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Bryan and West To “Celebrity Apprentice”

Capitol Nashville artists Luke Bryan and Emily West have been chosen to appear in an episode of the new season of NBC-TV’s Celebrity Apprentice. The two artists will take part in a Nashville-themed challenge that will have the celebrity teams trying to figure out what it takes to make a country music superstar. West says […]

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Rucker and Vassar Step Up For St. Jude

Capitol Nashville’s Darius Rucker will host his 1st Annual Darius and Friends concert at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon on June 7 to benefit the groundbreaking research and lifesaving care of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The concert will include performances by Rucker and some of his country music friends, with additional performers to be announced at […]

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Trisha Yearwood Releases Second Cookbook

Trisha Yearwood will release Home Cooking, the follow-up to her best-selling 2008 cookbook, Georgia Cooking In An Oklahoma Kitchen, on April 6th from Publisher Clarkson Potter. She again teamed with her mother Gwen Yearwood and sister Beth Yearwood Bernard on the project. Husband Garth Brooks is also featured. Yearwood will appear on an upcoming episode of […]

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News From Willie and Wynonna…and Fred

Fred Eaglesmith To Perform at the Bluebird Singer/songwriter Fred Eaglesmith is back in Nashville to celebrate his recent success with a show at the Bluebird Cafe on Friday, March 19. The acclaimed Canadian has enjoyed some mainstream country success of late with cuts from Miranda Lambert (“Time To Get a Gun”) and Alan Jackson (“Freight […]

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Stars To Pay Tribute To Brooks & Dunn 

The Academy of Country Music has announced that Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Jennifer Hudson, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, George Strait, Taylor Swift, and Sugarland will perform at the television taping of the all-star concert special, ACM Presents: Brooks & Dunn – The Last Rodeo on Monday, April 19. The show will tape the day after […]

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Fogerty To Be Named “BMI Icon”

BMI will honor John Fogerty as a BMI Icon at its 58th Annual Pop Awards, slated for Tuesday, May 18 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Los Angeles. Hosted by BMI President & CEO Del Bryant and Barbara Cane, BMI Vice President & General Manager, Writer/Publisher Relations, Los Angeles, the invitation-only event will also honor […]

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Gill Joins Clapton At Sommet

Eric Clapton and his band hit the stage at Nashville’s Sommet Center on Saturday night, February 27. Among the concert attendees was Country Music Hall of Famer and longtime Clapton fan Vince Gill, who brought his guitar to the party and sat in with the British rock/blues master. The two traded licks on acoustic versions […]

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Jeffrey Steele’s “Alex LeVasseur” Benefit Tonight

Tonight (3/11), the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Scholarship Program will present Jeffrey Steele and Friends, an intimate evening with Jeffrey Steele, Danny Gokey, Heidi Newfield, Sarah Buxton, Bob Dipiero, LoCash Cowboys and Pearl Heart at Nashville’s Rocketown. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Alex LeVasseur Memorial Fund of The Community Foundation and its scholarship program, which helps […]

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Source Joins Lee at Hall of Fame

Country and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Brenda Lee got together with members of Source, Nashville’s music business executive women’s group, to conduct a personal tour of Brenda Lee: Dynamite, the Country Music Hall of Fame exhibit dedicated to the long and successful career of the legendary singer. The exhibit, which runs through […]

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Alabama Music Hall Honors Johnson, MacAnally

The Alabama Music Hall of Fame Board has announced the selection of seven people to be inducted during the 13th Induction Banquet and Awards Show to be held in the Convention Center in Montgomery, Ala. on Thursday, March 25. Included among this year’s inductees is Mercury Records artist Jamey Johnson, who will be honored with […]

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Martina Joins With SunnyD To Helps Kids

Martina McBride is partnering with Cincinnati-based Sunny Delight Beverages Co. (SunnyD) for Time To Shine, a national marketing campaign designed to encourage “the shining moments of children.” This marks SunnyD’s first music and entertainment partnership, and the company promises a sponsorship that will “connect with Martina’s fans who share an optimistic and youthful outlook with the […]

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