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Spins.FM Enables Radio Requests

Country music research, unlike data from some other musical formats continues to return a gaping disconnect between social networking, radio and sales success. Why?

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Linda Davis’s Mother Passes

MusicRow sends condolences to Linda Davis, her husband Lang Scott, and daughters Hillary Scott and Rylee Scott on the passing of Linda’s mother last week. Lois “Onita” Davis died July 14 in Carthage, Texas. She was 80 years old and her family describes her as a wonderful homemaker and devoted mother to three children, including […]

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Bobby Karl Works Bill Anderson’s Opry 50th Anniversary

Ageless Grand Ole Opry great Bill Anderson celebrated his 50th anniversary with the show Saturday night (7/16). Bobby Karl was there to capture the action. Included is a six-decade list of Anderson’s career highlight songs.

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BossRoss: Introducing Web Read

The weekend is the perfect time to dig a little deeper and now, with BossRoss: Web Read, you’ve got some links all ready for the clicking… This week’s curated articles can be found in a widget on the lower right hand side of the web site or by clicking this link. One of the most […]

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Chesney Tour By The Numbers

A run-down of the 2011 Corona Presents Kenny Chesney’s ‘Goin’ Coastal’ Tour. Here’s what it takes to make the outing a reality.

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Industry Salutes Easton Corbin’s Hot-Streak

Easton Corbin was feted at a lunchtime celebration today (7/13) at BMI’s Music Row offices. The Mercury Records artist is the only solo male in the last 17 years to have his first two singles reach the top of the radio charts.

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (7/13/11)

“After years of being nothing, they’re all looking right at you.” That’s what it says in our Music Row anthem, “16th Avenue.” And that’s exactly what is happening to Blake Shelton right now.

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Country Anthems Can Be Authentic

There are too many dirt-road redneck songs bombarding radio airwaves. But it doesn’t mean that the songwriters who pen them, and the artists who deliver them, haven’t lived those experiences.

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Aristo Issues Summer International Report

The summer issue, takes a look back at this year’s successful Global Events showcases, held June 6-7 during CMA Music Festival week in Nashville. With 18 different global Country artists on hand, the highlights were many, but nothing came as a bigger surprise than the CMA’s special international award presentation to world-class guitarist Tommy Emmanuel.  The presenter?  […]

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Toast A Little Good Sales News

A music marketing exec. walks into a bar and says to the bartender, “Hey give me a drink, album sales are up 1% YTD this year.” Bartender who reads MusicRow says, “Sounds like you’ve already had enough to drink!” Why? Because although a trickle of good news is better than none, there really aren’t enough tidings […]

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Music Row Bankers, 2011 Best List

Nashville Post offers its Best in Banking list for 2011 in the current July/August issue of the magazine. This list compiles “the top executives running institutions as well as the industry specialists in charge of dedicated teams or on the front lines themselves” in Nashville’s banking industry. Music Row area bankers are well represented in this feature and include…

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