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CMT Promotes Lisa Chader, Anthony Barton

CMT today announced the promotions of Lisa Chader and Anthony Barton, both to Senior Vice President. Chader has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications from Vice President, Corporate Communications, CMT; it was announced today by CMT President Brian Philips. Chader is based in Nashville and reports to Philips. In her new role, she […]


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Arnold Departs Show Dog – Universal

MusicRow has learned that Show Dog – Universal Publicity & Marketing Manager Tracy Arnold has resigned her post with the label, effective last Friday (2/26). Her new contact info is 615-478-4840 (cell) and tracykarnold@gmail.com.

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ACM Noms Tomorrow, Fan Voting Open

Reba McEntire and Blake Shelton will announce the nominees for the Academy of Country Music Awards live tomorrow morning (3/2) on CBS’ The Early Show. Shelton will also perform and ACM Awards show host McEntire will be interviewed. Check musicrow.com for all the nominations. For the first time this year, fans have the opportunity to […]

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Redneck Woman Gretchen Wilson’s Search For Radio Redemption

By Rob Simbeck [Nashville Scene] Just over a year ago, Gretchen Wilson looked into the abyss. Her third album, One of the Boys, had tanked, its singles stalling at 32, 35, and 53 in Billboard. The label team that had guided her 2004 debut CD Here for the Party to quintuple platinum sales had largely […]

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On The Cover-James Otto

Label: Warner Music Nashville Hometown: Benton City, WA Birthday: July 29, 1973 Producers: Paul Worley and James Otto Interesting Fact: I’m 6’5” tall and have a 3 lb Chihuahua…opposites attract. Outside Interests: Vintage cars and trucks—I’m a major gearhead. I’ve got a 1960 Cadillac and a 1970 K5 Blazer. Musical Influences: Ronnie Milsap, Ray Charles, […]

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Worley Establishes Hometown Cancer Center

Stroudavarious Records artist Darryl Worley has long dreamed of opening a cancer treatment center in his hometown, and that dream is finally coming true. On Wednesday, March 3 at 10:00 a.m. CT, the groundbreaking ceremony of The Darryl Worley Cancer Treatment Center is set to take place in Savannah, TN. In 2005, Worley and representatives […]

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Del Casino Exposes Copyright ‘Gap’

Copyright Office Acknowledges Problem; to Extend ‘Notice of Inquiry’ [Press Release] – Intellectual Property and Copyright Law Attorney Casey Del Casino, of Adams and Reese, received notice from the U.S. Copyright Office that his observation regarding a “significant gap” in the termination rights provisions of the Copyright Act of 1976 will result in the office […]

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Bobby Karl Works the (CRS) Room – Chapter 333

The music at Country Radio Seminar is abundant. Taylor Swift “and friends” capped the festivities on Tuesday (2/23) with a Music City Jam at the Convention Center. The “friends” turned out to be Gloriana and Julianne Hough. Taylor was presented with a plaque for 10 million units sold. On Wednesday (2/24), UMG brought out almost […]

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Joey + Rory Go Viral For ACM Votes

Sugar Hill artists Joey + Rory are on the campaign trail. Nominated for an ACM Award in the Top New Duo category, the husband-and-wife team have gone viral, posting a new original song, “It’d Be Nice,” on You Tube that ever-so-gently and oh-so-cleverly pleads with fans to support them in the fan-voted category. Sample lyric: […]

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CMT Gets Interactive With New Look

Beginning today, music videos on CMT will sport a new look which includes a new graphics treatment that displays artist and song title information at the top of the screen throughout the entire song. At the end of each video, the graphics will then rotate to display record label, album, director and songwriter information. Ringtone messaging is […]

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Dierks Does Dallas For Kids

Capitol Records artist Dierks Bentley is continuing his nationwide Miles & Music for Kids celebrity motorcycle ride and concert series with a stop in Dallas-Fort Worth on Sunday, April 25. Presented by Nationwide Insurance, proceeds from the event will benefit both the Children’s Medical Center Dallas and Cook Children’s in Fort Worth. The hour-long ride […]

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