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Hayes Prepares For Album Release; Headlines Tour

Fresh off touring with Taylor Swift on her Speak Now Tour, Hunter Hayes returned to his hometown of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana last week (9/22) to film the GAC special, Introducing: Hunter Hayes. Hunter visited family and friends and stopped by local radio station KMDL 97.3 The Dawg. His Atlantic Records self-titled debut album, which he co-produced […]

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2011 International Bluegrass Awards Winners

See who won bluegrass music’s top honors at the 2011 International Bluegrass Awards

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Weekly Chart Report (9/30/11)

Movement is the name of the game on the CountryBreakout Chart, and there’s no shortage of it this week.

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Bobby Karl Works the IBMA Awards

For the past five years, no one has helped to raise the profile of bluegrass music more than Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers. The International Bluegrass Music Association voters at last recognized that fact by naming the act its Entertainer of the Year. […]

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CountryBreakout No. 1 Song

Have you ever been listening to music in the car and heard a song so powerful that you had to pull over to give it your full attention?

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Charlie Cook On Air

Arbitron says that there are almost 16 million people in the New York Metro area. I counted 97 stations getting some mention in a recent ratings month. Some were out of market but still collected listening in the NY metro.

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Warner Music Adds Sr. Publicist

A former WMG staffer returns to the mix on Oct. 3.

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Thursday News Parade

Brett Eldredge visits Hall of Fame; Ogden Joins PLA Media and Welch Becomes MOC Co-Chair

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IEBA Conference Opens Sunday

Highlights include an address from Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard, and the WME showcase.

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Pickler Acting Debut On 90210

Kellie Pickler’s personality is as big as the North Carolina mountains where she grew up, in Albermarle. In fact, her infectious sense of humor may be too huge to allow her to be branded as just a music artist. So it should be no surprise that she has become almost a regular on the Ellen […]

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Playing The Opry Is A Dream Gig

Survey of thousands of musicians ranks playing the Opry one of the Most Desired gigs. See who recently made that dream a reality.

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