Some of Elvis Presley’s most important collaborators will gather at a special event on Tues., Aug. 9 to share stories and remembrances of the late King. Acclaimed musicians including Country Music Hall of Fame member Harold Bradley, David Briggs, and Norbert Putnam, will reunite to host the program at historic RCA Studio B on Music [...]
Producers of hit singing competition The Voice will be in Nashville holding open auditions this week. They are looking for contestants for the show’s second season on Friday and Saturday July 29-30 at the Municipal Auditorium. Interested candidates must be 16 years of age and register online prior to the audition. Contestants can be solo [...]
Spotify and turntable.fm are now licensed by BMI covering public performances of BMI’s more than 6.5 million works. “We are pleased to confirm that we have reached agreements that guarantee fair compensation for the more than 475,000 songwriters, composers and copyright owners who entrust BMI with their public performance right,” said Richard Conlon, Senior Vice [...]
The video for Billy Currington’s current single “Love Done Gone” (No. 17 on the CountryBreakout Chart) debuted on his website today. The clip was shot last month in New Orleans, Louisiana, and directed by Potsy, who worked on Currington’s previous four videos. “I knew when I first heard the song that I wanted to do [...]
Can you match these tweets with the artists who graciously gave us these gems this week? These offerings come from Colt Ford, Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton . 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Think you’ve figured it out? Let us know in the comments below.
Singer songwriter Daria Musk recently used the new Hangout technology on Google plus to promote a 6.5 hour virtual concert around the globe. The entrepreneurial artist ultimately reached thousands of viewers from Norway to Argentina to Australia.
Nashville Post is reporting that a deal is finally in place between Joe Chamber’s Musician’s Hall of Fame and Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium Commission. A lease agreement has been approved which includes wording that requires the Musician’s Hall of Fame, after the first year, to provide revenue to the auditorium that is above $75k per year and [...]
Hunter Hayes Performs as Part of Musicians On Call Program Musician, writer, producer and performer Hunter Hayes helped spread some musical cheer at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville as part of the Musicians On Call program recently. Musicians On Call is a national program that brings live and recorded music to [...]