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Tech Bytes: Nashville Gets 4G; Apple Cloud Shopping?

Nashville is on the list of 38 metro areas that will be part of Verizon’s initial launch of its new 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) network. “The launch of our 4G LTE network in Nashville, TN is the start of a new era in wireless communications with faster connections and endless possibilities for both consumers […]

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Weekly Chart Report (10/08/10)

SPIN ZONE CountryBreakout Chart positions 1 through 3 are a repeat with Darius Rucker’s “Come Back Song” still at No. 1 for a third consecutive week. Sugarland’s “Stuck Like Glue” is piling on the spins at No. 2 but short of overtaking Rucker. Taylor Swift’s “Mine” looks strong at No. 3. Big Machine Label Group […]

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Gloriana Joins sp[Oil]ed Campaign

Vocal quartet Gloriana has signed on to raise awareness and funds for oil spill relief efforts in Louisiana. The sp[OIL]ed campaign is a photographic movement created by New Orleans photographer, Matthew Arthur, to raise funds for www.protectourcoastline.org, a nonprofit organization founded to raise money to help the fishermen, shrimpers, and natural wildlife of the Louisiana […]

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Worley To Perform Free Concerts on Army Garrisons

Darryl Worley kicks off his 2010 God & Country Tour Oct. 15 as a tribute to military families on various Army garrisons located across the U.S. The seven tour dates are free and open to the general public. Worley will be on hand prior to the nightly concerts to sign autographs and visit with servicemen […]

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Toby Keith TV; Songwriters visit Martha’s Vineyard

Toby Keith headlines CMT’s Invitation Only Oct. 8. In this one-hour special, Keith performs songs from his new album which hit stores this past Tuesday, including the title track “Bullets In the Gun,” plus opens up during a question and answer session. The 2nd Annual Martha’s Vineyard Songwriters Festival, hosted by BMI, was held Sept. […]

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New Revolution Adds Elliot

Radio promotion/artist development company New Revolution has added radio vet Andy Elliot to replace its Midwest rep Joe Schuld effective Oct. 11. An 18-year veteran of KHKI, Elliott will be responsible for securing radio airplay for NRE clients in the same territory as Schuld, who is leaving to concentrate on his responsibilities as co-manager of […]

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Average Joes Entertainment Welcomes Tony Morreale

Seasoned promotion and marketing professional, Tony Morreale has been added to the staff at Average Joes Entertainment, home to Colt Ford, Brantley Gilbert, Matt Stillwell, Josh Gracin. “I’ve known and been working with everyone at Average Joes for over 2 years,” says Morreale. “I love the music and all of the people involved and respect […]

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Photos: Chesney, The Roys, Bill Anderson, Danny Gokey

The Sony Music Nashville staff celebrated the Billboard 200 and Country Album No. 1 debut of Kenny Chesney’s Hemingway’s Whiskey with a pizza lunch and a group photo of staffers holding inflatable No. 1 fingers. Brother/sister duo The Roys have been busy at Skaggs’ Place Studios working on their upcoming CD, co-produced by Kentucky Thunder […]

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Band Perry Woos Fans And Programmers

The Band Perry, signed to Republic Nashville in 2009, is gaining momentum with both fans and programmers as its career begins to gain solid traction. The band’s debut self-titled album is set to launch Oct. 12 and the timing couldn’t be better. TBP has moved up to the No. 4 spot on MusicRow’s CountryBreakout chart […]

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Jim Free, Randy Goodman Get CMA Chairman’s Award

At today’s CMA Board of Directors meeting (Oct. 6-7) in Nashville, Chairman Steve Buchanan and Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore surprised ex-officio Board member Jim Free and former President/Chairman Randy Goodman by presenting them with the CMA Chairman’s Award, which is given annually at the discretion of the Chairman of the Board. Moore, praised Free’s […]

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Armiger Set For “The Early Show”

Katie Armiger is set to perform on The Early Show on CBS Saturday, October 9 to support the release of her new album Confessions of a Nice Girl. Armiger will perform a song from the album, as well as one of John Lennon’s songs as a special tribute to the artist on what would have […]

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