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Photos: Artists Visit Industry

Artist Greg Hanna stopped by AristoMedia to show them how to do a “Man’s Job”–with work gloves and beer mugs. The group then celebrated his single “It’s A Man’s Job.” (L-R) Rick Kelley, Bobbe Morhiser, Hannah and Jeff Walker. Recently the MusicRow offices welcomed artist visits from Bill Gentry and Veronica Ballestrini. They are pictured […]

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Americana Awards Adds Artists

Justin Townes Earle, The Flatlanders, and Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit are the latest artists to confirm their appearances at this year’s Honors & Awards show. Set for September 17th at the historic Ryman Auditorium, the Americana Honors & Awards ceremony will toast winners in six member-voted categories and bestow Lifetime Achievement Awards on […]

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Rodney Atkins Youth Home Dedication

As a baby, Rodney Atkins was adopted from Holston Home in Greenville, TN by Margaret and Allan Atkins. Now the staff, children and Director Charles Hutchinson call him “Our poster boy for Hope.” Atkins returned home to Greenville this week to help celebrate Holston House’s newly renovated campus. He spent part of the day performing […]

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Rascal Flatts Earn More Platinum, Pass 4 Million Ticket Mark

Rascal Flatts was already the largest selling and grossing group in country music history, and now the band just sold its four millionth concert ticket in a span of four years. Also just announced, the band’s latest album for Lyric Street, Unstoppable, has been certified Platinum for shipments in excess of 1 million. The CD […]

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Celebs Helping Charities

Carrie Underwood has established the CATS Foundation (Checotah Animal, Town, and School) to help with causes in her hometown area of Checotah, Oklahoma. She says, “My hometown is extremely supportive of me and I feel blessed to be able to create something as a way of giving back; to say thank you.” The CATS Foundation […]

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GAP Chooses Ballestrini

Veronica Ballestrini, recently profiled in a New York Times article about Country’s new faces has been chosen for an in-store concert by GAP as part of the company’s Born To Fit series. The young singer/songwriter who has been making a name for herself online (No. 70 on MusicRow Twitter chart), will perform at the Waterbury, […]

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Block Party Cancelled, Currington On Letterman, Early Reba Sales

Due to severe storms predicted for this evening, the St. Jude folks have had to cancel tonight’s (8/20) 20th Anniversary Country Cares block party. They are hoping to reschedule, but don’t yet have a date. ————————- “Absolute perfection,” is what David Letterman said of Billy Currington’s hit “People Are Crazy,” when the singer played the […]

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Swift’s Global Sales Soar

Taylor Swift, who sold more albums last year than any other artist, is making a significant impact on the global music scene, earning Gold and Platinum sales certifications in fourteen countries. Her Fearless album, rapidly approaching quadruple-Platinum in the US, has earned the following international sales awards: Triple Platinum in Australia and Canada; Platinum in […]

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New Music From Dolly and More

Dolly Parton’s latest single, “Change It,” is from the Broadway Musical, 9 to 5. It is being delivered exclusively through AirPlay Direct. ——————————– Radney Foster has added a slew of tour dates in support of his album Revival, to be released Sept. 1 on his own Devil’s River label. The project features Dierks Bentley and […]

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S1 Signs Sheryl Crow

S1 Songs Group global CEO Steve McMellon has announced the acquisition of the Sheryl Crow music publishing catalogue and also the execution of a co-publishing agreement for her future works. The deal sees S1 Songs add 153 songs released by Crow between 1993 and 2008 to its existing portfolio of more than 30,000 songs, as […]

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Strait’s Sales, CMA’s Songwriters Series, Redmond’s New Company

As reported in this morning’s @MusicRow sales analysis article, George Strait’s new release is the top selling album in the U.S. this week. Twang debuted at No. 1 today on The Billboard 200 and the Top Country Albums chart selling over 155,000 units. This is the fourth time in Strait’s career that a new release […]

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