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[Updated] Paisley Scores 7, Leads CMA Nominations

Editor’s Note: An oversight by CMA has been resolved, resulting in Paisley’s nomination count rising to seven, and Urban’s rising to four. They were inadvertently left off the original list of nominees in the Musical Event category. Nominees for the 43rd Annual CMA Awards were revealed yesterday (9/9) morning, with Brad Paisley leading the pack […]

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Charlie Daniels’ Christmas For Kids Concert

The Charlie Daniels & Friends annual Christmas For Kids Concert is slated for Nov. 23 at the Ryman Auditorium, with Gretchen Wilson and Phil Vassar among the special guests. The Celebrity Tour Bus Show will also raise money by allowing visitors to tour the buses of more than sixty stars at the Hendersonville Wal-Mart from […]

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Kellie Pickler’s Video and Other New Music

Kellie Pickler’s video for her newest single, “Didn’t You Know How Much I Loved You,” makes its world television premiere during CMT Top 20 Countdown tomorrow (9/11) 10:00–12:30 p.m. CT and online at CMT.com immediately following. Filmed in the Dominican Republic, the new video was directed by Roman White. In addition, CMT Power Picks becomes […]

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Special Edition Swift CD Set For Oct. Release

A new Platinum Edition of Taylor Swift’s Fearless album is headed for stores in time for the holiday sales rush. Big Machine Records will release the CD/DVD set on Oct. 27, containing new music and video extras such as her video collaboration with T-Pain on “Thug Story,” and exclusive new behind-the-scenes photos shot by Taylor’s […]

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Adkins, Songwriters, And More Local Benefits

Trace Adkins will headline the Southern Shindig concert on Fri., Sept. 25 at the Loveless Barn. This event is part of the annual Soldier Ride, which honors wounded soldiers. Tickets include dinner, beer, wine and the concert, and are on sale now at www.southernshindig.org or by calling 904-405-1156. All proceeds go to programs that support […]

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Tidbits: Digital Summit, SOLID, Symphony and More

The Leadership Music Digital Summit will be held March 22 and 23, 2010. More information to follow. ———————————- The Music Row Turkey Bowl, hosted by SOLID, is set for Sat., Nov. 21 at Ted Rhodes Park (2400 Metro Center Blvd.) in Nashville, beginning at 8:00 a.m. The 24th annual co-ed flag football tournament has become […]

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Mandrell Enters Steel Guitar Hall of Fame

Barbara Mandrell became the first woman to be inducted into the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame at the International Steel Guitar Convention in St. Louis, MO on Saturday, September 5. Known as the “Sweetheart of the Steel,” Mandrell was a multi-instrumentalist by the time she was 10. She was on tour with The Johnny Cash […]

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Driskill Returns to ASCAP as VP/GM, Nashville

Nashville, TN, Sept. 9, 2009: Connie Bradley, Senior Vice President of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) today announced that Marc Driskill has joined ASCAP as Vice President & General Manager, Nashville. In this newly established position reporting to Bradley, Driskill will direct the goals and objectives of the Nashville Membership staff […]

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Photos From CMA’s Big Announcement

Nominations for the CMA Awards were revealed today, live on Good Morning America and CMT Insider. Check out photos of the big announcement.

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Save The Date: Grammy Noms To Be Announced

Nominations for the Grammy Awards will be announced Wed., Dec. 2, live on CBS. The GRAMMY® Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night® will be a one-hour special broadcast live from Club NOKIA in Los Angeles at 7 PM/CT. Nominations in several categories will be revealed and there will be performances by past […]

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Twestival Hits Nashville

Twestival Nashville—a volunteer-run, charity fundraising event for people who know each other through the micro-blogging service Twitter—will take place tomorrow (9/10) at the Big Bang Dueling Piano Bar. Hosted by local Web site Nashvillest.com, the event will raise money for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee and its Great Nashville Duck Race. The first […]

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