Category: Featured

Social Media Success Story CJaye LeRose

Online marketing success stories are becoming more and more common and CJaye LeRose is the latest example. She started a YouTube channel in April 2009 to raise awareness about pet adoption, and posted a self-penned song along with dog rescue videos. Now the Texas native has had more than one million video views on YouTube […]

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Date Set For Grammy Noms Concert

The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night® will air live on the CBS Television Network on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from 10–11 PM ET/PT. The one-hour special will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees. Presenters, performers and additional information will be announced […]

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Warner Adds Niederhauser; CRS Liner Registration Open

Mark Niederhauser will join the Warner Music Nashville promotion team as Southwest Regional Promotion Manager starting September 7. He will report directly to Vice President of Promotions Bob Reeves. Warner Music Nashville is home to Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records and Word Label Group. Niederhauser can be reached after September 7 at [email protected] ••••••••••••• Following […]

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Toby Keith Goes Deluxe

Toby Keith is planning to release a deluxe edition of his new album when it comes out Oct. 5 via his label Show Dog-Universal Music. The special edition of Bullets In The Gun will have four live tracks which were recorded during his surprise “Incognito Bandito” show at The Fillmore in Manhattan. It is available […]

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Photos: Dave Bartholomew; Nashville Publishers Network

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Bartholomew recently stopped by BMI’s Music Row offices. The legendary songwriter, producer, musician, arranger and A&R man hooked up with Fats Domino and their collaborations sent shock waves from New Orleans, forever changing the soundscape of American music. Bartholomew wrote classics including “Ain’t That a Shame,” “I’m Walkin’” […]


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WMBA Week Celebrates New Non-Profit Status

The Nashville-based Women’s Music Business Association (WMBA) is hosting its inaugural WMBA week to celebrate its new non-profit status. Events, welcoming both men and women, are scheduled for August 22 –27. WMBA VP Penny Dionne believes the events will give members of the organization a chance to connect with friends and colleagues on Music Row, […]

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Hirings At Black Ink Publishing

Black Ink Music Publishing announced two new hirings today. Noah Dewey has re-joined the company as VP of Creative Services and Meghan Orga is on board as the Office Manager. Richard Orga has been at the helm of Black Ink for seven months. The boutique music publishing company is home to writers Matt Jenkins, Justin […]


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UMG Videos Back on

Universal Music Group is temporarily allowing to stream music videos from its artists. The label group had recently forced to remove the videos until a licensing agreement could be reached. According to, UMG came around, at least for the time being, so that fans can watch the videos and vote for MTV’s […]

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George Richey Passes

MusicRow has confirmed George Richey, longtime husband of Tammy Wynette, passed away recently. According to Woodlawn Memorial Park, Richey has been laid to rest near Wynette in the Woodlawn Cross Mausoleum. Richey and Wynette wed in 1978; it was her fifth and longest marriage. Songwriter/producer Richey had been in her life for many years as […]

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Friday Photos: Artists Out And About

Josh Thompson in Dallas Columbia Nashville’s Josh Thompson caught up with KSCS Dallas PD Chris Huff last weekend while he was there with the Brad Paisley H20 World Tour.  Thompson’s current single, “Way Out Here,” is Top 20 and climbing the country charts. • • • Josh Kelley in the Twin Cities With his debut […]

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Lionel Richie To “All For The Hall” Fundraiser

Superstar Lionel Richie will perform at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s All for the Hall Los Angeles fundraiser on Thursday, September 23, at Club Nokia, Museum officials announced today (8/13). The event, which will follow a “guitar pull” format, will feature performances by Country Music Hall of Fame members Emmylou Harris and Kris […]

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