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Rucker And Team Toast Platinum Album

Capitol Records Nashville threw a party for Darius Rucker last week to celebrate the success of his country debut album Learn To Live which was just certified Platinum by the RIAA for shipments of over one million copies. Rucker will continue the celebration tomorrow (8/25) at his No. 1 party for his latest song “Alright.” […]

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Carroll Makes Video, Darling Chats, Ingram Tries For World Record

Jason Michael Carroll’s latest video, “Hurry Home,” tells the story of a father anxiously awaiting word from his runaway daughter. Carroll portrays a friend helping search for the missing girl. The story hits close to home because when he was a child, Carroll’s aunt was missing for more than 15 years after running away. “I […]

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Love And Theft’s Multimedia Launch Week

With their debut album World Wide Open set for release tomorrow (8/25), Love And Theft’s Brian Bandas, Eric Gunderson and Stephen Barker Liles are preparing for a jam-packed launch week. In addition to their Friday (8/21) performance of their Top 20 hit “Runaway” on NBC’s Today Show, Love And Theft can be seen in coming […]

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Miley Is Latest To Offer Walmart Exclusive

The new Miley Cyrus album, The Time of Our Lives on Hollywood Records, will be released Aug. 31, 2009, exclusively at Walmart stores and Walmart.com. With an $8 retail price, the offering will have seven tracks – including the single “Party In The USA,” which debuted this week at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot […]

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Photos: Artists Visit Industry

Artist Greg Hanna stopped by AristoMedia to show them how to do a “Man’s Job”–with work gloves and beer mugs. The group then celebrated his single “It’s A Man’s Job.” (L-R) Rick Kelley, Bobbe Morhiser, Hannah and Jeff Walker. Recently the MusicRow offices welcomed artist visits from Bill Gentry and Veronica Ballestrini. They are pictured […]

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Briefs From Sony, WSIX, and the Hall of Fame

The Big 98 WSIX tower was struck by lightning during yesterday’s storm, damaging equipment and disrupting broadcasts. See the video of the lightning strike here. —————— Sony Music Nashville is looking for a Senior Director – Label Sales following the recent departure of David Fitzgerald. Interested applicants can view the job posting and apply online […]

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Americana Awards Adds Artists

Justin Townes Earle, The Flatlanders, and Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit are the latest artists to confirm their appearances at this year’s Honors & Awards show. Set for September 17th at the historic Ryman Auditorium, the Americana Honors & Awards ceremony will toast winners in six member-voted categories and bestow Lifetime Achievement Awards on […]

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Rodney Atkins Youth Home Dedication

As a baby, Rodney Atkins was adopted from Holston Home in Greenville, TN by Margaret and Allan Atkins. Now the staff, children and Director Charles Hutchinson call him “Our poster boy for Hope.” Atkins returned home to Greenville this week to help celebrate Holston House’s newly renovated campus. He spent part of the day performing […]

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Bennett To Exit Warner

It’s unofficial and unconfirmed, but MusicRow has learned that Exec. VP/GM Warner Bros. Records Nashville Bill Bennett is exiting the label. Bennett moved to the Nashville division in Sept. 2004 after previously heading the Geffen and Maverick record labels. During his watch he saw success with Big & Rich, Blake Shelton, The Wreckers, James Otto […]

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Rascal Flatts Earn More Platinum, Pass 4 Million Ticket Mark

Rascal Flatts was already the largest selling and grossing group in country music history, and now the band just sold its four millionth concert ticket in a span of four years. Also just announced, the band’s latest album for Lyric Street, Unstoppable, has been certified Platinum for shipments in excess of 1 million. The CD […]

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Celebs Helping Charities

Carrie Underwood has established the CATS Foundation (Checotah Animal, Town, and School) to help with causes in her hometown area of Checotah, Oklahoma. She says, “My hometown is extremely supportive of me and I feel blessed to be able to create something as a way of giving back; to say thank you.” The CATS Foundation […]

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