Archive | October 20, 2014

COUNTRY BAND CHASIN’ CRAZY DEBUTS NEW EPISODIC SERIES CHASIN’ CRAZY ON GREAT AMERICAN COUNTRY (GAC)

Country music’s hot young band Chasing Crazy debuted their new episodic series,Chasin’ Crazy on Great American Country (GAC) on Saturday, October 11th with two episodes, “Crazy Late and Chasing Time, CMA Music Festival” at 1:00 P.M. EDT/12:00 P.M. CST and “Chasing Love and Money, Heading to Seattle”, aired immediately following.  The 30-minute, episodic series follows the band’s ‘crazy’ antics from their home in Nashville, where they live together, to their experiences on the road both performing and interacting with their fans.  For a sneak peak, preview of the Chasin’ Crazy go to http://youtu.be/hubRO1h0h5Y. Continue Reading →

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TAYLOR SWIFT UNVEILS “WELCOME TO NEW YORK” FROM 1989 EXCLUSIVELY ON ITUNES TOMORROW (10/21)

TAYLOR SWIFT, seven-time GRAMMY Award winner and Billboard Magazine’s recently named Woman of the Year (the only artist to have been awarded this honor twice), will exclusively unlock “Welcome To New York” on iTuneson Tuesday, October 21, giving her fans a new track and a peek at what is to come from the most highly anticipated album this year, 1989 (Big Machine Records). “Welcome To New York” is written by Taylor Swift and Ryan Tedder (One Republic) and produced by Ryan Tedder, Noel Zancanella and Taylor Swift. This is the third song revealed from 1989, Taylor’s forthcoming fifth studio album, while the current single, “Shake It Off,” remains atop the charts across the globe.

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LITTLE BIG TOWN PREPARES FOR BUSY PAIN KILLER ALBUM RELEASE SCHEDULE

imageNewest inducted members of the Grand Ole Opry, Little Big Town, prepares for what will be a busy release schedule for their sixth studio album Pain Killer, in stores Oct. 21. The foursome will wrap up their mentoring session with good friend Blake Shelton on “The Voice” (10/20, 10/21); stop by “Good Morning America” (10/21) for a live performance; broadcast live (8pm eastern) from the iHeart Radio Theatre in New York for iHeart Radio Country Live! (10/22),  “The View” (10/23), and will wrap up by making a stop on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” (10/30) for an exciting performance with The Roots.   Continue Reading →

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JUSTIN MOORE DEPARTS ON HEADLINE OFF THE BEATEN PATH TOUR

imageKicking off this weekend, JUSTIN MOORE will once again venture out on the OFF THE BEATEN PATH TOUR. The ACM New Artist of the Year begins the 11-city trek this Thursday (10/23) in Columbia, MO at the Mizzou Arena and continues throughout the end of November. The line-up stars fellow Country boys THOMAS RHETTCOLT FORD on select dates with special guest JORDAN RAGER.

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NRA COUNTRY AND FEATURED ARTIST GRANGER SMITH PARTNER ON EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY

imageCountry star and outdoors enthusiast Granger Smith (also known as his notorious ‘Country Boy’ alter ego Earl Dibbles, Jr.) is NRA Country’s Featured Artist for October. As part of the promotion, fans can register to win the ultimate “Granger Smith – Earl Dibbles, Jr. Giveaway” at  NRACountry.com.  From now through October 30th, fans can register to win an exclusive prize pack including: Yee Yee autographed Guitar and t-shirt, Remington hat, t-shirt, and 1816 jacket, a Pelican cooler, and NRA Country hat, t-shirt, and koozie.
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KRISTIAN BUSH SAVES THE WORLD FROM A ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE IN NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR HIT SINGLE “TRAILER HITCH”

imageMulti-platinum recording artist Kristian Bush is saving the world from a zombie apocalypse in his new music video for Top 40 and climbing hit, “Trailer Hitch.” Catch the world premiere of the video for the infectious song exclusively across CMT, CMT Pure,KristianBush.CMT.com and CMT Artists App today (10/20). Following the 48-hour broadcast exclusive, the music video will be available on VEVO and all digital platforms.

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ARIANA GRANDE AND MEGHAN TRAINOR TO PERFORM DUETS WITH TOP COUNTRY ACTS ON “THE 48th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS”

The 48th Annual CMA Awards” will present genre-crossing duet performances by Ariana Grande and Meghan Trainor who will perform with Little Big Town and Miranda Lambert respectively. “Pretty Little Liars” actress and DMG Nashville recording artist Lucy Hale will be joining the evening as a presenter live, Wednesday, Nov. 5 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on the ABC Television Network.

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BMI names Lauren Branson Director, Public Relations

Lauren BransonBroadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) today announced that Lauren Branson has been named Director, Public Relations. In this role, she will be responsible for creating and implementing the public relations strategies for many of the company’s wholly owned and sponsored songwriter-based events, including BMI’s Country and Christian Awards shows, BMI No. 1 Parties, Austin City Limits Festival, LouFest, SXSW and the Key West Songwriter’s Festival. Branson will report to Robbin Ahrold, BMI Senior Advisor, interim head of BMI’s Corporate Communications and Marketing department. She will also work closely with Jody Williams, BMI Vice President, Writer-Publisher Relations. Branson is based in BMI’s Nashville office.

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[Contest] Win A Montgomery Gentry “Check Your Headlights”/GhostTunes Prize Pack

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We’re so excited about the new release from Montgomery Gentry that we’re giving away 3 “Check Your Headlights”/GhostTunes prize packs that include a $20 GhostTunes gift card and an autographed Check Your Headlights t-shirt. Continue Reading →

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BBR Music Group Signs Rising Star Jordan Rager; Joins Justin Moore’s OFF THE BEATEN PATH Tour

Jordan RagerBBR Music Group is pleased to announce the addition of rising Country star Jordan Rager to its label roster. Continue Reading →

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