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Platinum Party: Aldean Career Breaks Wide Open

Dressed to celebrate Jason Aldean’s third album, Wide Open going platinum, we walked up the sultry Gulch sidewalk toward Sambuca where a boisterous and cosmopolitan crowd streamed into the red and black glow. Inside, Aldean was humbly shaking hands and sharing his quiet smile as video and flash cameras kept him in the spotlight. Stilettos, […]

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Ty Williams’s “More” Offers Moving Message

The team at AristoWorks put together a slide show using images of the devastation in Haiti set to the song “More,” from Cherry Heart Records artist Ty Williams. The 24-year-old veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom wrote the song about the importance of giving to others. Williams recently visited the MusicRow offices to meet the staff […]

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McGraw/Paltrow Movie Filming Free Concert

The public is being invited to a concert that is being filmed for the new country music movie Love Don’t Let Me Down, starring Tim McGraw and Gwyneth Paltrow. GAC’s Storme Warren will host the event on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at the Municipal Auditorium in Nashville. Extras should plan to stay from 4-11 PM. McGraw […]

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Strait/Reba Tour Opens, Shows Selling Out

Opening weekend on the Strait/Reba run at Baltimore’s 1st Mariner Arena. Pictured (l-r): WPOC/Baltimore APD/MD Justin Cole, Valory’s JoJamie Hahr, Valory’s Jon Loba, WGTY/York PD Scott Donato, WGTY/York on-air personality Dan Douglas, Reba, Valory’s John Zarling, Valory’s Scott Borchetta, Valory’s Andrew Kautz, WMZQ/Washington DC & WPOC/Baltimore PD Meg Stevens, WXCY/Wilmington PD Dave Hovel and Valory’s […]

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Chesney Sets Four Summer Shows In Vegas

Kenny Chesney keeps adding to his summer schedule but, as promised, isn’t mounting a full-scale tour. He has just announced four dates at the Hard Rock Las Vegas, on May 14 and 15, and July 2 and 3. The performer will take over the hotel’s venue called the Joint, and says audiences in the 4000-seat […]

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Release Dates: Valentine’s Day, Buxton, Shelton and Lonestar

Valentine’s Day will come a little before February 14 this year—February 9, to be precise. That’s when the soundtrack to the film, featuring new music from Taylor Swift and Jewel, will be released by Valory Music. The new Swift song, “Today Was A Fairytale,” jumped to No. 1 on iTunes, giving the singer her highest […]

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New Music From Texans Josh Abott Band And Zane Williams

Fast rising Texas act Josh Abbott Band played over 250 shows last year, packing Texas hot spots such as Wild West in Lubbock, Cowboys in San Antonio and Billy Bob’s in Fort Worth. Coming off the success of their 2008 debut album Scapegoat, the Josh Abbott Band now returns with their sophomore album She’s Like […]

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The Band Perry’s New Video; Josh Thompson At “Music In The City”

Republic Nashville’s The Band Perry – siblings Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry – teamed up with award-winning video director Trey Fanjoy (Taylor Swift, Keith Urban) for their first video, “Hip To My Heart.” Shot last week in Nashville, the video is for the trio’s debut single, currently a Top 35 hit  – and climbing – […]

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Helping Haiti: Benefits With Superstars, Locals

The ultimate superstar telethon for Haiti relief efforts airs tonight (1/22) at 8/7 PM/CT on all the major networks and cable outlets. Taylor Swift and Keith Urban are among the A-list celebs set to sing on Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief. The two-hour telethon will also feature performances by Wyclef Jean, […]

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Bobby Karl Works The Room: Grammy Nominees Party

Chapter 330 It’s all about the guest list. “Go on in,” I said to late-arriving Tracy Gershon. “It’s everybody you’ve ever met in your life.” “This is one of my favorite parties of the year,” said Tom Baldrica. “It’s January 21st, and I still get to wish everybody Happy New Year.” It’s true. The Grammy […]

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Stoney Creek Adds Thompson Square

Stoney Creek Records CEO/President Benny Brown has signed Thompson Square to a record deal as well as publishing deal with Magic Mustang Music. The duo is made up of Shawna Thompson and Keifer Thompson. The singer-songwriters are busy finishing their debut album, with the lead single “Let’s Fight,” set for a spring 2010 release. Thompson […]

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