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Country Stars Align For Ft. Campbell Troops

Carrie Underwood, John Rich, Rodney Atkins and Jake Owen will perform Aug. 14-15 as part of nearby Ft. Campbell’s Week of the Eagles to welcome home troops from overseas deployment. The free event, celebrating the homecoming of the 101st Airborne Division “Screaming Eagles,” is open to the public. Week of the Eagles is held every […]

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Underwood, Love And Theft, Randy Rogers Band

Love And Theft’s Brian Bandas, Eric Gunderson and Stephen Barker Liles recently spent the day shooting a video in Memphis for their debut single, “Runaway,” with director Kristin Barlowe. The day wasn’t without challenges—Liles had food poisoning, and the engine of the 1971 Mustang Mach 1 featured had to be rebuilt—but everything turned out okay. […]

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Capitol Signs Teen From TV

Jennette McCurdy, the 17-year-old actress who plays on the Nickelodeon TV show iCarly, has signed with Capitol Records Nashville. She has two songs available on iTunes: “So Close” and “Homeless Heart.” In a blog on her website www.jennettemccurdy.com, she tells fans, “I am in the Capitol Family along with such unbelievable greats as Keith Urban, […]

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Michael Jackson: Detailing The Sales

The following slides were created by Nielsen Soundscan to show the enormity of the impact of Jackson’s recent sales.

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Dailey & Vincent Sign With Columbia Artists

Columbia Artists Management, Inc. (CAMI) has signed Rounder Records bluegrass duo Dailey & Vincent to represent them for bookings in North American performing arts venues. Don Light Talent will continue to manage Dailey & Vincent and book them for all other venues, including bluegrass festivals. The duo is made up of Jamie Dailey, former lead […]

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1st Annual Pink Trash Ball

Women Rock For The Cure (WRFTC) will sponsor it first annual Pink Trash Ball on Sat., July 25 at Mad Donna’s Restaurant in East Nashville (1313 Woodland St.). All proceeds from the evening will benefit the Susan G. Komen foundation which helps support breast cancer grants, meritorious awards and community outreach programs. The Pink Trash […]

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TV/Video: Paisley, Duncan, Wayne, and Another McGraw

Arista Nashville’s Brad Paisley was in New York last week to promote his new album, American Saturday Night, and his trip to the Big Apple included a performance on a Reege-free edition of Live with Regis and Kelly. After the three-week #1 success of the new album’s first smash, “Then,” Paisley’s new single, “Welcome to the […]

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Lifenotes: Mel McDaniel Hospitalized; More

Mel McDaniel has been hospitalized in Nashville after suffering a heart attack, reports the Tennessean. The Grand Ole Opry member is known for hits including “Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On,” “Stand Up” and “Louisiana Saturday Night.” –––––––––––––––– Pam Green, Westwood One’s Director/Artist Relations, has been released from the rehabilitation center and is back home […]

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Free, Weekly Concerts Return Downtown

Mayor Karl Dean and Lightning 100 owner Lester Turner, Jr. today announced “Live On the Green,” a free, environmentally-friendly concert series to take place over six consecutive Thursday nights on the Public Square in front of the Metro Courthouse this fall. Live On the Green starts Thursday, Sept. 3 at 6 p.m. The concert series […]

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Strait Moves Up “Twang” Release Date

George Strait‘s “Living For The Night,” the first single from his upcoming album Twang, hit the Top 15 mark in just three weeks making it one of the fastest rising singles of his career. The song, written by Strait, his son Bubba Strait and legendary songwriter Dean Dillon sits at #15 this week on Billboard’s […]

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Pickler Strikes Gold Again

Kellie Pickler‘s current single, “Best Days Of Your Life,” was recently certified Gold by the RIAA for sales in excess of 500,000. Pickler was surprised with a plaque from the Sony Nashville/BNA Records staff that also celebrates the gold certification of her debut single, “Red High Heels.” Pickler co-wrote both songs.

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