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Bennett To Exit Warner

It’s unofficial and unconfirmed, but MusicRow has learned that Exec. VP/GM Warner Bros. Records Nashville Bill Bennett is exiting the label. Bennett moved to the Nashville division in Sept. 2004 after previously heading the Geffen and Maverick record labels. During his watch he saw success with Big & Rich, Blake Shelton, The Wreckers, James Otto […]

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Rascal Flatts Earn More Platinum, Pass 4 Million Ticket Mark

Rascal Flatts was already the largest selling and grossing group in country music history, and now the band just sold its four millionth concert ticket in a span of four years. Also just announced, the band’s latest album for Lyric Street, Unstoppable, has been certified Platinum for shipments in excess of 1 million. The CD […]

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Celebs Helping Charities

Carrie Underwood has established the CATS Foundation (Checotah Animal, Town, and School) to help with causes in her hometown area of Checotah, Oklahoma. She says, “My hometown is extremely supportive of me and I feel blessed to be able to create something as a way of giving back; to say thank you.” The CATS Foundation […]

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People Are Crazy; Braddock Is Good

Poet/Scribe Writes On Bobby Braddock? His pen etches comedic lines like “I Lobster But Never Flounder” and co-writes a serious country classic such as “He Stopped Loving Her Today.” Quirky might be a good place to start, followed by talented, innovative and compelling. Braddock’s induction into the prestigious Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame is proof […]

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GAP Chooses Ballestrini

Veronica Ballestrini, recently profiled in a New York Times article about Country’s new faces has been chosen for an in-store concert by GAP as part of the company’s Born To Fit series. The young singer/songwriter who has been making a name for herself online (No. 70 on MusicRow Twitter chart), will perform at the Waterbury, […]

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Block Party Cancelled, Currington On Letterman, Early Reba Sales

Due to severe storms predicted for this evening, the St. Jude folks have had to cancel tonight’s (8/20) 20th Anniversary Country Cares block party. They are hoping to reschedule, but don’t yet have a date. ————————- “Absolute perfection,” is what David Letterman said of Billy Currington’s hit “People Are Crazy,” when the singer played the […]

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Swift’s Global Sales Soar

Taylor Swift, who sold more albums last year than any other artist, is making a significant impact on the global music scene, earning Gold and Platinum sales certifications in fourteen countries. Her Fearless album, rapidly approaching quadruple-Platinum in the US, has earned the following international sales awards: Triple Platinum in Australia and Canada; Platinum in […]

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New Music From Dolly and More

Dolly Parton’s latest single, “Change It,” is from the Broadway Musical, 9 to 5. It is being delivered exclusively through AirPlay Direct. ——————————– Radney Foster has added a slew of tour dates in support of his album Revival, to be released Sept. 1 on his own Devil’s River label. The project features Dierks Bentley and […]

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Social Media: Revolution Or Fad?

This video presents a strong case for the “Revolution” answer…

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S1 Signs Sheryl Crow

S1 Songs Group global CEO Steve McMellon has announced the acquisition of the Sheryl Crow music publishing catalogue and also the execution of a co-publishing agreement for her future works. The deal sees S1 Songs add 153 songs released by Crow between 1993 and 2008 to its existing portfolio of more than 30,000 songs, as […]

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MusicRow Strategy Swells Stats

MusicRow.com is pleased to announce it has been enjoying record-setting traffic. Recent weekly page views from the week of August 10 jumped over 35% compared with the week of July 20. The record for most number of views in a single day was established on July 28 topping over 5,600 and then reset again slightly […]

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