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Brad Paisley to Publish “Diary”

Country superstar Brad Paisley will publish his first book, The Diary of a Player, in May 2011 through Howard Books/Simon and Schuster. The Diary of a Player is the personal story of how Paisley became who he is today, and is a salute to the guitar gods of country, blues and rock ‘n’ roll. Paisley […]

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Warner Chappell Celebrates “…Like Crazy,” Signs Waterman

Warner Chappell Music recently signed a world-wide songwriter/co-publishing agreement with Doug Waterman. The publisher also celebrated a 56-week, record breaking run for the Lee Brice recording of “Love Like Crazy,” co-written by Tim James.

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Taylor Swift’s Bicoastal Attack for New Album Launch

Four-time GRAMMY Award winner Taylor Swift has planned a series of events to celebrate the release of her highly-anticipated third studio album, Speak Now, which arrives in stores on October 25th. On October 25th, Taylor will perform at the United Nations in New York City for a group of winners from contests held worldwide. This […]

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Weekly Chart Report (10/15/10)

SPIN ZONE It’s a tough chart week for record promoters, because there isn’t much moving at the moment. Darius Rucker’s “Come Back Song” holds strong at No. 1, but Sugarland’s “Stuck Like Glue” and Taylor Swift’s “Mine” are both beginning to encroach on it. Positions 1-6 remain unchanged from the previous chart, with Brad Paisley, […]

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Opry Goes Pink for Women Rock for the Cure

The Opry goes pink on Friday, October 15th, in support of Women Rock for the Cure (WRFTC), a Nashville-based organization that is committed to fighting breast cancer by utilizing the passion, creativity and strength of the entertainment industry to find inspiring ways to raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Nashville […]

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AMA Bases Nominees On New Media Chart

Nominees for this year’s American Music Awards were selected, for the first time, using BigChampagne’s Ultimate Chart. In previous years, the AMA assembled its nominees based upon the Billboard 100. BigChampagne describes its new Ultimate Chart as “an unprecedented aggregation of timely, relevant metrics and a product of our friends’ and partners’ hard work and […]

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CMA Honors Triple Play Writers

“This is an amazing accomplishment and we are very pleased to honor these talented songwriters, and songwriting artists, for their valued contribution to the format,” said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “They each have a rare talent that is a gift for all of us to enjoy.” The CMA Triple Play Awards, which honor […]

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On Target with Keith Urban

GRAMMY Award-winning artist Keith Urban will release an exclusive deluxe version of his sixth studio album, Get Closer, at retail giant Target. This deluxe album will feature three new music tracks and four live recordings in addition to the eight original tracks and will be available at Target stores nationwide and Target.com beginning November 16th, […]

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Underwood Wows Nashville Audience

Carrie Underwood, reining ACM Entertainer of the Year, brought her Play On tour to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena (10/13). For nearly two hours she seranaded the packed house with hits from past and present including her current single “Mama’s Song” from her CMA Album of the Year nominated CD, Play On. To read a complete review […]

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Blake Shelton Makes First Stop on Headlining Tour

Blake Shelton’s first-ever headlining tour made the first stop at the Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado yesterday (10/13). The All About Tonight Tour will continue through October along the West Coast. “To go out and know that the crowd is there for you – every night,” Shelton says, “that is one heck of a feeling. […]

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Sugarland Joins USO Divas

VH1 is partnering with the USO to give the network’s iconic franchise a military makeover with VH1 Divas Salute The Troops. Artists involved will include Sugarland, Katy Perry, Keri Hilson and Nicki Minaj who will perform in front of thousands of men and women in uniform at MCAS Miramar in San Diego. Paramore will travel […]

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