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Morning News From The Web

Post-Grammy sales bump • Pandora IPO • Apple streaming music service • AC Entertainment • CAA, Qualcomm team for Creative Mobile Labs

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Grammy Reaction Around The Web

Nashville is on a Grammy winning streak. Last night’s wins by Lady Antebellum marked the third year in a row that a Nashville act has been the show’s top winner. Last year Taylor Swift scored big, and in 2009, the most trophies went to Alison Krauss and Robert Plant. It is a testament to the […]

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Benefits: BAMS, W.O. Smith, Children’s Hospital

Clay Walker wins golf tournament • Birdhouse Thing Benefit March 10 • Music City Tennis Invitational Pre-tournament Songwriter Showcase

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Grammys Score Best Ratings In A Decade

Last night’s (2/13) Grammy Awards were the show’s most viewed telecast since 2001, drawing 26.6 million total viewers and securing a win for CBS. The show’s ratings have been on a steady rise in recent years, with a 3 percent increase over last year’s broadcast which attracted 25.8 million viewers. In the key adults 18-49 […]

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Grammy Ads Feature Growing Number of Celebs

Nearly one out of four advertisements during last night’s (2/13) Grammy Awards featured a celebrity endorsement, according to a report by Greenlight, a company specializing in licensing and rights clearance. Among the other findings of the GreenLight Ad Gauge: • celeb ads were up 47% over last year, and up more than 250% from 2009 […]

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Bobby Karl Works The Grammy Viewing Party

Chapter 358—The Nashville Grammy viewing party had door prizes, a dance DJ upstairs hosted by Red Bull, the Gibson Guitar tour bus parked outside and a generally merry atmosphere.

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Sony Signs Bush Hawg

Sony Music Nashville has officially welcomed the band Bush Hawg as the newest act on its RCA Nashville roster. Bush Hawg’s debut album will release later this year.

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Lady A Sweeps Grammys

Lady Antebellum won five Grammy awards last night, including the all-genre tropies for Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Need You Now.”

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Jan ’11 RIAA Awards

The RIAA’s January 2011 report names several Nashville artists. Earning Gold certifications (500k shipped) are Keith Urban (Get Closer) and Tim McGraw (Number One Hits). Albums by Jason Aldean (My Kinda Party) and Miranda Lambert (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) joined the Platinum ranks (one million shipped). In the digital single arena, fans of Taylor Swift (“Mine”), Carrie […]

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4th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends Benefit Concert

The fourth annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends benefit concert is set for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 at The Loveless Barn in Nashville. Artists performing live include Jeffrey Steele and his band, Keith Anderson, Frankie Ballard, Troy Gentry, LoCash Cowboys, James Otto, and Chuck Wicks. The event will also feature live and silent auctions, […]

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IODA and Alan Lomax Plan Archive Releases

The Alan Lomax Archive and IODA, the Independent Online Distribution Alliance, have partnered to make thousands of traditional and vernacular music recordings available worldwide. As part of the campaign, Lomax and IODA will disseminate Lomax’s recordings digitally to an international network of retailers. The partnership comes on the heels of the recently released biography, Alan Lomax: […]

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