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Brad Paisley to Publish “Diary”

Country superstar Brad Paisley will publish his first book, The Diary of a Player, in May 2011 through Howard Books/Simon and Schuster. The Diary of a Player is the personal story of how Paisley became who he is today, and is a salute to the guitar gods of country, blues and rock ‘n’ roll. Paisley […]

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Taylor Swift’s Bicoastal Attack for New Album Launch

Four-time GRAMMY Award winner Taylor Swift has planned a series of events to celebrate the release of her highly-anticipated third studio album, Speak Now, which arrives in stores on October 25th. On October 25th, Taylor will perform at the United Nations in New York City for a group of winners from contests held worldwide. This […]

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Opry Goes Pink for Women Rock for the Cure

The Opry goes pink on Friday, October 15th, in support of Women Rock for the Cure (WRFTC), a Nashville-based organization that is committed to fighting breast cancer by utilizing the passion, creativity and strength of the entertainment industry to find inspiring ways to raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Nashville […]

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AMA Bases Nominees On New Media Chart

Nominees for this year’s American Music Awards were selected, for the first time, using BigChampagne’s Ultimate Chart. In previous years, the AMA assembled its nominees based upon the Billboard 100. BigChampagne describes its new Ultimate Chart as “an unprecedented aggregation of timely, relevant metrics and a product of our friends’ and partners’ hard work and […]

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CMA Honors Triple Play Writers

“This is an amazing accomplishment and we are very pleased to honor these talented songwriters, and songwriting artists, for their valued contribution to the format,” said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “They each have a rare talent that is a gift for all of us to enjoy.” The CMA Triple Play Awards, which honor […]

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On Target with Keith Urban

GRAMMY Award-winning artist Keith Urban will release an exclusive deluxe version of his sixth studio album, Get Closer, at retail giant Target. This deluxe album will feature three new music tracks and four live recordings in addition to the eight original tracks and will be available at Target stores nationwide and Target.com beginning November 16th, […]

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Blake Shelton Makes First Stop on Headlining Tour

Blake Shelton’s first-ever headlining tour made the first stop at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado yesterday (10/13). The All About Tonight Tour will continue through October along the West Coast. “To go out and know that the crowd is there for you – every night,” Shelton says, “that is one heck of a feeling. […]

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Bobby Karl Works Wild Week Of Parties And Shows

Chapter 350 Loretta Lynn Tribute, Carrie Underwood Concert, Capitol Street Fest Fear not, gentle readers, your party boy has been on the job all week long. Longer than a week, actually. The fun began last weekend. Miss Mary’s South Carolinian cousins Chuck & Mary Connors always go to the Opry when they come to town. Always. […]

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ISC Deadline Extended
, Glee Strikes a Chord

ISC Deadline Extended The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has extended the deadline for entries to December 3rd, 2010. ISC accepts entries from amateur and professional songwriters, awarding over $150,000 in cash and prizes, including a Grand Prize package of $25,000 cash and $20,000 in merchandise. Winners also benefit from extensive publicity and international exposure to […]

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Deluxe Edition of New Reba CD Available

Multimedia superstar and 2010 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year nominee Reba will release her 34th studio album, All the Women I Am, on Tuesday, November 9th, which will be accompanied by a Limited Deluxe Edition. This edition will have exclusive content such as behind-the-scenes footage of the making of the “Turn On the Radio” […]

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Roots Radio Hit By Lightning

Nashville’s weekly roots/Americana radio show, Music City Roots: Live From The Loveless Cafe, will mark its first anniversary with a new partnership. The progressive music, 2-hour radio broadcast will now be heard Wednesdays 7-9 on Lightning 100 (WRLT-FM)d beginning with the Oct. 20 show. Each show is also streamed live via www.livestream.com using a multi-camera […]

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