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Kane Brown Added to CMA SUMMER STAY-CAY Photo Kane Brown Added to CMA SUMMER STAY-CAY
by TV News Desk - June 30, 2020

 It's almost time! Get your summer of Country started tomorrow, July 1 with “CMA Summer Stay-Cay presented by Budweiser Nitro Gold.”...
Luke Combs, Maddie & Tae, Rascal Flatts and More Join Lineup for CMA SUMMER STAY-CAY Photo Luke Combs, Maddie & Tae, Rascal Flatts and More Join Lineup for CMA SUMMER STAY-CAY
by TV News Desk - June 24, 2020

The countdown is on! In just one week, the Country Music Association brings your favorite Country stars together for “CMA Summer Stay-Cay presented by Budweiser Nitro Gold,” a brand new, multi-hour live stream variety event sure to be one of the hottest nights of summer. ...
216 Quarterfinalists Announced For 2021 Music Educator Award Presented By The Recordi Photo 216 Quarterfinalists Announced For 2021 Music Educator Award Presented By The Recording Academy And GRAMMY Museum
by TV News Desk - June 09, 2020

A total of 216 music teachers from 199 cities have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy® and GRAMMY Museum®. In total, nearly 2,000 initial nominations were submitted. In addition to our quarterfinalists, 91 legacy applicants from 2020 wi...
CJ Solar Sets Date for New EP Photo CJ Solar Sets Date for New EP
by TV News Desk - April 14, 2020

CJ Solar has doubly-good news for his fans, as he has set May 1, 2020 as the date his long-awaited Coming My Way EP will be available. He also revealed his touching new single, “Watered Down Whiskey,” was released to Country radio today. ...
SYML Releases Live EP; Proceeds Will Be Donated To Musicares Covid-19 Relief Fund Photo SYML Releases Live EP; Proceeds Will Be Donated To Musicares Covid-19 Relief Fund
by TV News Desk - March 24, 2020

Seattle musician SYML aka Brian Fennell, like many in the arts community, was forced to cut his North American tour with Dermot Kennedy short due to the terrible COVID-19 pandemic. Seeing first-hand the effect that canceled events has had on every part of the music industry, he decided to release a ...
Sam Hunt Announces SOUTHSIDE Album Release Party Photo Sam Hunt Announces SOUTHSIDE Album Release Party
by TV News Desk - February 28, 2020

Sam Hunt, who celebrates the No. 1 song on country radio this week with “Kinfolks,” has set a SOUTHSIDE album release party – a full blown Hunt show with multiple surprise guests – for April 3 at Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas, Nev. Tickets to the Vegas bash go on sale next Friday, March 6 at SamHunt.co...
Damaged City Fest 2020 Announces Initial Lineup Photo Damaged City Fest 2020 Announces Initial Lineup
by TV News Desk - February 27, 2020

DAMAGED CITY is a celebration of hardcore and punk from all over the world. This year's 8th annual festival takes over D.C. from April 10 - 11. 2020 highlights include TRAPPED UNDER ICE, Finland's 80's punk legends DESTRUKTIONS and APPENDIX, CHAIN CULT from Greece, UK's PERMISSION, LION OF JUDAH, LA...
Motionless In White Announce 'The Black And Blue' Headline Tour Featuring Knocked Loo Photo Motionless In White Announce 'The Black And Blue' Headline Tour Featuring Knocked Loose
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2020

After a sold-out winter run on the 'Diseased & Disguised' Tour with Beartooth and tallying 50 million-plus streams on their latest album DISGUISE [Roadrunner Records], Motionless In White have announced The Black And Blue Tour. The band will embark on the North American headline run this spring. All...
The Complete List of Winners from the 10th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards Photo The Complete List of Winners from the 10th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards
by TV News Desk - February 07, 2020

The Guild of Music Supervisors held its landmark 10th annual award ceremony this evening at The Wiltern in Los Angeles celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in movies, television, games, advertising, and trailers. Over 1,000 attendees joined the Guild to honor the 31 ...
Dennis Callaci Shares 'The Day Of The Dead' Official Video Photo Dennis Callaci Shares 'The Day Of The Dead' Official Video
by TV News Desk - February 06, 2020

On February 14 Dennis Callaci will release his new solo album The Day Of The Dead via Shrimper Records (pre-order). The record release falls on the same day as the Callaci's novel 100 Cassettes published by Pelekinesis whose narrative ties into the songs on The Dead of The Day (pre-order). The book ...
Sam Hunt Announces SOUTHSIDE Album and Tour Photo Sam Hunt Announces SOUTHSIDE Album and Tour
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2020

Multi-Platinum-selling country star Sam Hunt announces his eagerly-awaited sophomore album SOUTHSIDE, releasing April 3 on MCA Nashville. The album will feature his current Top 5-and-climbing radio hit “Kinfolks,” the introspective ballad “Sinning With You,” and more from the award-winning artist. S...
Watkins Family Hour to Release New Album BROTHER SISTER on April 10 Photo Watkins Family Hour to Release New Album BROTHER SISTER on April 10
by TV News Desk - January 21, 2020

Watkins Family Hour—the acclaimed musical collective featuring Grammy Award-winning siblings Sara and Sean Watkins—will release their highly anticipated new album, brother sister, April 10 via Family Hour Records/Thirty Tigers (pre-order here). In advance of the release, their new song, “Just Anothe...
MerleFest Announces Melissa Etheridge, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, The Marcus Photo MerleFest Announces Melissa Etheridge, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, The Marcus King Band, & More
by TV News Desk - January 13, 2020

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the next round of artist additions for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. Melissa Etheridge, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, The Marcus King Band, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, and John Cowan will be joining the annual homeco...
Dennis Callaci Announces New Album THE DAY OF THE DEAD Photo Dennis Callaci Announces New Album THE DAY OF THE DEAD
by TV News Desk - January 09, 2020

Today Dennis Callaci has announced the details of his new solo album The Day Of The Dead out February 14 on Shrimper Records (pre-order). Dennis Callaci shared 'Scoreless' the first single from the forthcoming release with Brooklyn Vegan and the track will be available on digital streaming services ...
Trent Wagler, Darrell Scott, and David Holt as Judges for 28th Annual Chris Austin So Photo Trent Wagler, Darrell Scott, and David Holt as Judges for 28th Annual Chris Austin Songwriting Contest
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2020

MerleFest, presented by Window World®, is pleased to announce Trent Wagler (of The Steel Wheels), Darrell Scott, and David Holt as judges for the 28th Annual Chris Austin Songwriting Contest (CASC). ...
Billie Eilish, Jonas Brothers, Lil Nas X Among Nominees for the IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWA Photo Billie Eilish, Jonas Brothers, Lil Nas X Among Nominees for the IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - January 08, 2020

 iHeartMedia and FOX Entertainment announced today the nominees for the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards, airing live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 29 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live / PT tape-delayed) on FOX. The event also will be broadcast on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide a...
Hot Country Knights Signs Worldwide Recording Contract with Universal Music Group Nas Photo Hot Country Knights Signs Worldwide Recording Contract with Universal Music Group Nashville
by TV News Desk - January 02, 2020

The '90s influenced country band Hot Country Knights has inked a worldwide recording deal with Universal Music Group Nashville (UMGN), it was announced today. Teaming with imprint Capitol Records Nashville, the Knights are promising to bring real '90s country music back to a format that's been drown...
Country Music Association To Honor Tony Conway With CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Photo Country Music Association To Honor Tony Conway With CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Award
by TV News Desk - November 25, 2019

The Country Music Association will honor Conway Entertainment Group/Ontourage Management founder/owner Tony Conway with its 2019 CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Award. Conway received the news during last week's CMA Board of Directors meeting in Nashville, where he received a standing ovation from ...
Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List! Photo Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - November 20, 2019

Recording Academy® President/CEO Deborah Dugan alongside Academy Chair of the Board of Trustees and renowned record producer Harvey Mason Jr., as well as GRAMMY Awards® host Alicia Keys and past two-time GRAMMY® nominee Bebe Rexha, today revealed nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards in select categor...
Fatoumata Diawara, Freddy Jones Band and More Will Perform at City Winery Chicago Photo Fatoumata Diawara, Freddy Jones Band and More Will Perform at City Winery Chicago
by TV News Desk - November 19, 2019

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy-nominated Malian singer-songwriter Fatoumata Diawara, roots rock group Freddy Jones Band and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Friday, November 22 at noon. Tickets will be available at citywinery.com/chicago....
'Heal The Music Day' Raises More Than $400,000 For Music Health Alliance Photo 'Heal The Music Day' Raises More Than $400,000 For Music Health Alliance
by TV News Desk - November 19, 2019

Led by multi-platinum entertainer Dierks Bentley, 2019's 3rd annual a?oeHeal The Music Daya?? raised over $400,000 for Music Health Alliance (MHA). Entirely funded through grants and individual and corporate donations, a?oeHeal The Music Daya?? highlights the music community's efforts to provide fin...