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Hall of Fame Honors Red Lane

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will spotlight prolific songsmith Red Lane on August 28 as part of the its programming series Poets and Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters. Lane will treat guests to a rare performance and an in-depth interview at 1:30 PM on August 28. The program, which will be held in […]

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Montgomery Gentry Ready Hits Collection 

Columbia Records duo Montgomery Gentry will release their highly anticipated 8th album, Hits And More: Life Beside A Gravel Road, on September 28. The project is a collection of previously released fan favorites with three new tracks. Since releasing their first Greatest Hits project, Montgomery Gentry has received a Grammy nomination for their single, “Lucky Man” […]

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Weekly Chart Report (8/06/10)

SPIN ZONE Keith Urban’s “I’m In” and Blake Shelton’s “All About Tonight” are still battling it out for the No. 1 spot, and again it’s Urban who emerges victorious by 17 spins. Not far behind is Lady Antebellum’s “Our Kind Of Love” at No. 3, which picks up 125 spins for a total of 3390. […]

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McClymonts To Release U.S. CD

Can a trio of attractive talented sisters from Grafton, Australia leverage Gold sales in their homeland to create international fame and fortune? The McClymonts intend to find out as Brooke, Sam and Mollie prepare for the U.S. launch of their CD Chaos and Bright Lights plus prepare to tour with Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum […]

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Amazon Offering Hit Albums for $5.00

You can’t buy a whole lot for five bucks these days, but an August promotion at Amazon.com is seriously increasing the power of a five spot. The company regularly offers a selection of around 50 MP3 albums at the low price point of $5.00, but for the month of August, Amazon is applying that same […]

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Lady A Sells Out First Show In UK

After topping international charts on four different continents, Grammy Award-winning trio Lady Antebellum will head to Europe next week for their first headlining show at London’s Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Wed., Aug. 11. The concert is already sold out. “We’ve been looking forward to going to the UK all summer,” says Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott. “I wish […]

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Funeral Arrangements For Bobby Hebb Announced

Funeral arrangements for Nashville music great Bobby Hebb, who passed away Tuesday, August 3, 2010, at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville at age 72,  have been announced. 

Hebb will lie in state on Friday, August 6, at Terrell Broady Funeral Home, 3855 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN, 37218. Visitors can pay their respects from 2:00 PM […]

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Stroudavarious Partners Form New Imprint

Stroudavarious Records owner James Stroud has announced the launch of Emrose Records, a new imprint formed with Washington-based investor Tom Natelli. Emrose will be based in Nashville and Stroudavarious Records will manage all aspects of the label’s promotion, sales and marketing efforts. Nashville-based country singer and songwriter Margaret Durante is the first artist signed to […]

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Americana Assoc. Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Americana Music Association is pleased to announce the recipients of the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Awards, to be presented at the AMA’s 2010 Honors and Awards show during the 9th annual Americana Music Festival and Conference September 8-11 in Nashville. The 2010 Americana Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are rockabilly  star and Rock and Roll Hall […]

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Artists On the Road and In the “House”

Miranda Lambert’s in the “House” Miranda Lambert’s most recent chart-topper, “The House That Built Me,” was celebrated by BMI and ASCAP at Sambuca in Nashville on Tuesday evening (8/3). Written by Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin, the song is the fastest rising single of Lambert’s career and held the No. 1 spot on the charts […]

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Aristo Media Releases Video Report

The AristoMedia Group has released its official 2010 Video Outlet Status Reports for data compiled over the last year in the country and Christian music formats. The annual Video Outlet Status Reports include a detailed look into the trends and opportunities available at national, regional, syndicated, pool/closed-circuit and online video outlets. Both reports reveal an overall […]

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