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Colt Ford Concert Live In HD

When Colt Ford takes the stage April 30 at Murray State University in Kentucky, fans at home will be able to stream the show live via media delivery portal True View Live. The Tampa-based interactive company will film and broadcast the show in a streaming, High-Definition format with no buffering or stream interruption. Fans can […]

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CMT Awards Tap Top Producer and Director; GRAMMY Awards Date

CMT has tapped Executive Producer Jesse Ignjatovic, (MTV Video Music Awards) and Director Hamish Hamilton (The 82nd Annual Academy Awards 2010) to produce and direct the 2010 CMT Music Awards, it was announced today (4/13) by John Hamlin, SVP Production, Development and Talent, CMT. When the CMT Music Awards are broadcast live from Nashville’s Bridgestone […]

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Chesney Covers “People Country,” Gives Fans Film Preview

Kenny Chesney covers the May issue of PEOPLE Country, and in an exclusive interview talks about his break from touring, his girlfriend, and his concert film Kenny Chesney: Summer in 3D. In conjunction with the film, Chesney is giving fan club members in the cities where the movie was made—Boston, Seattle, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis and […]

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Lambert Added To CMA Fest; Summer Tours Name Supporting Acts

Miranda Lambert is the latest addition to the performance line-up at the CMA Music Festival. Single-night tickets to the Festival’s Nightly Concerts at LP Field go on sale Sat., April 17, for the event running Thursday through Saturday, June 10-13, in downtown Nashville. Individual nightly concert tickets start at $30 and are available by calling […]

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Genovese To Head New Country Video Network

Tammy Genovese has been tapped by new video network, The Country Network (“TCN”), to serve as President, TCN Nashville. She has already consolidated the company’s operations to Nashville and will open the principle office at 40 Music Square West, Nashville, Tennessee 37212 on Monday, April 19. The Country Network is currently airing in HD on […]

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Big Machine Signs Edens Edge; CMT Radio Hires Jenn Nixon

Big Machine Records has added country trio Edens Edge to its label family. The band is comprised of Hannah Blaylock (lead vocalist), Dean Berner (harmony vocals, guitar, dobro) and Cherrill Green (harmony vocals, mandolin, banjo, and guitar), with a style deeply rooted in country and bluegrass. Scott Borchetta, President & CEO of Big Machine, discovered […]

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NaFF Offers Music Panels, Films

Music will be a big part of the Nashville Film Festival, running April 15-22 at the Green Hills Cinema. There are more than 220 films from over 38 countries on the line-up, as well as numerous workshops and panel discussions. Here’s a quick run down of the music events at NaFF. Ticket details here. PANELS/WORKSHOPS […]

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Country on Price Is Right, Celeb Apprentice, Idol

Country celebrities will be popping up all over national television this week. The Price is Right will have a country themed episode on Fri., April 16 in celebration of the upcoming ACM Awards on Sun., April 18, both will air on CBS. At the long-running game show, 2010 ACM Award nominees Blake Shelton and Bomshel […]

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Shelton Tweets: Kiss My Country Ass!

Mad at your ex-wife? Your girlfriend? Your boss? Let Blake Shelton Tweet Her Right. As part of a radio station viral campaign, fans can send a tweet to their friends (or enemies) that links to a video featuring the singer’s signature bone-dry delivery. Choose a victim type from the drop down menu, tweet them and […]

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Screenwriters, Smith, Wynette and a Little Tennis

Attention Prospective Screenwriters With more songwriters per capita than any other town in America, it stands to reason that there must some potentially successful screenwriters in the Nashville mix. Any tunesmith looking to expand his or her creative pallet would do well to hop over to Los Angeles film and entertainment industry website The Wrap […]

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SoundExchange Announces Big Payout

SoundExchange, the non-profit performance rights organization appointed by Congress to pay digital royalties to recording artists and sound recording copyright holders, announced today that it has begun sending out checks in its largest-ever quarterly distribution. A total of $51.7 million in royalties from digital transmissions, including Internet radio, satellite radio, and cable TV music channels, […]

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