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Weekly Chart Report (11/19/10)

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday next week, MusicRow’s CountryBreakout Chart will be compiled and published on Wednesday, November 24. All reports are due in by 12 Noon CT. RADIO NEWS Tom Jeffries has taken over the PD position at Max Broadcast Group Holdings’s WCMS/Elizabeth City-Nags Head, NC effective immediately. In addition to […]

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EMI Signs Davidson; Better Angels Signs White

EMI SIGNS SARAH DAVIDSON Songwriter Sarah Davidson has signed a publishing deal with EMI Music Publishing. BETTER ANGELS SIGNS JASON WHITE Singer/songwriter Jason White has inked a recording contract with Better Angels Music Group. In January, he will release The Longing, produced by Better Angels CEO Rob Rappaport. White has been a Better Angels staff […]

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Country Thunder Festivals For Arizona, Wisconsin

Country Thunder Music Festivals have been announced for Florence, Arizona (April 7-10/2011) and Twin Lakes, Wisconsin (July 21-24/2011). The Arizona event features Toby Keith as its headliner, plus artists such as Martina McBride and Jason Aldean. The Wisconsin Country Thunder event in July features Lady Antebellum, Zac Brown Band, Martina McBride plus headliners Rascal Flatts. […]

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Montgomery Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

Eddie Montgomery, of duo Montgomery Gentry, has recently been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer. He will have surgery to remove the cancerous tumor in December. Montgomery says, “I plan to be back in January ready to rock for all the fans!” MusicRow wishes Eddie a speedy recovery.

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Television Roundup: Year End Specials, Glee Does Lady A

ABC’s  “CMA Country Christmas” special will air Monday, November 29 at 8:30 pm CT. The 90 minute program will be hosted by Jennifer Nettles and feature performances of holiday favorites by Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Reba, LeAnn Rimes, Darius Rucker, and Sugarland. •  •  •  • […]

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Swift’s Momentum Turns To TV

Taylor Swift’s million plus magical sales week momentum is soon set to travel to TV. Swift will join NBC’s traditional Thanksgiving lineup on Thurs. Nov. 25, 8-9 p.m. ET with a musical presentation, Taylor Swift: Speak Now. Taylor’s special event takes fans on a tour of concert stops from New York to Los Angeles including […]

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Liz Rose Music Signs Shackelton

Recently opened publishing company Liz Rose Music has signed singer/songwriter Emily Shackelton. “I am thrilled to announce Emily’s signing,” says Scott Ponce, Liz Rose Music general manager/creative director. “We have been fans of her writing for a while and are excited to be working with her in our new venture.” Shackelton moved to Nashville in […]

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Trace Adkins To Host ACA Awards

Multi-platinum recording artist Trace Adkins will host and perform on the American CountryAwards, airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Monday, Dec. 6 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Additionally, Easton Corbin, Steel Magnolia and Uncle Kracker are also set to perform during the two-hour primetime special. According to American […]

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[updated] Will Tennyson Passes

[Update] Beloved Music Row executive and friend to many Will Tennyson will be laid to rest on Saturday, November 20th in his hometown of Athens, Tennessee. Will died on Tuesday morning from natural causes.  He most recently was a talent executive at Conway Entertainment Group.  Will is survived by his mother and step-father, several brothers […]

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Music Mastermind Intros Unique Online Recording Tool

Independent music entertainment and technology company Music Mastermind has announced its SoundBetter cloud-based technology that, “let’s anyone create studio-quality music.” SoundBetter provides a creative solution that lets users enhance their voices, transform their voices into instruments, create pro-sounding beats, add studio-quality backing tracks, and even generate and add adaptable licks to collaborate with friends and […]

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Media Appearances; “Greater Together Nashville” Concert Tonight

Trace Adkins appeared as a special guest on Fox & Friends this morning (11/18). The show was broadcast live from the newly refurbished Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center as part of the hotels reopening celebration. Tonight, Adkins will co-headline the “Greater Together Nashville” fund raising concert with Craig Morgan. The concert, hosted by The […]

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