Archive for November, 2011

2012 Grammy Nominations Revealed

Nominations for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards [...]

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2nd CMT Artist Awards Show Soars

The 2011 CMT Artists of the Year show was taped last night at the Bridgestone arena in Nashville (11/29/11). Fast becoming an “in demand” ticket for industry executives, the show honored Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley and Kenny Chesney. [...]

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[Updated] Court Says McGraw Can Split From Curb, Label Releases Single Anyway

Tim McGraw is no longer a Curb Records artist, according to a ruling this afternoon in a Nashville courtroom [...]

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GRAMMY Noms Concert Tonight

Nominations in select GRAMMY categories will be revealed tonight (11/30) [...]

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Margaret Durante To Perform At WMBA’s Tunes For Tots

The annual Tunes for Tots fundraiser, presented by the Women’s Music Business Association, will be held [...]

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Parallel Music Publishing Signs First Writer

Parallel Music Publishing has announced the signing of the first songwriter to its Nashville roster [...]

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ACM Revamps New Artist Category

The Academy of Country Music announced today a single combined, overall category for New Artist of the Year [...]

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Darius Rucker to Perform At GRAMMY Artists Revealed Show

The intimate storytelling series gives fans an up-close look at Grammy winners [...]

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Black Friday Unable To Reverse Weak Release Schedule

A quick look at our YTD comparison chart (above) shows that it’s seemingly going to take more than Black Friday sales, a big turkey dinner, and this year’s abbreviated release schedule to put country music buyers in a mood to buy more units than last year. [...]
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Shazam, BMI Evolve Relationship

Song identification outfit Shazam is reacquiring from BMI the Audio Recognition technology and related patents [...]

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Are Music Revenue Streams Drying Up?

2011 has been an eventful year for the music industry and its consumers. Apple’s “big dog” online music retailer, iTunes, remained the king of market share, but as the months rolled on music consumers welcomed a slew of new arrivals [...]
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DISClaimer Single Reviews (11/30/11)

It’s all stars, no waiting, this week as everyone from Princess Taylor Swift to King George Strait and his fellow Hall of Famers Bill Anderson and Dolly Parton are on deck. [...]
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Morgans Media Group Hires Roger Murrah

Morgans Media Group has named songwriter and publishing veteran Roger Murrah [...]

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CMA Songwriters Series Expands Overseas

The Country Music Association’s popular CMA Songwriters Series is taking its first ever European vacation February 22-25, 2012 with performances scheduled for [...]

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Facebook Eyes Record Setting IPO

Facebook is planning an initial public offering, likely to take place between April and June 2012 [...]

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Singled Out (11/29/11)

The latest singles from Toby Keith, Brantley Gilbert, and more [...]

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Session Great Tom Roady Passes

Noted Nashville percussionist Tom Roady died on Sunday, November 27 at age 62 [...]

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Music Service MOG Growing Rapidly

Music streaming service MOG is gaining droves of users in recent months, spurred largely by [...]
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