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Brantley Gilbert Ok With Criticism
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When you’re as open and honest about your personal life as Brantley Gilbert is in his songwriting, it could be a little intimidating to know that people are going to critique or analyze your songs, but Brantley says, “As a song writer, you know people are gonna analyze ’em and dissect the lyrics and be Read more…

Billy Currington's Dream Comes True
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Billy Currington has had quite a few dreams come true since he began his musical journey a number of years ago. One recent hope was that his current single, “We Are Tonight,” would go over really well live, and he says the song is going over better than he thought.

“‘We Are Tonight’ is going over Read more…

Time For American Idol Auditions Nashville
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Ok Nashville it’s time to get ready to audition for American Idol. This year, Idol introduces its TRUE BELIEVER program! This shows that it really pays to believe! Sometimes a talented singer just needs the push of encouragement to help them achieve their dreams! American Idol will give the opportunity for each contestant to designate Read more…

12th & Porter Announces Music City Breakthrough Contest
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Nashville venue 12th & Porter announced today the launch of the Music City Breakthrough contest as part of their ongoing commitment to music and the development of new artists. 12th & Porter and a multitude of music industry partners including Blackbird Studio, Viacom (CMT and MTV), Lightning 100 and others have joined forces to create Read more…

Krystal Keith Makes Her Grand Ole Opry Debut
Backstage at her debut performance at The Grand Ole Opry,
Krystal Keith embraces her dad, Toby Keith, with TKO Artist Management President TK Kimbrell.

Backstage at her debut performance at The Grand Ole Opry,Krystal Keith embraces her dad, Toby Keith, with TKO Artist Management President TK Kimbrell.

Last Wednesday, July 9, Krystal Keith took another stride forward with her debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry.

“I have never been nervous on a stage in my life…until that night at Read more…

CMA Music Festival Brought A Record-Setting $39.3 Million To Nashville
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The 2014 CMA Music Festival contributed a record-setting $39.3 million in direct visitor spending to the local community according to numbers released by the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. (NCVC).

“As Nashville’s largest event, CMA Music Festival continues to offer new experiences and keep our visitors coming year after year,” said Nashville Mayor Karl Dean. “The Read more…

Justin Moore Goes “Home Sweet Home” With Motley Crue

Krystal Keith Prepares For Grand Ole Opry Debut
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Krystal Keith makes her Grand Ole Opry debut on Wednesday, July 9. And country music’s most venerable stage isn’t the only place she’s being noticed following the acclaimed release of Whiskey & Lace, the debut album co-produced by her father, Toby Keith.

Krystal co-hosted and performed on the air at Sirius XM last week (June 24), Read more…

Jerrod Niemann Celebrates Second Number One
Pictured (l-r): Co-writers Derek George and Lance Miller, Jerrod Niemann, and co-writers Brad Warren and Brett Warren. Photo by Ed Rode.

ASCAP, BMI and SESAC co-hosted a #1 party to celebrate Jerrod Niemann’s second #1 single, “Drink to That All Night” last Friday (June 13, 2014.) Co-writers Derek George, Lance Miller, Brad Warren and Brett Warren, and producer Jimmie Lee Sloas were honored before a packed house at Music City Tippler in Midtown. The hit single Read more…

Jon Pardi Celebrates First Gold Record
Jon Pardi receives a plaque celebrating 500,000 singles sold of his RIAA Gold record and Top 10 hit, “Up All Night.”
L-R: Red Light Management’s Melanie Wetherbee, Jon Pardi, UMG Nashville SVP & COO Tom Becci.
Photo by Alan Poizner

Jon Pardi receives a plaque celebrating 500,000 singles sold of his RIAA Gold record and Top 10 hit, “Up All Night.”L-R: Red Light Management’s Melanie Wetherbee, Jon Pardi, UMG Nashville SVP & COO Tom Becci.Photo by Alan Poizner

Capitol recording artist Jon Pardi received a plaque celebrating his first RIAA Gold record for “Up All Read more…