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Shriver, Nadler Named Presidents of Country Crossing Records

Country Crossing Records will be headed by co-Presidents Evelyn Shriver and Susan Nadler, the longtime music business partners which previously ran George Jones’ Bandit Records. Country Crossing is part of Ronnie Gilley Entertainment, which also includes James Stroud’s Stroudavarious Records and BamaJam Records. The label is home to John Anderson and Lorrie Morgan, who has […]

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Photos From The Road: Aldean, Bryan, Newfield

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Faith Hill Hosts CBS Holiday Special

Faith Hill has recruited Carrie Underwood, Reba and numerous other stars from music and film for her 11th Annual A Home For The Holidays With Faith Hill special. Hill was adopted and uses the show to raise awareness about foster care and adoption. It will be broadcast Wednesday, Dec. 23 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the […]

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“People Country” Issue Out Tomorrow

The new issue of PEOPLE Country comes out tomorrow (11/13), with Alan and Denise Jackson on the cover. Available only on newsstands it is the last of five special Country issues to be published by PEOPLE this year. In the magazine, the Jacksons talk about the things that bring them joy, such as their 30-year […]

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Digital Tracks And Albums Set New Highs

According to Nielsen SoundScan, four artists have broken the digital track sales record set last year (2008) by Rihanna who sold 9.9 million tracks. Of course, the year is far from over, with respect to sales. Year-to-date, Michael Jackson leads track sales for 2009 having sold 11.3 million. Lady Gaga fans have purchased 11.1 million […]

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Rounder Anniversary Show Heads For TV

October marked a milestone for indie label, Rounder Records. The record company celebrated 40 years in the music industry with an anniversary concert on October 12 at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry House, filmed for a PBS television special that will begin airing on the network in March 2010. Grammy® winning Rounder artists Alison Krauss & […]

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Bobby Karl Works The Room: CMA Awards

Chapter 328 Photographer: John Russell / CMA It’s Taylor’s world; the rest of us just live in it. As surely the entire known universe is aware by now, the country-pop princess bagged four CMA Awards Wednesday night (11/11), including the monumental Entertainer of the Year trophy. That win makes her the youngest person in history […]

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CMA Awards Coverage Around The Web

Taylor Swift is youngest to ever win CMA’s top Award [LA Times] Country Music Assn. voters largely turned their back on tradition in anointing teenage country-pop star Taylor Swift and a whole slate of relative newcomers with most of its top honors at Wednesday’s CMA Awards ceremony in Nashville. Taylor Swift: Young, fearless and in […]

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Star Studded Post Party Pics [Updated]

When the CMA Awards wrapped at the Sommet Center, artists and executives headed out for some fabulous post parties. Some labels took over local restaurants, while others transformed their office space for the star-studded events.

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43rd Annual CMA Awards Winners

photos by Alan Mayor Entertainer Of The Year Taylor Swift Male Vocalist Of The Year Brad Paisley Female Vocalist Of The Year Taylor Swift Vocal Group Of The Year Lady Antebellum Vocal Duo Of The Year Sugarland New Artist Of The Year Darius Rucker Album Of The Year Fearless, Taylor Swift Produced By Nathan Chapman […]

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Sugarland Tapped For Grammy Noms Special

Nominees in select Grammy categories will be revealed during a primetime television special airing Wed., Dec. 2, 8 PM/CT on CBS. Sugarland is the first Country group announced to perform on The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night. The Black Eyed Peas and Maxwell are also set for the show hosted […]

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