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Urban and Mayer To Reunite Live Onstage

Keith Urban and John Mayer have announced that their summer tour plans will intersect on August 28 for a special live performance together at The Gorge in  Spokane, Washington. A pre-sale window via CMT.com will run from May 3 at 8:00 AM CT through May 7 at 8:00 PM CT. Tickets will become available to […]

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Radio Personalities Play ‘Key Role’ in ACM Success

Country music radio luminaries Blair Garner, Shawn Parr and Storme Warren – along with winners in ACM radio categories and Westwood One – played a key role in the success of the Week Vegas Goes Country® preceding the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. The telecast reached more than 13 million […]

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ACM Sales Bump The Lucky Few

For some time, Nielsen SoundScan followers have observed that sales increases are not enjoyed evenly across the board by all artists. Certain acts reap the lion’s share of the bounty, and this year’s ACM sales bump continued that trend.

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Big Success For Best Cellars

The 11th annual celebration of the T.J. Martell Foundation’s Eco-Energy Best Cellars Dinner on Monday night (426) was a great success, raising $416,000 net for innovative cancer research at the Frances Williams Preston Laboratories at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. The evening, with title sponsor Eco-Energy Inc., is one of the Foundation’s signature events that is […]

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Finch and Glassco Depart S1/Chrysalis

Music Row has learned more details regarding last week’s acquisition of S1 Songs by Chrysalis Music Group. Leaving S1 Songs will be Senior VP/GM Pat Finch and Donna Glassco, Director Administration. Staying on at Chrysalis will be VP Creative, Abbe Nameche and Catalog Manager Amanda “Jersey” Ross. Both will report to Dale Bobo, Chrysalis Music’s […]

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Artist News: Chesnutt’s “Outlaw,” Keith’s USO Tour; Rio’s Run

Mark Chesnutt To Release Outlaw Mark Chesnutt is getting ready to pay tribute to some of his left-of-center friends on the Saguaro Records release, Outlaw. With a release date of June 22, Outlaw finds Chesnutt working with former Dwight Yoakam producer Pete Anderson and covering the songs of Billy Joe Shaver, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson […]

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DISClaimer (reviews) 4/28/10

Did somebody suddenly crank up the quality on Music Row? I can’t remember the last time that so many singles vied for the top slot in one week. And in such a dazzling diversity of styles.

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New Label, New Single For Adkins

Trace Adkins is getting ready to release his debut single for his new label, Show Dog-Universal Music. “This Ain’t No Love Song,” written by Tony Lane , Marcel and David Lee, will be released on Monday, May 17. “We are so pumped to have Trace join our roster, and equally as excited that he has […]

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Joe Nichols Partners With Roper

Roper Apparel and Footwear have announced that Show Dog-Universal Music artist Joe Nichols will become the face of the brand, which, among other things, includes an extensive advertising and marketing campaign. The advertising campaign will kick off in May with a series of magazine ads, leading up to the CMA Music Festival in Nashville. Additionally the […]

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Jewel Release Date, Benefit At Bluebird

Jewel’s second release on Valory Music Co., Sweet And Wild, will be in stores June 8. She is taking a unique approach with the project, offering fans two different versions of the songs on the album—the full studio version, and the alternate acoustic track which showcases the songs in their original state. The acoustic set […]

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Power To The Creators

[Nashville Post by Mark Wheeler] To Tim Smith, confusion is costly — especially when it comes to copyright management in the entertainment sector. Smith’s MyWerx, which was founded in late 2008, applies aspects of social networking and wiki platforms to allow content creators from the music, video and film worlds to manage the copyright information […]

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