[Updated w/ Eldredge arrangements] Lifenotes/Benefit News

Lifenotes—Terry Eldredge’s mother • Lifenotes—Victoria Contreras • Birdhouse Thing for W.O. Smith Music School • SOLID’s Bowling Showdown • John Jarrard memorial benefit

Photo Special: Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

The Country Music Association announced yesterday (3/1) that Bobby Braddock, Reba McEntire, and Jean Shepard will become the newest members of the coveted Country Music Hall of Fame.

CRB Names Radio Promotion Award Winners

Read about these radio station listener promotions that boosted social media activity, pleased ad clients, and helped charity.

Bobby Karl Works MusicRow's CRS Meet & Greet

The hundreds of day drinkers give it away: Country Radio Seminar is here once again. The occasion was the 9th annual Musicrow CRS Meet & Greet CountryBreakout Awards, staged at Cadillac Ranch on Tuesday afternoon (3/1). And the house was rockin.’

Dale Turner Teams With Skyville Records

Executive Dale Turner has joined Skyville Records as National Director, Radio Marketing and Promotion. This re-teams Turner with Skyville Pres. Kevin Herring, the two previously worked together at Lyric Street. Turner brings to the table experience in both radio and promotion. For 14 years he served at RCA Label Group, ending as VP Promotion. In […]

Bidders Eye Warner Music

Warner Music has received more than 10 bids from entities interested in buying all or part of the company, Bloomberg reports.

Underwood, Songwriters Cheer Charttopper

BMI recently toasted the creative team behind Carrie Underwood’s #1 hit “Undo It” at an intimate luncheon in Nashville.

DISClaimer Single Reviews (3/1/11)

Welcome to Country Radio Seminar. You registrants are going to be hearing a lot of great new music this week. Alas, very little of it was on my desk today. There are only a few real highlights.

Tuesday News

Deborah Allen signs with Delta Rock Records • AFM hosts musicians panel • Georgia Middleman’s father passes • Dennis Entertainment moves • Nashville Opera auditions

Photogenic News

Ronnie Dunn Previews New Music • Todd Cerney Benefit • Chris Young Draws Fans

Country Music Hall of Fame Names New Class

Reba McEntire, Bobby Braddock, and Jean Shepard will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Signings And Such (2/28)

Big Loud Shirt Signs Joey Moi • Savannah Signs Jack Williams

Collins Beefs UP Skyville West Promotion

Skyville Records announces that Dave Collins will join its promotion team to serve as Director of Promotion in the West. Collins, who has over 22 years of experience was previously part of NineNorth Promotion. “Dave is a tenacious promotion man who has shown he has what it takes to compete in the west,” shares Kevin Herring, President […]