Category: Featured

Franklin-Based Naxos Adds Positions

Franklin, Tennessee-based Naxos, the No. 1 independent classical music distributor in the U.S, is getting ready to move some its IT operations from overseas in Manila back to the company’s Franklin headquarters. The company cites the need to move these positions closer to the its North American markets. Currently, Naxos global has around 80 employees […]

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Weekly Chart Report (7/23/10)

SPIN ZONE It’s a tennis match at the top of the CountryBreakout Chart and the latest volley comes from Keith Urban, whose “I’m In” recovers its No. 1 positioning after being displaced last week. Blake Shelton’s “All About It” slips back to No. 2, only nine spins behind Urban. Both records are young, and anything […]

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Westwood One Offers Urban’s Backstage Experience

Westwood One is taking country radio listeners backstage for a personal experience with Keith Urban in a unique 1-hour radio show from August 7-15. Recorded on location at several shows around the country, Urban answers fan questions and talks about his 2010 Summer Lovin’ tour. The fans themselves will be a part of the show, and […]

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Friday Photos – Artists on the Road

Republic Nashville’s Sunny Sweeney was in Sacramento recently where she paid a visit to one of the city’s top rated TV morning shows, Good Day Sacramento. Sweeney performed two songs from her upcoming album, including her current single “From A Table Away.” Warner Music’s James Otto recently visited with WGH staff before his performance in […]

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Pandora Reaches Major Listener Milestone


Personalized online radio service Pandora announced at this week’s New Music Seminar that 60 million people have registered as listeners. Pandora CEO and President Joe Kennedy spoke at the Seminar’s New Media Movement where he shared the milestone news with influential players of the music industry. “Pandora plays the music of tens of thousands of artists […]

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Bentley Brings Bluegrass to Late Night TV

With every track on his new, bluegrass-infused album Up On The Ridge being praised by the nation’s music critics, country music maverick Dierks Bentley will treat television audiences to the debut of two new tracks on late night TV next week. The award-winning singer/songwriter will perform the aching ballad “Fallin’ For You” on the Late […]

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Jamie O’Neal Partners With Cripple Creek

Nashville based Brand N Music Partnerships has announced that Cripple Creek, a division of Sidran, and country recording artist Jamie O’Neal have entered into a long-term brand partnership and endorsement agreement. This strategic integrated marketing campaign includes product endorsements, retail appearances and digital components. “Jamie O’Neal does a tremendous job representing the face of country […]

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Toby Keith Readies “Bullets In The Gun”

Show Dog-Universal’s Toby Keith will release Bullets In The Gun, his 15th full-length studio album, on October 5. The collection has been preceded at radio by lead single “Trailerhood,” which is currently one of the fastest-rising singles on the charts, jumping five spaces this week to No.31 just three weeks after its official release. From […]

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Borman Ent. Announces Staff Additions, Promotions

Los Angeles and Nashville based Borman Entertainment has added Michael Corcoran as an Associate Manager responsible for the day-to-day duties of Alison Krauss, and Doug Aitken as Manager, Tour Marketing. Additionally, after six years with the company, Randy Brown has been promoted to Associate Manager responsible for Universal Music’s Randy Montana. “We’re delighted to see Randy […]

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BMI, ASCAP and Songwriters Hall Set Awards Dates

Nashville’s annual country music awards season is beginning to take shape with BMI, ASCAP and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announcing dates for their annual awards events. BMI announced today (7/21) that the 58th annual BMI Country Awards will take place Tuesday, November 9 at the company’s Music Row offices in Nashville. The black-tie, […]

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Sandestin Festival To Benefit Gulf Wildlife

A cross-section of country and rock’s most acclaimed songwriters and performers will come together on Florida’s gulf coast during the weekend of August 13 and 14 for the inaugural Sandestin Music Festival. Sponsored by BMI, TrustCore, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort, The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Sunquest Cruises and Southwest Airlines, the festival is all […]

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