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Jack White Named Music City Ambassador

Mayor Karl Dean and the Nashville Music Council honored Jack White and his Third Man Records with the inaugural Music City Ambassador Award on Saturday, April 16.

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Eye On Idol (4/15/11)

Wednesday (4/13) night’s American Idol was themed Songs From the Movies, and kicked off with appropriately dramatic footage of Pia Toscano’s surprise elimination last week. Y’know, like a pivotal scene in a movie. So I figured we were in for a white knuckled, mind-bending results show on Thursday (4/14).

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Weekly Chart Report (4/15/11)

Rascal Flatts ascends to the CountryBreakout Chart’s No. 1 spot with “I Won’t Let Go,” making the band’s second No. 1 single since its 2010 move to Big Machine Records.

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Former Managers Sue Rascal Flatts

Former Rascal Flatts managers Turner Nichols—Trey Turner and Doug Nichols—are suing the three band members in Davidson County Chancery Court

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Sugarland Station Sweetens iheartradio Lineup

Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush have debuted their web-based Sugarland Radio station for Clear Channel and Frontline Management’s Artist Personal Experience (A.P.E.) Radio.

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Music Council Partners With Entrepreneur Center

The Nashville Music Council and Nashville Entrepreneur Center have launched a partnership to provide direct support to local start-ups in music, digital media and entertainment. The partnership includes a formalized agreement to work together to nurture and support business ideas with the potential to impact the digital media and music entertainment sector. “Cities seeking to […]

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McGraw Tour Opens In Texas

Tim McGraw kicked off his Emotional Traffic Tour with special guests Luke Bryan and The Band Perry on Friday, April 8 in Corpus Christi, TX. The run of arenas and amphitheaters will cover at least 60 dates through August.

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (4/13/11)

Every doggie has his day. This week, it’s the puppy platters that are in the winner’s circle. None of the major-label offerings made my ears wild with excitement. But two pieces of indie product did.

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Review: McEntire Tour Ends On High Note

Reba McEntire’s flawless performance delighted an April 9 Louisville, KY audience at the city’s new KFC Yum Center. Staged in the round, the Chockie, Okie redhead’s musical portion was nestled between opener Lee Ann Womack and closer George Strait.

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Eye On Idol: Toscano Rumor Mill

Following the surprise elimination of Pia Toscano from American Idol last Thursday (4/7), rumors about her future plans are swirling. US Weekly is reporting that the ballad belter has already landed a recording contract with Jimmy Iovine’s Interscope Records, but ABC News reports that Toscano herself has denied signing anything and that she’s currently focusing […]

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Music Supervisors Return To Nashville Film Festival

Some of Hollywoood’s leading music supervisors will be in Music City for events during the Nashville Film Festival including a panel discussion and speed networking event.

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