Category: Featured

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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Flatts To Celebrate Country Radio

Nearly ten years to the day following the release of their debut single, “Prayin’ For Daylight,” Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney will gather next week in Nashville to celebrate and thank country radio for the more than 3.5 million spins and 25 billion audience impressions accumulated over the last decade. […]

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“Nashville at Nite” Joins Honky Tonk TV

As it enters its second season, entertainment and new outlet, Honky Tonk TV will be aligning with local television program Nashville At Nite, it was announced today by Executive Producer Chris James. In the newly established partnership, the two media outlets will continue their commitment to creating and delivering in-depth, up-to-the-minute shows while expanding their […]

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Dove Awards Nominees Announced

Belmont University’s Curb Cafe was the setting yesterday (2/18) for the official announcement of nominees for the upcoming 41st Annual Dove Awards. Artists on hand to announce the nominees included Michael W. Smith, Lisa Kimmey-Winans, Ben Tankard, Francesca Battistelli, Jeremy Camp, Kari Jobe, Brandon Heath and Jason Crabb. The awards ceremony will be held on […]

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Garth Up For Grammy Honors

Honorees for the 2010 Grammys on the Hill Awards were announced today (2/18) by The Recording Academy, and country superstar Garth Brooks is on the list. Joining Brooks on the list of recipients of the prestigious award are  U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, and U.S. Representative Darrell Issa. The three will be honored for their work in improving the environment […]

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Sister Cities Share Songs

Belfast, Northern Ireland and Music City USA are currently celebrating 16 years as sister cities, a partnership designed to promote cultural, tourism and business development opportunities between the two cities. One highlight of the sister city relationship is the annual Belfast Nashville Songwriters’ Showcase, a three night series of performances featuring top writers from Belfast […]

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CRB Unveils CRS “Hot Topic”

CRB has announced “The Art of Transition” as this year’s Hot Topic panel at CRS 2010 and finalized several additional panels and speakers for the three-day seminar, held Feb. 24-26, 2010. According to the official CRS 2010 agenda, “The Art of Transition” focuses on the “life changing transformation we must all prepare ourselves for in […]

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CMA Announces Music Fest Performers

The Country Music Association has announced the first group of performers booked for the upcoming 2010 CMA Music Festival. Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Keith Urban, and Zac Brown Band, along with the previously announced Carrie Underwood, are the first artists to be announced for 2010. […]

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Lower Broadway Gets Rich

Nashville Real Estate blogger Grant Hammond is reporting that country star John Rich and business partner Phil Martin have purchased the Seanachie Irish Pub building on Lower Broadway in downtown Nashville. The building is currently pending renovations as the group completes the process of acquiring building permits. Hammond speculates that the selling price “was in […]

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Buxton Release Offers “Augmented Reality”

Two-time ACM New Female Vocalist nominee Sarah Buxton is teaming up with CMT to become the first country artist to give fans an “augmented reality” experience. Augmented Reality (AR) is a technology that allows the physical real-world environment to merge with or be augmented by virtual computer-generated imagery. As the first-ever augmented reality offering from a […]

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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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