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Martina’s “Hits and More” Due In January

RCA Records Nashville will release Hits and More, a twenty-song collection from Martina McBride […]

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Nimbit Reports Spotlight Boosting Facebook Sales

Nimbit.com reports that its direct-to-fan platform has been showing strong growth in terms of Facebook sales for artists and bands. According to VP of Marketing Carl Jacobson, the trend started about 15 months ago when, “We began to see a sharp uptick in the percentage of direct sales that were coming from our artists’ Facebook […]

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Weak Release Slate Puts Coal In Country Sales Stockings

Like turning lemons to lemonade, it’s coal dust soufflé when you receive lumps of the black rocks in your holiday stocking. And that’s exactly what country sales departments will be forced to munch as consumers shop their way through the final three weeks of 2011. […]

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Top 2012 PR Trends

…ideas about how PR firms will work with their clients in the coming year. One theme which travels throughout the article is “engagement.” […]

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Alan Jackson Viral Campaign Earns Award Nomination

Alan Jackson, Capitol Records Nashville and Eventful have earned a nomination for Viral Campaign of the Year at the fifth annual […]

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Black Keys’ El Camino Not Licensed For Streaming Services

Nashville-via-Akron rockers The Black Keys released their seventh full-length album El Camino (Nonesuch) last week to some seriously high expectations […]

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Rascal Flatts Gets “Easy” Gold

Rascal Flatts’ current single, “Easy,” has been certified Gold from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales exceeding 500,000. This accolade comes while the single is […]

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Lambert “Retweets” Pistol Annies

The Pistol Annies have been causing a buzz and making registers ring. The band’s digital-only album was released in late August and debut sales were a remarkable 42,000 units. At the same time, the trio’s most famous member, fiery Miranda Lambert, has also been lighting torches. […]

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The Band Perry’s Debut Album Goes Platinum

This week marks significant milestones for The Band Perry […]

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Blair Garner To Release Compilation CD

For nearly two decades Blair Garner has hosted his nightly syndicated radio show, “After MidNite,” conducting candid interviews with some of Country’s biggest artists. In addition to his busy broadcast schedule, Garner recently announced […]

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Lady A Owns October RIAA Certifications

The latest Gold and Platinum were certifications released by the Recording Industry Association of America […]

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