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Niemann’s “Lover, Lover” Gets Gold Certification

Jerrod Niemann’s first No. 1 hit is now also his first RIAA-certified Gold Digital Single. “Lover, Lover” has been a breakthrough song for the Sea Gayle/Arista Nashville artist and his album, Judge Jerrod & The Hung Jury, has been in the Top 3 country best-sellers since its release. After a quick stop in Nashville last […]

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Dierks Plans “Miles And Music For Kids”

Dierks Bentley will host his fifth annual “Miles & Music for Kids” celebrity motorcycle ride and benefit concert on Oct. 17 in Nashville. For the concert at Riverfront Park, Bentley has recruited special guests Miranda Lambert and Jerrod Niemann, with more to be announced in coming weeks. In only five years, the event has attracted […]

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Casey James Signs Record Deal With 19/BNA

Sony Music Nashville has added another American Idol alum to its roster. Casey James, who finished third on the show’s most recent season, has inked with 19 Recordings/BNA Records. The Cool, TX native is currently on the American Idols Live! Tour 2010, and will soon be at work on his debut album, set for release […]

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Canadian Country Org Gets New Exec

The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) has named Don Green Executive Director of the Association. Green starts at the CCMA on Monday, August 23 and will be onsite at Country Music Week Edmonton, September 8-12. Current interim Executive Director, Sheila Hamilton will remain on staff through the Fall to ensure a flawless transition. Green is […]

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CMA Noms To Be Revealed Over 2 Days

Final nominees for The 44th Annual CMA Awards will be announced over two mornings, on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. On Wednesday, Sept. 1, Dierks Bentley and Miranda Lambert will announce the final nominees in five CMA Awards categories live from the Good Morning America studios in New York City on ABC. The announcement will […]

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Social Media Success Story CJaye LeRose

Online marketing success stories are becoming more and more common and CJaye LeRose is the latest example. She started a YouTube channel in April 2009 to raise awareness about pet adoption, and posted a self-penned song along with dog rescue videos. Now the Texas native has had more than one million video views on YouTube […]

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Date Set For Grammy Noms Concert

The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night® will air live on the CBS Television Network on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from 10–11 PM ET/PT. The one-hour special will announce nominations in several categories as well as feature performances by past GRAMMY winners and/or nominees. Presenters, performers and additional information will be announced […]

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Burns and Poe

“How Long Is Long Enough” Blue Steel Records Already spinning at: KAIR, KBCN, KBCR, KCJC, KCNY, KFAV, KGRT, KKAJ, KKOW, KLMJ, KLQL, KMGO, KNAF, KNCQ, KREK, KRRV, KRVN, KSMA, KTJJ, KTKS, KTNT, KVVP, KWCK, KWOX, KWWR, KXIA, KXOX, KZZY, WATZ, WBRF, WBYZ, WCJW, WCOW, WDNB, WGGC, WGLR, WHMA, WIFE, WJMQ, WJNR, WKKW, WKSR, WMEV, WOWF, […]

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Warner Adds Niederhauser; CRS Liner Registration Open

Mark Niederhauser will join the Warner Music Nashville promotion team as Southwest Regional Promotion Manager starting September 7. He will report directly to Vice President of Promotions Bob Reeves. Warner Music Nashville is home to Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records and Word Label Group. Niederhauser can be reached after September 7 at [email protected] ••••••••••••• Following […]

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Toby Keith Goes Deluxe

Toby Keith is planning to release a deluxe edition of his new album when it comes out Oct. 5 via his label Show Dog-Universal Music. The special edition of Bullets In The Gun will have four live tracks which were recorded during his surprise “Incognito Bandito” show at The Fillmore in Manhattan. It is available […]

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Photos: Dave Bartholomew; Nashville Publishers Network

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dave Bartholomew recently stopped by BMI’s Music Row offices. The legendary songwriter, producer, musician, arranger and A&R man hooked up with Fats Domino and their collaborations sent shock waves from New Orleans, forever changing the soundscape of American music. Bartholomew wrote classics including “Ain’t That a Shame,” “I’m Walkin’” […]

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