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GAC Fans Pick Year’s Top Videos

Each night this week, GAC is revealing part of its fan-voted list of the Top 50 Videos of 2009. The network has divulged the top 10 videos, but not the order. Carrie Underwood is the only artist to score two videos in the ’09 top 10. The Top 50 Videos of 2009 countdown is hosted […]

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Holiday Photos: George Jones, Big Machine, More

George Jones’ wife Nancy commissioned a comical portrait of her husband’s infamous John Deere ride from visual artist and singer Ronnie McDowell, who delivered it on Christmas Day. —————————– Big Machine’s Mandy McCormack and The Valory Music Co.’s Miranda Williams dressed the part for their shifts at the Big Machine Label Group kiosk at Cool […]

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Covington Donates To Arthritis Foundation

Bucky Covington made a big donation to the Arthritis Foundation’s Tennessee Chapter last night (12/29) before his performance at the newly renovated Hard Rock Cafe Nashville. The singer won $25,000 earlier this year with an appearance on CMT’s Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? and was glad to turn the money over to one […]

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Paperless Ticket Sales Pass 1 Million

Ticketmaster has crossed the one million mark for paperless ticket sales. The paperless option is designed to limit reselling of tickets and provide fans with access to tickets at the original face price set by the artist, team and/or promoter. Being environmentally friendly is an added bonus. The first 100% paperless arena tour was the […]

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ZBB Rocks Ryman With 2-Night Stand

The Zac Brown Band played a two-night stand at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium this week. The sold-out shows on Sunday (12/27) and Monday (12/28) included guests such as Joey & Rory and Mac McAnally. Besides offering crowd-pleasing hits like “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” “Chicken Fried” and “Toes,” Zac and company took the opportunity to […]

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Year’s Top AMA Albums; Ford Embraces HD Radio

The Americana Music Association has compiled a list of its Top 100 Albums of 2009, as reported to the organization’s chart from 11/17/2008 through 11/16/2009. The complete Top 100 list is available here… The Top 10 most played albums, as charted on the Americana Airplay Chart are: 1. Buddy & Julie Miller 2. Steve Earle […]

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Keith Ends Decade On Top

In 1993, Toby Keith’s debut single, “Should’ve Been A Cowboy” rose to the top of the charts, christening a career that has garnered ample recognition, fame and fortune. This year the singer/songwriter has been honored by Billboard as its Top Country Artist and Songwriter of the Decade. Keith also ranked No. 3 on the publication’s […]

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Ragsdale Debuts Double Disc Set

Nashville’s Suzi Ragsdale will release a double digipak album on Feb. 9 titled Best Regards/Less Of The Same. The project is on Clyde/Stark Raven Records and distributed nationally by Allegro Media Group. The new tracks feature special guests such as Rodney Crowell, Darrell Scott and Gabe Dixon. Both the new discs were produced by Tim […]

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Photo Buzz

Photos featuring Jewel, Colt Ford plus Aaron and Amanda Crabb…

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More Artists Added To Sound And Speed

Danny Gokey and Holly Williams are among the latest additions to Sprint Sound & Speed Presented by SunTrust, a fundraiser pairing NASCAR and country music, set for Jan. 8-9 in Nashville. The annual event benefits the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum, and Victory Junction, a camp for children with serious illness. A special […]

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Covington To Help Hard Rock Cafe Open New Venue

Lyric Street recording artist Bucky Covington will perform as part of Hard Rock Cafe Nashville’s “Countdown to 2010” music series. The week-long live music event celebrates the venue’s grand re-opening. As part of these festivities, ASCAP is presenting An Evening With Bucky Covington on Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 7 pm. Spreading the holiday cheer, […]

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