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Justin Moore Plans Hurricane Relief Concert

Proceeds from the event will benefit Moore’s friend and publicist Carly Caramanna and the Jersey Shore Relief Fund [...]

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MusicRow No. 1 Song

Some guys will do just about anything to win a woman’s affection. Just ask Greg Bates, whose “Did It For the Girl” is the MusicRow Chart’s No. 1 song [...]

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Top Digital Companies Form Strategic Partnership

Five digital music leaders have combined forces to become a sort of music biz Voltron, which established artists can take into battle every day [...]

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CMA Adds New Team Members

The Country Music Association has hired new employees in Market Research and Partnerships [...]

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Music Organizations and Retailers Launch Digital Music Guide

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and NARM, along with its digital initiative digitalmusic.org, have launched the “Why Music Matters” website [...]

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Old Crow Medicine Show Launches Tour

Plus sold-out Ryman Auditorium show on New Year’s Eve [...]

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Shania Shuts Down the Vegas Strip

Shania Twain makes a grand entrance in Las Vegas to promote her new show at Caesars Palace [...]

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Filmworkers Adds New Team Members

Filmworkers adds new executive producer and producer at Nashville facility [...]

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‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County’ Features Roots Music Favorites

An all-star lineup of musicians and actors has teamed up for ‘Ghost Brothers of Darkland County,’ a “Southern gothic supernatural musical” created by Stephen King, John Mellencamp and T Bone Burnett [...]

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Internet Radio Fairness Showdown Heats Up

The musicFIRST Coalition and SoundExchange have released an open letter opposing the Internet Radio Fairness Act backed by Pandora and numerous other online radio outlets [...]

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Big Machine to Release ‘Nashville’ Soundtrack in December

The collection features new music performed by the cast including Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson, Clare Bowen, and Sam Palladio [...]

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Artist Updates (11/13/12)

News updates from Love and Theft’s Eric Gunderson, Ty England, Kelleigh Bannen, Jo Dee Messina, Deborah Allen, and Dwight Yoakam [...]

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ACM to Host Musical Stage at National Finals Rodeo

Performers on the Rodeo Live Stage include Ryan Beaver, Bucky Covington, Sarah Darling, Brett Eldredge, Jack Ingram, Chris Janson, David Nail and more [...]

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Richard Thompson Gets “Electric” in Nashville

English folk-rocker Richard Thompson is returning with a guitar-driven album titled “Electric” [...]

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Industry Ink (11/12/12)

Tiffany Benken exits Morris Artists Management • Future of Music Summit • New NMPA Board member • Justin Ebach signs new publishing agreement

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Clay Henderson Joins Southern Ground

Henderson joins Southern Ground’s newly appointed in-house radio promotion team based in Nashville [...]

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New Signings (11/12/12)

Louisiana-based artists sign new recording agreements [...]

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eBay and AEG Align

Multiple eBay digital properties and AEG venues will be included in the multi-year agreement aimed at improving live event experience [...]

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Levon Helm Documentary Due in 2013

Ain’t In It For My Health: A Film About Levon Helm will be distributed by Kino Lorber and released to North American theaters in early 2013 [...]

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Veterans Day News

Kristy Lee Cook’s “Airborne Ranger Infantry” video debut • Nashville songwriters entertaining troops overseas • New singles from Joe Bachman and David Kroll benefiting military causes • “The Journey Home: A Soldier’s Story” showing on GAC

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