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Lifenotes: CRS Founder Tom McEntee

Tom McEntee, a longtime music businessman best know as founder of Country Radio Seminar, passed away in Florida on Sept. 24, 2009. After starting CRS, now in its 41st year, McEntee spent a decade as the organization’s Executive Chairman/President. McEntee started the radio tip sheet Country Music Survey, and spent time as country chart editor […]

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Miranda Revs Up Her “Revolution”

Miranda Lambert’s third album Revolution comes out tomorrow (9/29) and the release is already garnering raves from Rolling Stone (4 stars) and Entertainment Weekly (A). She performed the album in its entirety last Thursday night (9/24) to a sold-out mix of industry and fans at the Ryman Auditorium. In addition to the 15 new tracks, […]

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Underwood To Receive Symphony’s Harmony Award

Carrie Underwood will be honored with the prestigious Harmony Award at the white-tie Nashville Symphony Ball on Saturday, December 12, 2009 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center. The Harmony Award is presented annually to individuals who support the varied kinds of music that exist in Nashville, and contribute to the development of the city’s musical culture. Previous […]

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Artist Photos

Joe Nichols was surrounded by WIVK Believers when he performed at the Cotton Eyed Joe in Knoxville. The Universal Records South artist will release his first album in almost two years on Oct. 27. Old Things New, features his hit single “Believers.” Pictured (L-R) are:  WIVK air personalities Josh Blanchard and Ashley King; WIVK Promotions […]

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Stars For Second Harvest & Music Row Rally

Luke Bryan, Joey & Rory, Jeffrey Steele, Tony Mullins and comedian Gary Mule Deer have been added to the lineup for the 5th annual Stars For Second Harvest benefit on Tues., Sept. 29 at the Ryman Auditorium. Hosted by Craig Wiseman, the concert will also feature Rodney Atkins, Phil Vassar and Heidi Newfield in an […]

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Delilah Showcases Art in Nashville

National radio personality and author Delilah will showcase her artistic talents Friday, October 9 with a charity event exhibiting 25 original paintings and photographs at Nashville’s Rymer Gallery. The exhibit starts at 7 pm, and proceeds from sales of her works will go to Point Hope, a non-profit founded by Delilah in 2004 that aims […]

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Gill and Harris Take LA; Hardly Strictly Bluegrass

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will get some love next Thursday (10/1) at its All For The Hall Los Angeles fundraiser featuring Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, Dwight Yoakam, Melissa Etheridge and friends at LA’s Club Nokia. This one-of-a-kind event will be preceded with a special performance the evening before (9/30) when Gill […]

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Next Big Nashville Offers Array of Talent

Next Big Nashville, Music City’s quickly growing festival and music conference, is now less than two weeks away. The four-day extravaganza gets underway Wednesday, October 7, and runs through Saturday, October 10 with performances in numerous Nashville venues. The lineup of over 150 musical performers includes an eclectic mix of locals and out-of-towners such as […]

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Colonel Tom Parker Exhibit Opens

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has unveiled a special spotlight exhibit dedicated to the life and career of the late Colonel Tom Parker. The revolutionary music business figure served as Elvis Presley’s longtime manager. The exhibit, which is located within the Museum’s permanent exhibition, is titled after one of Parker’s famous slogans, […]

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ole Scores Third CCMA Publisher Award

The Canadian Country Music Awards named ole its Publisher of the Year for a third consecutive year. The accolade was announced during the CCMA’s annual Awards week celebration which took place this year in Vancouver, British Columbia. Toronto-based ole also has offices in Nashville and Los Angeles. “ole is very pleased to have been chosen […]

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Yearwood to Perform For Michelle Obama and Guests

Country music and global politics will intersect tomorrow (9/25) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. According to an article on theboot.com, President Barack Obama will be greeting world leaders for the G20 economic summit in Pittsburgh and First Lady Michelle Obama be guiding the leaders’ spouses through a tour of the city’s fine arts scene. First stop on […]

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