Category: Awards

Savannah Launches Licensing Division; ACM Radio Submissions Open Soon

Savannah Music Group Launches Licensing Division Nashville-based Savannah Music Group announced that Mark and Nick Mulch of the Mulch Brothers will handle the licensing for the label and music publishing company. The Mulch Brothers, moonlighting as MGH Music Services, will license existing Savannah songs for commercials, film and television and will also oversee the creation […]

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More Post Awards Party Photos

MCA Nashville’s Josh Kelley, who just released his debut country album, Georgia Clay, and his wife Katherine Heigl stop by the Universal Party, held at Giovanni’s in midtown Nashville. The Big Machine Label Group gathered the majority of their roster together for an exclusive CMA after party at downtown Nashville’s aVenue. Included in this photo: […]

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Post Awards Party Photos

Sony Music Nashville had much to celebrate at a gathering at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum following Wednesday’s 44th Annual CMA Awards, co-hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley.  The evening saw top nominee and birthday girl Miranda Lambert walk away with three awards, claiming Female Vocalist of the Year, Music Video […]

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CMA Awards Win Evening For ABC

Fast National ratings from zap2it.com and based upon data from The Nielsen Company show the CMA Awards giving ABC a strong lead on Wed. evening. Results were down slightly from last year’s 17.2 million viewers, but averaged 16.45 million viewers and a 9.8/16 share. ABC also won the adults 18-49 demographic with a 4.7 rating. […]

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Bobby Karl Works The CMA Awards

Performance photos by John Russell and Donn Jones Chapter 355 The earliest CMA Awards Show review came from the organization’s newly crowned Entertainer of the Year. “I think this was the best [CMA] show I’ve ever seen,” said Brad Paisley. “And I’ve been watching it all my life. I loved every minute. “Who Still Buys […]

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Lambert Wins Three And Paisley Gets Entertainer

Top CMA Awards nominee Miranda Lambert, who entered “Country Music’s Biggest Night” with a record nine nominations, walked away with three CMA Awards, including Female Vocalist, Album for Revolution (produced by Frank Liddell and Mike Wrucke) and Music Video of the Year for “The House That Built Me” (directed by Trey Fanjoy, who picked up […]

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Grammy Nominations Special Set For Dec. 1

Nominations for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will be announced live on the hour long special “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night,” airing Wednesday, Dec. 1 at 9 pm CT on CBS. The show will take place at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, with rapper/actor LL Cool J reprising his […]

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Bobby Karl Works the BMI Country Awards

Chapter 354 Photos by Rick Diamond and Andrew H. Walker The 58th annual BMI Country Awards – the first of all the country accolades – mixed young with old like never before. Taylor Swift, 20, became the youngest person ever to be named the organization’s Songwriter of the Year. Nineteen tunesmiths won their first BMI […]

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Taylor Swift Big Winner at BMI Country Music Awards

Songwriter of the Year: Taylor Swift Publisher of the Year: Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville Song of the Year: “You Belong With Me,” written by Liz Rose and Taylor Swift, published by Sony/ATV Tree, Taylor Swift Music, Wagnerville Music BMI Icon: Billy Sherrill •••••• Taylor Swift became the youngest person ever to be named BMI Country […]

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BMI Awards Tonight, CMA Awards Tomorrow

CMA Awards week continues for Music Row revelers. It’s only Tuesday and Bobby Karl has already put in a week’s worth of party-going, check out his column about last night’s SESAC Awards, and other events. ••Many members of the industry are gearing up for tonight’s (11/9) BMI Country Awards. Billy Sherrill will be honored as […]

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Bobby Karl Works SESAC Awards and CMA Week Events

Chapter 353 Graciousness, warmth, elegance and relaxed conviviality—these are the things we associate with SESAC’s annual awards banquet. This year, the smallest of the performing rights organizations has shown more muscle than ever, with pieces of hits by such top stars as Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum, George Strait and Keith Urban. But its banquet (11/8) […]

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