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DISClaimer 5/19/10 (reveiws)

It sounds to me like this town is ready to shake off those rainy-day blues and do some dancing in the sunshine.

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Habitat Knoxville’s “Brooks & Dunn” House

Knoxville Habitat for Humanity and the Charlie and Moll Anderson Family Foundation are teaming up with America’s talented musical artists to build a ‘Music Row’ in Knoxville. Only this ‘Music Row’ serves to provide local families with simple, decent and affordable housing. Today, Brooks & Dunn’s Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn participated in the dedication […]

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Naxos Brings “Classical” Flood Relief

Franklin, Tennessee-based classical music company, Naxos of America, joins with online retailers Amazon MP3, Naxos Direct and ClassicsOnline to launch Naxos for Nashville, from which one hundred percent of the proceeds will go to Hands On Nashville (www.hon.org), a volunteer organization that is helping local communities in and around Nashville cope with losses from the […]

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22nd Annual MusicRow Awards

MusicRow is proud to announce its nominees for the 22nd Annual MusicRow Awards. Ballots for the reader-voted categories will be emailed to subscribers May 19. The deadline for voting is May 24th. The winners, along with the Top Ten Album All Star Musicians will be announced at our awards ceremony on June 24. (The eligibility […]

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Swift Wins BMI Song of the Year

Taylor Swift won top honors at last night’s BMI Pop Awards in Los Angeles, taking home the prestigious Song of the Year award for her multi-genre international No.1 smash “Love Story.” 20-year old Swift is the youngest songwriter in history to win this honor, and the first country winner in more than a decade. The […]

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Music Rising Offers Musicians Flood Relief

Music Rising, the campaign launched in 2005 to aid the musicians of the Gulf Coast Region after the hurricane disasters of Katrina and Rita, has pledged support to the city of Nashville and its musicians affected by the recent floods. Co-founded by U2’s the Edge, legendary producer Bob Ezrin and Gibson Guitar CEO and Chairman Henry […]

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CMT Awards Adds Performers, Offers Flood Relief

Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley and Zac Brown Band have been added to the performance line-up for the CMT Music Awards. The show is set for Wednesday, June 9 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena with host Kid Rock, who has added performer to his list of duties. Toby Keith, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and Keith […]

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Chesney Movie Out Via Kmart

Kenny Chesney has teamed with Kmart for exclusive nationwide distribution of his “Kenny Chesney: Summer in 3D” movie. The 2-D version is available for preorder on DVD and Blu-ray at Kmart.com, and will out in Kmart stores on June 13. In more Chesney news, he opened a two weekend stand at the Las Vegas Hard […]

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Randy Houser Sets Sophomore Release Date

Show Dog – Universal is planning the Sept. 14 release of Randy Houser’s sophomore album, They Call Me Cadillac. “I’m All About It,” the self-penned lead single, is already building steam at radio, while another new track, “Whistlin’ Dixie,” has generated over 100,000 in digital single sales. For the album produced by Cliff Audretch and […]

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Artist Photo Spread

Wade Bowen’s charity event…Fast Ryde visits CMA…Gloriana on “Good Day New York”….Chuck Wicks stops by “CMT Top 20 Countdown.”

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Unbundling’s Curse On Profitability

“Record labels have depended on album sales to boost profits. But in the digital music era, consumers prefer single songs over music ‘bundles.’ The result? It is time for the industry to rethink its products and prices.”

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