“The Note” Jordash Records I have always liked this guy’s singing, and I’ve always been a sucker for story songs. His clear phrasing is just right for this tale of old lovers reconnecting in the wake of her father’s passing. —Robert K. Oermann, MusicRow Keith Bryant has returned with his moving single “The Note,” which [...]
“Chocolate” All Entertainment Rachel Holder’s debut single, “Chocolate” displays a young lady with a thirst for originality and a creative streak a mile wide. Her debut album is in the works, and she has teamed up with industry veterans Chuck Howard and Wilbur Rimes to take the next step. The song is available for download [...]
This year’s 2011 CRB country radio survey was presented (3/3) to a morning crowd of over 250 attendees. Conducted by North Carolina-based research firm Coleman Insights, the study polled P1 country radio listeners ages 12-64, and was sponsored by the CMA.
SPIN ZONE It’s been a wild week as usual at Country Radio Seminar 2011, with informative panels-a-plenty, unforgettable performances, and many friends from across the country. Thank you again to everyone who came out to MusicRow’s 9th Annual CRS Meet & Greet on Tuesday (3/1). We had a great time and enjoyed some awesome performances [...]
Executive Dale Turner has joined Skyville Records as National Director, Radio Marketing and Promotion. This re-teams Turner with Skyville Pres. Kevin Herring, the two previously worked together at Lyric Street. Turner brings to the table experience in both radio and promotion. For 14 years he served at RCA Label Group, ending as VP Promotion. In [...]
Skyville Records announces that Dave Collins will join its promotion team to serve as Director of Promotion in the West. Collins, who has over 22 years of experience was previously part of NineNorth Promotion. “Dave is a tenacious promotion man who has shown he has what it takes to compete in the west,” shares Kevin Herring, President [...]
Country Radio Seminar officially opens Wednesday, March 2, in downtown Nashville, but related events are getting started even earlier. CRS 2011 runs March 2-4 at the Nashville Convention Center. Here’s a quick look at the week’s itinerary: Tuesday, March 1 MusicRow’s invitation-only CRS Meet & Greet and Country Breakout Awards, featuring performances by Colt Ford [...]
ACM fan voters have chosen Eric Church and The Band Perry as winners of this year’s Newcomer Awards—Top New Solo Vocalist and Top New Vocal Duo or Group. This means that both winners automatically become nominees for the Top New Artist Award to be presented on the 46th Annual ACM Awards, April 3, 2011. The [...]
Whoa, where does the time go? Country Radio Seminar starts next week, so make plans to attend MusicRow’s annual Meet & Greet and CountryBreakout Awards, featuring special performances from Joanna Smith and Colt Ford. The event takes place Tuesday, March 1, 2:30-5 pm CT at Cadillac Ranch on Broadway. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Don’t [...]
Arista Nashville is announcing a reworked promotion team in time for next week’s Country Radio Seminar.