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    CHASE RICE TAKES FANS ON CANDID "DAY IN THE LIFE" JOURNEY WITH NEW MUSIC VIDEO FOR “EVERYBODY WE KNOW DOES,” PREMIERING WORLDWIDE VIA VEVO TODAY

    Sep 23, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 23, 2016) – With his new music video for“Everybody We Know Does,” Chase Rice isn’t just giving fans a glimpse into his world away from the lights and the noise and the stage – he’s busting the doors wide open and inviting everyone in to be a part of it. Rice, who shared the video directly with fans 24 hours ahead of its worldwide premiere via Vevo today, September 23, says his current single is “one-hundred-percent me” and embodies the lifestyle and values he holds most dear.

  • Kenny Chesney’s Great Big Cosmic Hallelujah!

    Sep 21, 2016

    Nashville, Tenn. (Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016) - With his compulsion to get the music “just right” – and his desire to inspire the wildly-impassioned No Shoes Nation – Kenny Chesney’s Cosmic Hallelujah has taken some unpredictable turns. But in the end, the follow-up to his four-No. 1-producing The Big Revival has been finalized and is heading for mastering.
     

  • BRANDY CLARK CONTINUES BIG DAY IN U.S. AND U.K.

    Sep 19, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn./LOS ANGELES, Calif./BIRMINGHAM, England (Monday, Sept. 19, 2016) – “I wanted [Big Day In A Small Town] to feel like it was Any Small Town, USA,” Brandy Clark says of her sophomore album that came out in mid-June, “but to be general, I think first you have to be specific,” she shared with Charles Monroe-Kane from a studio in Nashville on this week’s NPR’s To The Best of Our Knowledge when discussing the influence her hometown played in the process of writing for this record. With a series of C2C U.K.

  • Artistry and Songwriting Spotlighted at First of Two September Strait to Vegas Shows

    Sep 11, 2016

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016) – Early Friday afternoon, before the doors opened at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena for only its second pair of Strait to Vegas shows of 2016, George Strait stood in the nearly-empty arena thumbing his Merle Haggard Signature Telecaster, contemplating his setlist for the night.

  • Kenny Chesney Kicks Off “Battle at Bristol”

    Sep 10, 2016

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (Friday, Sept. 9, 2016)-- When Kenny Chesney took the stage on the eve of the University of Tennessee/Virginia Tech football game, he was in many ways returning to the roots of his raising. As he said midway through the high-energy set, he came into Bristol Motor Speedway with one goal in mind: “to celebrate music and to celebrate football.”

  • SMACKSONGS SIGNS SINGER/SONGWRITER KYLIE MORGAN

    Sep 09, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Friday, Sept. 9, 2016) - SMACKSongs, the Nashville-based publishing company led by award-winning songwriters Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with singer/songwriter Kylie Morgan, exclusively administered by Kobalt.

  • FIFTH ANNUAL ERIC CHURCH BAND “PUT A CLUB IN MY HAND” GOLF TOURNAMENT

    Sep 09, 2016

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.  -- (Friday, Sept. 9, 2016) -- The Fifth Annual Eric Church Band “Put a Club in My Hand” Golf Tournament was held in Nashville on Monday, Aug. 22. The event was produced by Big Hearted Babes and raised $214,190 for MusiCares®, the charitable arm of The Recording Academy® which provides a safety net of assistance for those in the music industry to help with medical, financial, and personal emergencies.

  • SMACKSongs Adds Lee Krabel as Senior Creative Director

    Sep 02, 2016
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Friday, Sept. 2, 2016) - Publishing powerhouse, SMACKSongs, led by award-winning songwriters Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, has hired Lee Krabel as Senior Creative Director. The Belmont University graduate joins SMACKSongs after previous stops at Sea Gayle Music and HoriPro Entertainment, where he served as Creative Director from 2011 to 2016.
     
    “I’m excited to be a part of the incredible team at SMACK,” expressed Krabel. “I’m looking forward to working with the amazing songwriters at SMACKSongs.”