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More Photos From Music Fest Week

Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam, Josh Turner’s dance contest, Josh Thompson and more…

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Twitter Places Tweets Location

Where are you? Where were you a few hours ago? Twitter users will find answers to these important questions when the social network rolls out its new Twitter Places functionality over the next week or so. “It helps to know where a Tweet is coming from,” says the Twitter blog. “Is that person watching the […]

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BamaJam Attracts 300,000 Fans

Bamajam 2010 organizers say the event was a success, drawing about 109,000 fans each day, for an aggregate gate count of 300,000 over three days. Held June 3-5 in Enterprise, Alabama, The Verizon Wireless Bamajam Music and Arts Festival 2010 hosted a musical variety including Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band, Train, Rodney Atkins, Miranda Lambert, […]

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Fun Photos From Music Fest Week

SunTrust hosts Hot Dog Day, Kellie Pickler plays LP Field, Miranda Lambert wins at the CMT Awards, and tons more.

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A Google iTunes Entry?

Apple’s iTunes store has a comfortable lock on music sales. According to NPD Group’s recent May 2010 report, the online Cupertino-based retailer now accounts for 70% of the digital music market and around 28% of all music purchased during the first quarter of 2010. For a company to successfully challenge Apple’s dominant position it would […]

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Garth Adds Vegas Dates

Garth Brooks’ ongoing concert series at the Wynn Las Vegas has drawn sold-out crowds and rave reviews. Now he has revealed the next set of dates, with shows scheduled through November. Tickets for the upcoming series will go on sale Saturday, June 19 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets are available exclusively at Ticketmaster.com or by […]

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Nashville Artists Well Represented at Teens Choice

The Teen Choice Awards will be presented on Aug. 9 on Fox. One of the main draws of the show is its numerous awards where fans pick the winners. The categories cover TV, Movies, Music, Comedy and Sports. Today (6/14), the voting begins for fans age 13-19. Nashville artists are represented in numerous categories including […]

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Festival Attendance Booms, Up 16 Percent

CMA Music Festival attendance hit an all-time high this year. Each night at LP Field was a complete sell-out, with average nightly attendance topping 49,000, for an increase of 16.7 percent over last year. This tally includes four-day ticket packages, promotional and single night tickets. 
In all, 37 artists participated in the 40 hours of […]

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Bobby Karl Works The Room: Fan Fair Finale

Chapter 340 Inspirational, is what it was. Yes, the 2010 CMA Music Festival was a bounty of sounds. And, yes, it was intolerably hot. But the experience of being with those people, those fans, did my heart good. What spirit. What stamina. What love. I saw these things everywhere, from autograph lines, to concerts, from […]

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Forbes Ranks Top Earning Country Stars

Forbes has released its annual listing of Country Music’s Top Earning Stars. The article notes that country fans are often loyal to their favorite artists for a long time, “Fame in Nashville seems to come with an irrevocable ticket into the hearts and wallets of country fans who, like the heroes of a sad song, […]

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People’s Hot Country Guys

  People magazine highlights “Country’s Hottest Guys” for its new July issue. Tim McGraw, who was named the hottest of the hunks, graces the cover. The issue also features a behind-the-scenes look at the recent Brooks & Dunn tribute, a Q&A with Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert about their upcoming wedding, and exclusive pictures from […]

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