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Perry’s Legal; Freeman Signs; Halper Moves

The Band Perry recently celebrated a particularly special milestone this weekend; youngest brother Neil Perry’s 21st birthday. While on tour opening for Tim McGraw’s Emotional Traffic Tour, TBP celebrated with a cupcake display created by sister Kimberly and a box of cupcakes from visiting songwriter, Jeff Cohen. McGraw also contributed to the festivities by having […]

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Chicks With Kix; Dirt Drifters To MusicRow

The songplugging group The Chicks With Hits recently met with Kix Brooks at his home to pitch songs for his upcoming solo project. • • • • Warner Music Nashville’s The Dirt Drifters visited the MusicRow offices on 7/26 to meet the staff and perform a few songs including current single, “Always a Reason.”

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Swift To Receive Top Honor At Teen Choice Awards

Taylor Swift will receive the Ultimate Choice Award during the upcoming Teen Choice Awards. It is the show’s highest honor and past recipients include Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, and Reese Witherspoon. Swift is a multiple nominee at the Aug. 7 event airing on FOX. See nominations here. Voting for the show runs through Aug. 5. […]

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Weekly Chart Report (7/29/11)

Third time continues to be a charm for Lady Antebellum, whose “Just A Kiss” earns its third consecutive week at No. 1 on the CountryBreakout Chart.

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Spins.FM Turns Dial Toward Nashville

Since last week (7/19), when MusicRow wrote about Spins.fm, an interactive tool designed to convert social networking fans into radio requests, there are rumblings that a few high profile country artists are set to take the technology for a “spin.” Spins.fm has created two widgets to help leverage an artist’s social networking success into FM […]

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Charlie Cook On-Air

I would like to start off today with the R word. Research cuts both ways and it is only as credible as the source. It is also only as credible as the question asked.

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Toby Keith Joins Fall Release Line Up

Toby Keith has set a fall release date for his new album Clancy’s Tavern. Lead single “Made In America” is climbing MusicRow’s CountryBreakout chart just five weeks after release. Clancy’s Tavern, coming via Show Dog-Universal Records, will hit shelves Oct. 25 in time for holiday shopping. The album draws its name from the title track, […]

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Big Machine Adds Interactive Director

The Big Machine Label Group has added Annie Ortmeier to the Sales, Marketing & Interactive Department as Director of Interactive, spearheading social networking and website initiatives. Ortmeier joins the label group with a strong background in the area, including time at CMT as Merchandising Manager of Ecommerce. She also worked for echo and relocated to […]

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Hall of Fame Shares Expansion Details at Fundraising Launch

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum this morning (7/28) launched a capital campaign to fund an expansion that will more than double the size of the current facility, as well as offer Nashville a new performance venue.

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Country Tours Rock New York

New York City concertgoers are proving they love country music. Kenny Chesney’s Goin’ Coastal Tour is breaking records with an upcoming date in the area, and Taylor Swift just wrapped a run of four sold-out shows. Swift played Newark, NJ’s Prudential Center last week and sold a combined total of over 52,000 tickets. Chesney and […]

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SESAC Partners With INgrooves For Digital Distribution

SESAC has announced a new partnership with INgrooves a leading provider of digital distribution, marketing and promotion services to the global music & video community via its One Digital platform. INgrooves will service SESAC-represented content to online retailers, mobile carriers, and other digital media outlets. Through this relationship, SESAC will now be able to service […]

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