Greg Bates was invited to become an honorary “Friends and Family” member of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum.
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During the recent CRS Board and Agenda Committee meetings, members got a bit of musical entertainment from Hit Shop artist Weston Burt and Warner Nashville’s Charlie Worsham.
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Jo Dee Messina‘s fans have reached and exceeded her Kickstarter goal, raising $100,000 in 30 days to help fund the recording of Messina’s next album. “The people are the ones that make music possible,” says Messina. “They are the ones that come to the shows, request the songs, and get the records. When I first started the campaign, many folks didn’t get it. The ones that took the time to learn about it got that this project is something we are all doing together. Once again the fans have shown their love and loyalty. I am truly grateful.”
Messina’s Kickstarter campaign officially ends Sunday (June 23) at 9 p.m. ET. According to Kickstarter.com, 831 backers have raised over $111,000, as of this writing.
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Kirt Webster‘s Webster PR has signed Little River Band for publicity representation. Originally formed in Melbourne, Australia in 1975, Little River Band has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide. In 2004, Little River Band was inducted into the Australian Recording Industry (ARIA) Hall of Fame.
Wayne Nelson, lead singer and 30+ year member of the band resides in Nashville.
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About the AuthorJessica Nicholson is a staff writer with MusicRow Enterprises. Her previous music journalism experience includes work with Country Weekly magazine, TasteofCountry.com and Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) magazine. She holds a BBA degree in Music Business and Marketing from Belmont University. She welcomes your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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