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2010 Sales Wrap: Country Slide Continues

Today is an especially robust data day for Nielsen SoundScan watchers since the week ending 1/2/2011 closes the door on 2010…but simply stated the industry overall continued its decline,

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Brad Howell Joins Show Dog-Universal

Show Dog-Universal Music has added Brad Howell as VP of National Field Promotion. His extensive experience ranges from radio programming, to promo exec positions at Warner Bros. and Equity, as well as GM of Broken Bow Records. Howell will report to Show Dog-Universal VP of Promotion Rick Moxley. “Brad has been both an innovative promoter […]

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (1/5/11)

Happy New Year. What a great way to start 2011: There’s not a stinker in this stack of platters.

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WSIX’s New Morning Team

Billy Greenwood and Karla Lawson have taken over the morning shift at WSIX following the end of Gerry House’s long-running “House Foundation” show.

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Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame New Board

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation has elected John Van Mol Chairman of the Foundation, and elected songwriters Pat Alger and Steve Bogard to its 2011-12 Board of Directors.

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The Grascals Raise Awareness For Childhood Cancer

Nashville’s music community is gathering in support of “I Am Strong,” a song raising awareness about childhood cancer. The song was written by The Grascals band member Jamie Johnson and his wife Susanne Mumpower-Johnson along with Jenee Fleenor after the group visited the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis. One version of the song […]

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Jenny & Ashley

“Indescribable” Tall Tree/Lofton Creek Sister duo Jenny & Ashley is releasing its debut single, the effervescent “Indescribable.” The song, co-written by Ashley, was originally part of a demo collection that caught the eye of Lofton Creek Records chief Mike Borchetta. The new version was recorded by Tim McGraw co-producer Darran Smith. The teenage sisters spent […]

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Top Country Tours of 2010

The biggest grossing tours in 2010 belonged to George Strait/Reba/Lee Ann Womack, Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood. The Strait tour was the highest grossing North American country tour in 2010, according to Pollstar’s year-end chart. Grossing $41.6 million in box office receipts, the outing placed 14th on the all-genre Top 50 […]

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Recording Academy To Honor T Bone Burnett

Producer T Bone Burnett will receive a salute from the Producers & Engineers Wing of The Recording Academy during Grammy Week. Titled “Shaken Rattled & Rolled,” the special event is part of the 10th Anniversary celebration of the P&E Wing. Grammy winners Elton John and Leon Russell (whose duet album The Union was produced by […]

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Toyota Adds Pandora

The Pandora “pandemic” may soon be rolling into a car near you! Ford previously announced it would offer Pandora in connection with its SYNC platform. Today, at CES in Las Vegas, Toyota revealed it will also roll with Pandora using its Entune multimedia system. The Toyota system will also reportedly engage users with other apps […]

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ACM Showcase Teams With Opry, GAC

The ACM Showcase, an evening dedicated to the newcomer nominees for the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, is set for Tues., Jan. 18 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The event is open to fans and will take place as a special Grand Ole Opry performance, which is set to air on GAC. Reigning ACM […]

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