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CMT Winners [final]

The CMT Music Awards aired live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena tonight (6/9). Winners are noted below in BOLD Blue. Read about the show’s big moments on our Twitter feed. All photos from IzzyNashville.com [Read a show review HERE] VIDEO OF THE YEAR [Final Nominees] Best video of the year; awarded to the artist (male, female, […]

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Tracy Nelson’s Home Destroyed By Fire 

Acclaimed Nashville vocal stylist Tracy Nelson lost her house and most of her belongings in a fire last Saturday (6/5). According to friend JoAnne Gardner, Nelson’s home studio was destroyed. It was where she was recording an upcoming CD titled Victim of the Blues. Nelson, her boyfriend/engineer Mike Dysinger and most of their pets are […]

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SOURCE Luncheon Fetes Honorees

The SOURCE Awards Committee hosted a luncheon at The Palm Restaurant in downtown Nashville on Friday, May 28 in honor of the six women who will be receiving their awards at this year’s 2010 Annual SOURCE Awards, taking place Thursday, August 26th at Nashville’s Noah Liff Opera Center. Frances W. Preston will receive the esteemed […]

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Metro Music Teachers “Drive” CMA Fest

Beginning Thursday (6/10), more than 700 journalists in town to cover the 2010 CMA Music Festival will hear first-hand about how CMA’s “Keep the Music Playing” donations benefit the music programs in Metro Nashville Public Schools. More than 50 volunteers – the majority of them music teachers – will be driving five official “Press Express” […]

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Bobby Karl Works CMA Music Fest

Chapter 338 The first celebrity I saw at the CMA Music Festival wasn’t a country star. It was my favorite Tennessee Titan, Cortland Finnegan, playing for the Opry team at the 20th annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge on Monday evening at Greer Stadium (6/7). He was kidding around with Luke Bryan, who was […]

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Jack White & Conan O’Brien at Third Man

Something is afoot over at Nashville’s Third Man Records. Label owner and White Stripes/Raconteurs/the Dead Weather member Jack White has posted a cryptic YouTube video announcing an appearance featuring talk show refugee Conan O’Brien at the label’s offices tomorrow (6/10). This afternoon O’Brien tweeted: “Jack White & I are doing something cool tomorrow. Hint: it […]

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OfficeMax Joins Lady A For Flood Relief

OfficeMax has announced that the company is committing $50,000 to a fund-raising challenge as part of Lady Antebellum’s sold-out Fan Club Event benefiting Nashville flood relief on Thursday, June 10. The OfficeMax challenge, in which OfficeMax will match every dollar donated for Nashville schools up to a total of $50,000, will bring much needed support […]

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Mark Chesnutt Readies “Outlaw”

Saguaro Road Records is pleased to announce the release of Outlaw, Mark Chesnutt’s new collection of all-American, whiskey-soaked standards. From the label that has brought country music enthusiasts recordings from Patty Loveless, Tanya Tucker and Lonestar, Outlaw follows in the same vein, delivered by one of country music’s finest music stylists. Set to be released on […]

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (6/9/10)

At first, I was certain that Eric Church was going to coast off with yet another Disc of the Day award. Then I heard Danny Gokey hit that climactic tenor note at the finale of his stunning ballad and decided that, no, THIS was the performance du jour. Next, the Randy Rogers Band came galloping in with an uptempo tune and snatched the prize away from Danny. Then, at the very end of the listening session, Steel Magnolia came up to the plate.

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Rockin’ The Porter Wagoner Fishing Tourney

Yesterday morning (6/8), 35 boats loaded with artists and professional anglers launched from Nashville’s Elm Hill Recreation Area for a beautiful day of competitive fishing in the 3rd Annual Porter Wagoner Memorial Artists & Anglers Memorial Fishing Tournament. Fans gathered at the Music Valley Event Center, as Gary Yamamoto Custom Baits’ George Braswell brought each […]

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Fontanel Mansion Welcomes CMA Fest Fans

After months of anticipation and preparation, Nashville’s The Fontanel Mansion and Farm is open to the public, just in time for CMA Music Festival this week. Open 7 days a week, the mansion will celebrate its opening all week long with live bluegrass music and country stars John Rich and Gretchen Wilson signing autographs at […]

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