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Darius Rucker To Release First Christmas Album
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Darius Rucker will release his first Christmas album, Home For The Holidays, on October 27th. The twelve track album will include holiday classics as well as two Rucker originals, “Candy Cane Christmas” and “What God Wants For Christmas.” Also, special guest Sheryl Crow joins Darius on the holiday standard “Baby It’s Cold Outside.” Darius worked Read more…

Justin Moore Just Wanted One Hit Song
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Justin Moore has a career that many young country singers would love to have, with several #1 songs and hit albums to his credit, plus being able to successfully headline his own tours, and Justin says when he was 18 years old, he couldn’t have ever imagined all of it. “The 18-year-old me would probably Read more…

Vince Gill To Be Named BMI Icon
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Broadcast Music Inc., (BMI), a global leader in music rights management, will celebrate the extraordinary songwriting career of Vince Gill by naming him a BMI Icon at the company’s 62nd annual BMI Country Awards. The invitation-only event, which will be held on Tuesday, November 4 at BMI’s Music Row offices in Nashville, will honor Gill Read more…

Karen Fairchild And Kimberly Schlapman Moonlighting
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Little Big Town’s Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman have teamed up with Joss & Main, the fastest-growing private sale site for the home, for a collection of home furnishings and décor inspired by their styles and their homes. Joss & Main drew inspiration from Karen’s eclectic mix of rustic, modern and glam elements featured in Read more…

Alan Jackson Sells Out HOF Concerts In Less Than An Hour
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Alan Jackson’s Artist-in-Residence concerts at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum sold-out in less than an hour of yesterday’s on sale setting a record for the fastest sell-out for any event held in the CMA Theater. The special shows are set for October 8 and October 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the museum’s Read more…

Chris Young Donates To $30,000 Nashville School Of The Arts
Pictured left to right: Dr. Gregory Stewart (Executive Principal, NSA), Chris Young, Brandon Mimms (NSA student), Sara Sparks (NSA student), Kara Kindall (Theater Chair, NSA), Wells Adams (Lightning 100 on-air personality and NSA Presents moderator) Photo by Edwards Photography Studios

Pictured left to right: Dr. Gregory Stewart (Executive Principal, NSA), Chris Young, Brandon Mimms (NSA student), Sara Sparks (NSA student), Kara Kindall (Theater Chair, NSA), Wells Adams (Lightning 100 on-air personality and NSA Presents moderator) Photo by Edwards Photography Studios

Murfreesboro native and RCA Records Nashville singer/songwriter Chris Young visited Nashville School of the Arts Read more…

Glen Campbell To Release Last Song He Ever Recorded
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Honored in 2012 with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Country Music Hall of Fame member Glen Campbell has recorded his last song. “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” was written by Campbell and Julian Raymond specifically for a new documentary GLEN CAMPBELL: I’LL BE ME. Produced by Raymond, the song was recorded in Los Angeles based Read more…

2014 CMA Award Nominations
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Entertainer of the Year
Luke Bryan
Miranda Lambert
Blake Shelton
George Strait
Keith Urban

Female Vocalist of the Year
Miranda Lambert
Martina McBride
Kacey Musgraves
Taylor Swift
Carrie Underwood

Male Vocalist of the Year
Dierks Bentley
Luke Bryan
Eric Church
Blake Shelton
Keith Urban

Album of the Year
Crash My Party, Luke Bryan
Fuse, Keith Urban
Platinum, Miranda Lambert
Riser, Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders, Eric Church

Vocal Group of the Year
Eli Young Band
Lady Antebellum
Little Big Town
The Band Perry
Zac Brown Read more…

Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton Nominated For 5th CMA Together
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Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton received their first joint CMA Award nomination since 1986 this morning for “You Can’t Make Old Friends” in the Musical Event of the Year category. The song is featured on Rogers’ latest album of the same name as well as Dolly’s latest album Blue Smoke.

The nomination is the fifth overall Read more…

Lee Ann Womack Comes Back Strong
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As the Sept. 23 release for The Way I’m Livin’ draws close, Lee Ann Womack is cutting a wide path through American music. With CMT: Country Music Television’s “Crossroads,” featuring a collaboration with John Legend, airing on Sept. 26 and her upcoming International Bluegrass Music Awards (IBMA) co-hosting duties October 2 in Raleigh, it’s looking Read more…