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ASCAP Nashville Restructures Leadership

It remains unofficial, but MusicRow has learned that ASCAP is restructuring its Nashville office to take on a more focused regional role for all genres. Under the new arrangement, Sr. VP Connie Bradley will step down from her longstanding position of leadership. Tim DuBois is expected to be named as ASCAP’s new Nashville head. The […]

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Borman Ups Donna Jean Kisshauer

Donna Jean Kisshauer has been named Vice President, Radio and Tour Marketing for Borman Entertainment. In her 11 years with the artist management company, Kisshauer has coordinated tour and sponsorship efforts, as well as radio campaigns, including chart activity across four radio formats. “DJ’s passion for our artists and their music has fueled her persistence at […]

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Joe Chambers on “Fox and Friends”

Joe Chambers, founder of the Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum, was on Fox News’ Fox and Friends this morning (2/22) discussing the recent eminent domain ruling that caused the Museum to shut its doors to make way for a new Nashville convention center. See the video. The museum closed on Saturday, February 13th after […]

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Alan Jackson Maps Tour, Debuts Video

Alan Jackson is prepping for the March 30 release of his new album with a supporting summer tour and new music video. He just revealed dates for the Freight Train Tour, kicking off April 8 in Estero, FL, and continuing for 15 cities before wrapping in Lexington, KY on May 23. Joining him will be […]

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Buxton’s Busy Release Week

With just days to go before the release of her self-titled debut CD, Lyric Street’s Sarah Buxton is making some sales history. The album’s leadoff single, “Outside My Window,” inspired more than 12,000 paid downloads this week, and the singer can now lay claim to the biggest opening digital single sales from a debut album […]

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TuneCore Bringing Rintones To The Masses

Starting today (2/19), TuneCore.com, which distributes music to iTunes, eMusic, Rhapsody and many other major download and streaming sites, will help musicians get heard in even more places by distributing artists’ pre-cut ringtones to the iTunes iPhone ringtone store. Any existing or new TuneCore artist will now have the opportunity to hear their music ringing […]

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Bright Future For The House Foundation

Nashville’s WSIX has hired personality Katie Bright to become the newest member of The House Foundation, beginning April 1. Bright was most recently morning co-host (with George House) on Marconi Award winner and MusicRow Reporter WAXX/Eau Claire, Wisconsin. During her last 18 months with WAXX, she was based in Nashville. Bright is the first addition […]

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ACM Award Noms Set For CBS’ Early Show

Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton will announce the nominees for the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards live from CBS’ The Early Show on March 2 at 7:30 AM CT. The on-air announcement festivities will also include an interview with McEntire by show host Maggie Rodriguez and a live performance from Shelton.

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Rucker Hits The Hard Rock

CMA Best New Artist Darius Rucker will perform at Hard Rock Cafe Nashville on Wednesday, March 3 at 8 PM as part of Hard Rock’s two-day, multi-city March On Stage launch. The event marks the beginning of Hard Rock’s March On Stage, live music event series, featuring performances by “high-caliber, iconic and emerging artists” and benefiting Musicians on Call, an organization founded […]

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iTunes Spotlights Corbin

iTunes has selected Mercury artist Easton Corbin’s Top 10 hit “A Little More Country Than That” as this week’s “Single of the Week.” The song is available as a free download through February 22. iTunes is also touting Easton’s self-titled debut album by giving visitors the option to pre-order the record for the next two […]

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Lipscomb Hosts “Operation Yellow Ribbon”

Keynote speaker General Tommy Franks (Ret.) will join artists Charlie Daniels and Amy Grant on Tuesday, March 23 for Operation Yellow Ribbon, presented by Challenge America and David Lipscomb University. Special acoustic performances by Daniels, Grant and a host of other musicians will also be a part of the evening activities. Operation Yellow Ribbon features […]

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