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Ole Signs Chris Wallin

Ole has acquired the catalogue of hit songwriter Chris Wallin and entered a worldwide co-publishing deal with him. Among the No. 1s he has written or co-written are Toby Keith’s “Love Me If You Can,” Kenny Chesney’s “Don’t Blink,” and Montgomery Gentry’s “Something To Be Proud Of.” He brings these and over 100 more songs […]

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Church Headlining, Thompson In Tow

Eric Church is preparing to set out on his headlining Jagermeister Country Tour. The outing, in support of his Capitol sophomore release Carolina, starts Feb. 9 in Baltimore and continues for about 30 dates through the end of March. His current single “Hell On The Heart” is at No. 15 and rising on MusicRow’s Country […]

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ZBB Get Grammy Slot; Gloriana To “Ellen”; More Artist Updates

Zac Brown Band has been added to the performance line-up of the Jan. 31 Grammy Awards, airing on CBS. Dave Matthews Band, Green Day, Lady Gaga and P!nk have also been added to performance schedule, joining previously announced performers and fellow nominees Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum, Beyoncé, the Black Eyed Peas and Maxwell… Gloriana will play […]

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Earl Gaines Services; Lifenotes

As previously reported, Nashville r&b star Earl Gaines passed away on New Year’s Eve at age 74. Services will be held Friday, Jan. 8, at St. Luke CME Church, located at 2008 28th Avenue North, Nashville, TN, 37208. Visitation will begin at 10 AM, followed by a musical tribute at 11 AM, and the funeral at […]

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2010 Grammy Nominees CD Announced

The Recording Academy’s Grammy Recordings has partnered with EMI Music to release the 2010 Grammy Nominees CD, the 16th iteration of the series and featuring nominees from the upcoming 52nd Annual Grammy Awards. Available January 19, a portion of the proceeds from the collection’s sales will benefit the Recording Academy’s MusiCares and Grammy Foundations. Nashville-related […]

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Marco’s 2009 Top Dance Club Songs

Marco Club Connection has release its sixth annual Top Ten list of 2009’s most requested Country dance club songs, compiled from a panel of over 230 club owners, DJs and dance instructors nationwide. The 2009 Top Ten Country Dance Club Hits are: 1. The Zac Brown Band – “Toes” 2. Randy Houser – “Boots On” […]

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Lady A Reveals New Tracklist

Lady Antebellum’s highly anticpated sophomore album Need You Now is due out January 26 via Capitol Records, and now the full tracklisting has been released. The album features 11 songs, eight of which were co-written by the group’s Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott. The smash title track leads off the album, and followup […]

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Benefits: For Mike Kinnamon; Grant-Williams Seeks Artists

A reunited Bering Strait (including MusicRow All-star Guitarist Ilya Toshinsky) are leading a benefit for former manager Mike Kinnamon. He recently had extensive knee surgery and is facing months of rehabilitation. On the line-up for the Jan. 7 show at 3rd & Lindsley are Steve Cropper with Jonny Rosch, Supercharger, Wade Hayes, Lyman Ellerman, Buddy […]

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Rounder Special To Air In Nashville First

The Rounder Records 40th Anniversary Concert will premiere exclusively on Nashville Public Television (NPT) on Jan. 14, featuring performances by the label’s acclaimed roster of stars. NPT/Channel 8 will air the special prior to its March broadcast nationwide on PBS. Taking the stage at the Grand Ole Opry House in October for the anniversary event […]

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CRB To Honor Brooks And Dunn, Charlie Cook

Brooks & Dunn will receive the CRB Career Achievement Award and Charlie Cook will be honored with the CRB President’s Award at the Country Music DJ and Radio Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010. The evening at the Renaissance Ballroom in downtown Nashville is the unofficial kick-off to Country […]

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Foster Joins Treehouse Promotion Staff

Gwen Foster has joined Treehouse Records’ promotion staff, handling the California, Arizona, New Mexico, Louisiana, Texas and Southern Oklahoma territories. Foster comes to the Treehouse team after 19 years in the Phoenix radio market where she won R&R Country Music Director of the Year twice (2005 and 2006). Foster can be reached via email at […]

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