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UMPG Signs Hunter Hayes

UMPG announces the signing of 17- year-old singer/songwriter Hunter Hayes to its roster of hit makers. With accomplishments claimed only by a seasoned entertainer, Hunter currently plays over 10 instruments and is continually adding to his musical repertoire. As a young child he appeared on several network television shows and played for many dignitaries including […]

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Jennifer Nettles Still on Vocal Rest

Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles has received doctor’s orders to rest her voice for the next week due to complications of vocal strain and overuse. The problem is related to the viral tonsil condition the singer has been battling since January. This will affect Sugarland’s tour dates from now through July 25th, including stops in Utah, Nevada […]

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Pickler, GAC in DC, and Puckett’s Rising Star

Kellie Pickler is on the cover of Nashville Lifestyles’ August issue, a.k.a. “The Hot List 2009.” Billed under the title, “Smokin’ Hot,” Pickler is the focus of a multi-page spread and interview. Her current single, “Best Days Of Your Life,” just cracked the Top 10 on the monitored charts and is certified Gold with more than […]

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Halfway To Hazard Hosts MusicRow Picnic

Halfway to Hazard stopped by MusicRow yesterday for a performance and indoor picnic. Chad Warrix and David Tolliver kept the staff in stitches for most of the visit but managed to squeeze in two songs, including new single “I Know Where Heaven Is.” MusicRow employees, H2H, and manager Christopher Washko enjoyed noshing on food at […]

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Music Row Ladies Gear Up For Golf Tourney

The 22nd Annual Music Row Ladies Golf Tournament is in full swing again on Monday, July 27 at Old Natchez Country Club to benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee (UCP). Celebrity players and caddies participating are Jason Aldean, Joey Feek (Joey & Rory), Rachel Proctor, Emily West; songwriters Hillary Lindsey (“Jesus, Take the  Wheel,” […]

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Roy Clark, Billy Currington, More

Country Music Hall of Fame member Roy Clark donated several items to the Country Music Hall on Fame® and Museum on Saturday (7/18). The artifacts, which will be on display beginning August 1 in the Museum’s permanent exhibit, include a magenta three-piece Manuel suit with an embroidered silver lame´Manuel shirt, patent leather Tony Lama boots, […]

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Radney Foster Turns 50 With “Revival”

Singer-songwriter, artist and producer Radney Foster celebrated his 50th birthday Monday night (July 20) with a performance at Nashville’s Exit/In. He was joined onstage by an incredible list of fellow writer-artist friends including Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley, Jessi Alexander, Jon Randall, Georgia Middleman, Lee Roy Parnell, Vince Gill, Sam Bush and others. Friends from his […]

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2009 CCMA Fans’ Choice Award Nominees

The Canadian Country Music Association announced today the nominees for the 2009 CCMA Fans’ Choice Award:  George Canyon, Doc Walker, Jessie Farrell, Aaron Pritchett and Johnny Reid. Beginning Friday, July 24 until Sunday, September 6 at 11:59 p.m. EST, the public can vote online at www.CMT.ca for their favorite Canadian Country Star. The winner will […]

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Josh Turner Kicks Off NSAI Benefit Series

Josh Turner is set for the debut installment of NSAI’s “It All Begins With A Song” Performance Series. The event, kicking off Wed., July 22 at the Wildhorse Saloon, will benefit the Nashville Songwriters Association International’s legislative efforts. “On behalf of all American songwriters NSAI is extremely grateful to Josh for helping launch what will […]

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Mattea, Hot Rize To Host IBMA Awards

Kathy Mattea and the legendary bluegrass band Hot Rize will co-host the 20th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards on Thursday, October 1, at 7:30 p.m. at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium. Mattea’s current album Coal is an acoustic style offering focusing on coal mining stories from Appalachia. The album remained on Billboard’s Bluegrass Album chart for […]

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Trace’s Superhero, Julianne’s Emmy Nod, Kershaw’s TV Track

Trace Adkins can add action hero to his list of career accomplishments. 12 Gauge Comics is planning a four-issue comic book series called “Luke McBain,” which is based on the country star. The first issue hits stores in November to coincide with Adkins’ tour. It will be available for $3.99 per issue in more than 4,000 […]

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