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Gloriana’s Milk-Based Promotion

ACM’s Top New Vocal Group nominee and AMA Award winners Gloriana will be featured on over 50 million milk containers in schools across the U.S. as part of the Milk Rocks! campaign. The Gloriana Milk Rocks! campaign is going on now, and students can enter at www.milkrocks.com for a chance to win a $10,000 prize […]

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Americana Artists Mix It Up

Levon Helm’s Ryman Ramble Returns Grammy winner Levon Helm will bring his heralded Ramble on the Road back to the Ryman Auditorium on Wednesday April 21. Tickets are on sale now and available at all Ticketmaster locations and at the Ryman box office. Helm’s first Ramble at the Ryman in July of 2007 was picked as […]

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FCC Chairman Reveals Broadband Plan Elements To CMA

The FCC’s long-awaited National Broadband Plan is due to be revealed next Tuesday (3/16) then presented to Congress the following day. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, nominated by President Barack Obama and sworn into office on June 29, 2009, met with Country Music Association Board members in Washington DC at the Capitol Building 3/10. Genachowski has […]

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Love and Theft Celebrate “Single Best Town”

Kraft Singles and Disney ABC have announced the top ten finalists in their search for America’s “Single Best Town” and invite America to vote for the winner. With more than 400 submissions coast to coast, the top ten towns boast one-of-a-kind features that make them special and uniquely American. Now through April 11, consumers can vote […]

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New Artists Ignite at Radio

Steel Magnolia Making History Big Machine duo  Steel Magnolia’s Top 15 hit, “Keep On Lovin’ You,” has become the highest charting debut single from a male/female country duet act in the 66-year history of Billboard’s Top Country Songs Chart. The song currently sits at No. 14. Steel Magnolia is a multiple ACM Award nominee (Top […]

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Bobby Karl Works Lady Antebellum at The Ryman

Chapter 334 Photo: Jamey Walls Lady Antebellum concluded its two-night stand at The Ryman Auditorium on Thursday (3/11) by demonstrating to a sold-out, A-List crowd that it is one terrific little party band. The set was peppered with bright, tightly harmonized rockers, including the concert opening “Stars Tonight” and such radio favorites as “Love Don’t […]

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Bryan and West To “Celebrity Apprentice”

Capitol Nashville artists Luke Bryan and Emily West have been chosen to appear in an episode of the new season of NBC-TV’s Celebrity Apprentice. The two artists will take part in a Nashville-themed challenge that will have the celebrity teams trying to figure out what it takes to make a country music superstar. West says […]

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Capitol Announces EMI Records Nashville

Building on its continued success in the country genre, EMI Music’s Capitol Nashville is forming a new imprint. Designed to be a sister label to Capitol Nashville, which includes artists Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Darius Rucker, Keith Urban and Emily West, the new imprint, to be called EMI Records […]

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ACM Announces Radio Award Winners

Today (3/12) the Academy of Country Music announced the full list of radio award winners that will not be televised on the upcoming ACM Awards due to time constraints. The ceremony will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 18 at 7:00 PM CT on CBS. Cody Alan, the […]

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Rucker and Vassar Step Up For St. Jude

Capitol Nashville’s Darius Rucker will host his 1st Annual Darius and Friends concert at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon on June 7 to benefit the groundbreaking research and lifesaving care of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The concert will include performances by Rucker and some of his country music friends, with additional performers to be announced at […]

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Trisha Yearwood Releases Second Cookbook

Trisha Yearwood will release Home Cooking, the follow-up to her best-selling 2008 cookbook, Georgia Cooking In An Oklahoma Kitchen, on April 6th from Publisher Clarkson Potter. She again teamed with her mother Gwen Yearwood and sister Beth Yearwood Bernard on the project. Husband Garth Brooks is also featured. Yearwood will appear on an upcoming episode of […]

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