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Sony Music Adds Katie McCartney

Sony Music Nashville has announced the addition of Katie McCartney as Manager, Marketing & Artist Development for the Arista Nashville and RCA Nashville rosters. She arrives at the company following a two-year tenure with the Disney Music Group, most recently as Marketing Coordinator for Lyric Street Records. McCartney reports to Associate Director, Marketing & Artist […]

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Jimmy Wayne and Bryan Foods Help Flood Victims

Jimmy Wayne and Bryan Foods have partnered to bring more than 2500 pounds of food to Nashville’s hungry, particularly those hard hit by the devastating floods May 1 and 2. While so many remain homeless and without the means to provide food for their families, the donation was a welcome sight to Second Harvest, the organization […]

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CMT Music Awards Adds Performers 


The 2010 CMT Music Awards have announced the addition of Jamey Johnson, LeAnn Rimes, Keith Urban and John Mayer to the performance line-up. Johnson will debut “Macon,” a Southern-rock infused song from his upcoming fall release, while Rimes will perform a fully-choreographed rendition of the John Anderson classic, “Swingin’,” from her forthcoming album Lady and […]

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Desert Rose Band Reunites For Live Dates

‘80s hitmakers The Desert Rose Band have reunited for a series of live performances, and LA Times contributor Randy Lewis, who attended the band’s recent show at Buck Owens’ Crystal Palace in Bakersfield, CA, reports that the band is sounding better than ever. Desert Rose leader Chris Hillman, a veteran of pioneering country rock bands […]

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Bug Music Reportedly On The Block

The New York Post is reporting today (6/2) that Bug Music, one of the world’s biggest independent music publishers, is being shopped by JPMorgan Chase, with an asking price of $300 million. In the chase for the firm are several big record companies including Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group, Sony/ATV Music and a joint […]

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Chad Schultz Joins WMG Promotion Team

Warner Music Nashville (WMN), the Nashville-based music operations of Warner Music Group, announced today Chad Schultz will join the newly created Warner Bros., Atlantic & Reprise (WAR) promotion team as National Director starting June 7. Schultz will report directly to Chris Palmer, the Vice President of Promotions. Schultz began his career as Director of Marketing/Promotions for […]

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Time Life To Release Rare Hank Sr. Recordings

Time Life is scheduled to release the highly anticipated The Hank Williams Complete Mother’s Best Recordings….Plus!, on September 28. The 16-disc collector’s box set contains 72 complete 15-minute shows, featuring 143 performances by Hank Williams together with conversation, and much more. 

The recordings are from Williams’ Mother’s Best Flour shows, recorded at the pinnacle of […]

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NARAS Elects New Nashville Officers

Daniel Hill, Doug Howard, and Carla Wallace were elected as officers of the Nashville Chapter Board of the The Recording Academy. Hill will serve as President, Howard will serve as Vice President, and Wallace is the new Secretary. The newly elected officers will work in conjunction with The Recording Academy® staff and Chapter Board regarding the Chapter’s local programs and […]

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Alan Jackson’s Estate Sells For $28 Million

The 135-acre Williamson county estate belonging to Alan Jackson has sold for $28 million. He placed the home on the market almost a year ago for an initial asking price of $38 million. The Nashville Post reports the buyer is a trust in the name of Willis and Reba Johnson. He is the founder and […]

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Chevy Parade, Party To Open CMA Music Fest

The CMA’s relationship with longtime supporter Chevy is still going strong. The CMA announced today that a Chevy sponsored parade and block party will kick-off the CMA Music Festival on Wed., June 9. Both events are free and open to the public. The parade starts at 11:30 AM/CT, with Brenda Lee as Grand Marshal and […]

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Melissa Peterman To Host CMT Red Carpet

CMT has tapped Melissa Peterman to host the red carpet special for its upcoming awards show. The comedienne and host of the CMT series The Singing Bee, will be joined by fellow CMT host Evan Farmer at the event airing live on Wednesday, June 9 at 7:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT and CMT.com. The network […]

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