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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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Painted Guitar Auction To Help Teens

The Hear The Music Live guitar will be auctioned on eBay.com Nov. 9-19, 2010. Hear The Music Live’s primary focus is to reach out to pre-teens and teens in residential treatment foster care group homes to give them the opportunity to attend a concert in their local area (e.g. 90% of the children that Hear The […]

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Hometown Salutes The Band Perry

The Band Perry returned to its hometown Greeneville, TN (10/10) to offer thanks for the town’s support in the form of a free concert. Siblings Kimberly, Neil and Reid were surprised when over 5,000 fans showed up and the town also declared Oct. 10 to The Band Perry Week. The CMA-nominated band released its self-titled […]

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Photos: Toby’s Team; Underwood Tour; Jordyn Shellhart

Show Dog – Universal Music, TKO Artist Management, Paradigm, and UMG celebrate Toby Keith’s new album Bullet’s In The Gun coming in at No. 1 on both the Top Current Albums Chart and Top Country Album Chart. The title track and current single was the No. 1 most added single this week at country radio. […]

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Tootsies Turns 50

Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge will celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a special tribute show at the Ryman Auditorium on Nov. 7. Named for its original owner Hattie Louise “Tootsie” Bess, the Broadway honky tonk with access across the alley from the Ryman, has a colorful history as a popular hangout where Opry performers could jam between […]

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NARAS Honors Loretta

Legendary Loretta Lynn was honored by the Recording Academy during a star-studded gala last night (10/12) at the Ryman Auditorium. The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) presented the Country Music Hall of Fame member with its President’s Merit Award. On January 31, Lynn was announced as a winner of the Academy’s Lifetime […]

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“Pure Country 2” Out Friday

Pure Country 2—The Gift, the sequel to the hugely successful Pure Country film, will hit theaters Friday (10/15). Katrina Elam stars as a rising country singer, and George Strait, who lead the cast in the original, returns for the follow-up. Dean Cain appears in Pure Country 2, under the direction of Chris Cain who worked […]

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Marty Stuart Show Begins Season Three

Marty Stuart, Grammy winner and country traditionalist will soon begin taping season three of his TV show, The Marty Stuart Show. Previous guests on the show have included Earl Scruggs, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Dierks Bentley, Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, Old Crow Medicine Show and others over the past two seasons. Stuart’s show also received a […]

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Kingsley Hosts Swift’s New Album Premiere

Bob Kingsley’s Country Top 40, in association with TARGET, will present a 90-minute album premiere with Taylor Swift and her new CD Speak Now, hosted by Kingsley. The CD release date is set for October 25th. “Just when you think the career of Taylor Swift can’t get any more amazing, she finds a way to […]

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