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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Juno Nominations Revealed

The nominees for the 2015 JUNO Awards were announced by The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts [...]

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Lambert Blazes Fiery Trail on ‘Certified Platinum Tour’

“Well don’t you know I’ll blaze a trail, but hell, you can come with me” [...]

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City National Corporation to be Acquired by Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada will acquire all outstanding shares of City National Corp. [...]

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Weekly Register: Meghan Trainor Scores Huge Debut

Meghan Trainor’s Title (Epic) debuted with sales of 195K. Based on album sales [...]
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Luke Bryan Reveals Stadium Dates, European Run

Luke Bryan will kick off his Kick The Dust Up tour in May [...]

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‘Bluegrass Underground’ Reveals Fifth Season Line Up

The fifth season of Emmy-winning TV series “Bluegrass Underground” is packed [...]

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Alabama To Perform With Nashville Symphony

Alabama will perform with the Nashville Symphony in 2016. The three-night stand is part of [...]

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Sea Gayle Promotes Jake Gear; Hirings at BBR and DeSalvo & Levine

Marc Driskill, Executive VP/GM of Sea Gayle Music has announced the promotion of Jake Gear to [...]

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Glen Campbell Earns Oscar Nod

“I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” from the film Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me, scored an Oscar nomination [...]

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Concert Calendar: Country Stars Coming To Bridgestone Arena

Several big country events are on the schedule at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena in [...]

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Weekly Register: Checking In With The Top 10

Total album sales slipped -22 percent week over week, with all genres moving [...]
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CMT Promotes Three To Vice President Roles

Viacom Media Network’s CMT has elevated Margaret Comeaux, Lucia Folk and Anne Oakley [...]

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Marco Club Connection’s Top Country Dance Club Hits of 2014

“American Kids” by Kenny Chesney and “Bartender” by Lady Antebellum topped the list [...]

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Dierks Bentley Announces Tour, Recruits Tourmates For Polar Plunge

Dierks Bentley announced his 2015 Sounds of Summer Tour yesterday (Jan. 12) [...]

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ASCAP Names Elizabeth Matthews CEO

Today, the American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced that [...]

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Dot Records Takes Craig Wayne Boyd To Radio

BMLG’s Dot Records has signed Craig Wayne Boyd and is working his major label debut [...]

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Eric Church Brings Country Rock Glory To Bridgestone Arena

Eric Church told me to put a drink in my hand, so I did—along with the rest [...]

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The A Team: RCA Studio A Saviors Named ‘Nashvillians of the Year’

The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Music Industry Coalition will share [...]

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Weekly Register: 2015 Starts With Sales Slump

Album sales took a deep dive between the last week of 2014 and the first week of 2015 [...]
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John Oates Taps Brett Eldredge, Ashley Monroe For TJ Martell Benefit

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member John Oates will lead a benefit for the T.J. Martell Foundation [...]

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