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Bocephus Scores Mon Nite Football (Again)

Bocephus will once again musically invite all his rowdy friends to watch Monday Night Football as he performs the opening anthem for a 21st season. The video for this year’s intro was filmed at the Parthenon in Nashville and features a MNF Hall of Fame theme. Human statues and Hall of Fame busts come to […]

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Labels Sue DeGeneres; Fisher To 615; Nashville Underground Turns 10

Seventeen record labels have banded together to sue the Ellen DeGeneres Show over its alleged use of music without permission. The complaint says the show producers acted with complete disregard for the legal framework of the music business. Read the entire article at Nashville Post. • • • Matt Fisher joins 615 Music as Director […]

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Fogerty to Receive AMA Lifetime Achievement Award

John Fogerty will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting at the Americana Music Association’s 8th Annual Honors and Awards Thursday, Sept. 17. Including his solo work and his time in the iconic band Creedence Clearwater Revival, Forgerty’s musical career extends over four decades and has distinctly shaped American roots music. The musical hybrid of […]

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Luke Bryan Announces First Headlining Tour

Following the Oct. 6 release of his sophomore album Doin’ My Thing, Luke Bryan will set out on his first-ever headlining trek. The 17-date Doin’ My Thing Tour, sponsored by Miller Lite, gets underway Oct. 30 in Jacksonville, Florida with Republic Nashville’s Fast Ryde opening and closes Dec. 5 in Milledgeville, Georgia. Bryan’s love of […]

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Chesney To Stream Ambassadors of Rock Show on NSR

Kenny Chesney continues to deliver the kind of content through his No Shoes Radio (noshoesradio.com) that can’t be found anywhere else. As part of the Hard Rock Cafe’s Ambassadors of Rock program, Chesney will be playing a decidedly scaled back show tomorrow (9/15) from Hard Rock’s Times Square location. Since the concert will likely be […]

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Kanye Interrupts Swift’s VMA Speech

Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift’s acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards last night (9/13). As Swift began to accept her Best Female Video award for “You Belong To Me,” West jumped on stage, grabbed Swift’s mic and said “Taylor, I’m really happy for you, and I’m gonna let you finish, but Beyonce had […]

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Taylor Swift To Perform Live On MTV’s VMA Awards

Taylor Swift will perform live from Radio City Music Hall on MTV’s Video Music Awards this Sunday (9/13). The show airs live on MTV at 8:00 p.m. (CT). Taylor is nominated for Best Female Video for “You Belong With Me.” Taylor will make her first appearance on The View on Tuesday (9/15), interviewing with Barbara […]

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Paisley Family Covers “People”

The Paisley family is featured on the cover of the current issue of People Magazine. The inside five-page spread includes the first photos of Jasper along with big brother Huck and gives the scoop on how Kimberly shared the news of her pregnancy with Brad, and how they share parenting responsibilities. Excerpt from article: And […]

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[Updated] Paisley Scores 7, Leads CMA Nominations

Editor’s Note: An oversight by CMA has been resolved, resulting in Paisley’s nomination count rising to seven, and Urban’s rising to four. They were inadvertently left off the original list of nominees in the Musical Event category. Nominees for the 43rd Annual CMA Awards were revealed yesterday (9/9) morning, with Brad Paisley leading the pack […]

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Charlie Daniels’ Christmas For Kids Concert

The Charlie Daniels & Friends annual Christmas For Kids Concert is slated for Nov. 23 at the Ryman Auditorium, with Gretchen Wilson and Phil Vassar among the special guests. The Celebrity Tour Bus Show will also raise money by allowing visitors to tour the buses of more than sixty stars at the Hendersonville Wal-Mart from […]

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Kellie Pickler’s Video and Other New Music

Kellie Pickler’s video for her newest single, “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You,” makes its world television premiere during CMT Top 20 Countdown tomorrow (9/11) 10:00–12:30 p.m. CT and online at CMT.com immediately following. Filmed in the Dominican Republic, the new video was directed by Roman White. In addition, CMT Power Picks becomes […]

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