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MCN Promotes Dunn To VP Client Services

Web design and e-commerce shop Music City Networks has named Craig Dunn as Vice President of Client Services. After spending seven years on the road with Sara Evans, Dunn served as Music City Network’s Senior Account Manager, leading MCN’s internal team in the brainstorming and execution of online creative, marketing and community building strategies for […]

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Producer Worley Launches Skyville Records

Renowned music producer Paul Worley, along with partners Wally Wilson and Glen Morgan, have formed a new record label, Skyville Records. The label is the latest venture of the threesome who formed Skyline Music Publishing six years ago. “This label is a natural extension of the artist development that we have always done,” Worley says. “It […]

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Trailer Choir Releases Debut CD

Show Dog-Universal Music will release Trailer Choir’s debut CD, Tailgate, on July 6. The group’s first full-length CD features its upcoming new single release, “Shakin’ That Tailgate,” a song they premiered on the recent CMT Music Awards. Fans that loved their signature song, “Rockin’ the Beer Gut,” won’t be disappointed, as that song as well […]

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ICE Slams Movie Pirates

In a high profile crackdown, federal authorities seized the domain names of nine websites accused of illegally distributing first run movies such as Toy Story 3 and The A-Team. All nine sites had domain names that were registered via U.S. registration services according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. Some computers used to […]

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Buddy Miller Is Hall of Fame’s Artist in Residence

Acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist Buddy Miller will bring his guitar, his songs and some of his favorite collaborators when he takes the Ford Theater stage as the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s 2010 Artist-in-Residence. Miller will serve as host and curator for the intimate evening performances, which are slated for August 10, 17 and 24 at […]

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Gokey’s Latest Single “Most Added”

19 Recordings/RCA Nashville artist Danny Gokey has this week’s most added single at country radio, with the poignant “I Will Not Say Goodbye” topping the most-added lists. It’s an exciting week all around for Gokey, who’ll celebrate the 4th of July with a return to his Milwaukee hometown and a headlining performance on the final […]

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Buffett Reschedules Gulf Coast Concert

UPDATED CMT AIRTIME SCHEDULE: Due to the uncertainty of the weather surrounding tropical storm Alex, Jimmy Buffett has postponed his Jimmy Buffett & Friends concert. Originally scheduled for Thursday, July 1 in Gulf Shores, Alabama, the concert, with scheduled guests Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown Band, Allen Toussaint, Sonny Landreth and Jesse Winchester, has been rescheduled […]

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Universal Ups Forman to Sr. Creative Dir.

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) today announced the promotion of Cyndi Forman to Senior Creative Director, Nashville. Forman was previously Creative Director. Reporting directly to Pat Higdon, President, UMPG Nashville, Forman will focus on furthering artist and writer development and finding key opportunities for UMPG writers both past and present. Forman has secured many cuts […]

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (6/30/10)

I don’t really have a Song of the Day category, but maybe I should. Dave Gibson’s “King Me,” Donna Beasley’s “Under the Rushes” and Flynnville Train’s “Preachin’ to the Choir” are all excellent examples of song craftsmanship.

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Artist Roster To Add Categories

The first round of listing updates for the 2010 Artist Roster went out via e-mail, earlier this week, to labels, managers, publicists and talent agents who were included in last year’s edition. The new edition is scheduled to hit streets on August 25. This year’s offering will also include free listings for promotion companies, web […]

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Craig Morgan’s “All Access” Reality Show

BNA Records artist Craig Morgan will debut his own reality-based show this weekend when Craig Morgan: All Access Outdoors comes to the Outdoor Channel on July 3 at 10 AM/CT. 

Morgan will take viewers along with him on tour, at home and on his outdoors adventures. Whether he’s bungee jumping in New Zealand or playing […]

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