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Taylor Swift Stars In Band Hero Video Game

Players will soon be able to perform as video game character Taylor Swift in Activision’s new Band Hero game. Available Nov. 3, just in time for holiday shopping, the game allows fans to act as Swift’s playable character and perform her hits “You Belong With Me,” “Picture To Burn” and “Love Story.” Other new characters […]

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Artist News From David Nail and Gloriana

The Chicago White Sox and WUSN celebrated “Country Music Night” on Sept. 22 and featured MCA Nashville artist David Nail performing the national anthem and a four-song acoustic set on the field. He is also acting as MLB.com’s first ever celebrity blogger and will post weekly updates through the World Series. Nail will return to […]

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Carrie’s Single Sales Explosion

Superstar Carrie Underwood has the nation’s No. 1 country digital single as “Cowboy Casanova” scored first-week sales of more than 110,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a division of The Nielsen Company. With this achievement, Underwood remains the only solo country artist this year to debut a digital single above the 100,000 mark. It’s the […]

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All For The Hall In LA Tomorrow

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s All for the Hall Los Angeles benefit takes place tomorrow (10/1) night at Club Nokia with a fantastic line-up set to perform. Multi-talented writer and artist Chris Isaak has been confirmed to host the one-of-a-kind musical evening, the centerpiece of which will be a guitar pull featuring […]

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All Star Concert Hopes To Save The GMA

Christian and Gospel music’s premier artists will gather in Nashville on Monday night, Oct. 12, for the Save The GMA concert at the Loveless Cafe Barn. Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, Casting Crowns, MercyMe, Natalie Grant, Kirk Franklin, Point of Grace, Fisk Jubilee Singers and The Booth Brothers are all on board for the show […]

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Around Town: Paramore, Pop Songwriter, And Fire Prevention

Members of Franklin, TN based rock band Paramore gave MTV News a tour of their hometown recently. The band stopped at Puckett’s Restaurant and Grocery in Historic Downtown for lunch. Paramore’s third studio album, Brand New Eyes is releasing nationwide today (9/29) through Fueled by Ramen. The feature can be seen on the MTV News Web site. […]

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LeAnn Rimes/ACM Building Playground For Charity

LeAnn Rimes is teaming up with volunteers from The Home Depot, Academy of Country Music, KaBOOM!, the United Way and community members to build a playground in just one day at Spring Valley Apartments in Murfreesboro. Rimes was honored as the 2009 recipient of The Home Depot Humanitarian Award at the 44th Annual Academy of […]

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Photos From The Road: Aldean, Covington, Lambert

Miranda Lambert’s new album, Revolution, comes out today (9/29) and she started this morning with a performance of her current single, “White Liar,” on Good Morning America. While there she ran into the Arizona Cardinals’ Larry Fitzgerald (R) who was also guesting on the ABC show. She continues the Revolution tonight with a live performances […]

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Music Row Rally Raises $1340 & 150 lbs of Food

The first ever Music Row Rally (9/25) had Craig Wiseman and friends stationed at both ends of Music Row collecting money and canned food from cars passing by. On hand to help the emergency food supply in Middle Tennessee were the Second Harvest Food Bank volunteers, Wiseman’s Big Loud Shirt gang, and artists Joey + […]

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Bryan Plots Promotional Push For New Album

Luke Bryan will promote his new album Doin’ My Thing with an industrious tour visiting nine cities in nine days. The launch for his second album will kick-off Oct. 5 in Statesboro, Georgia, with Bryan’s previously announced Farm Tour benefit show. On release day, Oct. 6, the Capitol artist will head to Leesburg, Georgia for […]

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Music Garden Will Be In Full Bloom Tomorrow

Brenda Lee, Ray Walker (the Jordanaires), Manuel and the families of Loretta Lynn and Merle Kilgore are the latest additions to the growing list of celebrities participating in tomorrow’s (9/29) dedication of the Nashville Music Garden. The event will be emceed by Ralph Emery, with Barbara Mandrell and Lynn Anderson serving as celebrity hosts. The […]

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