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Shania Twain Heads To TV


People magazine reports that country superstar Shania Twain is getting ready to star in her own television show. Why Not? With Shania Twain, an hour-long series, will premiere on OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. “The show will follow [Twain] as she begins her climb back to the top, a personal journey filled with risk, revelations […]

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ACM Awards Adds Performers, Presenters

The Academy of Country Music has announced that Laura Bell Bundy, Billy Currington, John Fogerty, Jack Ingram featuring Dierks Bentley, Toby Keith with Dave Koz, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts and Darius Rucker are scheduled to perform as part of the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, hosted by Reba McEntire. In addition, Kristen Bell, […]

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Trace Adkins Comics? There’s an App For That

Show Dog-Universal Artist Trace Adkins recently became a comic book action hero with the release of Luke McBain, an original, four-issue comic book mini-series, inspired by Adkins’ persona and Southern roots. Previously available only at comic book stores across North America, Luke McBain comics are now being offered as their own app through the ComicStore digital […]

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Artist News: Jamie Tate, Steel Magnolia, Laura Bell Bundy, Mark Wayne Glasmire and More

Jamie Tate Records With 82nd Airborne Chorus Bodell Records artist Jamie Tate was in Nashville last Wednesday (3/31) to record a song, “I’ll Give My All,” with the world-renowned 82nd Airborne All-American Chorus. The session took place at Black River Music Group’s recording studio, where the 82nd Airborne Chorus contributed back-up vocals to Tate’s patriotic anthem. The […]

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Sirius/XM Unveils All-Alan Jackson Radio

SIRIUS XM Radio announced today (4/7) that it will launch Alan Jackson’s Freight Train Radio, a seven-day long, commercial-free music channel celebrating the music and career of the country music superstar. The channel will launch on Friday, April 9 at 11:00 pm CT and will run until Thursday, April 15 at 10:59 pm CT on […]

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Rodney Atkins and Velveeta “Get Together”

Velveeta Shells & Cheese is teaming up with Curb Records artist Rodney Atkins for a summer-long partnership with Velveeta Shells & Cheese. This is the first time Velveeta Shells & Cheese has partnered with a country music artist; it is also among the first national marketing sponsorships for Atkins. At the center of the campaign […]

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Bentley’s Bluegrass Outing Due June 8

Multi-platinum artist Dierks Bentley will release his new, largely acoustic album, Up On The Ridge on June 8. His fifth Capitol Nashville studio project is steeped in the bluegrass and roots music that moved Bentley to become a country musician in the first place. The leadoff single and title track, inspired by time spent on […]

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Artist Lifenotes: Love And Theft, Terri Clark, Allison Moorer/Steve Earle

Congrats to Love and Theft’s Eric Gunderson who married longtime girlfriend Emily Hagar at Hazel Path Mansion in Hendersonville, Tennessee on Saturday, April 3. The outdoor wedding was held at sunset with 150 guests in attendance. After returning from their honeymoon, Gunderson and Love And Theft band mates Brian Bandas and Stephen Barker Liles will […]

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McMurry Records Signs Savannah Jack

McMurry Records, the label started in late 2009 by Howard Fields, Everett Zinn, and Doris McMurry, has signed Savannah Jack as its flagship artist. The trio, comprised of Don Gatlin, Mike Ulvila, and Jay Darby, celebrated the release of its debut single recently with a launch party at 12th & Porter. “I Know,” written by […]

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ACM Off-Camera Winners Revealed

Today the Academy of Country Music is announcing the winners of awards that will not be televised during the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 18. Instead, these Special Awards, Industry Awards and MBI Awards are presented to recipients at the ACM Honors, a special event set for Tuesday, September 21, 2010 […]

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Worley Fundraiser Taps Songwriters; Tennis Invitational Recruiting

On Friday, May 14 Darryl Worley will host the annual “Hitmakers on the Harbor” event at Pier 57 boat dealership in Pickwick, TN. The songwriter show featuring Worley, Jim “Moose” Brown and Walt Aldridge is the first of five events leading up to Worley’s annual Tennessee River Run (Sept. 16-18). Proceeds from all events go […]

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