Author Archive: Sarah Skates

Sarah Skates is Sr. News Editor of MusicRow Enterprises. Now in her tenth year with the company, she contributes to musicrow.com and the print magazine. She welcomes your inquiries to sskates@musicrow.com. Please send press releases, photos, and news items to news@musicrow.com.

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CMA Foundation Salutes Joe Galante, Kitty Moon Emery

In recognition of their volunteer service to the CMA Foundation Board of Directors, former Chairman [...]

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Ty Herndon on Being Gay: ‘I’m Still The Same Person’

Ty Herndon sat down with Entertainment Tonight and People to share his truth [...]

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‘Billboard’ 200 Albums Chart To Incorporate Streaming, Digital

The Billboard 200 albums chart will evolve from only counting album sales to also including [...]

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New Documentary Focuses on Guy Clark

A full-length documentary about songwriter Guy Clark is in the works, thanks to Tamara Saviano [...]

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[Updated]: Weekly Register: Garth Revs Up “Man Against Machine”

Garth Brooks’ comeback album, Man Against Machine, debuted with sales of [...]
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Blaster Records Promotes Reeves; Michaels Exits

Blaster Records President Derek Simon has announced the promotion of industry [...]

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My Country Nation Offers Three New Series

My Country Nation, an online destination for Country lifestyle content, has added three [...]

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Bobby Bones, Jason Aldean Team For Benefit Concert Tomorrow

Jason Aldean and The Raging Idiots (Bobby Bones and his producer Eddie) will perform a benefit [...]

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Americana Music Festival Comes To PBS

Jackson Browne, Rosanne Cash, Loretta Lynn, Patty Griffin & Robert Plant, Jason Isbell, The Milk [...]

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Martin Bandier To Be Honored By The Recording Academy

Clive Davis and The Recording Academy will present the annual Pre-Grammy Gala [...]

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RIAA’s Latest Gold and Platinum Sales Awards

In October, the RIAA presented 41 digital single awards and 17 album awards [...]

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Live Nation Teams With VICE For Digital Content

Live Nation Entertainment has partnered with media company VICE to develop and launch [...]

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ACM Lifting Lives Announces Board

ACM Lifting Lives is announcing its board of directors for the 2014 – 2015 term [...]

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Weekly Register: CMA Awards Sales Bump

Taylor Swift sold another 402K units of 1989 this week, yielding a two week total of almost 1.7 mill
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ole Hosts Fiesta, CMA Viewing Party

The 3rd Annual ole Fiesta took place last week at the publishing company’s Nashville office [...]

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Scott Borchetta, Daniel Ek Weigh In On Spotify Debate

Spotify has been a hot topic following the removal of Taylor Swift’s music from the streaming service [...]

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The Recording Academy Names Alicia Warwick Exec. Dir.

Alicia Warwick has been promoted to Executive Director for The Recording Academy [...]

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UMPG Hires Performing Rights Special Advisor

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has tapped Richard Conlon to serve [...]

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CMA Awards Win Night For ABC

Last night (Nov. 5) The 48th Annual CMA Awards drew 16.1 million total viewers, according to [...]

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Emmylou Harris To Be Honored By All-Star Salute

Emmylou Harris will be honored at an all-star concert in Washington DC on Saturday, Jan. 10 [...]

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