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Montgomery Gentry Leaves Columbia

Award winning duo, Montgomery Gentry, has amicably left their long time label, Columbia Records. It’s official. The platinum pals hit career high points with songs like “My Town,” “Hell Yeah” and trophies such as CMA Duo of the Year (2000) and ACM Top New Group/Duo (2000). The group’s latest release, For Our Heroes, was a […]

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NASH2O Provides “Instrumental” Flood Relief

Dozens of guitars, mandolins and other instruments – straight from the hands of artists such as Peter Frampton, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Vince Gill and a host of others – are headed for the online auction block through nonprofit organization NASH2O (Nash-two-Oh) to support flood relief efforts in Nashville. Proceeds go to three […]

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ole Wins CCMA Music Publisher of the Year

The Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) has honored ole as Music Publisher of the Year for the 4th consecutive time. This marks the fourth win in the category in the six years since the company’s founding on September 28, 2004. ole, one of the world’s largest independent music publishers, was also named CCMA Music Publisher of the […]

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SESAC Spurs Blood Drive/Food Campaign

SESAC invites everyone to come and support its Blood Drive, Spare Change/Canned Food Drive on Mon. Sept. 20. from 10-2 p.m. Please come for a good cause…[lunch provided]

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Houser’s “Cadillac” Ready To Roll

Show Dog-Universal Records artist Randy Houser will celebrate the release of his sophomore album, They Call Me Cadillac, in New York on September 21 with a performance on ABC’s Good Morning America. Directly following the visit, Houser will make a series of appearances on the nationally syndicated show Better TV as well as Fox News, […]

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Cumulus Goes Commercial Free For Habitat

On Tuesday, October 12, Cumulus Nashville’s five radio stations (Classic Hits 97.1 RQQ, 95.5 The Wolf, i106 All the Hits, SuperTalk 99.7 WTN and 92Q), will go commercial free from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM to raise money for the Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity (NAHFH). NAHFH invests in people and property, converting renters to […]

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Nashville Label Releases Curtis Mayfield Tribute

Songwriter/producer/publisher Jerry Michael will celebrate the launch of his new Nashville record label, Cool Pepper Disc, by releasing a new CD in late September honoring the late R&B/soul recording artist/songwriter Curtis Mayfield. The label’s debut project, The Impressions’ 50th Anniversary Salute to Curtis Mayfield, will feature 17 Mayfield-penned hits, including “Keep on Pushin’”, “Amen”, “People […]

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Luke Bryan Partners With NRA

The National Rifle Association’s NRACountry has announced a partnership with ACM Top New Artist Luke Bryan’s 2010 Farm Tour. The tour across Georgia kicks off on September 28. “I just love what the NRA family has been doing for the kids in my home state of Georgia,” said Bryan. “They have given hundreds of thousands of […]

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Rich Helps Bring Country Back to NYC

Country music’s coming to the city with the help of Reprise Records artist, John Rich. Ocean County, New Jersey’s country station, THUNDER 98.5 FM, recently announced the re-position of two of its radio formats beginning today (9/15). In their new expansion, the station will begin broadcasting into central New Jersey expanding to New York City […]

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Due West’s Criminal Wordplay and Chris Filer Visits MR

Crime Or Publicity Stunt? While in Atlanta, promoting its new single, “Bible And The Belt,” Due West’s car was broken into  and its backpacks, wallets, keys and laptops were stolen. They reported the break-in to the police, saying the thief needed a Bible and a belt. Chris Filer dropped by the MusicRow corporate headquarters to […]

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Country Hall Of Fame Salutes Chip Young

Renowned session guitarist and producer Chip Young will be saluted on Saturday, October 9, as part of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s popular series Nashville Cats: A Celebration of Music City Musicians. The program, which will begin at 1:30 PM in the Museum’s Ford Theater, is included with Museum admission and free […]

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