Boot exclusively premiered the video for the title track […]

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