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Regina Stuve Joins Sony Media Dept.

Longtime music industry exec Regina Stuve has joined Sony Music Nashville as Senior Director, Media, handling the entire RCA Nashville roster, as well as some Columbia Nashville acts.

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Photo Friday

Stealing Angels • Craig Morgan • Cary Barlowe • Rob Hatch • Jon Stone • Victoria Shaw • Anna Wilson • Connie Smith

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Weekly Chart Report (4/08/11)

SPIN ZONE Following a big night at the ACM Awards, Miranda Lambert’s “Heart Like Mine” eases into the CountryBreakout Chart’s No. 1 spot. Rascal Flatts moves up to No. 2 with “I Won’t Let Go,” followed by Kenny Chesney’s “Live A Little” at No. 3, Ronnie Dunn’s “Bleed Red” at No. 4 and Keith Urban’s […]

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Execs Team For SING

Longtime music industry execs Jill Gleason, Johnny Rose and Walt Wilson have launched label services company Strength in Numbers Group (SING). The outfit is offering album services and planning, from recording through release and distribution, which is available through deals with UMG’s Fontana Distribution and Sony’s RED. A retainer-based fee structure also offers clients the […]

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Americana Award Noms Due Tomorrow

Nominations are being accepted for the Americana Honors & Awards through tomorrow, Friday, April 8. Only members of the Americana Music Association in good standing may submit nominations. Membership costs $35 for artists or $75 for industry. The eligibility period for this year’s Americana Honors & Awards runs from April 1, 2010 through March 31, 2011. The 10th […]

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Digital Exec. Cameo Carlson Joins Borman

Digital music guru Cameo Carlson has joined Borman Entertainment’s Nashville office as Head of Digital Business Development. She most recently worked in New York as Exec. VP of Universal Motown Republic Group and had been serving as a consultant to Borman following the February departure of Genevieve Jewell. Now that Carlson is on board full-time […]

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Lambert Working On TV Show, New Trio

Miranda Lambert’s star just keeps rising. The singer, who won four trophies at the Sunday night (4/3) ACM Awards, debuted her new project Pistol Annies the following evening, and has also announced plans to team with ABC Family for a television show.

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Q1 Country Album Sales Down 13%

Country music sales results for the first quarter of 2011 are now complete and while the picture isn’t pretty, there are bright spots and some hopeful signs for later in the year.

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All-Star Performers For Leadership Music Gala

Martina McBride, Ronnie Milsap, and Little Big Town will perform at the Leadership Music Dale Franklin Award gala dinner honoring the Country Music Association.

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Radio Veteran Coyote McCloud Dies

Music City radio icon Coyote McCloud died Wednesday afternoon, April 6 at age 68.

A veteran of the Nashville airwaves for more than 30 years, McCloud’s slogan when he broadcast pop oldies was, “He played them when they were new.”

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Lady A and Swift Fight Over Most Downloaded; Wynette Added To Registry

>>Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now” is now the most downloaded country song of all time, beating out Taylor Swift’s “Love Story” by a little over 9,000 downloads. According to Nielsen SoundScan, the Lady track which has been battling with Swift for the title just edged out the Big Machine artist this week. In reality the […]

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