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Rucker On Today Tomorrow

Darius Rucker will appear on NBC’s Weekend Today on Saturday (1/30) to talk with Lester Holt about his platinum-selling debut country album, Learn To Live, his fourth country hit, “History In The Making,” and his recent CMA Award win for New Artist. “Lester was one of best interviews of my career with Hootie & The […]

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Gillette UNCUT Film Series Features Tim McGraw

Gillette brought together some of the world’s most popular musicians yesterday (1/28), including country star/actor Tim McGraw, to launch its Gillette UNCUT music film series at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. Directed by Danny Clinch, and executive produced by Greenlight Media & Marketing, the documentary short films provide viewers with unprecedented backstage access into the […]

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Underwood To Sing At Superbowl

The NFL and CBS have announced that ACM Entertainer of the Year Carrie Underwood will perform the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLIV pregame festivities at Sun Life Stadium in South Florida on Sunday, February 7. The performance will be televised live on CBS Sports prior to kickoff. More than 151 million viewers […]

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Cadillac Sky Partners With Dualtone

With their third album, Letters In The Deep, ready for release, genre-blending bluegrass band Cadillac Sky has formed a unique partnership with Dualtone Music for the release of their new music. After considering traditional offers from a handful of labels, the band will release their new album “independently” in early summer through Dualtone. “After weighing all […]

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Toby Keith Offers Semitrailers For Haiti

Toby Keith has joined two nonprofit organizations, Can-Do and Livin’ the Music, to donate seven semitrailers at a Nashville drop site to benefit Project Haiti. The trailers are located at Stage Call at 1420 Cowan Court and will be open seven days a week through Feb. 2. On that day, supplies will be shipped directly to the Port-au-Prince airport in Haiti. […]

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Country Blog Plans City Of Hope Benefit

Country music blog, CountryMusicIsLove has announced the inaugural CountryMusicIsLove Concert benefiting City of Hope, a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. The intimate, acoustic show featuring Johnny Bulford , Carter Twins, Whitney Duncan, Adam Gregory, Mallary Hope, Jason Jones, Jesse Lee, Caitlin Lynn, Gwen Sebastian, and Matt Stillwell will […]

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Flatts, Strait, Reba, Wynonna And A Cheese Promo

Love And Theft And One Cheesy Kraft Promotion America’s favorite cheese, Kraft Singles, is partnering with Disney ABC and Lyric Street artists Love And Theft to discover America’s “Single Best Town,” inviting people across the country to share the single best thing about their hometown. Kraft Singles is searching for the “one-of-a-kind features that make America’s […]

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ACM Continues Fan-Voted New Artist Noms

The Academy of Country Music (ACM) and Great American Country (GAC) announced today that for the second year, the three newcomer categories for the Academy of Country Music Awards — Top New Solo Vocalist, Top New Vocal Duo and Top New Vocal Group — will be determined through interactive fan voting at VoteACM.com. As previously […]

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Lyric Street Signs Kevin Fowler

Lyric Street Records has signed Texas Music stalwart Kevin Fowler to its artist roster. The label, along with Fowler’s management company, Triple 8 Management, celebrated the signing this past weekend in Waco, Texas prior to Fowler’s performance at The Heart of Texas Complex. A native of Amarillo, Texas, Fowler is already well known in his […]

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Taylor Swift Shatters Female Download Record

Billboard reported today that Taylor Swift has broken Britney Spears’ 2008 record for best first-week download sales by a female artist with her current single, “Today Was a Fairytale.” The track sold 325,000 and is set to debut at No. 1 on Billboard’s Digital Songs chart and No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100. Both […]

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Nashville Rocks: Kesha; Road To Bonnaroo

Nashville native Kesha is raging the pop scene from her new base in Los Angeles. Her just released debut album Animal entered the Billboard Top 200 chart last week in the No. 1 slot, with 152,000 units sold, driven mostly by hit lead single, “Tik Tok.” The former Brentwood High student Kesha Sebert is daughter […]

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