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Currington Show Breaks 20-year Attendance Record

Billy Currington set an attendance record during his recent show at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. He drew 20,000 fans, breaking a 20-year-old Kentucky State Fair attendance record set by Charlie Daniels. Check out Currington’s acoustic version of his hit “Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right” recorded live in Kentucky. Currington is gearing up for the […]

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Apple’s Ping 1 Million Strong

Apple’s just-launched Ping social network on iTunes hit 1 million users within 48 hours of opening on Wednesday September 1, claims a report on the Apple website. The music-driven service is available to all with a download of iTunes 10, and allows users to follow their friends and favorite artists through a combination of features […]

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Urban’s We’re All For The Hall Returns With Star Guests

Keith Urban and his superstar friends will perform at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Oct. 5 in the second annual installment of his “We’re All for the Hall” benefit for the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. On the line-up for the evening are Urban, Country Music Hall of Fame members Vince Gill, Dolly Parton […]

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Dan Keen Acquires Advantage Talent Development

Longtime music businessman Dan Keen and his wife, Kimberly, have acquired Nashville based modeling and talent training center, Advantage Talent Development. Advantage was founded in 1987 by former Miss Tennessee Nise’ Davies who will remain an integral part of the modeling and acting aspects of the operation. “The entertainment industry is no longer about specialization,” […]

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McCartney Inducted Into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame has given an Honorary Induction to Sir Paul McCartney, noting his indelible influence on Music City’s creative community. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame chairman Roger Murrah and CMA board member/hit songwriter Bob DiPiero presented McCartney with a plaque prior to his performance at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on July 26. […]

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DuoMania: JaneDear and LoCash

Danelle and Susie of the JaneDear girls spend some time with MD Tommy Garrett of WRNS in New Bern, N.C. and his daughter Lauren before a recent show. Preston Brust and Chris Lucas aka LoCash Cowboys performed the National anthem at LP Field in Nashville shortly before the TN Titans defeated Super Bowl Champs, New Orleans […]

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Brooks & Dunn’s Final Ride

After 20 years of making hit records together, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn called it a day as a duo, and they did it in grand style, as Brooks & Dunn played their final show last night (9/2) at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, as a benefit for the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum. • […]

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Friday Photos: Radio Welcomes Artists

Niemann In Kansas City Sea Gayle/Arista Nashville’s Jerrod Niemann put his talents on display for listeners of WDAF (The Wolf)/Kansas City last week when he performed at Denim & Diamonds. During the show, Niemann conducted a contest to find the tallest man in the room, and it turned out to be WDAF programmer Dan Persigehl. […]

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Festival TV Ratings Trail 2009

According to the CMA and Nielsen Media Research, ratings for its three-hour CMA Festival: Country’s Night To Rock grew by 6% this year among Women 18-34 and helped ABC reach Wednesday summer highs in total viewers 18-49. Unfortunately, the ABC Sept. 1 airing was positioned against high profile shows such as Big Brother 12 (7.7 […]

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Weekly Chart Report (9/03/10)

SPIN ZONE Lady Antebellum’s “Our Kind Of Love” is still feeling the love from radio as it earns a fourth consecutive week in the CountryBreakout No. 1 spot. Positions 2-6 are closing the gap, but remain unchanged for now. In fact the only movement in the top 10 comes courtesy of The Band Perry’s “If […]

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Keith Urban Readies New Single, Album

On September 13, Capitol Nashville artist Keith Urban will release the debut single “Put You In A Song,” from his forthcoming release, Get Closer, due Tuesday, November 16. “Put You In A Song” was co-written by Urban, Sarah Buxton and Jedd Hughes and is co-produced by Dann Huff and Urban. Capitol is offering country radio […]

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