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Paisley Sells Out West Coast Run, Heads For “Tonight Show”

Brad Paisley’s American Saturday Night Tour whipped around the west coast this past weekend with four sold-out shows in Fresno, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Reno. The L.A. Staples Center was packed with over 13,000 fans, including celebrities Sheryl Crowe, William Shatner, The Jonas Brothers, and members of REO Speedwagon. The American Saturday Night Tour […]

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Chart Climbers: Armiger, Ballestrini, Burns & Poe, Kennon

With Country Radio Seminar hitting town this week, artists are set to schmooze radio reps from across the nation. Here’s a rundown of some of the rising artists and their singles that are already climbing MusicRow’s Country Breakout chart. Katie Armiger’s “Kiss Me Now” is at No. 52 on the Country Breakout Chart. It’s the […]

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ASCAP Elevates Nashville to Regional Office to Serve all Musical Genres To Be Led By Industry Veteran Tim DuBois

Official press release: Nashville, TN — ASCAP CEO John LoFrumento announced a major expansion of the company’s Nashville operations which will be elevated to a Regional Office serving all genres of music. Effective immediately, the newly established ASCAP Nashville Regional Office will be overseen by Nashville-based industry veteran Tim DuBois, who has been appointed Vice-President […]

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Little Big Town At Symphony Fashion Show; Garth Adds Dates

Capitol Nashville’s Little Big Town has been announced as the musical guest for the Nashville Symphony’s Spring Fashion Show on April 20, 2010 at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. This year’s show will feature the work of noted fashion designers including Isaac Mizrahi. All proceeds from the event go to the Nashville Symphony and the Thor […]

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Aldean, Chesney Launch iPhone Apps

Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean are the latest artists to offer iPhone/iTouch apps to droves of tech savvy followers. Fans can use the applications to get news, updates and purchase concert tickets. Both musicians are giving them away for free. “It’s a good way to put your songs and tour directly in your fans’ hands,” […]

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ASCAP Nashville Restructures Leadership

It remains unofficial, but MusicRow has learned that ASCAP is restructuring its Nashville office to take on a more focused regional role for all genres. Under the new arrangement, Sr. VP Connie Bradley will step down from her longstanding position of leadership. Tim DuBois is expected to be named as ASCAP’s new Nashville head. The […]

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Borman Ups Donna Jean Kisshauer

Donna Jean Kisshauer has been named Vice President, Radio and Tour Marketing for Borman Entertainment. In her 11 years with the artist management company, Kisshauer has coordinated tour and sponsorship efforts, as well as radio campaigns, including chart activity across four radio formats. “DJ’s passion for our artists and their music has fueled her persistence at […]

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Joe Chambers on “Fox and Friends”

Joe Chambers, founder of the Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum, was on Fox News’ Fox and Friends this morning (2/22) discussing the recent eminent domain ruling that caused the Museum to shut its doors to make way for a new Nashville convention center. See the video. The museum closed on Saturday, February 13th after […]

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Jerrod Niemann

“Lover, Lover” Sea Gayle/Arista Jerrod Niemann’s new single “Lover, Lover” is impacting country radio, and officially goes for adds March 1. The song appears on Niemann’s upcoming major label debut album, for which his friend Jamey Johnson provided inspiration. Johnson encouraged Niemann to make a record that really meant something to him, and the result […]

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Alan Jackson Maps Tour, Debuts Video

Alan Jackson is prepping for the March 30 release of his new album with a supporting summer tour and new music video. He just revealed dates for the Freight Train Tour, kicking off April 8 in Estero, FL, and continuing for 15 cities before wrapping in Lexington, KY on May 23. Joining him will be […]

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Buxton’s Busy Release Week

With just days to go before the release of her self-titled debut CD, Lyric Street’s Sarah Buxton is making some sales history. The album’s leadoff single, “Outside My Window,” inspired more than 12,000 paid downloads this week, and the singer can now lay claim to the biggest opening digital single sales from a debut album […]

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