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“Nashville Scene” Compiles Country Critics Poll

The Nashville Scene corresponded with 77 writers from across North America for this year’s Country Music Critics Poll. Jamey Johnson led the pack, being voted Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Male Vocalist of the Year. Meanwhile, his ambitious two-disc effort, The Guitar Song, as voted the year’s best album. Miranda Lambert’s […]

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Industry Photos

Great Britain’s Allan Watkiss Receives CMA International Broadcaster Award • Joe Galante Toasted at Surprise Party in His Honor • Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Entertainment Industry Relations Visits the WMBA

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Eventful Launches Nashville Post

Web site Eventful has established a Nashville office to be headed by Ryan Bitzer as Director of Tour Marketing. Bitzer previously helped launch and run the Nashville division of Sparkart Group, Inc., a digital agency that specializes in online entertainment marketing. Prior to that he was Chief Strategy Officer at RPM Management, overseeing the web […]

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[Updated w/ Arrangements] Charlie Louvin Passes

Arrangements: Louvin’s funeral service will be at 1:30PM Sunday, Jan. 30 at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 11AM –4PM Saturday, Jan. 29, as well as one hour prior to the funeral on Sunday. Harpeth Hills Funeral Home is located at 9090 Hwy 100, Nashville, […]

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The Band Perry Celebrates First No. 1

BMI honored sibling trio The Band Perry and their hit song “If I Die Young” at the company’s Music Row office. Written by Kimberly Perry and performed by her and her brothers Reid Perry and Neil Perry, the song marks Kimberly’s first trip to the top of the charts as a songwriter as well as […]

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Colt Ford

“Country Thang” Average Joes Entertainment Colt Ford will be playing at MusicRow’s Annual CRS Meet & Greet Tuesday, March 1, 2:30-5 pm at Cadillac Ranch. Colt Ford’s latest offering “Country Thang” is the title track to his upcoming album. He penned the song with the white-hot writing trio of Dallas Davidson, Rhett Akins, and Ben […]

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Nielsen IPO A Success

Nielsen Holdings (NLSN) concluded a successful IPO today with gains of over 9% as the company surged to $25.00 during trading hours on the New York Stock Exchange. The company which measures consumer behavior, and also gathers the SoundScan bar code information from music sales, originally offered to sell 71.4 million shares at $23 for […]

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Give Credit Where Credit Is Due: Oscar Noms Omit Writer

Yesterday (1/25) Nashville was beaming with pride when local songwriters Tom Douglas, Troy Verges, and Hillary Lindsey scored an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song. Together, with Bob DiPiero, they wrote “Coming Home” for the Country Strong soundtrack. So why isn’t DiPiero’s name on the official nominations list?

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ACM Tapes Girls Night Out For CBS

If you had your pick of all the talented, and attractive women in country music for a night out who would you pick? Well, you don’t have to choose because the Academy of Country Music is making the decisions for you with the organization’s latest CBS TV Special to be called—Girl’s Night Out: Superstar Women […]

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The Boot Campaign

One-by-one country music stars are taking off their cowboy boots and replacing them with army boots. The Boot Campaign, started by five Texas women—the “Boot Girls” (Ginger, Leigh Ann, Sherri, Heather and Mariae)—was inspired by retired US Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, author of the book Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost […]

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Artist News

ACM Welcomes Steel Magnolia • Ty Herndon Fights ALS • Little Jimmy Dickens at The Palm • Adam Brand Aids Flood Relief

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