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Warner/Chappell Acquires 615 Music

Warner/Chappell Music, the global music publishing arm of Warner Music Group Corp. and parent company of Non-Stop Music, today (12/10) announced the acquisition of 615 Music, a Nashville-based production music company. In addition, 615 Music’s President and CEO, Randy Wachtler, will take on the role of EVP, North America, for Warner/Chappell’s production music business. The agreement […]

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Lynn Honored with Van Lear Rose

A new rose has been named in honor of country legend Loretta Lynn. The “Loretta Lynn Van Lear,” named after the Grammy-winning album Van Lear Rose, will be delivered to Lynn’s ranch in the spring of 2011 and will be available for purchase by the fall of 2011. “Roses have always been so special to […]

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Weekly Chart Report (12/10/10)

The holidays are upon us, which means its almost time to take a break from number crunching and chart compiling. Next week’s chart, to be published on December 17, will be the final one of 2010. We’ll start back strong in 2011 on Friday, January 7. SPIN ZONE Slight changes occur in the penultimate CountryBreakout […]

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Twitter, Music and You

Pew Research Center released a report today, stating that eight percent of American adults who use the Internet are also Twitter users. Twitter, which launched in 2006, serves as both a never-ending tournament in which users attempt to outwit each other in 140 characters or less and a thriving, active community ripe for sharing news […]

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Sales Engine Whirring As Holiday Looms

Fa-la-la-la-la_____        la–la-la-la. That familiar melodic snippet nicely sums the panoramic view from your Scribe’s lofty perch, high upon the holiday hilltops watching the SoundScan ticker tape turn. A dozen CDs passed the 20k benchmark on the Top Current Country chart this week, and country’s album sales YTD deficit continued to improve from -6.1% to -5.7%. […]

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Artists and Songwriters Perform Good Works

Ty Herndon has partnered with former NFL player Kevin Turner to raise awareness about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, and its emerging connection to athletes exposed to repeated head trauma. Turner is a former NFL fullback with the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles who was diagnosed with ALS in […]

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Sara Evans Album News; Cash Auction Raises Big Bucks

Sara Evans is Stronger Sara Evans will release her sixth full-length album, Stronger, on March 8, 2011 on RCA. The album includes her current single, “A Little Bit Stronger,” written by Luke Laird, Hillary Lindsey and Hillary Scott. Evans is also featured in the December 13th issue of Country Weekly, in which she talks about […]

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LeAnn and “Crazy Women”

LeAnn Rimes will release her new single, “Crazy Women,” digitally on December 21st. “Crazy Women” will be a special bonus track on Rimes’ upcoming album, Lady and Gentlemen, slated for release early next year on Curb Records. For her latest album, Rimes reinterprets classic country songs by Waylon Jennings, George Jones and Merle Haggard, among […]

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Cookin’ With Zac Brown

You know Zac Brown as the lead singer/guitar player of the Zac Brown Band, but do you know Chef Zac Brown? The former chef and restaurant owner has a passion for good food, so much that he built a “kitchen on wheels” and published a cookbook, Southern Ground. The infamous mobile kitchen is a 53-foot […]

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Taylor Swift Named New Face of CoverGirl

Taylor Swift is the newest face of CoverGirl cosmetics. She will represent a new line of luxury makeup called CoverGirl NatureLuxe, which will launch in January 2011. The NatureLuxe line encapsulates a new definition of luxury, defined as simple, high-quality experiences rather than overstated, heavy opulence. “Taylor’s naturally polished and beautiful look fits perfectly with […]

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Nashville Prepares For Garth Brooks Concerts

Massive crowds are expected to arrive in Nashville starting one week from today (Dec. 16) when Garth Brooks’ sold out series of Bridgestone Arena shows kicks off. Nashville Downtown Partnership is helping with logistical efforts, as parking is expected to be scarce. Full dates for the shows, which include guests Trisha Yearwood and Karyn Rochelle, […]

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