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Chesney Movie Out Via Kmart

Kenny Chesney has teamed with Kmart for exclusive nationwide distribution of his “Kenny Chesney: Summer in 3D” movie. The 2-D version is available for preorder on DVD and Blu-ray at Kmart.com, and will out in Kmart stores on June 13. In more Chesney news, he opened a two weekend stand at the Las Vegas Hard […]

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Randy Houser Sets Sophomore Release Date

Show Dog – Universal is planning the Sept. 14 release of Randy Houser’s sophomore album, They Call Me Cadillac. “I’m All About It,” the self-penned lead single, is already building steam at radio, while another new track, “Whistlin’ Dixie,” has generated over 100,000 in digital single sales. For the album produced by Cliff Audretch and […]

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Artist Photo Spread

Wade Bowen’s charity event…Fast Ryde visits CMA…Gloriana on “Good Day New York”….Chuck Wicks stops by “CMT Top 20 Countdown.”

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Benefit For Josh Ragsdale

Friends are rallying to support songwriter Joshua Ragsdale who is undergoing cancer treatment. A benefit is set for Tues., June 1 at the Mercy Lounge featuring Rivers Rutherford, Randy Montana, Leslie Satcher, Luke Laird, host Cledus T. Judd and many more. Ragsdale co-wrote Montana’s debut single “Ain’t Much Left Of Lovin’ You” with the artist. […]

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Tube Time: Dolly Parton, Luke Bryan, More

Luke Bryan made his debut appearance on The Tonight Show last Tuesday, May 11, where he performed his new single, “Rain Is A Good Thing.” •••••••••••••• Dolly Parton rounded up her friends and fellow celebrities for a Hallmark Channel original special marking the 25th anniversary of her Dollywood theme park. Dolly Celebrates 25 Years of […]

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BamaJam Draws Big Sponsors

Dodge Ram Trucks and Kraft foods are the latest big-name sponsors on board with the 2010 Verizon Wireless BamaJam Music & Arts Festival. The event, running June 3-5 in Enterprise, Alabama, has lined up performances by Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert, Rodney Atkins, Kenny Chesney, Gretchen Wilson, Zac Brown Band and tons more. As part of […]

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Brooks And Dunn Special To Air May 23

The all-star Brooks & Dunn ACM tribute will air Sunday, May 23, at 8:00 PM ET/PT on CBS. ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn—The Last Rodeo was previously taped in Las Vegas with performances by Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Darius […]

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Country Hall Unveils Updates

Curators at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum unveiled additions to its permanent collection at a special reception Thursday night (5/13). The second-floor updates, which bring the story of country music forward in time from 1965 to present, showcase contemporary artists Jamey Johnson, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, bluegrass […]

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Photos: Gill Wedding, Country Throwdown, Songwriters

Jenny Gill, singer and daughter of Vince Gill, was married on May 8th to Josh Van Valkenburg, Manager of A&R for EMI Music Publishing. The wedding and reception was held at the Nashville home of her father and his wife Amy Grant. Jenny’s mother is Janis Oliver of Sweethearts of the Rodeo. The couple, who […]

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Music City Relief Concert Raises Over $1.7 MM

Last night’s flood relief concert on GAC raised $1.7 million and counting. Some of Nashville’s biggest names turned out to perform, answer telethon phones and make significant donations. Brad Paisley and his wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley opened the night with a $100,000 gift. Kimberly co-hosted the event at the Ryman along with actor and Nashville native […]

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Artist News: Nail, McCurdy, Dalley and Jewel

David Nail Plays Ball MCA Records artist David Nail will be the focus of a new six-part CMT webisode series titled Making The Team. Cameras document Nail’s invitation to try out for the St. Louis Cardinals during spring training camp in Jupiter, Florida. The premiere episode posted today (5/14) at 6:00 AM CT on www.cmt.com. […]

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