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Friday Photos: On The Road, At The Beach

Troy Olsen Visits CMT EMI Records Nashville flagship artist Troy Olsen recently stopped by the downtown Nashville offices of CMT to meet the staff and perform a few songs including his current single “Summer Thing.” • • • Mark Chesnutt’s Country Vibe Saguaro Road Records artist Mark Chesnutt recently stopped by The Stage on Lower […]

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Miranda Lambert Readies Live DVD

Reigning ACM Top Female Vocalist Miranda Lambert will release her first performance DVD, Revolution: Live By Candlelight on October 12. The six-song DVD features rare, acoustic performances of five songs from her 2010 ACM Album of the Year, Revolution, including her back-to-back No. 1 singles, “White Liar,” and “The House That Built Me.” As an […]

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Royalty Rights Revenue Stream Maze

Earlier this week Digital Music News highlighted these two royalty payment flow charts. The first, titled Working In Music is drawn from a British perspective and created by Wiggin LLP. The second is from a U.S. perspective offered by royalty admin specialist MusicReports. To see the large size versions click here and click here.

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Gary Allan Joins Houser, Niemann On “Pain” Tour

MCA Records artist Gary Allan has announced the second leg of his fall tour. The first leg of the Get Off On The Pain Tour sold out shows from Club Nokia Live in Los Angeles to the Superpages.com Center in Dallas to the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. With a hugely successful run under his belt, Allan […]

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SAE Scholarship Honors Flood Victim

SAE Institute Nashville and the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus announced today that Nebraska native Alexander Eiberhardt is the winner of their inaugural scholarship to honor the memory of former SAE Institute student, Dan Brown. The aspiring musician and engineer student was tragically killed this year in the Nashville floods. In his name, the two […]

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Jimmy Wayne Fights Hunger With Bryan Foods

Valory Music Company artist Jimmy Wayne and Bryan Foods have partnered once again to get more than 2500 pounds of food to the hungry, this time coming to the aid of those in the Gulf Coast region affected by the oil spill. The food was recently delivered to the Community Center of St Bernard in […]

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Weekly Chart Report (8/20/10)

SPIN ZONE Congratulations to Capitol Records and its promoters on earning a second consecutive week as the CountryBreakout Chart’s No. 1 song with Lady Antebellum’s “Our Kind Of Love.” Lady A currently has a comfortable margin of victory, but Billy Currington’s “Pretty Good At Drinkin’ Beer,” Kenny Chesney’s “The Boys Of Fall,” and Darius Rucker’s […]

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AOL’s The Boot Premieres Bo Bice Video

Bo Bice’s video for his current single, “You Take Yourself With You,” premieres worldwide on AOL Music/The Boot this week. The video was directed by Marcel Chagnon (Clay Walker’s “She Won’t Be Lonely Long,” The Grascals’ “Last Train to Clarksville”) and was filmed at several locations earlier this summer. Shot in rural Nashville, the video […]

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Big Machine Teams With Commerce Site Moontoast

Big Machine Records and Moontoast have announced that they have reached an agreement for Moontoast to provide their direct-to-fan Embedded Store, a component of Moontoast’s Social Commerce Platform. Fans of Big Machine and The Valory Music Co. artists will utilize the Moontoast Embedded Store to purchase music, videos, and other items directly from the artist-related […]

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News Bits: CMA Tix, Trailer Choir, LBT & More

CMA Awards Ticket Time The CMA has announced that qualifying CMA members may now purchase CMA Awards tickets through http://My.CMAworld.com. CMA Members must place their orders no later than Friday, Sept. 10. As a reminder, the 2009 CMA Awards sold out in advance.  
The 44th Annual CMA Awards will be broadcast live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville […]

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NSAI Readies Annual SongPosium

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI)’s SongPosium Week is set to educate, elevate and celebrate songwriters from Monday, September 20 through Saturday, September 25. Kicking off the week is the World’s Largest #1 Party at NSAI (1710 Roy Acuff Place) on Monday, September 20 from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM. Industry professionals and SongPosium attendees are invited […]

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