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TV/Video: Paisley, Duncan, Wayne, and Another McGraw

Arista Nashville’s Brad Paisley was in New York last week to promote his new album, American Saturday Night, and his trip to the Big Apple included a performance on a Reege-free edition of Live with Regis and Kelly. After the three-week #1 success of the new album’s first smash, “Then,” Paisley’s new single, “Welcome to the […]

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Lifenotes: Mel McDaniel Hospitalized; More

Mel McDaniel has been hospitalized in Nashville after suffering a heart attack, reports the Tennessean. The Grand Ole Opry member is known for hits including “Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On,” “Stand Up” and “Louisiana Saturday Night.” –––––––––––––––– Pam Green, Westwood One’s Director/Artist Relations, has been released from the rehabilitation center and is back home […]

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Strait Moves Up “Twang” Release Date

George Strait‘s “Living For The Night,” the first single from his upcoming album Twang, hit the Top 15 mark in just three weeks making it one of the fastest rising singles of his career. The song, written by Strait, his son Bubba Strait and legendary songwriter Dean Dillon sits at #15 this week on Billboard’s […]

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Pickler Strikes Gold Again

Kellie Pickler‘s current single, “Best Days Of Your Life,” was recently certified Gold by the RIAA for sales in excess of 500,000. Pickler was surprised with a plaque from the Sony Nashville/BNA Records staff that also celebrates the gold certification of her debut single, “Red High Heels.” Pickler co-wrote both songs.

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New Underwood Album Coming Nov. 3

Four-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood has set a November 3 release date for her yet-to-be-titled third album. Her first two records have sold more than 10 million units. Released on 19 Recordings/Arista Nashville, Underwood’s upcoming album will continue her collaboration with producer Mark Bright, who helmed 2007’s hit-filled Carnival Ride, as well as seven tracks […]

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Industry Celebrates Vince Melamed Album

On June 25 hit songwriter Vince Melamed celebrated the release of his debut solo album with music industry friends. The party was hosted by Adroit Recrods at the Green Hills home of Vince and his wife, Meredith. Melamed wrote or co-wrote “Walkaway Joe,” “What Mattered Most,” “I’ll Take That As a Yes,” and “She’d Give […]

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“Soundstage” On GAC, Kid Rock’s Beer, SheDaisy, and Rascal Flatts

GAC To Present The Best of Soundstage: Great American Country (GAC) is pleased to present the best of the legendary music television series, Soundstage, and will air nine Country episodes beginning with Sugarland on July 12 at 7 PM/CT. The groundbreaking series aired from 1974–1985 before returning in 2003 and continues to feature outstanding high definition […]

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Glamorous Tidbits

Taylor Swift is on the cover of the August issue of Glamour magazine. In an article titled Taylor Swift: Bomb-Shell in Blue Jeans, she dishes on her favorite career moments (Saturday Night Live, Rolling Stone cover), future goals (a world tour, moving out of her parents’ house), and where she sees herself in the future. […]

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Williams Riley Celebrates William Morris Endeavor Signing

An industry crowd gathered at Nashville’s 12th & Porter yesterday (7/1) for a Cajun lunch and showcase hosted by Golden Music, William Morris and Jim Havey PR on behalf of new band Williams Riley. The seven piece outfit, fronted by singer/songwriter Steve Williams, charged through an energetic set including its current single “I’m Still Me,” […]

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Photo Ops: Costco Queen, Winans, Walker, and Wayne

Jimmy Wayne takes a camera with him everywhere he travels, and this week his label Valory Music Co.  launched a weekly series spotlighting some of his favorite photos from the road. See below.

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Revisiting The New Rules Of Engagement

In August 2007 MusicRow released a special report entitled Embracing Change: The New Rules of Engagement. Its content was the result of a series of think-tank sessions with Jim Beavers, David Gales, Scott Heuerman, Todd Cassetty and David Ross—tech devotees with group experience in virtually all aspects of the music industry. Now, two years later, […]

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