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Happy CMA Fest!

June, 09 2017

  It’s CMA Fest week! The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience officially kicked off on June 8th, and will wrap up on June 11th in Downtown Nashville. The last few days have been jammed packed …read more

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Lori McKenna: Songwriter Of The Year!

April, 03 2017

Last night, songwriter Lori McKenna made history by becoming the first woman in history to win the Songwriter of the Year Award at the 2017 Academy of Country Music Awards. McKenna has worked hard over …read more

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Tim & Faith Teach Us How To ‘Speak To A Girl’

March, 24 2017

Country’s most beloved husband-wife duo have hit country music fans with their new single Speak To A Girl. The single is the lead track from a highly anticipated joint album from the country power couple, and already has …read more

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SXSW 2017 Rocks Austin This Week

March, 16 2017

One of the largest and most notorious US music festivals, South by Southwest (SXSW), is in full swing in Austin, TX this week. SXSW has the city filled to the brim with new and seasoned …read more

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Alison Krauss Returns With Solo Release

January, 10 2017

Welcome back Alison Krauss! The Queen of Bluegrass is slated to release her new solo album Windy City on February 17th of this year. The LP will be a compilation of all previously recorded songs with a …read more

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Songwriting Evolution with Martina McBride

December, 01 2016

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone Country, the legendary Martina McBride weighed in on the current changes in the songwriting business, particularly in Nashville.  “Songwriting has changed because for the past few years there …read more

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Stevie Nicks Casts Her Spell On Nashville

November, 08 2016

Nashville was enchanted last night by the reigning Queen of Rock and Roll; Stevie Nicks. Nicks was in town promoting her album 24 Karat Gold:Songs From The Vault. The album, Stevie told her concert-goers, had …read more

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Songwriter Tips: Don’t Get Discouraged!

October, 19 2016

We all know in the music and songwriting business that sometimes the lack of response we get from our songs can be underwhelming, or even seem like your songs are not going anywhere at all- …read more

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Brad and Carrie: Our Favorite Hosts

October, 13 2016

Throwback Thursday indeed! In continuing promotion for the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the CMA Awards, Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood are featured in a clip which strips down the new mash-up hit Forever Country. Carrie and …read more

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Forever Country!

September, 28 2016

In honor of the upcoming 50th CMA Award Ceremony, CMA put together the biggest Country Music Video ever made, with a TON of country stars of yesterday and today in Forever Country! The video features …read more

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