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Rosanne Cash Introduces “The List”

Rosanne Cash introduced her new album, The List, in a private performance co-sponsored by BMI and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum® on September 15. Cash performed eight of the classic songs on her new album, which is named for a list of songs her father gave her in 1973. The List will […]

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Swift Ranks Among “People’s” Best Dressed

Taylor Swift is among the celebrities named to People’s 10 Best Dressed of 2009 list, joining the ranks of fashionistas like First Lady Michelle Obama, Beyonce, and Nashville-born starlet Reese Witherspoon. “Anything that glitters hypnotizes me,” she tells the magazine of her red carpet picks by designers Collette Dinnigan and KaufmanFranco. “It’s always an attention […]

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CO5 Adds Roberts, Reworks Staff

Radio promotion and marketing company CO5 Music is reshaping its operation announced co-CEOs Tracy Brown and Todd Sievers today (9/16). David Newmark, who served as VP Country Promotion since starting the Nashville division of CO5 in 2005, has been named VP of Business Development and will focus on new business ventures and business relations. Denise […]

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Wreck Blocks 17th Avenue

17th Ave. S. was blocked off at the Edgehill intersection earlier today (9/16) following an accident in front of Ocean Way Studios. The busy street has reopened and Ocean Way Director of Operations Pat McMakin gave MusicRow the scoop on the witness accounts. First and foremost, he knows of no serious injuries as a result. […]

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Chesney Tour Schedules A Break

Monster ticket-seller Kenny Chesney will take a hiatus from touring next year, the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year tells Entertainment Weekly’s EW.com. “It seems like in the last couple of years, I’ve been on an empty tank,” he said. “And that’s gotta change.” With numerous hit acts in tow, Chesney’s summer tours consistently sell-out […]

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CCMA Ratings Jump 60%

The 2009 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards, held Sept. 13 in Vancouver, BC, and broadcast live on CBC Television, drew a record increase in viewership numbers with an astounding 60 percent jump from last year’s ratings. 

”Not since Shania has the CCMA Awards turned in numbers like this year’s show,” said Jim Cressman, Co-Chair […]

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Diva Martina Headed For Superstar TV Show

Martina McBride is among the powerhouse vocalists set for the upcoming VH1 Divas. This year’s special will air tomorrow (9/17) at 8 PM/CT and as always, the star power is blinding. McBride will share the stage with American Idol winner Jordin Sparks in a first-ever collaboration presented at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. VH1 Divas […]

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Need You Now Video Debuts

“We really wanted this video to be a little more dramatic and stylized than anything we’ve done before,” explains lead vocalist Hillary Scott discussing Lady Antebellum’s new video “Need You Now.”  “It was an exhausting shoot…physically and emotionally…because we worked through the night and just poured every ounce of ourselves into our characters. It’s a passionate […]

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Bocephus Scores Mon Nite Football (Again)

Bocephus will once again musically invite all his rowdy friends to watch Monday Night Football as he performs the opening anthem for a 21st season. The video for this year’s intro was filmed at the Parthenon in Nashville and features a MNF Hall of Fame theme. Human statues and Hall of Fame busts come to […]

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Labels Sue DeGeneres; Fisher To 615; Nashville Underground Turns 10

Seventeen record labels have banded together to sue the Ellen DeGeneres Show over its alleged use of music without permission. The complaint says the show producers acted with complete disregard for the legal framework of the music business. Read the entire article at Nashville Post. • • • Matt Fisher joins 615 Music as Director […]

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Nichols Performs for Dalai Lama & BNA Talent Group Opens

Joe Nichols will perform his single, “Believers” at a ceremony honoring the Dalai Lama. The Freedom Award, which is the highest honor given by the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, TN, will be presented to His Holiness on September 23 during an afternoon ceremony at the historic Lorraine Hotel. That evening, Nichols will join Natalie […]

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