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To The Veterans And Their Families
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Nashville.com would like to thank all of the veterans out there for their service. We’d also like to thank the families of the veterans who also have to sacrifice. Here’s the John Conlee song “They Also Serve” to commemorate those families.

 

 

 

 

Bill Anderson Premieres “Old Army Hat” For Veterans Day
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Bill Anderson premiered his new music video, “Old Army Hat” on CMT Pure, CMT.com and the CMT Artists app. today. Anderson wrote and recorded “Old Army Hat” after hearing about a visit 91-year-old Army veteran Ed Haley made to the World War II memorial in Washington, D. C. As usual, Haley wore his Army hat Read more…

2014 CMA Award Winners
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ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR
Luke Bryan

FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Miranda Lambert

MALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR
Blake Shelton

ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Award goes to Artist and Producer(s))
Platinum, Miranda Lambert; Produced by Frank Liddell, Chuck Ainlay, Glenn Worf; RCA Records Nashville

VOCAL GROUP OF THE YEAR
Little Big Town

NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Brett Eldredge

VOCAL DUO OF THE Read more…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Rising Star, Jackie Lee
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When Jackie Lee makes it big in country music, and we predict he will, he’ll probably look back on 2014 as the year things really started to click. His debut single, She Does, became the most-added Country song in the U.S. with 40 first-week adds back in September. But this future star has been a Read more…

Vince Gill, Rhett Akins And Ketch Secor Among Honorees At BMI Awards
Pictured above are (l-r):BMI Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations Jody Williams; Song of the Year award scribe Ketch Secor; Sony/ATV Music Publishing Co-President Danny Strick; Sony/ATV Music Publishing  Nashville President and CEO Troy Tomlinson; Sony/ATV Music Publishing Chairman & CEO Martin Bandier; BMI Icon recipient Vince Gill; Songwriter of the Year winner Rhett Akins; BMI President & CEO Mike O' Neill; and BMI Assistant Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations Clay Bradley

Pictured above are (l-r):BMI Vice President, Writer/Publisher Relations Jody Williams; Song of the Year award scribe Ketch Secor; Sony/ATV Music Publishing Co-President Danny Strick; Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville President and CEO Troy Tomlinson; Sony/ATV Music Publishing Chairman & CEO Martin Bandier; BMI Icon recipient Vince Gill; Songwriter of the Year winner Rhett Akins; BMI Read more…

Sam Hunt Scores His First Number One
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Sam Hunt’s lead single “Leave the Night On,” off his major label debut album, Montevallo, lands at No. 1 on both the Billboard and MediaBase charts this week making it Hunt’s first chart-topping single as an artist. The song also becomes Hunt’s first RIAA-certified Platinum title, registering more than 1 Million in sales. Written by Read more…

Alan Jackson Recieves ASCAP's Heritage Award
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Alan Jackson was presented the first-ever ASCAP Heritage Award last night at the 52nd Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards in Nashville. Jackson earned the title of most performed country music songwriter-artist of ASCAP’s first 100 years. The award was presented by ASCAP President and Chairman of the Board Paul Williams and special guest presenter Connie Read more…

Brandy Clark Signs With Warner Brothers
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Warner Bros. Records today announced that it has signed Brandy Clark. Clark is currently nominated for New Artist of the Year and Song of the Year (for co-writing Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow), for this year’s CMA Awards, where she will also present.

“I am thrilled to be working with Dan McCarroll and the Warner Bros. Read more…

Rascal Flatts Appreciates "Outside Songwriters"
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When Rascal Flatts prepares to record a new album, the songs can come from a variety of places. Joe Don Rooney says they write individually and as a group, and he says, “We do most of our writing on the road, believe it or not. When we’re in town we try to spend time with Read more…

Jimmy Wayne’s 2011 Book Becomes A Movie
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Jimmy Wayne’s 2011 Christmas book, Paper Angels, is now an original movie, and will premiere on the UP network on November 16th, 2014 at 7:00 pm ET. Howard Books will reissue the book on November 4th, featuring a refreshed cover that ties into the movie.

“Having my book become a movie is something I had always Read more…