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Bobby Karl Works The Grammy Viewing Party

Chapter 358—The Nashville Grammy viewing party had door prizes, a dance DJ upstairs hosted by Red Bull, the Gibson Guitar tour bus parked outside and a generally merry atmosphere.

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Sony Signs Bush Hawg

Sony Music Nashville has officially welcomed the band Bush Hawg as the newest act on its RCA Nashville roster. Bush Hawg’s debut album will release later this year.

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Lady A Sweeps Grammys

Lady Antebellum won five Grammy awards last night, including the all-genre tropies for Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Need You Now.”

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Jan ’11 RIAA Awards

The RIAA’s January 2011 report names several Nashville artists. Earning Gold certifications (500k shipped) are Keith Urban (Get Closer) and Tim McGraw (Number One Hits). Albums by Jason Aldean (My Kinda Party) and Miranda Lambert (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) joined the Platinum ranks (one million shipped). In the digital single arena, fans of Taylor Swift (“Mine”), Carrie […]

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4th Annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends Benefit Concert

The fourth annual Jeffrey Steele & Friends benefit concert is set for 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 at The Loveless Barn in Nashville. Artists performing live include Jeffrey Steele and his band, Keith Anderson, Frankie Ballard, Troy Gentry, LoCash Cowboys, James Otto, and Chuck Wicks. The event will also feature live and silent auctions, […]

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IODA and Alan Lomax Plan Archive Releases

The Alan Lomax Archive and IODA, the Independent Online Distribution Alliance, have partnered to make thousands of traditional and vernacular music recordings available worldwide. As part of the campaign, Lomax and IODA will disseminate Lomax’s recordings digitally to an international network of retailers. The partnership comes on the heels of the recently released biography, Alan Lomax: […]

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Artist Tidbits: AMA at SXSW, Stuart’s 10th Late Night Jam, and More

Americana Music Association • Marty Stuart • James Otto • Blake Shelton • Brett Eldredge • Zac Brown Band • Colt Ford • Margaret Durante

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Darling Video Debuts

Sarah Darling has debuted a video for the first single from her latest CD, Angels & Devils. The video/single, “Something To Do With Your Hands,” features two time TNA World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion, AJ Styles. The video was directed by Stephen Shepherd and produced by John Burke. Darling wrote nine of the tracks on her […]

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Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown Tour

New artists, sponsors, dates and features have been added to the 2011 Willie Nelson’s Country Throwdown tour. The second-annual, outdoor amphitheater trek will feature two stages and seven headliners, including Jamey Johnson, Randy Houser, Lee Brice, Brantley Gilbert, Craig Campbell, and Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real. And just added, Jack Ingram will […]

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Tin Pan South Prepares 2011 Offering

The 19th annual Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival will take place March 29-April 2 in Nashville. The event is produced by Nashville Songwriters Association International which claims that it is the world’s largest all-songwriter festival. Last year 300 songwriters performed over 70 shows at eight Nashville venues in front of crowds estimated to exceed 9,000. […]

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Weekly Chart Report (2/11/11)

SPIN ZONE Blake Shelton’s “Who Are You When I’m Not Looking” scores another week in the CountryBreakout Chart’s top spot, but loses a few spins in the process. Positions 2-4 are separated by approximately 120 spins, so the next No. 1 is likely going to be a shootout between Lady Antebellum’s “Hello World,” Taylor Swift’s […]

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