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DISClaimer Single Reviews (5/10/11)

You remember albums, don’t you? They are collections of songs that ask you to experience several of a favorite performer’s thoughts of the moment.

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Paisley Preps Album Release, Int’l Tour

Brad Paisley is prepping for the Mon., May 23 release of This Is Country Music, his first all-new studio set since 2009’s acclaimed American Saturday Night. The new project from Arista Nashville has already produced two radio hits: the title track and current single “Old Alabama,” which is No. 1 this week on MusicRow’s Country […]

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Industry Ink Tuesday (5/10)

Logan Bosemer Joins KCA • Loretta Lynn Added To Dale Franklin Gala • Opry House on “Today Show” • “Inside Music Row’s” 200th Episode • Local Drummer’s Instructional Series

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Chris Young’s “Neon” Lights Up Release Schedule

Chris Young’s third album, Neon, will be released July 12 by RCA Nashville. James Stroud produced the ten track project, which has seven songs co-written by Young, including the hit lead single “Tomorrow.” Penned with Frank Myers and Anthony Smith, it is the fastest-rising single of Young’s career. It has scanned more than 225,000 digital […]

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Google Unveils Cloud Lockers: Analysis

Labels are resisting a licensing deal which would allow Spotify to launch in the U.S. Labels are also resisting a deal with Apple for a comprehensive streaming music service. But is this smart?

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Microsoft Pays $8.5 Billion For Skype

Microsoft has jumped squarely into the communication sector with its purchase of Skype Technologies SA for $8.5 billion in cash. The VOIP phone service will headline a new division at the aging tech giant under the leadership of Skype’s Tony Bates. Bates will report directly to Microsoft’s Steve Balmer. News of the sale was first […]

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Tickets For Swift’s “Speak Now…Help Now” Benefit

Taylor Swift is opening the final dress rehearsal for her Speak Now Tour to the public, with 100 percent of ticket proceeds going to tornado relief efforts. She announced the benefit last week and has now revealed ticketing details.

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Burns & Poe – Second Chance

Thank You For a Great Add Day: KBCN, KCNY, KFAV, KGRT, KLMJ, KREK, KSMA, KTJJ, KVVP, WATZ, WGGC, WKBQ, WKSR, WMEV, WPPL, WTHO, WUCZ, WUPY, WYBL MusicRow’s Independent Artists of the Year Burns & Poe is releasing their latest single “Second Chance” to country radio; the track is going for adds May 16. The duo’s […]

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Average Joe’s Inks Kevin Fowler

Kevin Fowler is the newest addition to the Average Joe’s Entertainment roster. Like the rest of the label’s artists, Fowler has built a strong fan base the grassroots way. He’s sold over 330,000 albums and regularly sells 2,000-4,000 tickets per night for his headlining shows. “I couldn’t be more excited about Kevin coming to Average […]

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CMA Establishes Touring Musician Award

The inaugural CMA Touring Musician Award will be presented during the 2011 CMA Music Festival, running Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12, in downtown Nashville. Established by the CMA Board of Directors and its Awards and Recognition Committee chaired by GAC Pres. Ed Hardy, the honor will be presented annually at CMA Music Festival. This Award […]

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Operation Bloodhound Sniffs Out The Hits

Newly launched Flying Island Entertainment has revealed Operation Bloodhound, a music and radio testing service for its clients. Developed by veteran radio consultant Keith Hill, Operation Bloodhound will survey radio professionals directly responsible for adding music to station playlists. A minimum of 20 panelists will be participating, representing Mediabase, Billboard or Indicator reporting stations. Each […]

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