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ABC-TV Special Leads Into Tonight’s CMA Awards

“Country Music’s Biggest Night” is upon us. CMA Awards tickets are sold out, ABC has been hyping Country with special programming, and downtown traffic is being adjusted for load-in to the Sommet Center. As part of the CMA Awards excitement, last night (11/10) ABC presented the hour-long special In The Spotlight with Robin Roberts: Bright […]

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Country Celebrates Veterans Day

“Chevy Salutes America’s Heroes” contest winner Master Sgt. Bubba Beason of the U.S. Air Force was awarded a 2010 Chevy Equinox yesterday (11/10) during ABC’s Good Morning America broadcast from the Sommet Center. Country artist Rodney Atkins presented Beason and his family with the car. Beason’s son, Christopher, entered his father in the contest and […]

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Bobby Karl Works The Room: BMI Awards

Chapter 327 More Stars Than There Are in the Heavens. That was the saying about the MGM lot during Hollywood’s golden age in the ‘30s and ‘40s. If there’s an organization in country music that can say the same in this golden age of country music, it is surely BMI. The performance rights organization’s 57th […]

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Big Winners At BMI—Pinson, Swift, Sony/ATV

It was an evening to celebrate songs and songwriters at BMI’s Country Awards, held last night (11/10) at the organization’s Music Row offices. Bobby Pinson was named Songwriter of the Year, Taylor Swift’s smash “Love Story” received Song of the Year honors, and its publisher Sony/ATV Music was awarded Publisher of the Year. The 57th […]

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CMT Features Sugarland Concert Special

Sugarland: Live On The Inside, the one-hour network television special featuring Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush’s Love On The Inside Tour will re-air exclusively on CMT beginning Friday, November 13 at 9 PM/CT and repeat numerous times throughout the month. The video was directed by Shaun Silva and filmed at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. […]

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Opry Show To Stream On MySpace

The Grand Ole Opry, the world’s longest-running radio show, and MySpace are uniting to live stream an Opry performance with video for the first time. On Nov. 14, 9 – 10 p.m. ET fans can view the live show featuring Opry member and country superstar Carrie Underwood, CMA new artist nominee Jake Owen, and more. […]

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Bobby Karl Works the SESAC Awards

Chapter 326 We Are Family. That concept was repeatedly invoked at Monday night’s SESAC banquet on Music Row (11/9). And, my, how the “family” has grown: The event is now double in size what it was just a few short years ago. “I’m proud to be a member of the SESAC family,” said Songwriter of […]

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Swift Set To Open CMA Awards

It was announced today (11/8) that four-time nominee Taylor Swift will deliver the opening performance at Wednesday night’s (11/11) CMA Awards. The 43rd Annual CMA Awards, hosted by fellow nominees Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, will air live from the Sommet Center in Nashville on ABC. Swift, who won the Horizon Award in 2007, received […]

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CMA Honors Walter C. Miller

The Country Music Association recently presented the Irving Waugh Award of Excellence to longtime and treasured former CMA Awards Executive Producer, Walter C. Miller. He was recognized for his 40-years of working with the CMA Awards, as producer, executive producer, and now consulting producer, on Friday, Nov. 6, at a reception in the Suite Level […]

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Photos From The Walk of Fame Ceremony

Music City, Inc. yesterday (11/8) inducted the seventh class into the Music City Walk of Fame: Tootsie Bess, Charlie Daniels, Dolly Parton, Kid Rock and Ernest Tubb. The honorees were recognized officially with the unveiling of commemorative sidewalk markers in the Hall of Fame Park in downtown Nashville. The induction ceremony, sponsored by Great American […]

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Videos: CMT’s Aldean Exclusive, Covington’s Hometown Shoot

CMT will host the television premiere of Jason Aldean’s new video, “The Truth,” on Nov. 13. The week leading up to the premiere will include various multi-platform exclusives across CMT properties. Fans can visit CMT.com or m.CMT.com on their mobile phones for a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the video. Twitter followers of @jason_aldean and @FollowCMT get […]

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