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Lambert, Lady A To Headline ACM Fremont St. Experience

The Academy of Country Music is hosting two days of entertainment leading up to the April 18 ACM Awards in Las Vegas, with Lady Antebellum and Miranda Lambert set to headline the Fremont Street Experience. Two stages will be set up to offer fans free concerts on April 15-16 as part of “The Week Vegas […]

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Local Experts Weigh In On “Idol”

For all you American Idol junkies, Nashville’s Fox 17 is hosting a panel of music biz experts each Tues. night after the show to weigh in on what happened that evening. On the panel each week until the end of the season are MusicRow Chart Director Jon Freeman, USA Today Nashville correspondent Brian Mansfield and […]

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Carpenter To Be Honored By AMA, Play Schermerhorn

The Americana Music Association and Washington D.C.’s Newseum will present Mary Chapin Carpenter with the “Spirit of Americana” Free Speech in Music Award on April 27. The heralded singer will be honored during the “Freedom Sings” event in the nation’s capital, which will include a conversation with Carpenter, and performances by Grammy winners Judy Collins […]

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More Stars Added to Rogers Tribute

Smokey Robinson, Tim McGraw, Chris Isaak, Darius Rucker, Billy Currington and Sheena Easton have now signed on to perform on the television special Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years, joining previously announced guests Dolly Parton, Lionel Richie, Alison Krauss, Wynonna and The Oak Ridge Boys. The array of artists will perform, along with Rogers, and a few […]

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Artist News: Walker Cares, Daniels Rings, Wilson Rocks and More

Clay Walker, multi-platinum artist and founder of Band Against MS (BAMS), received the Robert M. Barg Memorial Achievement Award during the Fearless Caregiver Conference in Nashville on Wednesday, March 10. Today’s Caregiver magazine awarded Walker with its highest honor after his keynote speech on how to become a fearless caregiver. This is only the fourth […]

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Dierks Bentley Sings For Clean Water

Capitol Nashville artist Dierks Bentley is heading to Minneapolis to do his part for safe, clean drinking water. The singer will join forces with Live Earth and Life Time Fitness and take part in the Minneapolis leg of the Dow Live Earth Run for Water, the largest global water initiative in history aimed at helping […]

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“Country Boys” Donate a Blessing

The Donate a Blessing Foundation and Florence, South Carolina’s Eagle 92.9 are joining forces to present The Country Boys Disaster Relief Benefit Concert Tour. Kicking off on April 2, 2010 at the Florence Civic Center, the concert commences an 18-month, 40-city concert tour. Proceeds from the concert benefit those who were devastated by the recent […]

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Reba Keeps On Going Gold

Reba’s debut release for Starstruck/Valory, Keep On Loving You, has been certified gold by the RIAA. With this certification, every Reba studio album since 1984’s My Kind of Country has been certified Gold or higher. With her long run of sales successes, Reba has earned more RIAA sales certifications than any female artist in country […]

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Gretchen Wilson Prominent on iTunes

Gretchen Wilson’s fourth studio album, I Got Your Country Right Here, is set to hit stores on Tuesday, March 30, but fans of the Redneck Woman can pre-order the 11-cut album from iTunes now (for a nice $10 price). i-Tunes is giving the album some premium billing, featuring it on its Music Main Page and […]

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Martina’s Fan Base Gets Involved

With social networking fostering a whole new level of listener involvement, multi-platinum artist Martina McBride is finding myriad ways to engage her sizable and dedicated fan base. While the singer is the first to admit that the life of a superstar isn’t always glamorous, that hasn’t stopped her from taking her fans “into the action,” […]

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Fans To Decide Brooks & Dunn’s ACM Song

Brooks & Dunn, the best-selling duo in the history of country music, will perform one of their hit songs as voted on by their fans on the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 18. The duo is embarking on their final tour together this summer, and this will mark their final […]

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