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CMA Music Festival To Rock ABC Tonight

The ABC primetime special CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock airs tonight (8/31) (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) with top-notch performances, interviews, and fan interaction from a plethora of Nashville’s brightest stars. The annual music bash, expanding to three hours for the first time, will have performances by Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, […]

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Underwood’s “Play On” Coming In Nov.

Carrie Underwood’s third album, titled Play On, will arrive Nov. 3. She is working on the Sony/Arista/19 Recordings project with producer Mark Bright, who helmed her Carnival Ride collection as well as seven tracks from her debut Some Hearts. Play On draws its title from the name of a song featured on the new album, […]

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Sugarland Announces Holiday Album

Sugarland is planning its first holiday-themed album for a fall release. The duo will present a 10-track record titled Gold And Green on October 6, which includes five original songs* co-written by members Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush. Gold And Green will be sold everywhere—whereas their most recent release was only available at Wal-Mart—and buyers […]

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Underwood, ACM Make Surprise Donation

Carrie Underwood’s new hometown foundation, the Checotah Animal, Town & School Foundation (C.A.T.S.) and the Academy of Country Music’s charitable arm, ACM Lifting Lives, partnered to surprise students in Checotah, Oklahoma this week with a gift valued at more than $117,000 in new instruments for their music programs—and a special appearance and performance by ACM […]

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Swift, Signings, Suds and More

Happening Back Then: In honor of Edward Kennedy’s passing, MusicRow’s longtime photographic contributor Alan Mayor sent in this photo yesterday with a note: “I went back in my files and found this shot of Teddy Kennedy visiting the Hall of Fame in 1980 when he was running against Jimmy Carter. That’s Bill Ivey standing next […]

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Keith’s Latest Riding In Early

Show Dog Nashville has moved up the release date for Toby Keith’s American Ride album to Oct. 6, due to fan and radio response to his new single by the same name. The song lands at No. 5 on this week’s MusicRow Country Breakout chart after just seven weeks on the chart. It is Keith’s […]

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Live On the Green Launches Thursday

Live On the Green, Nashville’s new, free outdoor concert series, will take place over six consecutive Thursday nights starting Sept. 3 with performances by rockers the Toadies, American Bang, and the variety of artists featured on this year’s Ten Out of Tenn compilation album and tour. The series runs through Oct. 8 and will take […]

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Tube Time

Darius Rucker performed to a packed Grand Ole Opry House on Monday, Aug 24th as a part of the Samsung AT&T Summer Krush concert series with a portion of the performance and excitement airing last night (8/27) on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! During the show at the Opry House, fans were witness to over an […]

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Photo Friday: Owen, Brice, Black River, and Bryna

Jake Owen and his twin brother Jarrod stopped by The Big D and Bubba Show in Nashville this week. Big D and Bubba, along with Jake, have been trying to play matchmaker for weeks and finally got the opportunity to surprise Jarrod in studio with a blind date. ————————————– BMI songwriter and Curb recording artist […]

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Opry Goes Pink!

The Grand Ole Opry is joining the fight against breast cancer by “going pink” during two performances Fri., Oct. 2. On each of the night’s shows, Opry superstar Carrie Underwood will take the stage to “flip the switch,” turning the Opry’s signature barn backdrop pink in support of the groups Women Rock for the Cure […]

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Nailing Down A Great Debut

MCA Nashville’s release I’m About To Come Alive by David Nail garners this year’s third highest new artist debut on the country charts. Alive also sits in the Top 20 on the Top 200, and single “Red Light” is Top 40 on MusicRow’s Country Breakout Chart after only eight weeks. Nail met country legends George […]

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