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Shelton to Headline CRS Music City Jam

Country Radio Broadcasters, Inc.® and the Academy of Country Music ® have announced Reprise Records artist Blake Shelton as headliner of the 2011 CRS Music City Jam, to be held Wednesday, March 2, 2011. The annual Music City Jam is one of Country Radio Seminar’s premier events and has showcased some of the biggest stars […]

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Bobby Karl Works The ACM Honors

Chapter 346 Inviting fans to the ACM Honors turned out to be an excellent idea – the event was punctuated by star-struck cheers of delight and spontaneous standing ovations. There was a whole new level of energy at this fourth annual gig. The appearances of Randy Travis, Kenny Rogers, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Martina McBride and […]

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Monroe Re-Signs; Bice Opines

Wrensong/Reynsong reports it has re-signed Ashley Monroe to a new publishing deal. Bo Bice stopped into the WKLB Boston Country 102.5 studio for a live webcast last week, where he played songs from his latest album ‘3’, including the current country single “You Take Yourself With You” and answered some questions with morning show host […]

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MTV And Swift Offer “Speak Now” Promotion

CMT and MTV Networks will host an international streaming event and online contest to celebrate the release of Taylor Swift’s new album Speak Now at the United Nations in New York on the album’s release date, Monday, October 25. The online contest, Speak Now With Taylor Swift In New York City, is live now at […]

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Next Big Nashville/Digital Summit Announce Lineup

Next BIG Nashville (NBN) and Leadership Music DIGITAL SUMMIT (LMDS) have announced the final schedules for their upcoming September 29- October 2 festival and conference in Nashville. Events include; 150+ bands performing during the four-day, multi-genre music festival in Nashville’s coolest venues, the digital summit, featuring guest speakers and panelists from every corner of digital […]

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Lady A Plays For Musicians On Call

Musicians On Call (MOC), a nonprofit organization that brings live music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities, announced a special performance by renowned trio Lady Antebellum at City Winery in New York on October 13, 2010. The show, which will benefit MOC, is part of the organization’s Month of Music initiative, a series of […]

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Salamon Named CEO of Savannah Music Group

Ed Salamon has been named chief executive officer of Savannah Music Group, effective Oct. 1. Salamon approached SMG President Dave Gibson after Savannah took the unprecedented step among music publishing companies and record labels of opposing mandatory Performance Rights fee legislation. Since both believe that proposed legislation could reduce the amount of music played on […]

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Mandy Barnett Brings Holidays To Cracker Barrell

The newest CD in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s music program is Winter Wonderland, a holiday album from Mandy Barnett. In addition to the title track, holiday standards such as “Jingle Bell Rock,” “A Holly Jolly Christmas,” “Marshmallow World,” “I’ll Be Home For Christmas” and “White Christmas” are all included in the holiday collection. In […]

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Music Rising Supports Gulf Coast Culture

Music Rising, an award-winning initiative co-founded in 2005 by U2’s the Edge, producer Bob Ezrin and Gibson Guitar Chairman and CEO Henry Juszkiewicz, has announced a $1 million program in partnership with Tulane University to develop a college curriculum that will provide a permanent, comprehensive and definitive study of the musical heritage of New Orleans […]

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Loretta Lynn’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Country music legend Loretta Lynn will celebrate her 50th year making music with a special invitation-only event to be held this Friday (9/24) at the Loretta Lynn Ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn. Held on-site at Lynn’s 18,000 square foot Coal Miner’s Daughter Museum and billed as A Tribute to an American Icon, the evening’s activities […]

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Worley’s Tennessee River Run A Big Success

Darryl Worley’s ninth annual Tennessee River Run took place this past weekend (9/16 through  9/18). Once again, the singer/songwriter put together an all-star cast to participate in the three-day festival. Worley performed with a stellar lineup including hit songwriters Wynn Varble, Jim “Moose” Brown and Phil O’ Donnell, and artists including The Marshall Tucker Band, […]

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