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Stoney Creek Grabs Durham For Northeast Region

April Rider, General Manager of Operations for Stoney Creek has announced the addition of Abi Durham to the label’s promotion staff as Manager Regional Promotion, Northeast. Durham will report directly to Rider. Stoney Creek, a Broken Bow Records imprint, has an artist roster which inlcudes Ash Bowers, Megan Mullins and Crossin Dixon. “Abi is a […]

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Loretta Lynn Celebrates 50-Year Career

In 1960 Loretta Lynn charted her first single, “I’m A Honky Tonk Girl,” and launched a career that has endured five decades. During 2010, a number of events are planned to celebrate her long and prosperous journey, including the release of an all-star tribute album this fall. Sony Music Nashville is behind the project which […]

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Luke Bryan Debuts Video, iheartradio Performance

Luke Bryan premiered his new video “Rain Is A Good Thing” on iTunes last week. Directed by award-winner Shaun Silva, the video was shot back in October at Bryan’s inaugural Farm Tour show where over 3,500 rain-soaked fans stuck out the mud and wet weather to see the Capitol Nashville star’s high-energy live show. “Rain […]

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Adkins’ Bus In Fatal Crash

Official statement from Trace Adkins’ publicist Schatzi Hageman: February 13, 2010… Earlier today in Caddo Parrish, Louisiana, a pickup truck crossed the center line and crashed head-on into the tour bus carrying the band of country music singer Trace Adkins. Both men in the truck were killed upon impact. None of Adkins’ band received serious […]

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Tube Time W/ Turner, Jewel, Lady A, Nail, Paisley, Pickler

Josh Turner made a guest appearance on Martha Stewart’s “Valentine’s Day Show” airing, Feb. 12. In addition, Turner was featured on NPR’s Weekend Edition airing Saturday, February 13. Turner’s new CD Haywire was released last week. ———————- David Nail will perform his Top 10 song “Red Light” on The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson […]

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Wal Mart To Sell For Ticketmaster

Mega-retailer Wal-Mart has reached an agreement with Live Nation’s Ticketmaster to sell tickets to concerts and other events at about 500 stores in select U.S. markets, including Chicago and Los Angeles. The service will be introduced in the next few months, according to Live Nation Executive Chairman Irving Azoff, who made the announcement during a […]

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Underwood Partners With Pedigree

Pedigree Brand pet products is teaming up with reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Carrie Underwood to rally dog lovers nationwide. With Pedigree’s belief that all dogs deserve a loving home and Underwood’s outstanding advocacy for adoptable dogs, Pedigree is serving as a sponsor of Underwood’s Play On Tour, offering an ideal way to highlight […]

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Keith, Adkins Ready “American Ride” Tour

Toby Keith’s 2009 America’s Toughest tour was a big success on all fronts, leaving special guest Trace Adkins so impressed he has signed on for another hitch. Keith, with Adkins, will kick-off the American Ride tour June 19 at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, NJ. Thirty-nine dates are already on the books through […]

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Chicks With Hits Plugging For The Cause

Songplugger’s collective Chicks with Hits is raising money for some very worthy causes by doing what they do best — pitching songs. On Tuesday, February 23 at BMI The Chicks will be pitching songs every 15 minutes to producers, artists and labels. Confirmed participants include artist Heidi Newfield, Big Machine’s Allison Jones; Capitol Nashville’s Autumn House, […]

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CMT One Country Supports First Lady’s “Let’s Move”

CMT One Country is providing media support for First Lady Michelle Obama’s just announced “Let’s Move” campaign to encourage communities, families and kids to lead healthier, more active lives. 

CMT has enlisted the support of Capitol Nashville artist Darius Rucker for targeted public service announcements to encourage the CMT audience to get active and eat […]

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Genovese and Brooks To Schools Hall of Fame

The Nashville Public Schools Hall of Fame is gettting ready to induct six new members, including former CMA CEO Tammy Genovese and country star/CMA board member Kix Brooks. Genovese and Brooks were “instrumental” in the generous donations to the Nashville Alliance for Public Education through the CMA’s “Keep The Music Playing” program. The pair will […]

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