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Country Dominates RIAA Certifications

The Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) January and February Gold and Platinum reports show that, relative to other formats, country music is going strong. Capitol Nashville’s Lady Antebellum’s sophomore album Need You Now was certified Platinum in just one month this winter, with legions of fans lining up to bring the power trio their […]

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Gretchen Wilson Opens Online Store

Singer/songwriter/record company owner Gretchen Wilson has announced the opening of her new online store at www.redneckrecordsstore.com. In addition to her new album, I Got Your Country Right Here, and other fan-favorite Gretchen Wilson merchandise, the Grammy Award-winning country star is offering fans an exclusive I Got Your Country Right Here — Deluxe Edition. The first […]

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“Ride For Reading” Readies Benefit

Ride For Reading, a Nashville area non-profit organization founded by avid cyclists with a goal to provide books to children of low income families, is hosting a benefit concert on Friday, March 26 at 3rd and Lindsley from 6-9 p.m. The evening will feature performances from singer/songwriters Sean McConnell, Megan James and Ashley Ray and is […]

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NASCAR’s Waltrip Bros. Host Charity Event

The Waltrip Brothers, Darrell and Michael, of NASCAR fame, will serve as hosts for the First Annual Waltrip Brothers’ Charity Championship (WBCC) a dinner and golf tournament on June 2 and 3 in Nashville at Opryland’s Gaylord Springs Golf Links. The events will raise money for the the National MS Society and Motor Racing Outreach […]

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Faith Hill Meets Abba at R&R Hall of Fame

Country superstar Faith Hill took center stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony on Monday night (3/15). Hill was there to salute Hall of Fame inductees Abba, performing a version of the band’s smash hit, “The Winner Takes It All.” Accompanied on piano by Abba member Benny Andersson, Hill delivered a straight-ahead […]

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Kentucky Music Hall Adds Inductees

Keith Whitley, Patty Loveless, Steve Wariner, John Michael Montgomery, The Goins Brothers, Molly O’Day and Larnelle Harris are  the newest inductees into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame. Robert Lawson, Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Executive Director, along with Connie Hunt, event ceremony executive producer, made the announcement today (3/17). “This year’s inductees include some […]

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Crook & Chase Reach “200” Milestone

Premiere Radio Networks has announced that, with the addition of 102.5 KNIX-FM in Phoenix, Arizona, The Crook & Chase Countdown has hit a broadcasting milestone of 200 stations. The Nashville-based program joined Premiere’s lineup in October 2009. Since then, the program has continued to grow and receive industry recognition, including a 2010 nomination for an Academy of […]

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Rucker Hosts “Hootie” Golf Tourney

Steve Azar, Colt Ford, Dan Tyminski and Jack Ingram will join Darius Rucker at the annual Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament. Joining those country stars at the golf tournament with the very long name will be Hootie & the Blowfish members Mark Bryan, Dean Felber, and Jim “Soni” […]

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Zac Brown Finds Way To Fans’ Hearts Through Food

Multi-talented musician Zac Brown is using his newfound star status to share one of his other loves with fans—food. He has a new cookbook out, a line of seasonings, and is hosting Eat And Greets on tour. The Southern Ground cookbook offers 27 of the former chef’s favorite comfort-food recipes such as Southern Fried Chicken, […]

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McBride Video Premiere; Love And Theft At NASCAR Hall of Fame

VEVO.com premiered Martina McBride’s latest video “Wrong Baby Wrong” this morning (3/16). The VEVO Network, which includes VEVO.com and VEVO on YouTube, is among the top 10 video content networks and is the number one entertainment-music service on the web with over 35 million monthly unique visitors. “Wrong Baby Wrong” is from McBride’s latest chart-topping […]

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Eagles, Urban, Chicks Hitting The Road

A superstar tour featuring The Eagles, Dixie Chicks and Keith Urban will open June 8 in Toronto. Eight stops at North American arenas were announced today (3/16), with Urban set for five of those shows. It will be the first time these artists have toured together. With 35 years of hits, The Eagles (Glenn Frey, […]

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