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Nashville in Napa

Producer Frank Rogers is spearheading a new charity called NOTES that will fund programs that bring music, art and literacy to school age children. He co-founded the initiative with Debi Cali of Baldacci Family Vineyards in Napa Valley, CA. Tickets for the first fundraiser, Nashville in Napa, go on sale today. The event will take […]

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Administrators Mark 10 Years, Black River Hires, Miley Ticket Sales

Hit songwriter and former NSAI President Bob Regan spoke at the 10 Year Anniversary Meeting of the Music Row Administrators Group on June 18. He is seated front and center, sharing a chair with the group’s co-founder Shirley Hutchins. The organization meets monthly and has a guest speaker to provide current information regarding music rights […]

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CMT Awards Are Channel’s Most-Watched Show of Year

More than 9.6 million viewers cumulative* tuned in for the premiere and encore telecasts of the 2009 CMT Music Awards on Tuesday, June 16 on CMT. This makes it the network’s most-watched telecast of the year, and ranks it third in the history of the awards. Increased fan interaction online led CMT.com to a record […]

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Sugarland Set For Network Primetime Special

Sugarland is getting its first network television special. Sugarland: Live on the Inside will air on ABC, Mon., Aug. 3 at 7 PM/CT, the night before the duo’s new Wal-Mart exclusive CD/DVD pack of the same name hits shelves. Producer/director Shaun Silva taped the one-hour special at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky using 20 cameras. […]

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Hoyt Hughes

“Ain’t My Day To Save The World” Whirlwind Records/Lofton Creek “Ain’t My Day To Save The World” is Hoyt Hughes’ debut single for Lofton Creek Records, a song that recasts the working man as a superhero who needs a little time off. The Lakeland, Florida native is currently working on his upcoming album. Hughes was […]

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Pickler OK

The latest in a series of magazine features focusing on Nashville’s lovely country artists involves Kellie Pickler in a six page spread for OK Magazine. Billed as Southern Belle, Pickler dishes about life on the road and as a member of country music family. “Of course I would love to be a member of the […]

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Storysource To Fill Growing Content Need

Former Fox 17 news vets, anchor Laura Faber and entertainment reporter Miranda Cohen have formed Storysource, LLC an independent content creation company. The new venture explains itself simply; we write, shoot, edit and deliver the final story. “After long, successful careers, we looked at today’s media environment and concluded that there is a need for […]

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Chesney Headlines Hard Rock Ambassadors of Rock Tour Date

Kenny Chesney will headline the New York tour stop of Hard Rock International’s 2009 Ambassadors of Rock Tour in Times Square on September 15. In its fourth consecutive year, the Ambassadors of Rock global concert series has featured other acts including O.A.R. in Orlando and an all-star lineup at Hard Rock Calling in London with […]

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DISClaimer (6/12/09)

The indies are in the driver’s seat this week. The big news is that Kentucky native Clay Underwood graduates from his prior DisCovery Award win to having the Disc of the Day with the title tune to his new CD. Even more surprising is that his only real challenger is also on an independent label. […]

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DISClaimer (5/29/09)

Her television show is called The Edge of Country, and she practices what she preaches. Love, Lessons & Lies, the new CD by GAC’s Kylie Harris, is a splendidly left-field listening experience. It is not only produced with imagination, it is filled with excellently written tunes. A tip of the cap and a Disc of […]

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Richie Fields

“When You Love Someone That Much” Joint Journey Records “Propulsive and energetic, with a wonderfully upbeat, positive message. His vocal rides above the rocking track with admirable force and emotion. This is Richie’s third straight winner.” —Robert K. Oermann, Music Row Richie Fields‘ latest single, “When You Love Someone That Much,” is a bit of […]

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