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Lambert’s Record-Setting Sell-out

Miranda Lambert kicked off The Revolution Continues tour over the weekend with two sold-out shows at the famed Billy Bob’s Texas in Ft. Worth. She is the first artist to ever sell out back-to-back nights at the venue. Tickets for both nights were gone in a record breaking 30 minutes. According to Billy Bob’s Entertainment […]

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Jessica Ridley

“Flaming Red” Executive/Universal/Nine North “Flaming Red” is the debut single for Executive Music artist Jessica Ridley. To help country radio promotion efforts, Ridley has teamed up with Nashville’s Nine North Records. “Flaming Red” is from Ridley’s debut album Fit To Be Tied, which features 13 tracks showcasing her distinctive vocal style. Jessica co-wrote four of […]

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Benefits: Victoria Shaw & Friends and Lyrics For Lyric

>>The Nashville Music Guide and Picks Nashville have announced that February’s Lyrics for Lyric show is set for Feb. 23. This will be the fourth installment of the series to benefit Lyric Alana Frizzell, whom was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of Leukemia at 10 months old. It will be hosted by Mark Newton […]

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Artists Testing The Country Waters

They may have gotten their starts in the pop/rock world, but The Doobie Brothers and Uncle Kracker are among a group of artists warming up to country. As reported earlier this month, The Doobie Brothers have been working their single “World Gone Crazy” at country radio. Now comes the news that the band will make […]

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More Vehicles Add Streaming Radio

A growing number of automobile makers are partnering with streaming radio services, and other entertainment apps for upcoming models. The latest addition is Pandora streaming radio teaming with GM. The offering is expected to debut in the car manufacturer’s Chevrolet Volt and Equinox 2012 models. Users will be able to control Pandora via the car’s […]

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Industry Ink: Black River Celebrates

Plus a critical open letter to NARAS, and news from Warner, BMG, Spotify, GammaBlast, Mac McAnally, exec Ted Wagner, and journalist Jewly Hight.

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Swift Leads Country Money Makers

Taylor Swift netted more money than any other country entertainer last year, according to Billboard’s Money Makers 2011 issue (Feb. 19). The recently released list is based on net earnings derived from U.S. touring, music sales, and music and video streams. 21-year-old Swift saw her bank account swell by about $20.7 million, and ranked No. […]

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Radio Host Danny Winchell Passes

WAMB radio show host Danny Winchell has died at age 84. He was also a pop singer, magazine publisher, record producer and music promoter.

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Industry Voices Criticizing iTunes; Google Applies Pressure

A few years ago iTunes looked like the music industry’s knight in shining armor. Unfortunately, today with the added inventory of apps, books, movies, TV shows and more, plus some new rules, stakeholders are beginning to feel the relationship getting strained.

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Television Roundup: Chesney Doc, Judds Series

Chesney Football Documentary Airing Sunday • The Judds Docu-Series To Premiere On OWN Many football luminaries turned out for the orange carpet premiere of the ESPN film The Color Orange: The Condredge Holloway Story in Knoxville last night (2/17). Kenny Chesney served as Executive Producer and narrates the film, which documents the life and career […]

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Community Benefits

Operation Yellow Ribbon Artist Lineup • Jimmy Wayne’s Meet Me Halfway • Todd Cerney Benefit • Jason James

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