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Aldean Adds Ash To Tour

Stoney Creek Records artist Ash Bowers has been added to Jason Aldean’s upcoming Wide Open tour set to launch Jan. 22. Bower’s first Wide Open appearance begins 1/28 in Austin, TX. “I was lucky enough to open a few dates for Aldean in November last year and had a blast playing for those big crowds,” […]

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Sony Sets Schedule For Jackson, Gokey, Thompson

Sony is starting 2010 with a full slate of releases scheduled through the spring. Superstar Alan Jackson has a new Arista Nashville album, Freight Train, coming March 30. That month also brings the March 2 release of American Idol finalist Danny Gokey’s debut project. And first on the docket for 2010 is newcomer Josh Thompson […]

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CMA Songwriters Series Returns to Joe’s Pub

CMA Songwriters Series will return to New York City’s Joe’s Pub Thursday, March 25 for the popular series’ sixth installment. Featured writers include Capitol Nashville artist Dierks Bentley, Jim Beavers (“Watching Airplanes,” “Trying To Stop Your Leaving”), David Lee Murphy (“Living In Fast Forward,” “Dust On The Bottle”) and Bob DiPiero (“If You Ever Stop […]

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Web Network Debuts At Top Of comScore Rankings

VEVO, a new music video and entertainment service, was the most visited U.S. web network in the Entertainment-Music category last month (Dec 09) with 35,395,000 unique visitors according to comScore. VEVO was created in a partnership with Universal Music Group, Sony Music Entertainment and Abu Dhabi Media Company. It’s powered by YouTube. The service launched […]

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Adkins Joins Show Dog Universal

Platinum star Trace Adkins is the first signing under the newly combined Show Dog-Universal Music. Principle Toby Keith and President Mark Wright held a press conference today (1/13) at BMI in Nashville to share the news and discuss the evolving label. Adkins—celebrating his birthday today—joined them at the event, telling reporters that he had 15 […]

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National News: Labels Face Antitrust Suit; Arbitron; Bergman Catalogue

An antitrust lawsuit alleging price fixing of digital downloads by the major labels has been reinstated by a federal appeals court. EMI, Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group, are among the defendants in the case that will be allowed to proceed. The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the October 2008 decision of […]

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Rich Welcomes Son; Jackson Single From Upcoming Album

Congratulations to John Rich and his wife Joan on the birth of their first child. Son Cash Rich was born Sunday morning at a Nashville hospital. The couple wed in 2008. ———————————– Alan Jackson’s new single, “It’s Just That Way,” is available now for digital download. It is the first single from Jackson’s next album, […]

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McGraw Movie Sets Up In Music City

The new movie starring Tim McGraw and Gwyneth Paltrow began production in Nashville this week. MusicRow first broke the story of the new film in October. Shooting will begin in mid January and run through the end of February. Previously reported filming locations include McGraw’s Middle Tennessee ranch. Love Don’t Let Me Down centers around […]

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TV Update: Luke Bryan, Gloriana, Gatlins, Grammys

Luke Bryan will perform his chart-topping hit “Do I” on CBS’ The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson this Friday, Jan. 15. Next week, Bryan will hit the road performing his own headlining dates as well as guesting on Jason Aldean’s Wide Open Tour. ————————– Gloriana will appear on Ellen tomorrow Wednesday, Jan. 13, performing […]

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On Tour’s Eve, Rascal Flatts Reflect On 10 Years of Hits

As Rascal Flatts prepare to open the final leg of their American Living Unstoppable Tour this weekend, the group is reflecting on ten years of success. Since 2000, when Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney released their debut single “Prayin’ For Daylight” and subsequent first album, Rascal Flatts has become the top country […]

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Phil Vassar Plans First Overseas Tour

Phil Vassar will launch his first overseas tour on Jan. 26 in London, England, wrapping in Munich, Germany on Feb. 1. The Show Dog-Universal Music artist is currently touring the states to support his recent release Traveling Circus. His overseas tour will include a full media schedule, with appearances on various TV shows in London […]

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