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Rising artist Minnie Murphy will appear in the new film Bailey, which is being shot around Nashville. When the project is released in 2010, she will be seen performing her original song “Bluer than Blue” at one of the many juke joints featured in the movie. She got the gig after producer Rhoads Rader saw […]

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Rascal Flatts To Open Oprah’s New Season

Rascal Flatts will make its second appearance on Oprah this Thursday, September 10. The band will head to Chicago today (9/8) to be part of the hit daytime show’s 24th season kick-off celebration. Rascal Flatts will join the Black Eyed Peas, James Taylor and Jennifer Hudson to perform live for the crowds on Michigan Avenue […]

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Urban Announces We’re All For The Hall 2010

Keith Urban’s “We’re All For The Hall” benefit concert for the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum sold out almost immediately. The stellar line-up for the Oct. 13 show at the Sommet Center in Nashville includes Vince Gill, Faith Hill, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum, Jason Aldean, Little Big Town and other big-name […]

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Levitan To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Ken Levitan will receive the Jack Emerson Lifetime Achievement Award for an Executive at the Americana Music Association’s 8th Annual Honors and Awards ceremony, on Thurs., Sept. 17 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. As founder and Co-President of Vector Management, Levitan guides the careers of Americana stalwarts Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, John […]

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Country Stars With Nashville Lifestyles

Nashville Lifestyles showcases several Country singers in its new issue. In the cover story, Reba McEntire talks about her career and latest album Keep on Loving You. The September issue focuses on Music City’s Best Dressed which includes singer/songwriter Keith Anderson. He says he counts on “self-confidence (and a great cologne) to make any ensemble […]

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IMI Music Partners With Weather Channel

IMI Music has partnered with The Weather Channel for the launch of www.theweatherchannelmusic.com. This new initiative becomes the climate obsessed channel’s first offering in the digital music space under the signature franchise, “The Weather Channel Presents…” Grammy Award nominees, IMI, have written and produced music for a variety of media including E! Network, PBS, NBC, […]

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Photo Friday: Carrie, Megan, EYB, Jonathan Singleton

Carrie Underwood performed 2 sold-out shows last weekend at Chicago’s Ravinia Festival. Her first scheduled “evening with” show on August 30 was the fastest sell-out in Ravinia’s history, which prompted the addition of a second show on August 31. The second concert also sold-out immediately and approximately 38,000 fans were on hand for the performances. […]

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New Music: Joe Nichols, Chris Young, Terri Clark, More

Joe Nichols was surrounded by WIVK “Believers” when he performed at the Cotton Eyed Joe in Knoxville recently. The Universal Records South artist will release his first album in almost two years on Oct. 27. Old Things New, features his current Top 30 hit single, “Believers.” ——————————- Chris Young released his sophomore album, The Man […]

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Worley Plans Exciting River Run

Darryl Worley is planning lots of events around his 8th Annual Tennessee River Run, with a concert, golf tournament and worship event, all to benefit the Darryl Worley Foundation. Both the morning and afternoon flight for the golf tournament have sold out. A total of 65 teams have registered to play the Shiloh Golf Course. […]

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ASCAP To Salute JD Souther

J.D. Souther, one of the principal architects of the Southern California country-rock sound and the pen behind numerous hits by the Eagles and others, will receive the prestigious ASCAP Golden Note Award this fall. He will be honored during the 47th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, set for Monday, October 19, at Nashville’s legendary Ryman […]

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CMA Award Nominees To Air On ABC, CMT

The final nominees for the 2009 CMA Awards will be revealed  Wednesday, Sept. 9, with some of the nominations airing on Good Morning America and the remainder following on a special edition of CMT Insider. The final nominees in select categories will be announced live during ABC’s Good Morning America with Darius Rucker and Lee […]

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