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Kacey Musgraves Goes Platinum
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Immediately following her set Saturday night on the Katy Perry Prismatic World Tour, Grammy Award-winning Texas singer-songwriter, Kacey Musgraves, received plaques celebrating two RIAA gold certifications and one Platinum from her label, Mercury Nashville, backstage at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY.

Musgraves’ debut album Same Trailer Different Park and critically acclaimed song “Follow Your Read more…

Taylor Swift Announces New Album And Single
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Taylor Swift, announced her new album 1989 is available immediately for pre-buy on TaylorSwift.com, iTunes and Target. In addition, Taylor released “Shake It Off,” the first single and video from her fifth studio album.

Heavily keyboard and beat driven, the pop sound that has always been the hallmark of Taylor’s music now move front and center Read more…

Rising Star Shelby Lee Lowe Hits Middle Tennessee
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Fans of classic country and Rock should take time to catch Shelby Lee Lowe. He has a few local shows fresh off a well received, week long residency, at the world famous Saloon #10 in Deadwood SD. Shelby’s music appealed to both the outgoing cowboys from the Days of 76 rodeo and the Read more…

Americanafest Adds More Than 20 Artists To A Long List Of Talent
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The Americana Music Association has added more than 20 artists to its already acclaimed list confirmed for Americanafest 2014. Additionally, the Association has announced new pricing tiers to expand audience access to the 175+ showcases. Festival Schedule Now Posted HERE. Sign up or log in to bookmark your favorites and sync them to your phone Read more…

Boxcars Lead Nominations For 2014 Bluegrass Awards
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Nominees for the 2014 International Bluegrass Music Awards were announced yesterday at a press conference in Nashville, Tennessee, with The Boxcars leading the pack with ten nominations for the band and their individual members. They’re followed by Blue Highway with nine nominations, and The Del McCoury Band with six nominations.

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Darius Rucker And Charles Kelley Brave The Ice Bucket Challenge
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Darius Rucker braved the icy cold water and took the #icebucketchallenge and in turn challenged Lady Antebellum’s Charles Kelley, who was also called out by Luke Bryan. Charles called out model/actress Kate Upton, who appears in the band’s video for “Bartender.” The #icebucketchallenge has helped raise more than $2 million for the national ALS Association Read more…

Alan Jackson Named Artist-In-Residence At HOF
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Alan Jackson will take the stage at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum as its 2014 Artist-in-Residence on October 8 and 22. Both Wednesday night concerts start at 7:00 p.m. in the museum’s new 800-seat CMA Theater. Tickets go on sale to the general public at NOON (CDT) on Monday, September 8, and Read more…

Clare Dunn Becomes Highest Charting Independent Female Artist In 10 Years
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Country music newcomer Clare Dunn recently became the highest charting independent female artist on the Music Row Country Breakout chart in 10 years. Her debut single, “Get Out,” currently sits at #15 on the Music Row chart. Over 80% of the Music Row panel supported the record, which has accumulated over 30,000 spins on the Read more…

Eric Church Releases ”Cold One” Video
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Eric Church dons a beer delivery guy’s uniform for the video of his latest hit single, “Cold One.” The clip was shot at a beer warehouse near Nashville.

“Cold One” is the third single from Eric’s album, The Outsiders, following the title track and the No. one, “Give Me Back My Hometown.”

Eric is getting ready to Read more…

Lady Antebellum To Headline New Year’s Eve Bash On Broadway
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Lady Antebellum will headline the Jack Daniel’s New Year’s Eve Bash on Broadway, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp (NCVC) announced today. Music City will once again offer one of the biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations in the country with a free concert and Nashville’s own midnight “Music Note Drop®.”

“In just six years, the event Read more…