Category: Featured

Big Tractor Re-Signs Wade Kirby

Big Tractor Music has announced the re-signing of hit songwriter Wade Kirby. First signed to the company in 2004, Kirby worked with Big Tractor for three years before shifting to another  publisher, only to return after 8 months. His latest chart-topper is George Strait‘s No. 1 single, “I Saw God Today,” which garnered Grammy, ACM […]

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The South Will Rise Again at BamaJam

Ronnie Gilley Entertainment’s Verizon Wireless BamaJam Music & Arts Festival is set for Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 4 – 6 in Enterprise, AL. And with appearances from a star-studded list of artists including Taylor Swift, Kid Rock, Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, Randy Owen, Charlie Daniels, 38 Special, Gary Allan, Blake Shelton, Jason Aldean, […]

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Elzemeyer Talent Opens Nashville Outpost

Memphis-based Elzemeyer Talent Agency (ETA) has opened a Nashville division of their successful agency to better service all of Tennessee. In April 2008, Elzemeyer launched ETA in Memphis and decided to open the Nashville office at 725 Cool Springs Blvd. in Franklin on the eve of the agency’s one-year anniversary. Over the past year, ETA […]

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Hall Of Fame Comes Alive For CMA Music Fest

When country fans converge on Nashville in June for the CMA Music Festival, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will be greeting them with special programs and events, including performances and autograph signings with some of country’s most popular artists. During Music Fest week, the Museum will debut a new series, Live from […]

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Time Warner Sheds AOL

After spending nearly a decade trying to build a new-age media empire, Time Warner is spinning out AOL as a separate Internet company run by former Google advertising executive Tim Armstrong. He was hired in March to try to revive the brand once known as America Online. Time Warner owns 95 percent of AOL and […]

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Borchetta and Big Kenny Judge Duets

Big & Rich’s Big Kenny and Big Machine Records President and CEO Scott Borchetta will join Naomi Judd as judges on the second season of CMT’s Can You Duet. Hosted by CMT’s Lance Smith, the weekly music competition series is looking to find country music’s next great duo and award them a record deal with […]

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CMA Taking Submissions for 2009 Broadcast Awards

The Country Music Association is now accepting online submissions for the 2009 CMA Broadcast Awards for Broadcast Personality, Station, and National Broadcast Personality of the Year at Broadcast.CMAawards.com. The site will continue to accept submissions now through 5:00 PM/CT, June 25. Categories for submission include Broadcast Personality and Station of the Year in four different […]

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Little Big Town Rides For A Cure

Little Big Town is set to host Ride For A Cure on Sunday, June 14, benefiting the T.J. Martell Foundation. The event, presented by Roberts and Lyons, marks the third year of Little Big Town’s involvement and features a motorcycle ride from the Harley-Davidson of Cool Springs to the Harley-Davidson of Columbia, a barbecue lunch […]

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Will Watermarking Deter Piracy?

The Digital Watermarking Alliance (DWA) has announced findings from a recently commissioned survey on piracy deterrence. The study, conducted by media and technology measurement and market research firm Interpret, aimed to determine whether the inclusion of Digital Serial Numbers (DSNs) in online content would deter illegal file sharing. The results showed that DSNs would deter […]

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Lawrence Brings “The Rock” To the Troops

Just weeks away from the official street date of his latest release, The Rock, Rocky Comfort Records artist Tracy Lawrence has announced a Military World Premiere of the album. In an exclusive pre-release celebration, Lawrence will participate in a special two-day event, delivering his new CD personally to military personnel at Norfolk Naval Station and […]

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Foxworthy, Strait, McBride and Honky Tonk TV

Foxworthy Countdown Celebrates 10 Years This weekend, May 30 and 31, marks the 10th anniversary of The Jeff Foxworthy Countdown. Debuting in 1999, the weekly four-hour radio show features the current Top 30 country hits as well as interviews with top country artists. Airing on nearly 300 radio stations nationwide, The Jeff Foxworthy Countdown can […]

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