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Carrie in Vegas

BMI Honors Carrie Underwood at 69th Annual NAB Dinner in Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada – April 26, 2017 –  Broadcast Music, Inc.®, (BMI®), the global leader in music rights management, honored music superstar Carrie Underwood at the 69th annual BMI/NAB Dinner held last night at the Wynn Encore in Las Vegas. Underwood was recognized with the BMI Board of Directors Award for the impact her music has had on the broadcast industry, as well as her many contributions as a songwriter. With her string of radio hits, groundbreaking videos and television performances, Underwood was the ideal recipient of the BMI/NAB honor.  In addition, BMI took the opportunity to present Underwood with the latest three of her 14 career BMI songwriting awards for “Heartbeat,” “Little Toy Guns,” and “Smoke Break.” These awards are traditionally given out at BMI’s Country Awards Dinner in November, which Underwood was unable to attend due to her hosting preparation for the CMA Awards.  She was also presented with ni…

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JAKE OWEN SELLS OUT SHOWS LEADING INTO HIS FIRST HEADLINING PERFORMANCE IN NASHVILLE AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER ON APRIL 27

Nashville, TN – Coming off SOLD-OUT shows last week, RCA Nashville recording artist Jake Owen will perform his first ticketed headlining show in Nashville at Ascend Amphitheater on Thursday, April 27th with a capacity crowd expected. Tickets on sale NOW. Click here.
Owen is featured in The Tennessean. When CMA award-winning journalist Cindy Watts talked to him about embracing his heritage to give fans the sun-soaked songs they love the most, Owen said, “Most people who know me know I have such a respect and appreciation for great country music, but I’ve also learned how to respect it while still building a brand and feeling and vibe that I truly love to represent. I’m excited to share that with a lot of people. This is a really, really big deal to me.”
Giving back is a huge focus in Owen’s life. Last Friday night at his sold-out show in Sayreville, NJ, he helped WKMK raise over $100,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude is also a beneficiary of The Jake Owen Foundat…

Shania Twain Announces New Single “Life’s About to Get Good” and First Album in 15 Years

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Tuesday, April 25, 2017) – Global superstar Shania Twain revealed new music news when making an appearance last night on NBC’s The Voice. While Shania served as a first-time-ever fifth judge on the hit show and a key advisor to the contestants, fans learned Shania’s “Life’s About to Get Good” is scheduled to hit country airwaves this June and her first album in 15 years is due out this September.
When writing “Life’s About to Get Good,” Shania explains, “I was at home looking out at the ocean and I said to myself, ‘Here I am stuck in this past of negativity, but it’s so beautiful out. I’m not in the mood to write a ‘feeling-sorry-for-myself’ song.” The songwriter recognized that with all of the negative in life also comes the positive. “You can’t have the good without the bad. And that’s what the song ended up being about.”
Shania, who recently appeared as a guest on CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden, plans to debut her new single during her headlining set at t…

CLINT BLACK ANNOUNCES NEW TOUR DATES

Country music icon Clint Black will hit the road again, an extension of his “On Purpose” tour, on August 13th in New Jersey. The tour will feature music from an historic career that has produced 22 #1 singles and made him one of the most successful singer/songwriters of the modern era, as well as songs from Black’s recently released album On Purpose.  Tickets go on sale as of April 28th
“Performing live in concert is the most rewarding part of my career,” said Black.  “It’s a chance every night, to connect with people through music and laughter in an exchange with the audience that goes beyond just playing music. For all of the travel and time away from our families, it’s that connection with the audience that makes it all worthwhile.” 
It is one of the most storied careers in modern music. Clint Black surged to superstardom as part of the fabled Class of '89, reaching #1 with five consecutive singles from his triple-platinum debut, Killin' Time. He followed that with the triple…

BRAD PAISLEY MAKES SURPRISE APPEARANCE AT TOOTSIES IN DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE CELEBRATING HIS LOVE AND WAR ALBUM RELEAS

LEGENDARY ROCK AND ROLL SUPER STAR JOHN FOGERTY, COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME MEMBER BILL ANDERSON AND HIP-HOP/R&B GRAMMY WINNING ARTIST-PRODUCER TIMBALAND WERE SPECIAL GUESTS

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  The world-famous Tootsies Orchid Lounge in downtown Nashville was taken over last night by country superstar Brad Paisley and a few of his friends, including Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Fogerty, Country Music Hall of Fame member Bill Anderson and Hip-Hop/R&B artist-producer Timbaland. Earlier in the evening at the Country Music Hall of Fame, Paisley celebrated the release of his new album, LOVE AND WARin tandem with the announcement of a partnership with the 2017Sarah Cannon’s Band Against Cancer campaign 

Paisley and friends 90+ minute performance included Fogerty’s undeniable classics, Paisley’s hits and new songs from the just released LOVE AND WAR.

Brad's New CD Out on Friday!

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (April 18, 2017) – The show that made country music famous rolled out another surprise performance during Friday night’s Grand Ole Opry. Following surprise performances last week by Blake Shelton and the Oak Ridge Boys on Tuesday night’s Opry, superstar member Brad Paisley stopped by unannounced to celebrate the release of his new album LOVE AND WAR with his Opry family. Introduced by his co-writer friend and Opry legend Bill Anderson, Paisley explained to the audience that he and Anderson had penned a new song called “Dying To See Her” for Paisley’s new album which will be released April 21. The two performed the tune together, and Paisley added a sampling of his hits including his recent No. 1 from the album, “Today.”

Paisley is set to return to the Opry for two shows May 6. Tickets and ticket/album combo packages are available at opry.com. Paisley graces the cover of the Opry’s seasonal Inside the Circle magazine, part of the Opry’s new subscription box, the Opry …

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100 Times at Opry for Carrie Underwood

Nashville, TN, - (March 25, 2017) - Seven-time GRAMMY® Award winner and ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee Carrie Underwood celebrated her 100th performance on the Grand Ole Opry this weekend with four sold-out shows. Underwood made her Opry debut on June 10, 2005, less than two weeks after winning American Idol, and became an official Opry member in 2008. Her love for the Opry started as a child, as she grew up watching and listening to the show, dreaming of one day performing there and even becoming a member herself. Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame member Connie Smith introduced Underwood on Saturday’s first show and presented her fellow Opry member with a commemorative print and a rose bouquet in celebration of 100 Opry appearances. “Opry fans, all of us Opry members, and the entire Opry family are excited when you come home to the Opry stage,” Smith said to Underwood. “Even when you’ve been on the road more than 200 days a year, you’ve always come back to the Opry. That tells …

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Luke Bryan is Biggest Country Act to Play Houston Rodeo This Year with 75,500 Fans Fifth Consecutive Year with 75K in Attendance

NASHVILLE – (March 16, 2017) – ACM Entertainer of the Year nominee and four-time show co-host Luke Bryan performed at the Houston Rodeo tonight as the biggest country act to play this year with a crowd of 75,500 screaming fans. Tonight marked Luke’s fifth consecutive year at the rodeo with 75,000 fans in attendance. “It continues to be an honor to play here at the  Rodeo,” shared Luke. “The fans are so energetic and make this such an incredible night. This is one I always look forward to doing!” Luke will wrap his “Kill The Lights Tour” this weekend with two sold out shows in Orange Beach, Alabama. The tour launched in February 2016. 
Coming up, Luke will appear as the skilled adviser for friend Blake Shelton’s team on NBC’s “The Voice” March 20 & 21 and March 27 & 28. On Sunday, April 2 Luke will co-host the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards with Dierks Bentley from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. ABOUT LUKE BRYAN Country music …

GARTH BROOKS TO OPEN AND CLOSE 2018 RODEOHOUSTON

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials announced that Garth Brooks will open and close 2018 RodeoHouston, Feb. 27 and March 18. “We are thrilled to welcome Garth Brooks back to the RodeoHouston stage,” said Jack A. Lyons, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo chairman of the board. “This is the first time in multi-entertainer Show history that one artist has opened and closed RodeoHouston, and we could not think of a more engaging performer to take on this epic presentation." The 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is scheduled to run Feb. 27 – March 18. The remaining 2018 entertainers and ticket information will be announced at a later date. To receive updates on specific dates, visit rodeohouston.com and connect with #RODEOHOUSTON online via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube for all of the latest news. 2018 Season Ticket Give-Away Fans will have the opportunity to win 2018 Season Tickets by visiting the 2017 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Monday, March 20, through Fri…

Dolly Parton's Loyal Manager and Friend Don Warden Dies

He was 87 years old...Was with Dolly in Porter's Band when she left and he followed...He was road manager and too many other jobs to name...friend...adviser...and a great steel guitar player....Rest in Peace Don ..Rest in Peace

CHARLIE DANIELS MEMOIR, “NEVER LOOK AT THE EMPTY SEATS,” TO BE RELEASED OCTOBER 24

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 14, 2017)– Few artists have left a more indelible mark on America’s musical landscape than Charlie Daniels. In his official memoir, “Never Look at the Empty Seats” (W Publishing Group, an imprint of Thomas Nelson), fans will learn about his rise from a post-Depression era childhood to becoming a Grammy award winner and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee by focusing on the positives in life. Spanning a career of nearly 60 years, Charlie will share inside stories, reflections, rare personal photographs plus make available lessons learned and sage advice to those seeking a career in the music business. The book releases October 24 in hardcover, eBook and audiobook and is available for pre-order now. For available retailers and more info, go to CharlieDaniels.com.

"I'm extremely excited about the release of my new book, “Never Look At The Empty Seats.” Quite a bit is known about my public life but there is so much more I've wanted to share, my early ye…