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Rascal Flatts Fetes Country Radio

Last night (2/24) Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney gathered at Nashville’s Renaissance Hotel to relive the band’s favorite memories with country radio and celebrate the hundreds of programmers and on-air talent who have been a part of their ascension on the charts over the last ten years. The band members […]

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Brooks & Dunn Final Show To Benefit Hall of Fame

Superstar duo Brooks & Dunn announced today during the Country Radio Seminar’s Sony Luncheon that the final show on their upcoming The Last Rodeo Tour will be August 10 in Nashville. The show will will help raise money for the Country Music Hall of Fame, and will take place at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. In sharing […]

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Krauss Parts Ways With DS Mgt.

Alison Krauss and her long-time manager, Denise Stiff (DS Management), have announced their intention to part ways. “We have had a wonderful 23 years together and are proud of what we’ve accomplished,” Krauss and Stiff said in a joint statement. “This is a difficult decision, but we have decided to end our professional relationship. We […]

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Artist Showcases Light Up CRS

UMG Parties at the Ryman Universal Music Group Nashville showcased 18 acts during their CRS luncheon yesterday (2/24) at the Ryman auditorium. Artists included Easton Corbin, Laura Bell Bundy, Josh Kelley, Coldwater Jane, Randy Montana, Mallary Hope, Ashton Shepherd, Randy Rogers Band, Ryan Bingham, David Nail, Julianne Hough, Billy Currington, Jamey Johnson, Gary Allan, Josh […]

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Underwood, Steel Magnolia, a Chesney App and a Kershaw

Underwood Guests On “How I Met Your Mother” Carrie Underwood will make a one-off guest star appearance on CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The episode will air on Monday, March 1. Underwood will appear as a new character, Tiffany, an enigmatic pharmaceutical sales rep and love interest for Ted, played by Josh Radnor. […]

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Barnett Returns as Patsy Cline

Always … Patsy Cline, the popular musical celebrating the life of the country legend, is set to return to the Ryman Auditorium on June 18. The show will be performed on the same stage where Patsy Cline was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1960. 2010 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Cline’s Opry induction. […]

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Big Machine Signs Comedienne Melissa Peterman

Big Machine Records has signed actress Melissa Peterman and is planning a spring release for her debut comedy album. Peterman played ditzy home wrecker “Barbra Jean” on Reba and was the host of CMT’s 2009 The Singing Bee. “I have always wanted to be a recording artist mostly because I really want a tour bus. […]

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Moxy Records Opens In Nashville

Newly formed Moxy Records, a division of Moxy Music Group, has begun full-time label operations based out of its new offices in Nashville. The label recently signed its first act, singer/songwriter Chelsea Field. She is currently in the studio with producer Trey Bruce recording the final tracks for her debut album. Field is scheduled to […]

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Country Music Hall of Fame Names Next Class

The Country Music Association announced today that Jimmy Dean, Ferlin Husky, Billy Sherrill, and Don Williams will become the newest members of the coveted Country Music Hall of Fame. Due to a tie in the voting, both Dean and Husky will be inducted in the “Veterans Era Artist” category. Williams will be inducted in the […]

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Fans Vote On New Music From Whitney Duncan

Reprise/Warner Bros. Records is planning the April 20 digital release of Whitney Duncan’s debut album, Right Road Now, exclusively on www.whitneyduncan.com and iTunes. A poll opened last night (2/22) on her site that gives fans the opportunity to select one of three songs they want to be featured on the new album. The winning song […]

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Paisley Sells Out West Coast Run, Heads For “Tonight Show”

Brad Paisley’s American Saturday Night Tour whipped around the west coast this past weekend with four sold-out shows in Fresno, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Reno. The L.A. Staples Center was packed with over 13,000 fans, including celebrities Sheryl Crowe, William Shatner, The Jonas Brothers, and members of REO Speedwagon. The American Saturday Night Tour […]

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