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ACM Announces Additions to Board of Directors

The Academy of Country Music has announced its new board of directors for 2010 in six categories elected by the Academy members. Director-at-large positions have also been named by Chairman John Grady, President Bill Mayne and Vice President Sarah Trahern. Each director serves staggered two-year terms, with half the board membership changing each year. Additionally, […]

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Christmas News From Sugarland, Wynonna, Joey And Rory

Sugarland is the only Country act set for the Christmas In Washington special, premiering Sunday, Dec. 20, at 7 PM/CT on TNT. The duo joins host George Lopez and fellow performers Mary J. Blige, Neil Diamond, Rob Thomas and Usher for the holiday celebration. The President, First Lady and other Washington VIPs annually attend the […]

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CRS Revamps Schedule

Country Radio Seminar organizers have been finalizing plans for the upcoming event, to be held Feb. 24-26, 2010, at the Nashville Convention Center. Attendees at CRS 41 can expect changes in scheduling, panels and radio liner tapings. To reduce scheduling conflicts, the new lineup ensures that no more than three panels will be held simultaneously […]

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Nashville Post: FBI Raids Gibson Offices

Iconic company charged with illegal importation of Madagascar wood. Click to go to >>Nashville Post<<

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Texan Aaron Watson Builds Nashville Team

With nine albums under his belt, Texas musician Aaron Watson has joined forces with several notables around Nashville. Watson and Unrest Music Group have teamed with David Haley at Edgehill Music and Media, Larry Pareigis and Tom Moran of Nine North Records, Nancy Tunick’s Grassroots Promotion, and Jules Wortman’s Wortman Works Media & Marketing. It […]

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Faith Hill And Borman Part Ways

Faith Hill and Gary Borman have agreed to dissolve their long business association. “We are so proud of what we have achieved together over the past 16 years,” said Hill and Borman in a joint statement. “We love each other like a sister and a brother, but have made the difficult choice to dissolve our […]

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Kerri Fox-Metoyer Joins Sony as VP Sales

Kerri Fox-Metoyer has joined Sony Music Nashville as Vice President, Sales. With 18 years of experience, she previously held the same title at Walt Disney Records. She will spearhead Sony Music Nashville’s initiatives in sales, catalog exploitation, non-traditional and new business initiatives, as well as managing relationships with retail in conjunction with Sony’s distribution arm. […]

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Kevin Neal To Head Buddy Lee Attractions, More Changes Coming

Longtime Buddy Lee Attractions agent Kevin Neal has been named President of the company following Friday’s (11/13) resignation of former President Tony Conway. Neal has been with the agency for 20 years where he previously served as Senior Vice President. He is the responsible agent for Jason Aldean, Colt Ford, and Ash Bowers among others, […]

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Adkins Inks BC Powder Deal; Wanda Jackson/Jack White Collaborate

Trace Adkins has entered an agreement with BC Headache Powder to be its spokesperson for the next two years. He will record radio ads, be included in images at retail stores and on BC’s website (www.bcpowder.com), perform at exclusive events, and conduct a BC Headache Powder sponsored concert tour in 2010 that will include more […]

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Signings At Blue Guitar Music

Blue Guitar Music Publishing has added artist/songwriters David Kroll and Blake Gray to its roster.

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Opinion: Is Taylor The New Garth; Does History Repeat?

Country’s last popularity peak was spearheaded by Garth Brooks who attracted both countryphiles and musicphiles—fans with a wide variety of musical tastes. Today there are a great many similarities to those times with the media’s strong attraction toward Taylor Swift and her music which to date has sold over 10 million records. When Garth was […]

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