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Leadership Music, CMA Industry InSite, and the “Just Plain Folks” Awards

Grammy winner Steve Wariner and noted studio owner John McBride have been added to the Leadership Music Dale Franklin Award salute to Jim Foglesong, Allen Reynolds and Garth Brooks, set for Sunday, Aug. 23 at the Renaissance Hotel. Wariner (co-writer of Brooks’ hit “Longneck Bottle”) joins in the tribute to Brooks with his wife Trisha […]

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TV Shuffle: Reba, Billy, Shania, Brad, Love & Theft

Reba McEntire will be on this week’s CMT Top 20 Countdown, chatting with host Lance Smith about her new album, and her installment of CMT’s Invitation Only which premieres this Friday, August 21 at 8:00 PM/CT. Tomorrow, (8/19) from 2:45-3:15 PM/CT, Reba will conduct a live Web chat from New York City in partnership with […]

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Sneak Preview of CRS 41

Organizers of this year’s Country Radio Seminar have tweeked the format of the educational panels for the coming event, to be held Feb. 24-26, 2010, at the Nashville Convention Center. Panels which were previously tailored to radio station market size, will offer information that can be applied to all  markets, as well as the music […]

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Republic Nashville Signs The Band Perry

If everyone in this photo buys a CD the group will be well on its way to Gold sales. (TOP ROW, Left to Right): David Crow, Milom, Joyce, Horsnell & Crow, PLC; Bob Doyle, Bob Doyle & Associates; Scott Borchetta, CEO of Republic Nashville; Allison Jones, A&R Republic Nashville; Marie Perry; Steve Perry; Jimmy Harnen, […]

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ON THE COVER: Anthony Smith

Label: Stroudavarious Forthcoming Album: Sunshine, set for release in 2010 Current Single & Video: “Bringin’ Back The Sunshine” Current Producer: James Stroud and Anthony Smith Interesting Facts: #1: The album is scheduled to include an instrumental track called “Anaconda Cowboys,” performed with Smith’s band of the same name. #2: Smith’s first album was on Mercury […]

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NoShoesRadio.com Partners with Hooters

Atlanta-based Hooters restaurants partnered with NoShoesradio.com, Kenny Chesney’s new online radio station which launched last week. The station located at www.noshoesradio.com reflects Kenny’s eclectic taste, ranging from country to reggae to rock, and beyond. The radio station promotional launch takes place in major cities across the country. Chesney appeared at last week’s kick off at […]

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McGraw Offers Fans Southern Voice

Tim McGraw will release Southern Voice on Curb Records, Oct. 20. The new album will contain his current single “It’s A Business Doing Pleasure With You” written by Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger and Brett James. This release, recorded in Nashville with producer Byron Gallimore, marks McGraw’s first studio set in almost 2 and a half years. […]

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Possum Returns, Sony Sign, Katie Armiger & Craig Morgan

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Friday Photos: “People” Party, Country At The White House, More

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O’Reilly Opens Nashville Office, Signs Buddy Jewell

Buddy Jewell has signed with O’Reilly International for management, company president Louis O’Reilly announced today. Brad Allen, president of the newly-formed ALL Entertainment, will co-manage Jewell with O’Reilly. O’Reilly International, one of Canada’s leading artist management companies, recently opened an office in Nashville. The company, in partnership with its two independent award-winning Canadian record labels, […]

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Otto And Houser Set For Buds-n-Suds

The 12th Annual Buds-n-Suds Benefit Concert has lined up Randy Houser and James Otto to play the outdoor fundraiser at Loser’s Bar and Grill on Wednesday, August 26th, 7-11 PM. The event started by friends and music businessmen Cory Gierman and Jason Krupek supports the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Tennessee Chapter. There […]

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