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HoriPro Marks 20 Years On Music Row

HoriPro Entertainment Group celebrated the 20th anniversary of the opening of its Music Row office with a party July 19 at Nashville’s Bound’ry Restaurant. The music publishing company has had offices in Tokyo, Japan for 50 years and then 20 years ago Kaz Hori and his family opened a Nashville branch with Bob Beckham.

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Leadership Music Gala Attracts Star Performers, Honorees

Leadership Music has recruited a stellar list of performers to give musical tributes to honorees Fred Foster, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson at its annual awards gala on Sun., Aug. 29. Rodney Crowell, Lyle Lovett, Billy Swan and Lee Ann Womack will perform that evening at Nashville’s Renaissance Hotel, and Vince Gill is sure to […]

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Fletcher Foster Joins Red Light Management

[Press Release] Fletcher Foster, former Senior Vice President/General Manager of Universal Records South, has joined Red Light Management. In addition to his role as a manager, Foster will be a key part of the senior management team at RLM working directly with Coran Capshaw. “His substantial expertise and creative vision make Fletcher an ideal fit […]

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Bundy Graces Mag Cover, Drops New Single

Laura Bell Bundy’s second single, “Drop On By,” goes for adds at country radio on Aug. 9. The track was produced by Nathan Chapman. Bundy is also featured on the cover Nashville Lifestyles August “Hot List” issue. Editor of Nashville Lifestyles, Stacie Standifer, says, “Putting this New York-to-Nashville talent on the cover was a no-brainer, […]

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Concert Promoters Form Alliance

Three concert promoters have formed an alliance and opened offices on Music Row. Gary Weinberger, President of Red Mountain Entertainment (RME); Russell Doussan, President of Blue Deuce Entertainment (BDE); and Jim Green, President of Green Machine Concerts (GMC) have set up offices at 1028B 18th Ave. S., Nashville, Tennessee. They can be reached at 615-320-7800. […]

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John Aylesworth Passes

Veteran television producer John Aylesworth died Wednesday in Rancho Mirage, CA at age 81. He was best known to Nashvillians as the co-producer of the enormously successful country-music series Hee Haw. Born in Canada, Aylesworth moved to the U.S. in 1958 to write for the CBS TV series Your Hit Parade. He and his writing […]

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Foster Moves To Management?

It remains unconfirmed, but MusicRow’s Crystal Ball sees a flashing red light signaling that Fletcher Foster is leaving label land to join a management team with a couple of well-known clients. More information is expected in the near future. Foster has also just been announced as a co-producer of Fox’s new American Country Awards. The […]

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McGraw Named Most Played Artist of Decade

Tim McGraw has been honored with Nielsen BDS’s Most Played Artist of the Decade Award, for all genres. Nielsen Music’s Jon Peck recently presented McGraw with a plaque commemorating 7,965,000 radio spins, the most airplay of any artist from January 1, 2000-December 31, 2009. According to Eric Weinberg, president Nielsen Entertainment, “We congratulate Tim McGraw […]

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Jimmy Wayne Wraps Walk To Phoenix

Jimmy Wayne set out New Years Day on a journey halfway across the country to raise awareness for at-risk youth. Despite a broken foot, he ended his 1,700 mile Meet Me Halfway walk yesterday (8/1)  in Phoenix. Wayne arrived at his destination, HomeBase Youth Services, at 9:11 AM/PT. He concluded his last mile in the […]

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Aiming For The Sky

Paul Worley’s music career now spans over 30 years. He’s served as a session guitarist, producer, publisher, label executive and more. But the Grammy-winning music man seems happiest in his current role.

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Fox Plans New Country Awards Show

Fox will announce today (8/1) the launch of a new fan-voted country music awards show. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the American Country Awards will air Dec. 6 live from Las Vegas. The two-hour telecast is being executive produced by Bob Bain, who handles Fox’s hit Teen Choice Awards. Paul Flattery and Tisha Fein will […]

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