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Sugarland Set For Network Primetime Special

Sugarland is getting its first network television special. Sugarland: Live on the Inside will air on ABC, Mon., Aug. 3 at 7 PM/CT, the night before the duo’s new Wal-Mart exclusive CD/DVD pack of the same name hits shelves. Producer/director Shaun Silva taped the one-hour special at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky using 20 cameras. […]

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Pickler OK

The latest in a series of magazine features focusing on Nashville’s lovely country artists involves Kellie Pickler in a six page spread for OK Magazine. Billed as Southern Belle, Pickler dishes about life on the road and as a member of country music family. “Of course I would love to be a member of the […]

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Dozier Leads Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Class

Earlier this week the crowd at the Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Class was treated to a very special, intimate evening of stories about the wonder years of Motown Records and the origination of some of the many hits written by Lamont Dozier and the powerhouse songwriting team Holland-Dozier-Holland (H-D-H). H-D-H were credited with creating […]

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Industry Turns Out To Support Artists At Music Fest

Ashton Shepherd celebrated her CMA Music Festival appearance last week with her team members such as reps from CAA, Cherry Heart Entertainment, and Flood Bumstead McCready McCarthy. Pictured: Rondal Richardson, Mallori Kirchenschlager, Stan Barnett, Julie Boos, Rod Essig, Ashton Shepherd, John Huie, Blake McDaniel, Rob Light, Darin Murphy, Gratton Stephens, Brad Bissell, Shelby Kennedy and […]

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Country Gals Cover Shape Magazine

LeAnn Rimes, Martina McBride and Julianne Hough will be on the cover of the July issue of Shape magazine. Inside, the bikini-clad babes tell how they get (and keep) those fab bodies. Among the topics, McBride shares her fascination with nutrition and how she encourages her husband and daughters to eat healthily. She also discusses […]

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String of Events Benefit Darryl Worley Foundation

Darryl Worley is hosting a series of fundraisers for his namesake charitable foundation, with the second event scheduled for July 13 at the Bumpus Harley-Davidson dealership in Murfreesboro. For “Hitmakers & Harleys” Worley will be joined by Walt Aldridge (Heartland’s “I Loved Her First,” Ronnie Milsap’s “No Getting’ Over Me”), Jim “Moose” Brown (“It’s Five […]

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CMHF Hosts Elvis Costello Program

Elvis Costello treated patrons at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum to a special interview on Monday (6/15).  Costello discussed his ties to Music City, from his 1979 pairing with George Jones to his current album, Secret, Profane & Sugarcane, which was recorded in Nashville with an all-star cast of musicians.  During the […]

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Newsflash: Teens Love Taylor, Miley and Carrie

Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and Miley Cyrus are among the nominees for the popular Teen Choice 2009 Awards. The star laden show catering to the coveted demographic will air Aug. 10 on Fox, honoring everything from music, TV, and film, to favorite athletes, celebrity babies and celeb pets. There isn’t a Country category, so the […]

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Canyon, Farrell, Pritchett To Play Canadian CMA Awards

George Canyon, Jessie Farrell and Aaron Pritchett will perform at this year’s Canadian Country Music Awards, to be held Sept. 13 in Vancouver, BC. This year’s CCMA Award nominees will be announced at a media conference in Toronto, ON, on Wed., July 29. Canyon is a multiple CCMA Award winner, and two-time JUNO Award winner […]

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Bonnaroo Attendance Up From 2008

Early estimates project that 75,000 people attended Bonnaroo last weekend in Manchester, Tenn. This is an increase from 70,000 in 2008, and just shy of the 80,000 tickets that would sell out the festival. Producers Ashley Capps of A.C. Entertainment, and Jonathan Mayers of Superfly Presents, arranged for about 125 acts this year, and are […]

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Paisley, Swift Big Winners At CMT Music Awards

Brad Paisley and Taylor Swift emerged as the biggest winners with three and two trophies, respectively, at last night’s 2009 CMT Music Awards. Paisley took home top honors for Male Video of the Year (“Waitin’ On A Woman”), Collaborative Video of the Year (“Start A Band” with Keith Urban), and CMT Performance of the Year, […]

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