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Funeral Arrangements For Bobby Hebb Announced

Funeral arrangements for Nashville music great Bobby Hebb, who passed away Tuesday, August 3, 2010, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville at age 72,  have been announced. 

Hebb will lie in state on Friday, August 6, at Terrell Broady Funeral Home, 3855 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN, 37218. Visitors can pay their respects from 2:00 PM […]

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Stroudavarious Partners Form New Imprint

Stroudavarious Records owner James Stroud has announced the launch of Emrose Records, a new imprint formed with Washington-based investor Tom Natelli. Emrose will be based in Nashville and Stroudavarious Records will manage all aspects of the label’s promotion, sales and marketing efforts. Nashville-based country singer and songwriter Margaret Durante is the first artist signed to […]

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Americana Assoc. Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Americana Music Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Awards, to be presented at the AMA’s 2010 Honors and Awards show during the 9th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference September 8-11 in Nashville. The 2010 Americana Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are rockabilly  star and Rock and Roll Hall […]

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Artists On the Road and In the “House”

Miranda Lambert’s in the “House” Miranda Lambert’s most recent chart-topper, “The House That Built Me,” was celebrated by BMI and ASCAP at Sambuca in Nashville on Tuesday evening (8/3). Written by Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin, the song is the fastest rising single of Lambert’s career and held the No. 1 spot on the charts […]

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Aristo Media Releases Video Report

The AristoMedia Group has released its official 2010 Video Outlet Status Reports for data compiled over the last year in the country and Christian music formats. The annual Video Outlet Status Reports include a detailed look into the trends and opportunities available at national, regional, syndicated, pool/closed-circuit and online video outlets. Both reports reveal an overall […]

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Taylor Swift Single Rush Released Following Leak

Late yesterday (8/4) Big Machine Label Group announced the rush release of “Mine,” the debut single from Taylor Swift’s upcoming third album, Speak Now, following news that a low-quality MP3 of the song had been leaked. 

As the song began to spread virally, the label, citing “overwhelming fan demand” and a desire “to ensure that […]

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Anderson Spurs Industry Dialog

Anderson bravely offers a five step plan to extend the life of the CD an additional three years (6 total) which he hopes will allow time to “create new revenue streams.”
In the spirit of honest debate, and to keep the discussion alive, MusicRow visited with some anonymous industry heavyweights to gauge reaction to Anderson’s ideas. We also asked, “Is keeping the CD alive a worthwhile endeavor? Or are we simply prolonging the inevitable loss of a product which will be less painful if done quickly?”

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Join The Twitter Parade

You have try this! It’s a Twitter visualization tool in the form of a parade. Visit the site and submit your Twitter address. Then sit back and enjoy the tweet-o-rama. IS Parade. Click on some of your friends/followers and they will become leaders of their own parade. This is the funniest Twitter app/game…leave a message […]

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Free Calling For Facebook Friends

Vonage has just released a new app for Android and iPhone users that offers the ability to call friends who also have the app for free. Calls can be made over 3G or WiFi and will run in the background which means that incoming calls will be seen even if the app is not open. […]

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MusicRow Hosts Rising Artists

MusicRow staffers enjoy visits from up-and-coming country artists on a regular basis, and this week two rising country stars, MCA Records’ Josh Kelley and Funl Music’s Amber Hayes, entertained the MusicRow crew. With several critically acclaimed albums already under his belt on the pop side, Kelley is out promoting his debut country single, “Georgia Clay.” […]

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Stars Heading to CMT’s “Invitation Only”

Country stars Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert and Rascal Flatts are headed to the Invitation Only stage when all new episodes begin airing Monday, August 23. These new episodes kick off with Invitation Only: Miranda Lambert premiering Monday, August 23 at 8:00 PM–9:00 PM CT. Lambert continues a banner year by performing her most popular […]

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