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Next Big Nashville Emphasizes Broad Musical Landscape

What started as a small, one-off event in 2006 is working to change the perception of Music City. Next Big Nashville, holding its fourth annual event Oct. 7-10, offers a mix of music festival and business conference that spotlights our town’s thriving non-country constituency. NBN has grown and evolved at a staggering rate with attendance […]

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Matchless Music Plans Release; Herndon Inks New Deals

Shawn Pennington has opened Matchless Music Group with David St. Romain as the flagship artist. The company’s debut album is due in the first quarter of 2010, and St. Romain’s lead single, “That’s Love,” goes to radio Oct. 19 with David Haley’s EdgeHill Music handling promotion. Pennington and St. Romain met during Season 5 of Nashville […]

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Jason Crabb

“Somebody Like Me” Spring Hill/Nine North Spend half your life doing any one thing, and at some point, you’re bound to question whether or not that one thing was the right thing. For Jason Crabb, longtime powerhouse lead vocalist for The Crabb Family, that has never been a question. With a soulful voice like his, […]

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Gloriana

“How Far Do You Wanna Go?” Emblem Music Group/Warner Bros. By any measure, Gloriana has become one of country music’s hottest young acts. Taylor Swift called on the four-member group to open her Fearless 2009 tour, and Brooks & Dunn and LeAnn Rimes have also chosen them for opening slots. They have appeared on Good […]

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Carrie’s Single Sales Explosion

Superstar Carrie Underwood has the nation’s No. 1 country digital single as “Cowboy Casanova” scored first-week sales of more than 110,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan, a division of The Nielsen Company. With this achievement, Underwood remains the only solo country artist this year to debut a digital single above the 100,000 mark. It’s the […]

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GAC Nights Radio Show Shuts Down

The syndicated radio show GAC Nights: Live From Nashville is coming to an end tomorrow (9/30). It was on-air almost two years but couldn’t find another home when its contract with Citadel radio ran out. Exiting are Executive Producer Donna Hughes, co-host Buzz Brainard, and Associate Producer Renee McNeill. Hughes, with 21 years of experience in […]

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Artist Photos

Joe Nichols was surrounded by WIVK Believers when he performed at the Cotton Eyed Joe in Knoxville. The Universal Records South artist will release his first album in almost two years on Oct. 27. Old Things New, features his hit single “Believers.” Pictured (L-R) are:  WIVK air personalities Josh Blanchard and Ashley King; WIVK Promotions […]

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Delilah Showcases Art in Nashville

National radio personality and author Delilah will showcase her artistic talents Friday, October 9 with a charity event exhibiting 25 original paintings and photographs at Nashville’s Rymer Gallery. The exhibit starts at 7 pm, and proceeds from sales of her works will go to Point Hope, a non-profit founded by Delilah in 2004 that aims […]

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Artist Confidential on SIRIUS XM

SIRIUS XM has announced the 2009 fall season for its popular Artist Confidential series, which will kick off next Monday, September 28 and feature some of music’s biggest names giving candid interviews and live performances. The first presentation on 9/28 will feature Reba McEntire, whose segment will air on SIRIUS 61 and XM 17, as […]

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Richie Fields

“Losing You” Joint Journey Records “The crisp riffs and melodic harmonies throughout ‘Losing You’ flow magnificently, and Richie’s emotion is pouring through his vocals. The guy has a great voice. This is a top-notch track, one that SHOULD be playing at radio everywhere.”—STEELTOWN ROCK (http://steeltownrock.com/) Richie Fields’ latest single, “Losing You,” was written by hit […]

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New WSM-AM Show Will Be Live From Loveless

WSM 650-AM will launch a weekly Americana program on Oct. 14 called “Music City Roots: Live From The Loveless Cafe,” with the debut show featuring icon Emmylou Harris, acclaimed duo Pam Rose and Mary Ann Kennedy, as well as emerging artists Annie Crane and Robin Ainger. With a long history of live broadcasts, WSM will […]

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