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Merle Haggard’s New Album: Working In Tennessee

Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard will release his new album Working In Tennesse (Vanguard Records) on October 4th. The collection is his second for Vanguard and features self-penned tunes as well as two classics made famous by Johnny Cash.

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Red River Runs Deep

Blake Shelton rode Red River Blue to the biggest sales week of his career. And Chris Young’s Neon added a bright glow to today’s Soundscan report.

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Hirings At Quarterback, Gary Musick Productions

Gary Musick Productions announces the addition of Valerie Summers as Vice President of Sales and Customer Relations. Summers, who was previously an agent at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, brings with her 20 years of music industry experience. Valerie and her husband, Kip Summers, are co-owners of Arrington Vineyards where her husband is also the winemaker. […]

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Spins.FM Enables Radio Requests

Country music research, unlike data from some other musical formats continues to return a gaping disconnect between social networking, radio and sales success. Why?

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MR’s Ross Shares Sales Insight With News 2

WKRN News 2 tapped MusicRow Publisher David Ross to give industry insider perspective for a story on last night’s evening news. The segment explored the recent bump in digital album sales, which climbed 19% in the first two quarters of 2011. MusicRow subscribers who regularly follow Ross’s sales analysis will be familiar with the facts […]

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Spotify Launches In U.S.

The long wait is over. Popular digital music streaming service Spotify launched in the U.S. today (7/14) after long negotiations and numerous delays.

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“Carolina” Mines Gold For Eric Church

EMI Records Nashville celebrated the RIAA Gold certification of Eric Church’s Carolina Tuesday night (7/12). Industry revelers and Church team members gathered at Nashville’s Whiskey Bent Saloon to mark the success of the album that produced hit singles “Love Your Love The Most,” “Hell On The Heart” and “Smoke A Little Smoke.” Producer Jay Joyce, […]

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Moore’s Outlaws and Aldean’s Dirt Road Lure Buyers

Jason Aldean continues to set the sales bar for the rest of the country class, pulling another 42k units down that dirt road this week pumping My Kinda Party to almost 1.5 million total units. Yeah, that’s some party and it doesn’t look like it will end soon.

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Shepherd Cultivates Where Country Grows Release

Ashton Shepherd’s sophomore album Where Country Grows hit stores yesterday (7/12), and the young MCA singer/songwriter is making the media rounds to support it. The album’s title track and second single is currently going for adds at country radio.

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Likes? Follows? Why Bother?

Looking for an afternoon info break? Some cranial nourishment? Good. Then let’s re-visit the reasons that influence a customer to follow a brand and how it affects their engagement with that brand.. The attached graphic spells out the story, but here are some of the big picture overview ideas… One of the key drivers mentioned […]

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Fox-Metoyer Promoted

Kerri Fox-Metoyer is rising through the corporate ranks at Sony, and will take on a new role July 18.

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