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Pam Tillis Joins Wheeling Jamboree Board

Grammy-winning country star Pam Tillis has joined the Board of Directors of the Wheeling Jamboree, Inc., a non-profit corporation established to preserve the nation’s second oldest radio and live performance program, the Wheeling Jamboree. Tillis replaces retiring founding Director, Doug Paisley, father of country star Brad Paisley. “Radio shows like the Jamboree are an endangered species,” […]

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Swift Celebrates “Most Awarded” Status

Taylor Swift’s six-times-Platinum album, Fearless was officially recognized as the Most Awarded Album in the History of Country Music last night at a private dinner in Nashville. Fearless is the only album in history to win the all-genre Album of The Year Grammy, plus Country Album of the Year Awards from the Grammys, the Country […]

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Country Dominates RIAA Certifications

The Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) January and February Gold and Platinum reports show that, relative to other formats, country music is going strong. Capitol Nashville’s Lady Antebellum’s sophomore album Need You Now was certified Platinum in just one month this winter, with legions of fans lining up to bring the power trio their […]

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Gretchen Wilson Opens Online Store

Singer/songwriter/record company owner Gretchen Wilson has announced the opening of her new online store at www.redneckrecordsstore.com. In addition to her new album, I Got Your Country Right Here, and other fan-favorite Gretchen Wilson merchandise, the Grammy Award-winning country star is offering fans an exclusive I Got Your Country Right Here — Deluxe Edition. The first […]

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Faith Hill Meets Abba at R&R Hall of Fame

Country superstar Faith Hill took center stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony on Monday night (3/15). Hill was there to salute Hall of Fame inductees Abba, performing a version of the band’s smash hit, “The Winner Takes It All.” Accompanied on piano by Abba member Benny Andersson, Hill delivered a straight-ahead […]

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Kentucky Music Hall Adds Inductees

Keith Whitley, Patty Loveless, Steve Wariner, John Michael Montgomery, The Goins Brothers, Molly O’Day and Larnelle Harris are  the newest inductees into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame. Robert Lawson, Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Executive Director, along with Connie Hunt, event ceremony executive producer, made the announcement today (3/17). “This year’s inductees include some […]

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Rucker Hosts “Hootie” Golf Tourney

Steve Azar, Colt Ford, Dan Tyminski and Jack Ingram will join Darius Rucker at the annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament. Joining those country stars at the golf tournament with the very long name will be Hootie & the Blowfish members Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, and Jim “Soni” […]

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Zac Brown Finds Way To Fans’ Hearts Through Food

Multi-talented musician Zac Brown is using his newfound star status to share one of his other loves with fans—food. He has a new cookbook out, a line of seasonings, and is hosting Eat And Greets on tour. The Southern Ground cookbook offers 27 of the former chef’s favorite comfort-food recipes such as Southern Fried Chicken, […]

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McBride Video Premiere; Love And Theft At NASCAR Hall of Fame

VEVO.com premiered Martina McBride’s latest video “Wrong Baby Wrong” this morning (3/16). The VEVO Network, which includes VEVO.com and VEVO on YouTube, is among the top 10 video content networks and is the number one entertainment-music service on the web with over 35 million monthly unique visitors. “Wrong Baby Wrong” is from McBride’s latest chart-topping […]

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Eagles, Urban, Chicks Hitting The Road

A superstar tour featuring The Eagles, Dixie Chicks and Keith Urban will open June 8 in Toronto. Eight stops at North American arenas were announced today (3/16), with Urban set for five of those shows. It will be the first time these artists have toured together. With 35 years of hits, The Eagles (Glenn Frey, […]

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Luke Bryan, Gloriana, Joey + Rory Win ACM Awards, Move To Next Round

The Academy of Country Music and Great American Country (GAC) announced this morning (3/16) that Luke Bryan, Gloriana and Joey + Rory have been named Top New Solo Vocalist, Top New Vocal Group and Top New Vocal Duo, respectively. The three winners will move on to compete for the Top New Artist award, which will […]

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