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Photos: Gill Wedding, Country Throwdown, Songwriters

Jenny Gill, singer and daughter of Vince Gill, was married on May 8th to Josh Van Valkenburg, Manager of A&R for EMI Music Publishing. The wedding and reception was held at the Nashville home of her father and his wife Amy Grant. Jenny’s mother is Janis Oliver of Sweethearts of the Rodeo. The couple, who […]

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Music City Relief Concert Raises Over $1.7 MM

Last night’s flood relief concert on GAC raised $1.7 million and counting. Some of Nashville’s biggest names turned out to perform, answer telethon phones and make significant donations. Brad Paisley and his wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley opened the night with a $100,000 gift. Kimberly co-hosted the event at the Ryman along with actor and Nashville native […]

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SOLID Preps 13th Annual Crawfish Boil

The Society of Leaders in Development (SOLID) is inviting Music Row, Nashville and beyond to attend their 13th Annual Crawfish Boil on May 19. The event kicks off at 5:30 PM in the SESAC parking lot at 66 Music Square West. The informal gathering is free and open to the public (21 + with I.D.). […]

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Artist News: Nail, McCurdy, Dalley and Jewel

David Nail Plays Ball MCA Records artist David Nail will be the focus of a new six-part CMT webisode series titled Making The Team. Cameras document Nail’s invitation to try out for the St. Louis Cardinals during spring training camp in Jupiter, Florida. The premiere episode posted today (5/14) at 6:00 AM CT on www.cmt.com. […]

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Hard Rock Reopens, Announces Flood Benefit

Following the recent devastating flooding in Nashville, the Hard Rock Cafe Nashville officially reopens for business today (5/14). Located just steps away from the Cumberland River, like many establishments downtown, Hard Rock was subject to the recent flooding, and less than two weeks later, they are reopening. To further aid the surrounding community in flood relief […]

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615 Music Nominated For Daytime Emmy

615 Music has been nominated for a 2010 Daytime Emmy award in the “Outstanding Original Song” category.  President Randy Wachtler made the announcement. “The team here at 615 Music is very proud to have been involved in the making of such a memorable song to promote the Today show with NBC,”  Wachtler says. “As a company, […]

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Laura Bell Bundy Surprises Aspiring Singer

Mercury Records artist/Broadway star Laura Bell Bundy stopped by Pope John Paul II High School in Hendersonville, TN recently to inform student Michael Nelson that he would be performing a song on the Sports Zone Stage at this year’s CMA Music Festival. Bundy, star of Broadway’s Legally Blonde: The Musical, took time out from promoting […]

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Flood Relief Telethon on GAC Sunday

The first national telethon and concert event to raise money to aid victims of the recent flooding disaster in Middle Tennessee, sponsored by Great American Country Television, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau and Gaylord Entertainment, is set for this Sunday (5/16) at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Music City Keep on Playin’ – A Benefit for Flood […]

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Elevation and Wide Open Join Forces

Elevation Music Publishing and Wide Open Music Group have announced a new alliance between the two Nashville-based music publishing operations. Through a shared services arrangement, Elevation Creative Principals Mike Molinar and Martha Earls are joining with Wide Open’s creative team to provide catalog and songwriter representation, as well as creative consultation. Elevation will also relocate […]

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John Grady Exits Borman Entertainment

John Grady will leave his post at Borman Entertainment Nashville, it was announced today. “For all of you looking for a juicy story, you will have to make one up,” says Grady said. “I have learned more from Gary and his staff at Borman Entertainment than I could ever have imagined. It’s simply time for […]

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Grammy Block Party Benefits Flood Victims

The Nashville Chapter of the Recording Academy hosted the 12th Annual Grammy Block Party on Tuesday night (5/11) to raise funds for the newly created MusiCares® Nashville Flood Relief Fund. Academy members and their guests enjoyed performances by Darius Rucker, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Steel Magnolia, Plumb and Daily and Vincent. MusiCares Nashville Flood […]

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