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DISClaimer Reviews (5/5/09)

Such A-listers as Trace Adkins, Montgomery Gentry, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban all have sparkling new singles. The first two are boasting new sonic splendor, courtesy of Michael Knox, who produced both. David Lee Murphy’s work with Kevin Fowler also deserves a shout-out.

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Montgomery Gentry Build a Playground

Lexington, Kentucky is getting a new playground. 2010 ACM/Home Depot Humanitarian Award winners Montgomery Gentry, recently asked country music fans and consumers to help select the city where a new KaBOOM! playground will be built in their honor by The Home Depot. From April 12–30, 2010, fans voted for one of six pre-selected cities (Atlanta, […]

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Gretchen Wilson Joins Dollar General in Literacy Fight

Dollar General Corporation is partnering with British home and health care products company Reckitt Benckiser and country music star Gretchen Wilson to launch Literacy Rocks. The sweepstakes, which launched May 3 in Dollar General stores, offers customers the opportunity to win an exclusive concert experience with Gretchen Wilson or autographed CDs. To kick-off Literacy Rocks, […]

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CMA Offers Chance To Win CMA Fest Lifetime Tickets

In celebration of CMA Music Festival’s 39-year legacy, fans will be given the chance to be a part of all the great moments yet to come with the first-ever CMA Music Festival Lifetime Ticket Giveaway sweepstakes. The promotion will yield one lucky winner two seats per year to future CMA Music Festival events for as […]

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Loveless and Frist – Flood-Related Freebies

Nashville’s Loveless Cafe was fortunate enough to keep above water during the weekend’s devastating flood, and tonight (5/5) the venerable eatery will give a little back to those suffering through this disaster. Tonight’s  presentation of the popular Music City Roots series at the Loveless Barn, with artists donating their time, will be free to the […]

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Cracker Barrel Offers “Wynonna Weekend”

National collective contesting company Free Promo Network (FPN) has joined forces with Cracker Barrel for their upcoming A Weekend with Wynonna in Music City promotion. Participating radio stations will be allowed take part in this national contest on a trade-for-mention basis, allowing their listeners the chance to win a trip for two to Nashville to […]

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CMA Broadcast Awards Submission Schedule

Beginning Friday, May 21, the Country Music Association will accept online submissions for the 2010 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 through 5:00 PM/CT, Thursday, July 1. Categories for submission include Broadcast Personality and Station of the Year […]

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ole Unveils Online Admin Web Portal

International, independent publisher ole, with offices in Toronto, L.A. and Nashville has launched “adminow,” an online resource for the company’s administration clients. “It’s akin to online banking,” explains Jennifer Beavis, Senior Director, Administration. “It complements ole’s expert, global customer service, and delivers the immediate transparency ole’s clients have come to expect from mainstream financial institutions.” […]

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How To Lend A Hand, Get Help

The City Paper is keeping a running list of charitable initiatives to help flood victims. The MusiCares staff wants to remind everyone of their willingness and ability to help those in the music community affected by the recent floods. Call them at 615-327-0050, or toll free at 877-626-2748 or visit www.musicares.com. Eric Brace & Peter […]

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Water Pressure Closes BMI Row Office; Staff Remains Online

“BMI’s Nashville office remains closed for the second consecutive day due to a lack of water pressure in the 6-story Music Row building, home to over 400 employees,” reports VP Writer/Publisher Relations Jody Williams. “As a result, scheduled events including the Jason Blume Songwriting Workshop have been canceled. However, most executives are still readily accessible […]

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Renee Leymon At Bigger Picture/New Revolution; Capitol Hiring

Twenty-year radio promotion executive Renee Leymon has joined Bigger Picture and New Revolution Entertainment. In her new roles, Leymon will be assisting Rob Dalton in growing and developing the promotion staff at New Revolution Entertainment, and she will also assist the promotion staff at Bigger Picture in securing radio airplay. Leymon was most recently at […]

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