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Rowfile: Melissa Spillman

“I remember sitting in 3rd & Lindsley a few years ago, with about 15 other people in the audience, listening to a new trio,” recalls Capitol’s Melissa Spillman. “That was Lady Antebellum, and it was their second show.”

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Weekly Chart Report (3/25/11)

SPIN ZONE Darius Rucker’s “This” ascends to the CountryBreakout Chart’s No. 1 spot with a gain of 139 spins, following a multi-week run by Thompson Square. This makes the sixth No. 1 hit for Rucker, and the second from his Charleston, SC 1966 collection. Positions 3-6 all see triple digit spin gains, but remain unchanged. […]

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“Voices” Songwriters Celebrate Chart-topper

ASCAP toasted the writers and publishers of Chris Young’s multi-week No. 1 “Voices” with a party at its Nashville offices on Monday, March 21.

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McAnally, Harding Score First No. 1 With Chesney Smash

ASCAP and BMI toasted Kenny Chesney’s multi-week chart-topper “Somewhere With You” with a party at Cabana in Nashville on Wed., March 24th.

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Rihanna, Nettles Set For ACM Performance

R&B star Rihanna is set to perform with Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles on the upcoming ACM Awards. They will team up for Rihanna’s “California King Bed.”

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Alan Jackson Teams With Capitol’s EMI Records Nashville

Alan Jackson is teaming with Capitol Records Nashville to release his next album. The superstar is heading into the studio soon and his new music will be released as a joint venture between ACR (Alan’s Country Records) and Capitol/EMI Records Nashville.

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Dolly’s “Better Day” Still To Come

Dolly Parton is making plans to release her new studio album Better Day (Dolly Records) this summer, followed by an extensive worldwide tour. The iconic star will perform the album’s first single “Together You & I” live May 26 on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The album’s exact release date is yet to be announced, but […]

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DISClaimer Single Reviews (3/23/11)

This week, we’re going from one extreme to the other. At one end of the sonic spectrum, we have the stone-country sound of Bradley Gaskin. He stopped the show with “Mr. Bartender” during the CRS Convention, and now his hardcore honky-tonk single of the same will leave you gasping for breath.

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Someone Else Getting A Payday

BMI toasted the No. 1 success of Luke Bryan’s latest single “Someone Else Calling You Baby” during a feel-good gathering on Monday, March 21 at the company’s Music Row offices. Written by Bryan and his producer Jeff Stevens, the song is Bryan’s third consecutive No. 1 off his Gold certified album, Doin’ My Thing. It […]

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Rootmetrics Finds Verizon 4G Fastest

Rootmetrics, a Seattle-based company that compiles data about mobile networks has released a study showing that Verizon’s LTE 4G network delivered faster upload and download speeds in a test conducted inside the Seattle area market. Verizon’s LTE network also had better access. Other 4G networks sampled in the test included T-Mobile, Sprint and AT&T. [Download […]

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Sugarland To Perform On “Idol”

Sugarland is slated to perform on Fox’s American Idol for Thursday’s (3/24) results show. This will be the Mercury duo’s first appearance on the series. Also set to perform is former Idol contestant and singer/actress Jennifer Hudson. The remaining 11 contestants will compete for the crown by singing the hits of Motown on Wednesday (3/23) […]

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