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Tracy Lawrence Turkey Fry; Judds Ride Santa Train

Tracy Lawrence and friends gathered at the Nashville Rescue Mission yesterday (11/23) for the singer’s fifth annual Mission Possible Turkey Fry. Generous donations of turkeys, clothing and cash were collected, totaling almost 800 birds. In addition to feeding those individuals in need at the Nashville Rescue Mission over the next few days, Lawrence and his […]

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Rascal Flatts Debut At No. 1

Rascal Flatts continued its run as the best selling country group of the decade when its first album for Big Machine Records, Nothing Like This, debuted at No. 1 today (11/24) with nearly 165,000 units sold. The project has moved nearly 280,000 digital tracks to date. Nothing Like This entered at No. 6 on the […]

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Radio Visits: Carter’s Chord, Gary Allan, JaneDear girls

Show Dog-Universal Music trio Carter’s Chord made a recent stop in Kansas City to visit with recently elected 2011 Radio Hall of Famer, Dale Carter. (L-R) Becky, KFKF PD Dale Carter, Joanna and Emily. UMG Nashville artist Gary Allan played at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta last week. (L-R): WKHX’s Mark Richards and Mike Macho; […]

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Country Artists Soundtrack The Holidays

Country artists are getting in the spirit and releasing music to soundtrack the holiday season. Here’s a roundup of current holiday releases. Kenny Rogers has announced dates for his traditional Christmas & Hits Tour, as well as his first-ever live Christmas album, Christmas Live. The 20-date tour kicks off Friday (11/26) in Bossier City, LA […]

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James Otto Headed To “Jimmy Fallon”

James Otto will spend Thanksgiving in New York City for a performance tomorrow night (11/25) on NBC’s Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Joining Otto on his song “Good Thing’s Gone Bad” will be country legend Ronnie Milsap, and critically acclaimed hip-hop group The Roots. The track, which Otto wrote with Jon Nicholson, James LeBlanc and Gary Nicholson, is from […]

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Benefits: Todd Cerney’s Cancer Fund; Bluegrass for the Homeless

•••Singer/songwriter Todd Cerney, the writer of hits including “Good Morning Beautiful,” and “I’ll Still Be Loving You” has been diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer. The Grammy nominee and ASCAP Country Song of the Year winner has had cuts by Lynyrd Skynyrd, Etta James, Cheap Trick, The Four Tops / Aretha Franklin, Levon Helm, Jason And The Scorchers, John Anderson, The Whites and […]

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (11/24/10)

Before you dismiss this list as a pack of nobodies, check the fine print. Between them, these minor leaguers have ties to such major leaguers as The Bellamy Brothers, George Jones, Jason & The Scorchers, former Georgia Satellite Dan Baird, Kid Rock, Uncle Kracker and Charlie Daniels.

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Gloriana, Crystal Shawanda Perform On Macy’s Parade

Gloriana and Crystal Shawanda are among the country artists performing on tomorrow’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Gloriana will sing its Gold single “Wild At Heart” during the 84th annual event in New York City, airing live on NBC from 9am to 12pm. Shawanda, whose radio hits include “You Can Let Go,” will perform “Let’s Come […]

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Eldredge Opry Debut; Edens Edge Performs at ASCAP

After recently being named CMT’s “Next Big Thing,” Atlantic Recording artist Brett Eldredge is making career highlights with his Opry debut and performing at Maria Shriver’s “March on Alzheimer’s” in Los Angeles and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s “For the Love of George” charity event in Nashville. His emotionally powerful single “Raymond” continues to climb […]

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Amazon Launches MP3 Gifting

Before now, giving the gift of digital music would have meant fighting crowds at Best Buy and Target for iTunes gift cards. But with the arrival of Amazon’s MP3 Gifting service, it can be done without ever leaving home. Launched shortly after the company’s new Kindle Book Gifting service, Amazon’s MP3 gifting allows consumers to […]

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American Country Awards To Salute Alan Jackson

Alan Jackson will be honored with the Greatest Hits Award at the American Country Awards on Dec. 6. He will also perform during the show, airing live on FOX from Las Vegas’s MGM Grand Garden Arena. Jackson has sold more than 50 million albums during his 20-year career, making him a fitting recipient for the […]

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