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Appearances: Adkins, Worley & Bacon Brothers

Trace Adkins will appear on this week’s episode of A&E’s reality show, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, set to air Aug. 9 at 8:30 CT. In the episode, titled “Rootin’ Tootin’ Gene,” Simmons travels to Nashville as a favor to KISS’ manager and takes a country band under his wing. Adkins stops by the studio to surprise his […]

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Rascal Flatts Sell Out Second Stadium

Rascal Flatts will perform their second sold-out stadium show of the summer Sunday (8/9) at Columbus’ Crew Stadium. This weekend a total of 65,000 fans are expected at the Rascal Flatts American Living Unstoppable Tour’s three stops, including Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. Last weekend the band played a sold-out show last month in front of […]

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Artist News: Luke Bryan, Due West, Kingbilly, More

Capitol Nashville recording artist Luke Bryan and zooppa.com have joined forces to host a fan generated online video contest for Bryan’s latest single “Do I,” launching on Aug. 17 and continuing through Oct. 11. Zoopa.com is a social network focused on user-generated advertising. Fans can win autographed copies of Bryan’s soon to be released album […]

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Industry Items: Otto, Fletcher, More

James Otto’s Warner Bros. Records debut single, “Just Got Started Lovin’ You,” has achieved sales of 500,000 units and has been certified Digital Gold by the RIAA. ————————————- An interview with Universal Records South’s Fletcher Foster is posted at This week In The Hot Seat with Larry LeBlanc. ————————————- The NashvillePost reports: Gospel legend BeBe […]

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Is Gloriana Splitting? [not]

No Gloriana isn’t separating, but its two female members—Cheyenne Kimball and Rachel Reinert—are appearing [by themselves] on the cover of Justine Magazine for its Aug./Sept. issue without Mike and Tom Gossin. The teen magazine, devoted to Real Girls and Real Teen Issues, also contains a four page article that talks about the formation of the […]

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Lambert Planning A “Revolution At The Ryman”

Miranda Lambert will perform her entire forthcoming album in sequence at the Ryman Auditorium just days before its release, so she can share the new music with Nashville fans and music industry peers. The “Revolution at the Ryman” will be Sept. 24, prior to the Sept. 29 release date, and she plans to close out […]

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Artist Photos: O’Neal, Young, Wilson, and Mark Schultz

Gretchen Wilson took over the morning show of HANK 106.3 FM in Merced, CA last Friday, handling traffic, weather and news. 

Fans can catch a glimpse of Gretchen at home and on her farm outside Nashville in “People” magazine’s Country Music special issue, which hits stands this Fri., Aug. 7, and on the TV special […]

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Strait Talks Twang

George Strait discusses his new album Twang to be released Aug. 11. The first single from “Living For the Night,” hit the Top 15 mark in just three weeks, making it one of the fastest rising singles of Strait’s career and the first radio single he has written. The song, written by Strait, his son […]

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The Oaks and Opryland

The Oak Ridge Boys are building fan connections through a unique package coming to the Opryland Hotel this fall. The Inaugural Oak Ridge Boys Rally will take place at Gaylord Opryland Resort October 23-25. Guests will spend two nights at the acclaimed resort, enjoy a concert, and attend a Q&A dessert reception with the band. […]

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Anderson In The Studio, Ingram on TV, Griffith In France

Whisperin’ Bill Anderson teamed-up with his producer/engineer Rex Schnelle, this week to begin recording a new CD at studios in Nashville. Anderson notes that the album will contain songs he has written with such collaborators as Jamie Johnson of the Grascals, Brad Paisley, Jon Randall, Rivers Rutherford, Buddy Cannon, Tim Nichols, Barry Dean, and Casey […]

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Rising Artists: Thompson, Armiger, Carter’s Chord

Columbia Nashville artist Josh Thompson released his debut single, “Beer On The Table,” yesterday (8/4) via digital outlets. He has been on a radio tour and recently wrapped up a week in the southwest with a visit to Colorado Springs. During the stop, Thompson made a surprise appearance on stage with KATC PD Jim West’s […]

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