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Smartphone Data Usage Climbing

According to a new study from The Nielsen Company, data use by smartphone owners is growing at an “astounding pace.”

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Elvis’s Sidemen To Share Stories at Famed RCA Studio B

Some of Elvis Presley’s most important collaborators will gather at a special event on Tues., Aug. 9 to share stories and remembrances of the late King. Acclaimed musicians including Country Music Hall of Fame member Harold Bradley, David Briggs, and Norbert Putnam, will reunite to host the program at historic RCA Studio B on Music […]

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“The Voice” Auditions Coming To Nashville

Producers of hit singing competition The Voice will be in Nashville holding open auditions this week. They are looking for contestants for the show’s second season on Friday and Saturday July 29-30 at the Municipal Auditorium. Interested candidates must be 16 years of age and register online prior to the audition. Contestants can be solo […]

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BMI Licenses Spotify & Turntable.fm

Spotify and turntable.fm are now licensed by BMI covering public performances of BMI’s more than 6.5 million works. “We are pleased to confirm that we have reached agreements that guarantee fair compensation for the more than 475,000 songwriters, composers and copyright owners who entrust BMI with their public performance right,” said Richard Conlon, Senior Vice […]

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Top 10 Idol Earners

Forbes loves to compile Top 10 Earning lists and its latest “revelation” is a ranking of American Idols. Anyone paying attention would immediately guess (and be correct), that Carrie Underwood reigns supreme

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Video News: Currington, Holy, Whiskey Myers

The video for Billy Currington’s current single “Love Done Gone” (No. 17 on the CountryBreakout Chart) debuted on his website today. The clip was shot last month in New Orleans, Louisiana, and directed by Potsy, who worked on Currington’s previous four videos. “I knew when I first heard the song that I wanted to do […]

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Tweets Of The Week; Can You Guess The Tweeter???

Can you match these tweets with the artists who graciously gave us these gems this week? These offerings come from Colt Ford, Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton . 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Think you’ve figured it out? Let us know in the comments below.        

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Google+ Hangout Feature Powers Virtual Concert

Singer songwriter Daria Musk recently used the new Hangout technology on Google plus to promote a 6.5 hour virtual concert around the globe. The entrepreneurial artist ultimately reached thousands of viewers from Norway to Argentina to Australia.

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Musicians Hall of Fame Firms Auditorium Deal

Nashville Post is reporting that a deal is finally in place between Joe Chamber’s Musician’s Hall of Fame and Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium Commission. A lease agreement has been approved which includes wording that requires the Musician’s Hall of Fame, after the first year, to provide revenue to the auditorium that is above $75k per year and […]

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Black River Celebrates Sound Stage Renovations

Black River Entertainment celebrated the re-opening of Black River at Sound Stage’s Front Stage tracking room with an industry gathering last night (7/21).

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Artists Perform at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital

Hunter Hayes Performs as Part of Musicians On Call Program Musician, writer, producer and performer Hunter Hayes helped spread some musical cheer at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville as part of the Musicians On Call program recently. Musicians On Call is a national program that brings live and recorded music to […]

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