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CRB Re-Brands As Country Radio Seminar

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc. is officially re-branding itself and continuing operations under the name Country Radio Seminar. The organization has also set a special presentation from a renowned futurist for CRS 2012.

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Swift’s Sold-Out Traveling Sound Emporium

“I’m a hopeless romantic,” Taylor Swift told the 15,000 screaming fans jammed into Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Sept. 16. Indeed, her 14-track Speak Now album, which has sold 3.65 million copies in 46 weeks, is packed with stories of love—won and lost.

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Dill’s ‘Murder’ Hits Home Run

Veteran Nashville manager Stuart Dill’s sharp new novel, Murder On Music Row has more twists than a narrow country road. The plot revolves around a hired assassin, an international record company merger and …

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Bobby Karl Works The Room

Bobby Karl works The Possum’s 80th Birthday Bash, the NATD Honors, and the Leadership Music Alumni Reunion.

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Bobby Karl Works The Room

The party circuit is on warp speed this week. Follow Bobby Karl as he celebrates City National Bank’s grand opening, the Ten Out of Tenn tour, and Connie Smith’s final residency show at the Country Music Hall of Fame.

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Wade Mainer Dies At Age 104

America’s oldest country star has died at age 104.

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The Dirt Drifters Celebrate Album Release

Warner Music Nashville’s The Dirt Drifters celebrated the release this week of their full-length debut This Is My Blood, with a full-band showcase Tuesday (9/13) at 3rd & Lindsley.

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CCMA Wins With Canadian Hospitality And Talent

The Canadian Country Music Association presented its 34th annual week of events, culminating in its nationally televised awards show on Mon., Sept. 12. This year’s location was Hamilton Ontario, about a one hour drive south from Toronto.

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (9/14/11)

Country music has returned. With Sunny Sweeney, Merle Haggard and newcomer Glenn Kearney leading the charge, this listening session was packed with hard-core sounds. There’s not a pop platter in the stack. […]

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Arrangements For Hit Songwriter Don Wayne

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Don Wayne has reportedly died at age 78.

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Live TV Events Are A Hot Commodity

Country music’s growing popularity isn’t the only thing fueling an all-out bidding war for television broadcast rights to the CMA Awards.

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