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Conway’s New Firm Consulting For Ronnie Gilley Entertainment

Veteran Nashville talent executive Tony Conway has formed an entertainment consulting firm and will be acting as talent consultant and executive producer for Ronnie Gilley Entertainment. RGE’s live entertainment interests include the annual BamaJam Music & Arts Festival, as well as the multiplex of venues at the new multi-million dollar Country Crossing destination near Dothan, […]

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Universal Music Partners With Freeallmusic.com

According to techcruch.com, Universal Music is partnering with new music download service freeallmusic.com to offer consumers legal, DRM-free, high-quality digital downloads at no charge from its massive catalog, which includes Taylor Swift, Sugarland, Lady Gaga, Rihanna and more. Here’s the catch: registered users on freeallmusic.com have to sit through a 15-30 second video commercial for […]

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Signings: Josh Gracin’s New Team; Molly Hunt

Josh Gracin is building a new team, and has recently signed with Buddy Lee Attractions for booking representation. BLA Pres. Kevin Neal will be the responsible agent and can be reached at 615-244-4336 and [email protected] As a former Lyric Street artist, Gracin had hits such as “I Want To Live,” “Nothin’ To Lose,” “Stay With […]

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Jessica Harp Releases New Video, Webisodes

Jessica Harp is promoting the video for her single, “A Woman Needs,” with three “making of the video” webisodes on AOL’s The Boot. The webisodes will be released in three parts, starting today (1/11), and on Jan. 15 and 22. The video will premiere exclusively on The Boot on Jan 25, and the single will […]

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McGraw Starring In Gillette Series

Tim McGraw is one of the superstar artists in Gillette’s new Uncut digital documentary series, premiering later this month. Shot by renowned music filmmaker/photographer Danny Clinch, the series shows McGraw, will.i.am (Black Eyed Peas), Mark Hoppus (Blink-182) and the All-American Rejects ft. Tyson Ritter backstage at their concerts getting ready for the show. This kind of […]

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ACM Plans Awards, Brooks And Dunn Tribute

Reba McEntire will return as host of the Academy of Country Music Awards on Sun., April 18. The 45th annual event will be held at the Las Vegas MGM Grand Garden Arena for the fifth year in a row and air live on CBS. The following day (4/19) the Academy will honor Brooks & Dunn […]

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Michael McDonald, Jewel, Lorrie Morgan With The Symphony

The Symphony has lined up some of Nashville’s, and the country’s, biggest stars for its upcoming season. Michael McDonald, Jewel, Peter Cetera, Lorrie Morgan and Broadway star Michael Cavanaugh are all set for the Bank of America Pops Series, headed up by Resident Conductor Albert-George Schram. McDonald, the distinctive voice behind some of pop music’s […]

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Industry Beat: Stroudavarious, Common Grounds

Bill Catino, President of Stroudavarious Records, announces the addition of Nathan Cruise as Director of Midwest Promotion. He will report to Bill Macky, and will be based in the Nashville offices. Cruise was most recently with Show Dog Records, and prior stints include Arista, Equity, and MCG/Curb Records. He can be contacted at [email protected] or […]

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Performance Royalty Debate Over Ringbacks

BMI has filed suit against T Mobile, claiming that the mobile phone company hasn’t secured proper licensing for selling ringback tones. According to Digital Music News, the suit filed in the US District Court for the Central District of California, Los Angeles, says BMI has licensing agreements with other carriers. Since BMI and other performing […]

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Songwriter Dale Dodson Enjoys Roles At Carnival, Sony/ATV

Songwriter and country music historian Dale Dodson has a unique new arrangement that allows him to remain as a staff writer for longtime publisher Sony/ATV and also take on a creative services role at Carnival Music. Dodson is the writer or co-writer of songs including “Look Who’s Back In Town” by George Strait, “Good News, […]

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Lady A Headline The Ryman; Jimmy Wayne Webcast

Lady Antebellum will perform their first headlining concert at the Ryman Auditorium on Thurs., March 11. Tickets will go on sale Jan. 15 at 10:00 a.m. CT. “Playing the Ryman has been at the top of our list of goals since we first got together to write songs…and I mean, it’s a BIG one,” says […]

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