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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.

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Paisley’s Video Paintbox Adds To Concert Production

Brad Paisley is the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year, so if you’re reading this you probably already know he’s a member of an elite club of artists that write great songs, play incredible guitar and sing convincingly. But if you haven’t seen his live show, then you still haven’t sampled his genius for presenting his music in an arena setting.

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Toby Keith Introduces Wild Shot Mezcal

Sorry, horses, you still have to drink beer. Ever the entrepreneur, Toby Keith is launching Toby Keith’s Wild Shot Mezcal, a 100% green agave spirit that purports to be authentic. Very few Mezcal products currently exist in the market and Keith plans to capitalize on that with his version of the traditional Mexican drink. “I […]

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Is Digital Music Heading To The Clouds?

Look up! Is it a bird or a plane? No. It’s the clouds. The music industry waters are set to begin rippling again later this year, possibly as early as summer when, according to Financial Times, Apple, Google and Spotify jump into the cloud with music. Exactly what this will mean, may be a bit […]

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SESAC Names Jason Ingram Christian Songwriter of Year

2010 CHRISTIAN SONGWRITER: Jason Ingram 2010 CHRISTIAN PUBLISHER: Sony/ATV Timber Publishing -Performing rights organization, SESAC, named Christian songwriter/producer Jason Ingram as its 2010 Christian Songwriter of the Year at ceremonies held 2/24 at Nashville’s Hutton Hotel. Sony ATV Timber Publishing was named SESAC’s 2010 Christian Publisher of the Year. Over 25 songs were acknowledged at […]

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Technically Speaking

Eminem Passes Gaga on Facebook • MySpace For Sale • Oscar Gets ABC Renewal • Apple Buys Cloud Insurance

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Weekly Chart Report (2/25/11)

Whoa, where does the time go? Country Radio Seminar starts next week, so make plans to attend MusicRow’s annual Meet & Greet and CountryBreakout Awards, featuring special performances from Joanna Smith and Colt Ford. The event takes place Tuesday, March 1, 2:30-5 pm CT at Cadillac Ranch on Broadway. Email [email protected] for more information. Don’t […]

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Social Media Success Sends CJaye LeRose To Nashville

“Social networking” has become one of those overused marketing phrases—discussed continuously, but rarely implemented. That makes it all the more contagious when an indie artist without the benefit of any marketing machine to do the heavy lifting, attracts attention in the form of fans, followers and views and ends up with more links than a […]

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Arista Promo Team Aligns Under Tyson, Sigler; Hires Dokke

Arista Nashville is announcing a reworked promotion team in time for next week’s Country Radio Seminar.

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Artist Roundup

Briggs Appears As Nashville Cat • Josh Kelley Co-Writes Sitcom Theme Song • Jamey Johnson Gets Gold Record

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Sales: Thank You Edition

Yes, this week’s SoundScan report was heavily influenced by the Grammy telecast (2/13) and the holiday of hearts. Country album sales climbed 10% over the previous week, all-genre sales jumped 12%. But it can all be summed up in three words, “Need You Now.”

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