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Bobby Karl At The Opry and CMHoF Inductions

Chapter 352 It was quite a weekend. On Saturday (10/24), Blake Shelton was inducted into the cast of the Grand Ole Opry. “It’s shocking,” he said backstage. “Because you walk up and down these halls and look at [photos of] who’s been here before.” I guess so, since both the Ryman and the Opry House’s […]

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Anderson To Strum 3000 Show Milestone

Guitarist David Anderson is set to perform his 3000th show at the Country Music Hall of Fame And Museum on Wed., Oct. 27 at 12 pm. The iconic strolling six stringer has performed regularly at the Hall for the past nine years, strumming out over 300,000 tunes and entertaining visitors from 82 nations around the […]

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Laura Bell Bundy on How I Met Your Mother

On Monday, October 25th, Mercury recording artist Laura Bell Bundy will make her second appearance on the hit CBS show How I Met Your Mother. Bundy will reprise her role as “Becky,” Robin’s (Cobie Smulders) new co-anchor on the fictional news show Come On, Get Up New York! “I love it! These people are amazing […]

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Blake Shelton is Up All Night in Los Angeles

Four-time CMA Award Nominee Blake Shelton threw an all-night party for a capacity crowd at Club Nokia in Los Angeles last night as part of his first-ever headlining tour, All About Tonight Tour. Shelton played hits “Hillbilly Bone” and “All About Tonight” and was joined by fiancee Miranda Lambert for their duet, “Draggin’ the River.” […]

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Gwen Sebastian and Margaret Durante On the Road

Gwen Sebastian has been “road tripping” introducing media gatekepers to her music. A week ago she sang at Nevada Wild Fest in Las Vegas joining artists such as Glen Campbell, Kenny Rogers and Lonestar. Wayne Newton served as host. Sebastian also performed on KTNV-TV’s morning show, The Morning Blend. The Minneapolis Star Tribune recently said, “her […]

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Montgomery Gentry Builds Playground

2010 Home Depot Humanitarian Award winners Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry helped build a playground at the Booker T. Washington Academy in Lexington, KY. They teamed up with over 250 volunteers from Home Depot, The Academy of Country Music, KaBOOM! and community supporters to complete the entire playground on October 20th. KaBOOM! is a national […]

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Early Swift Raves; JetBlue, Target and Royal Caribbean Exclusives

Taylor Swift‘s upcoming Speak Now is earning early raves from critics before the October 25th release date. Swift’s highly-anticipated third album will be released by Big Machine Records in over 40 countries. The Hollywood Reporter calls the album “brilliant” and The New York Times states that Speak Now is “The most musically diverse [album] of […]

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Nettles To Host CMA Country Christmas

CMA’s new holiday broadcast continues to take form with the announcement that it will be hosted by Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles. “I am thrilled to have been asked to host the CMA Christmas Special,” Nettles said. “I love the holidays and, as my first time hosting a show, I am sure it will be full of […]

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Jason Aldean Gets Ready for His “Party”

Platinum artist Jason Aldean will release his fourth album My Kinda Party on November 2nd. Fans can pre-order the album at www.jasonaldean.com, where they can also purchase an exclusive signed version. The 15-track album is also available for pre-order at Amazon.com and will be on iTunes on October 26th. In the days leading up to […]

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Photos: Colt Ford, Harlem Globetrotters at the Opry, and Joe Nichols

Colt Ford hits Kix 106 in Memphis … The Harlem Globetrotters hit the Opry … Joe Nichols performs at a benefit concert in Knoxville.

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Republic Nashville Goes Ape

Republic Nashville went “Ape” today after hearing that The Band Perry’s new release scanned a total of 52,500 albums this week. There’s no way to tell who is wearing the monkey suits, but note that Republic Nashville President Jimmy Harnen and Big Machine Founder/CEO Scott Borchetta both seem to curiously be missing???? TBP debuted on […]

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