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Artist Showcases Light Up CRS

UMG Parties at the Ryman Universal Music Group Nashville showcased 18 acts during their CRS luncheon yesterday (2/24) at the Ryman auditorium. Artists included Easton Corbin, Laura Bell Bundy, Josh Kelley, Coldwater Jane, Randy Montana, Mallary Hope, Ashton Shepherd, Randy Rogers Band, Ryan Bingham, David Nail, Julianne Hough, Billy Currington, Jamey Johnson, Gary Allan, Josh […]

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Stacey To Head Warner Music Promotion


Warner Music Nashville announced today (2/24) that Chris Stacey has been named Senior Vice President and head of Radio Promotion. Stacey will oversee the division’s newly-created two-team radio promotion department and report directly to WMN President and CEO, John Esposito. The department will oversee country roster releases for all WMG labels with a Nashville presence, including […]

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Underwood, Steel Magnolia, a Chesney App and a Kershaw

Underwood Guests On “How I Met Your Mother” Carrie Underwood will make a one-off guest star appearance on CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother. The episode will air on Monday, March 1. Underwood will appear as a new character, Tiffany, an enigmatic pharmaceutical sales rep and love interest for Ted, played by Josh Radnor. […]

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CMA Holds Annual Artists Luncheon

The Nashville School of the Arts guitar ensemble performed for guests at the Seventh Annual CMA Artist Luncheon yesterday. Nashville School of the Arts (NSA)has been a recipient of funds from “Keep the Music Playing,” CMA’s charity initiative which donates half the net proceeds from the CMA Music Festival to Metro Nashville public schools for […]

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CRB Inducts 2010 Radio Hall of Famers

Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) inducted the 2010 class of the Country Music DJ and Radio Hall of Fame last night (2/23) at a special ceremony at the Nashville Convention Center. Bill Bailey, Laurie DeYoung and Rudy Fernandez are the 2010 Country Music DJ inductees, while Dan Halyburton, Mike Hammond and Cy Blumenthal (posthumous) are the […]

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Country Hall Announces Staff Promotions

The Country Music Hall of Fame has announced several promotions within the organization, all effective immediately. In the sales and marketing area, Director of Communications Kerry Cicero is promoted to Senior Director of Marketing; Production Manager Warren Denny is promoted to Creative Cirector; Director of Events Jo Ellen Drennon is promoted to Senior Director of Events […]

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CRB Announces Humanitarian Award Winners

Country Radio Broadcasters handed out its 2010 Artist Humanitarian, Radio Humanitarian and Tom Rivers Humanitarian Awards today (2/24) at CRS 2010. This year’s CRB Artist Humanitarian Award was presented to Trace Adkins.  Since 2002, Adkins has worked closely with the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN), the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to educating others […]

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Buenahora Joins ole

ole music publishing has announced the addition of Arthur Buenahora as the company’s Senior Creative Director, Nashville. A graduate of the University of Tennessee, Buenahora got his start in the music business in the tape room at Sony/ATV/Tree. He rose quickly through the ranks, placing over one hundred songs over five years, resulting in ten […]

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“Stars Go Blue” For Colon Cancer

The Colon Cancer Alliance, a national non-profit dedicated to ending the suffering caused by colorectal cancer, will present the 2nd annual Stars Go Blue For Colon Cancer benefit on March 23 at 7:00 PM at Nashville’s Loveless Barn. The concert will feature intimate acoustic performances by country songwriters including Rodney Crowell, Gretchen Peters, Mike Reid, […]

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Barnett Returns as Patsy Cline

Always … Patsy Cline, the popular musical celebrating the life of the country legend, is set to return to the Ryman Auditorium on June 18. The show will be performed on the same stage where Patsy Cline was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in 1960. 2010 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Cline’s Opry induction. […]

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Big Machine Signs Comedienne Melissa Peterman

Big Machine Records has signed actress Melissa Peterman and is planning a spring release for her debut comedy album. Peterman played ditzy home wrecker “Barbra Jean” on Reba and was the host of CMT’s 2009 The Singing Bee. “I have always wanted to be a recording artist mostly because I really want a tour bus. […]

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