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John Lennon Songwriting Contest Launches 'Power To The People' With Weekly Giveaways Photo John Lennon Songwriting Contest Launches 'Power To The People' With Weekly Giveaways
by TV News Desk - July 02, 2020

The John Lennon Songwriting Contest announces Power to the People, a weekly opportunity  for songwriters to win home studio gear and instruments, and qualify for entry in the annual contest with over $300,000 in cash awards and prizes, and the $20,000 Song of the Year.  ...
Daniela Cotton Brings 'A Different War' to ROCK FOR RELIEF Benefit Photo Daniela Cotton Brings 'A Different War' to ROCK FOR RELIEF Benefit
by BWW News Desk - July 01, 2020

Riding a new wave of critical acclaim from A Different War, her incredibly timely and most politically charged album to date, widely heralded Biracial blues-rocker DANIELIA COTTON has risen again into the light, fiercely and defiantly, to join a star-studded lineup for “Rock for Relief,” the star-st...
Ringo Starr To Celebrate 80th Birthday with Charity Broadcast Photo Ringo Starr To Celebrate 80th Birthday with Charity Broadcast
by TV News Desk - June 30, 2020

Today Ringo Starr announced 'Ringo's Big Birthday Show,' a broadcast to benefit 4 charities: Black Lives Matter Global Network, the David Lynch Foundation, Musicares and WaterAid....
VIDEO: Anuel Performs 'No Llores Mujer' on THE LATE LATE SHOW Photo VIDEO: Anuel Performs 'No Llores Mujer' on THE LATE LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - June 16, 2020

On Monday night's episode of The Late Late Show, host James Corden connects with Anuel to talk about his new album, 'Emmanuel.' Corden asks him about the list of collaborations on his new album, Anuel explains how Bob Marley's music has long been an influence, and he shares how special it was to get...
Danielia Cotton Re-Emerges With 'A Different War' To Confront Race, Gender, And Wealt Photo Danielia Cotton Re-Emerges With 'A Different War' To Confront Race, Gender, And Wealth
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

Set for release May 29 on all major digital platforms through Cottontown Music, the six-song opus finds the “fiery rock vocalist” (American Songwriter), whose voice gives her songs “stunning power” (No Depression), speaking to these extraordinary times by unloading her sin while the world around her...
Guitar Master and Composer Peppino D'Agostino to Release 'Connexion' Photo Guitar Master and Composer Peppino D'Agostino to Release 'Connexion'
by TV News Desk - March 16, 2020

Beloved acoustic guitar master Peppino D'Agostino has had a busy six years since his critically-acclaimed release, Penumbra, touring internationally, scoring documentary soundtracks and video games, and performing with some of the world's best musicians. This all served as inspiration for his new, o...
CMA Selects Inaugural Participants For Rob Potts International Exchange Program Photo CMA Selects Inaugural Participants For Rob Potts International Exchange Program
by TV News Desk - February 12, 2020

The Country Music Association has selected Julie Bowser (United States) and Megan Hopkins (Australia) as its inaugural participants of the Rob Potts International Exchange Program for individuals pursuing a career in the Country Music industry. Bowser and Hopkins will participate in the four-week in...
Jake Shimabukuro Releases New Album 'Trio' Photo Jake Shimabukuro Releases New Album 'Trio'
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2020

Jake Shimabukuro has been redefining what the ukulele is capable of for the last 20 years, and on 14 February 2020, he returns with his new album 'Trio,' his first on Music Theories Recordings, a division of Mascot Label Group....
MerleFest Announces Final Lineup Additions For 2020 Festival Photo MerleFest Announces Final Lineup Additions For 2020 Festival
by TV News Desk - February 10, 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. Greensky Bluegrass, Mavis Staples, Paul Thorn, Cane Mill Road, Sweet Potato Pie, The Barefoot Movement, Nefesh Mountain, and Smitty and the Jumpstarters w...
Michael Cleveland Celebrates Big Weekend with Multiple Accolades Photo Michael Cleveland Celebrates Big Weekend with Multiple Accolades
by TV News Desk - January 27, 2020

Michael Cleveland celebrated a very big weekend with two career milestone achievements. The two-time nominee was awarded his first GRAMMY® by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) and the Louisville (KY) Federation of Musicians recognized Cleveland as their 2020 Musician of the Y...
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...
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). ...
Getty Music Christmas Tour Comes to Carnegie Hall Dec. 18 Photo Getty Music Christmas Tour Comes to Carnegie Hall Dec. 18
by TV News Desk - December 06, 2019

The award-winning and chart-topping Keith and Kristyn Getty and friends embark on their ninth-annual world-class Sing! An Irish Christmas tour, featuring songs from the #1 album. They will appear at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday, December 18, 2019, at 7:30 PM....
The Oak Ridge Boys Release New Video For 'Don't Go Pullin' On Santa Claus' Beard' Photo The Oak Ridge Boys Release New Video For 'Don't Go Pullin' On Santa Claus' Beard'
by TV News Desk - December 05, 2019

GRAMMY® Award-winning and Country Music Hall of Fame members, The Oak Ridge Boys, released a new video today for “Don't Go Pullin' On Santa Claus' Beard,” the second song from their 8th holiday themed album, Down Home Christmas, from Lightning Rod Records/Thirty Tigers and is available now everywher...
Solardo Shares Remix of 'Ti Chuong' by Emmanuel Jal & Nyaruac Photo Solardo Shares Remix of 'Ti Chuong' by Emmanuel Jal & Nyaruac
by TV News Desk - November 29, 2019

Manchester duo Solardo have released their remix for Emmanuel Jal & Nyaruach's single 'Ti Chuong', out 29th November via Three Six Zero Recordings....
Ida Mae Announces LIVE IN MEMPHIS EP Photo Ida Mae Announces LIVE IN MEMPHIS EP
by TV News Desk - November 14, 2019

Ida Mae have announced the upcoming release of their Live In Memphis EP. Widely acclaimed for their performances - including sets this year at Bonnaroo and the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Ida Mae's choice to document their onstage prowess with a live record is a natural one. The Live in Memphis EP w...
Willie Nelson & Family, Alison Krauss, and More to Perform at MerleFest 2020 Photo Willie Nelson & Family, Alison Krauss, and More to Perform at MerleFest 2020
by TV News Desk - November 12, 2019

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the initial lineup for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. The annual homecoming of musicians and music fans returns to the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Moun...
Charleene Closshey Debuts Christmas Album CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE Photo Charleene Closshey Debuts Christmas Album CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE
by TV News Desk - November 07, 2019

Acclaimed singer, film and Broadway actress CHARLEENE CLOSSHEY rings in the festive season November 1 with the release of her holiday album Christmas Time is Here. The album features her debut radio single 'I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day,' which landed on the 2018 Mediabase Hot AC Chart peaking ...
WOODSONGS To Tape Historic 1000th Episode On November 19 Photo WOODSONGS To Tape Historic 1000th Episode On November 19
by BWW News Desk - November 04, 2019

For 17 years, 'WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour' has provided a worldwide platform for countless musicians, many of them Americana, bluegrass and country....
Simon Goubert Releases New Album 'Nous Verrons' Photo Simon Goubert Releases New Album 'Nous Verrons'
by TV News Desk - October 28, 2019

The voice has always been part of Simon Goubert's life....
Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela Photo Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela
by TV News Desk - October 23, 2019

Ida Mae have released a new video for their beautifully effortless track, 'Love Is Still A Long Road.' Directed by Tom Cowles, the video features footage of husband-and-wife duo Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean as they travel across the US on tour. Ida Mae writes that ''Love Is Still A Long Road' is ...
Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela Photo Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela
by TV News Desk - October 10, 2019

The Nashville-based husband-and-wife duo of Ida Mae has announced their debut U.S. headlining tour this fall, followed by a tour supporting Rodrigo y Gabriela this fall. Closing out a banner year that saw the release of their debut album, as well as successful tours in support of Blackberry Smoke an...
Grammy-Nominated Artist Kierra Sheard Hosted A Live Recording For Her Forthcoming Alb Photo Grammy-Nominated Artist Kierra Sheard Hosted A Live Recording For Her Forthcoming Album 'Kierra'
by TV News Desk - September 18, 2019

On September 13th, GRAMMY® nominated and Stellar Award-winning artist, Kierra Sheard, hosted a live recording for her forthcoming self-titled album, Kierra. The recording took place in Kierra's hometown of Detroit, MI., at her father Bishop J. Drew Sheard's church, Greater Emmanuel Institutional COG...
Tommy Emmanuel to Premiere Documentary at the 50th Nashville Film Festival Photo Tommy Emmanuel to Premiere Documentary at the 50th Nashville Film Festival
by TV News Desk - September 12, 2019

TOMMY EMMANUEL is the esteemed Grammy-nominated guitarist, composer, prolific recording artist and performer whose must-see shows all over the world combine virtuosity with his engaging storytelling wit. The fascinating story behind the musician and the man is now told in the documentary film Tommy ...