Category: Artist

Date Set For Grammy Noms Concert

The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night® will air live on the CBS Television Network on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from 10–11 PM ET/PT. The one-hour special will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees. Presenters, performers and additional information will be announced […]

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Toby Keith Goes Deluxe

Toby Keith is planning to release a deluxe edition of his new album when it comes out Oct. 5 via his label Show Dog-Universal Music. The special edition of Bullets In The Gun will have four live tracks which were recorded during his surprise “Incognito Bandito” show at The Fillmore in Manhattan. It is available […]

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UMG Videos Back on MTV.com

Universal Music Group is temporarily allowing MTV.com to stream music videos from its artists. The label group had recently forced MTV.com to remove the videos until a licensing agreement could be reached. According to AdAge.com, UMG came around, at least for the time being, so that fans can watch the videos and vote for MTV’s […]

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George Richey Passes

MusicRow has confirmed George Richey, longtime husband of Tammy Wynette, passed away recently. According to Woodlawn Memorial Park, Richey has been laid to rest near Wynette in the Woodlawn Cross Mausoleum. Richey and Wynette wed in 1978; it was her fifth and longest marriage. Songwriter/producer Richey had been in her life for many years as […]

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Friday Photos: Artists Out And About

Josh Thompson in Dallas Columbia Nashville’s Josh Thompson caught up with KSCS Dallas PD Chris Huff last weekend while he was there with the Brad Paisley H20 World Tour.  Thompson’s current single, “Way Out Here,” is Top 20 and climbing the country charts. • • • Josh Kelley in the Twin Cities With his debut […]

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Lionel Richie To “All For The Hall” Fundraiser

Superstar Lionel Richie will perform at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s All for the Hall Los Angeles fundraiser on Thursday, September 23, at Club Nokia, Museum officials announced today (8/13). The event, which will follow a “guitar pull” format, will feature performances by Country Music Hall of Fame members Emmylou Harris and Kris […]

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Eric Church’s “Smokin’” Video Premiere

EMI Records Nashville artist Eric Church is premiering the video for his new single,  “Smoke A Little Smoke” on Yahoo! Music today (8/13). “Smoke A Little Smoke” is the third single from Church’s critically acclaimed album Carolina. Previous hits “Love Your Love The Most” and “Hell On The Heart” both spent time in the Top 10 of […]

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Reba Conquers Facebook, Announces New Album

Valory Music Company artist Reba surpassed the one million fan mark on Facebook this week, propelling her into an elite group of only 10 country artists to achieve the popularity milestone. Reba, who continues to gain over 11,000 new Facebook Fans each day, joins Taylor Swift, Johnny Cash, Carrie Underwood, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Kenny […]

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Johnny Mathis Goes Country

Gwyneth Paltrow’s doing it, Platinum-selling rockers Train are doing it, and rumor has that even Cher is getting into the game. Now we can add romantic crooner Johnny Mathis to the list of celebrities who have recently jumped over to the country side of the fence. For his first full album inspired by country music, […]

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Swift’s “Mine” Leaps Into Billboard’s Hot 100

Taylor Swift’s new, rush-released single, “Mine,” has entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart at No. 3, making Swift the second female artist in the history of the Hot 100 to debut multiple tracks in the top five during a calendar year. Mariah Carey is the only other female with multiple top five debuts in a […]

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Little Big Town Readies “The Reason Why”

With the fastest-climbing hit of their career, “Little White Church,” currently climbing the country singles chart, Capitol Nashville’s Little Big Town’s fourth studio album, The Reason Why, will hit shelves on August 24. The platinum-selling band, which consists of Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook, co-produced the album alongside Wayne Kirkpatrick and […]

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