Country Music Associations Presents The CMA Triple Play Awards
The Country Music Association presented the CMA Triple Play Awards at the Eighth Annual CMA Songwriters Luncheon, which took place yesterday (2/15). The Triple Play Awards honor those who write three chart-topping hits in a 12-month period. CMA presented two awards to Ross Copperman (left) who wrote six #1 singles. The Triple Play recipients were Rhett Akins, Zac Brown, Luke Bryan, Rodney Claws...
Chris Stapleton Announces "All-American Road Show" Tour
Chris Stapleton has announced his "All-American Road Show" tour as well as a new album, due out Friday, May 5. The tour kicks off on Thursday, March 9 in Houston and runs through Los Angeles' Forum, Denver's Red Rocks Amphitheater, Chicago's Wrigley Field and more. Special guests are Brent Cobb, Maren Morris, Lucie Silvas, Brothers Osborne, Anderson East, Margo Price, Lindi Ortega and Tom Petty ...
Goodwin To Join Liv Write Play
Bates and Black (front) and (l-r) Liv WritePlay's Toshinskiy, Kurtz, Lane, Aaron Scherz,Goodvin and Angelica Franzino Publishing pro Victoria Goodvin has joined Liv Write Play as Creative Director. The company has also signed songwriters Greg Bates and Skip Black. Goodvin's resume includes time at Row Entertainment and Song Factory. Bates was previously signed to a recording deal with ...
Myatt Hired By Parallel Entertainment
Travis Myatt has been hired as Director/Creative for Parallel Entertainment. He was previously Catalog Manager at Sony/ATV. He will work with Tim Hunze and to expand Parallel Entertainment's songwriter and artist roster, which includes Lance Carpenter, Alex Hall, Jon Mabe and more.
Westwood One and Cumulus To Partner With The 52nd ACM Awards
Westwood One and Cumulus Media are the official national partners for hte ACM Awards and have a comprehensive array of special programming and exclusive content to celebrate Country Music's Part of the Year. Westwood One will welcome more than 25 of the top Country stations in America to its Westwood One Backstage at the ACMs, which takes place during rehearsals and event night for the 52nd Acade...
Keith Urban Leads 'ACM Awards' with Seven Nominations
Lady Antebellum announced nominees in five major categories this morning (2/16) during CBS-TV’s “CBS This Morning.” Keith Urban leads all Academy Of Country Music (ACM) nominees with seven, while Maren Morris and Miranda Lambert each received six nominations for the “52nd Academy Of Country Music Awards,” set for Sunday April 2nd Here is a full list of nominees: Entertainer Of The Year: JASON...
Who Do Women Love Most -- Radio or Pandora? Burns/Strategic Study Webinar Starts Today
Women 15 to 54 say they love their favorite radio station more than Pandora, by a huge margin: 58% to 32%. This and other information about how women feel about radio is being presented Today (2/16) in the first of four webinars from Alan Burns And Associates in partnership with Strategic Solutions Research. Burns said, “Most women have a surprisingly deep connection to their favorite radio st...
MIW Gender Analysis Released
According to the latest MIW Gender Analysis Study released by the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group (MIW's) out of 11,229 AM and FM radio stations accounted fro by PrecisionTrak, as of December 31, 2016 1,944 or 17.8% have women holding the GM position in 2016. This is a half-point increase from 2015, which was 17.3% and continues to show growth from 2004, when the percentage was only ...
Big Machine Records To Release "Nashville Duets"
Big Machine Records will release CMT-TV's "Nashville" newest soundtrack album, "Nashville Duets," on Friday, February 17th. The album features collaborations from characters and couples as heard throughout the series. "Nashville" cast members Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson and Sam Paddadio will embark on a tour throughout Europe in support of the soundtrack. "Nashvil...
Southern Ground Music and Food Fest/Charleston Is Cancelled
Zac Brown Band has cancelled its "Southern Ground Music & Food Festival" (SGMFF) in Charleston, SC. The dates were scheduled for Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21. The website says, " Zac Brown Band will take this time to focus on the new album, 'Welcome Home,' and SGMFF will return in 2018. Appreciate all the support and love."