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Bundy Graces Mag Cover, Drops New Single

Laura Bell Bundy’s second single, “Drop On By,” goes for adds at country radio on Aug. 9. The track was produced by Nathan Chapman. Bundy is also featured on the cover Nashville Lifestyles August “Hot List” issue. Editor of Nashville Lifestyles, Stacie Standifer, says, “Putting this New York-to-Nashville talent on the cover was a no-brainer, […]

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Concert Promoters Form Alliance

Three concert promoters have formed an alliance and opened offices on Music Row. Gary Weinberger, President of Red Mountain Entertainment (RME); Russell Doussan, President of Blue Deuce Entertainment (BDE); and Jim Green, President of Green Machine Concerts (GMC) have set up offices at 1028B 18th Ave. S., Nashville, Tennessee. They can be reached at 615-320-7800. […]

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John Aylesworth Passes

Veteran television producer John Aylesworth died Wednesday in Rancho Mirage, CA at age 81. He was best known to Nashvillians as the co-producer of the enormously successful country-music series Hee Haw. Born in Canada, Aylesworth moved to the U.S. in 1958 to write for the CBS TV series Your Hit Parade. He and his writing […]

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Foster Moves To Management?

It remains unconfirmed, but MusicRow’s Crystal Ball sees a flashing red light signaling that Fletcher Foster is leaving label land to join a management team with a couple of well-known clients. More information is expected in the near future. Foster has also just been announced as a co-producer of Fox’s new American Country Awards. The […]

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McGraw Named Most Played Artist of Decade

Tim McGraw has been honored with Nielsen BDS’s Most Played Artist of the Decade Award, for all genres. Nielsen Music’s Jon Peck recently presented McGraw with a plaque commemorating 7,965,000 radio spins, the most airplay of any artist from January 1, 2000-December 31, 2009. According to Eric Weinberg, president Nielsen Entertainment, “We congratulate Tim McGraw […]

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Jimmy Wayne Wraps Walk To Phoenix

Jimmy Wayne set out New Years Day on a journey halfway across the country to raise awareness for at-risk youth. Despite a broken foot, he ended his 1,700 mile Meet Me Halfway walk yesterday (8/1)  in Phoenix. Wayne arrived at his destination, HomeBase Youth Services, at 9:11 AM/PT. He concluded his last mile in the […]

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Aiming For The Sky

Paul Worley’s music career now spans over 30 years. He’s served as a session guitarist, producer, publisher, label executive and more. But the Grammy-winning music man seems happiest in his current role.

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Fox Plans New Country Awards Show

Fox will announce today (8/1) the launch of a new fan-voted country music awards show. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the American Country Awards will air Dec. 6 live from Las Vegas. The two-hour telecast is being executive produced by Bob Bain, who handles Fox’s hit Teen Choice Awards. Paul Flattery and Tisha Fein will […]

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Garth Brooks Licenses Catalog To HFA

Garth Brooks has made his prestigious catalog available for licensing with the Harry Fox Agency, Inc. (HFA), a leading provider of copyright, licensing, royalty distribution, and outsourced technology services for the music industry. Licenses can now be obtained for Brooks’ compositions in cover recordings for CDs, permanent digital downloads (PDDs), ringtones and interactive streams. “We […]

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Media Prices On The Rise

As media outlets suffer a decline in ad sales, they are passing the cost on to the consumer. A report by Hollywood industry blog TheWrap.com shows that the price of media consumption has risen sharply this year, particularly the cost of electronic media, such as e-editions of newspapers, video streaming, and e-books. It is important […]

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Photo Friday – Artists on the Road

The Academy of Country Music welcomed Warner Music Nashville Recording Artist and ACM Professional Member James Otto to the office for a visit when he was in Los Angeles last week. Otto’s new Warner Music Nashville album Shake What God Gave Ya releases on September 14 and features his current Top 25 single “Groovy Little […]

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