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Britain’s Nat’l Trust Eyes Abbey Road

The Abbey Road studios, recording home of The Beatles and many other British hitmakers over the years, from Cliff Richard to Pink Floyd to Radiohead, are to be sold by the EMI group. London’s Financial Times describes the sale as an attempt to reduce EMI’s highly publicized debt burden. The studio gained worldwide fame via […]

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SESAC Honors Christian Songwriters

Christian songwriter/producer Jason Ingram was named SESAC’s 2009 Christian Songwriter of the Year at ceremonies held February 16 at the Loveless Barn outside of Nashville. peertunes Ltd/Grange Hill Music/Windsor Way Music were named SESAC’s 2009 Christian Publishers of the Year. Other SESAC award winners included Steven Taylor, Ian Eskelin, Brian White, Cary Barlowe, Sarah Reeves […]

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Pickler Spends Fat Tuesday With “Ellen”

BNA Artist Kellie Pickler celebrated Fat Tuesday with a laugh-filled appearance on Ellen, as the popular talk show host paid homage to her native New Orleans. After the show aired, the New York Post summed up Pickler’s appearance and infectious personality, saying, “Like a picnic basket full of puppies, I think everyone loves Kellie Pickler. […]

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Country Hall Honors Murrah

Prolific songwriter and successful music publisher Roger Murrah will be honored on March 6 as part of the Museum’s quarterly programming series Poets and Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters. The 1:30 PM program, which will be held in the Museum’s Ford Theater, is included with Museum admission and free to Museum members. The program will also be streamed […]

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Country Stars Flock To “Birdhouse Thing” 

The 9th annual Birdhouse Thing, a live and silent auction of birdhouses decorated and signed by recording artists, fine artists and local celebrities, will be held Thursday, March 11 at Nashville’s W. O. Smith Music School. Proceeds will benefit the school, which has been providing 50-cent music lessons to Nashville’s underserved children for more than […]

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Faith Hill Judges “Project Runway”

Five-time Grammy winner Faith Hill recently took a break from recording her upcoming album in Nashville to fly to New York City and participate as a guest judge on the season finale of Lifetime’s hit reality series, Project Runway. Hill flew into New York City on Wednesday, February 10, just in time for the massive […]

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Cub Scouts Visit Lofton Creek 

Lofton Creek Records opened the doors of their Mt. Juliet offices on Saturday, February 13 to Cub Scout Pack 913 from nearby Lakeview Elementary School. The scouts were able to use the visit to earn their Music Badges. Members of the Cub Scout pack toured the facility, learned the ropes of a record label and […]

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Lady A To Perform On “Oprah”

With Grammys in hand and their sophomore album, Need You Now, already attaining Platinum certification, Capitol Nashville’s Lady Antebellum will make their debut on The Oprah Winfrey Show live this Friday (2/19). The trio will be part of this week’s “Oprah Fridays Live” show, where the popular talk show host discusses the latest news and […]

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Starbucks, Soundstage Get Willie’s “Country Music”

Willie Nelson’s latest release, a collection of classic country songs aptly titled Country Music, will have a prominent promotional profile thanks in part to Starbucks and PBS‘ Soundstage. Produced by T Bone Burnett and released on Rounder Records, Country Music is set for release on April 20. Starting on the album’s street date, the CD […]

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ole Publishing Gets “Cat In The Hat”

Under a new deal with Random House Children’s Entertainment, ole music publishing will co-own all compositions in the new series The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That starring Dr. Seuss’ famous character from the classic children’s book, The Cat in the Hat. Developed as a co-production by Canada’s Portfolio Entertainment and the U.K.’s […]

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“Ringside” Benefit Set For March

The 6th Annual Ringside: A Fight for Kids has been set for Friday, March 5 at The Factory’s Liberty Hall in Franklin, Tennessee beginning at 6:30 PM. The event will benefit The Charley Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides support to charitable agencies addressing the critical needs of children. Nashville’s premiere charity boxing event, Ringside will […]

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