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Performance News: Toby, Currington, JaneDear girls

Toby Keith Returns to The Opry • Billy Currington Celebrates 10th Top 10 On Leno • the JaneDear girls Featured on Access Hollywood

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Music Videos: Reba, Sarah Darling

Taillight TV produces Reba video • Sarah Darling gets carried away

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CRS 2011 Events Highlight Diverse Talent

Details about CRS 2011 are starting to emerge and Arista Nashville’s Ronnie Dunn and Columbia Nashville’s Joanna Smith will be performing at the 2011 Sony Music Nashville luncheon Thursday, March 3 from 12:30 – 2:20 pm in the NCC’s CMA Performance Hall. “It’s such a pleasure to have Ronnie Dunn and Joanna Smith representing the exciting […]

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Facebook Helping CMA Music Festival Connect With Fans

Preparations are underway for the 2011 CMA Music Festival, and proving the power of Facebook, the organization will use the social media site to announce the first festival performers.

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CMT Debuts Sitcom, Hires Development Exec.

As CMT expands its reach into original programming, the network has hired experienced development executive Jayson Dinsmore. This news comes following a successful debut of CMT’s first scripted sitcom, Working Class. Dinsmore is on board in the newly-created position Executive Vice President, Development. He will oversee all development for the channel, based primarily out of […]

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Shelton, Bentley Named As Grammy Presenters

More performers and the first group of presenters have been announced for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards Sunday, Feb. 13. Nashville is represented twice on the presenters list as nominees Dierks Bentley, Blake Shelton, Norah Jones, Selena Gomez, LL Cool J, and Nicki Minaj have been included in the initial lineup. In what sounds like […]

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Juno Award Nominees Announced

The 2011 Juno Award Nominees were announced by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) yesterday (2/1). In the Country Album of the Year category (sponsored by Country Style), nominees include: Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Love Rules; Dean Brody, Trail in Life; Deric Ruttan, Sunshine; Gord Bamford, Day Job; and Johnny Reid, A Place […]

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Country Stars At Super Bowl Events

Country music will be well-represented at Sunday’s (2/6) Super Bowl when the Green Bay Packers take on the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (2/2/11)

Country music’s major labels seem to be slumbering in winter doldrums, but Nashville’s pop/rock community is livelier than ever.

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Musical Chairs

New gigs for Megan Knutson, Emilee Warner, and Wayne Leeloy

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ACM Noms Highlight New Country Class

Today’s ACM nominations were filled with new names and rising superstars, including Jason Aldean and Miranda Lambert who landed Entertainer of the Year nominations for the first time.

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