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Kree Harrison Sets Out On Promotional Tour In Support Of Debut Studio Album, This Old Thing And New Single, “Dead Man’s House”  



“She has a lot of vulnerability and strength that is apparent when she performs… she comes from a very rootsy, earthy real family… there’s no pageantry in her… she sings because she needs to sing, not because she wants to be famous.” – Keith Urban


“At the center of it all is Harrison’s mature, soulful vocal and lyrics.” – Rolling Stone


“Kree Harrison Makes a Stunning Debut. American Idol Runner-Up’s Album, This Old Thing, Was Worth the Wait.” – CMT


“This is one of the more varied albums I’ve heard from a female vocalist this year.” – Sounds Like Nashville


Kree is featured in CMT.com, People, Taste Of Country, The Boot, The Bluebird’s Change The Conversation show and more

Nashville based independent label and publisher Plaid Flag Music is lining up a U.S. promotional tour to support the release of Texas native Kree Harrison’s 13- track debut album, This Old Thing, now available on iTunes, as well as all streaming services.

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[VIDEO] American Idol’s Clark Beckham Heads Back Home For Parade And Homecoming Concert!

Photo credit: Fox

Photo credit: Fox

FOCUS was there and we couldn’t have been more excited when “American Idol” top 4 contestant Clark Beckham headed home last week to his hometown of White House, TN (just 30 minutes outside of Nashville) to perform a show, be in a parade in his honor, and given the key to the city of White House.  Continue Reading →

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SCOTT BORCHETTA, President and CEO of the Big Machine Label Group and one of the most successful forces in the music industry today, has joinedAMERICAN IDOL XIV as mentor to help shape the career of the competition’s winner. BORCHETTA’s relationship with the next AMERICAN IDOL will extend past the show’s finale; BORCHETTA’s Big Machine Records will partner with 19 Entertainment and Universal Music Group to oversee the launch of his/her recording career. The winner will join BORCHETTA’s Record label roster of superstar talent, including TAYLOR SWIFT, TIM MCGRAW, REBA, RASCAL FLATTS and FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE.


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[Video] American Idol Comes To Nashville For Auditions

american-idolAmerican Idol comes to Nashville to hold auditions for Season 14, and of course FOCUS on the 615 was there! We catch up with host Ryan Seacrest and judges Keith Urban, Jennifer Lopez, and Harry Connick, Jr. at Music City Center in Nashville.

Nicki D. even thinks that she has what it takes to be the next American Idol. Oh jeez.

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Musicians Hall of Fame And Museum Offering Half Price Admission During American Idol Auditions

Musicians Hall of FameThe Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum will offer half price admission to the general public this Wednesday, July 30, during the Season 14 American Idol Auditions in the Nashville Municipal Auditorium. The museum, which is located on the first floor of the auditorium, honors studio musicians from many different genres who played on 80 to 90 percent of the most iconic recordings of all time. Continue Reading →

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Lady Antebellum Debuts “Bartender” On TV This Week; Watch Lyric Video

Lady AntebellumSeven-time GRAMMY award-winning trio Lady Antebellum will make the television debut of their sultry new single “Bartender” this Wednesday (5/21) on the season finale of American Idol at 7:00P CT on FOX. The new track is now available for purchase on iTunes and is also officially going for adds at country radio this week.

To listen to “Bartender,” click here: http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/music/2014/05/19/lady-antebellum-bartender-first-listen/9261145/

View the new lyric video for “Bartender” here: smarturl.it/bartendervevo

From Los Angeles, the trio will cross the country to perform on Good Morning America on Friday (5/23), where they’ll kick off the show’s Summer Concert Series live from Central Park. Fans outside of New York City will be able to catch the group on their headlining 2014 TAKE ME DOWNTOWN TOUR through the fall. For a full list of upcoming television appearances and tour dates, visit www.ladyantebellum.com.

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Four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban will come out from behind his judges chair, to take to the American Idol stage to perform “Good Thing”, from his #1 album FUSE.   The performance will be broadcast this Thursday at 9:00 PM live ET/tape-delayed PT) on FOX.  Plans are also underway for the Thursday morning, May 1st release of exclusive footage from Urban’s rehearsal, which can be seen at http://smarturl.it/IdolRehearsalBTS.

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[Video] Keith Urban’s Idle Chatter 3

Check out this 3rd installment of Keith Urban’s Idle Chatter where he takes us behind the scenes of  ‘American Idol’.  Watch it here!

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Fun Video Of Keith Urban On Set Of ‘American Idol’

Check out this fun video of Keith Urban on the set of ‘American Idol!


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Keith Urban Is No Stranger To Reality Shows

Keith-Urban Well, we all know that Keith Urban has been busy lately on ‘America Idol’ helping to mold contestants as a judge; however, did you know he was once on one himself at the age of 16? Check it out here!

I have to say, even at 16 AND in that outfit, he was still adorable!


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