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  • SOUNDS OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON AT RYMAN AUDITORIUM

    Dec 04, 2020

    The sounds of the holiday season return to the historic Ryman Auditorium, and fans around the world can now tune in to virtual concert experiences from their homes. This year’s festive calendar includes special performances from Casting Crowns, Andrew Peterson’s Behold the Lamb of God, Robert Earl Keen’s Merry Christmas from the Fam-O-Lee Secret Santa Christmas, Michael W. Smith Christmas and Home Free’s Warmest Winter. Tickets for both the livestream and limited-capacity, in-venue experience are available now at ryman.com.

  • CHEVEL SHEPHERD SELF-RECORDS AND RELEASES 12-SONG HOLIDAY ALBUM; EVERYWHERE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2020

    Dec 01, 2020

    Vocal powerhouse and winner of season 15 of NBC’s “The Voice,” Chevel Shepherd, has been busy the last two weeks in Durango, Colorado self-recording and co-producing a collection of holiday tracks spanning generations—from Bill Monroe’s 1951 “Christmas Times A Comin’” to contemporary classic from The Polar Express, “When Christmas Comes to Town.” The 12-song holiday album, A Good Ol’ Country Christmas, arrives on Friday, December 11.

  • DRIVER WILLIAMS INKS CO-PUBLISHING DEAL WITH RIVER HOUSE ARTISTS & JODY WILLIAMS SONGS

    Dec 01, 2020

    River House Artists (in partnership with Sony/ATV) and Jody Williams Songs (in partnership with Warner Chappell Music) announce the signing of Driver Williams to a new co-publishing agreement, uniting Williams’ existing team at River House Artists with the publishing company launched recently by his father, former BMI VP and industry vet Jody Williams.

  • ONErpm FOUNDER EMMANUEL ZUNZ INITIATES EAST NASHVILLE REPLANT AND BEAUTIFICATION

    Nov 30, 2020

    East Nashvillian Emmanuel Zunz, founder of ONErpm and Verge Records, is spearheading a major investment in his community, partnering with the Root Nashville tree-planting non-profit, where together they are planting 150 trees in the community by end of day, Saturday, December 5. 

  • CHASE RICE SURPRISES FANS WITH “DRINKIN’ BEER. TALKIN’ GOD. AMEN.” FEATURING FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE

    Nov 30, 2020

    Multi-Platinum entertainer Chase Rice has surprised fans once again with today’s release of new single “Drinkin’ Beer. Talkin’ God. Amen.” featuring Florida Georgia Line, reuniting the hitmakers who previously achieved breakout success together as co-writers of FGL’s Diamond-certified hit “Cruise.” Listen to the new song now available everywhere HERE.

  • VERGE RECORDING ARTIST JAY ALLEN SHARES HIS CHRISTMAS WISH

    Nov 27, 2020

     If there were ever a year that Americans needed a little extra joy at the holidays, 2020 is it. But Verge Records flagship artist Jay Allen’s approach is even better. The first Christmas song he’s ever written wistfully asks why can’t it be “Christmas Everyday” and is available today, Friday, Nov. 27 HERE.

  • DARIUS RUCKER & LINDSEY STIRLING RELEASE “WHAT CHILD IS THIS” AHEAD OF THEIR “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” TV PERFORMANCE

    Nov 27, 2020

    Three-time GRAMMY winner and recent CMA Awards host Darius Rucker has teamed up with Platinum-selling electronic artist and violinist Lindsey Stirling for a special performance of the classic Christmas carol “What Child Is This” for this year’s “CMA Country Christmas” television special, airing Monday, November 30 at 9/8c on ABC. The two superstars have also released the duet today as a digital-only single; listen HERE.

  • VINCE GILL AND AMY GRANT ANNOUNCE RETURN TO NASHVILLE’S HISTORIC RYMAN AUDITORIUM IN 2021 FOR “CHRISTMAS AT THE RYMAN”

    Nov 24, 2020

    One of Music City’s most treasured traditions will return in 2021 with Amy Grant and Vince Gill’s beloved “Christmas at the Ryman’ residency. Tickets for the 12-concert run are set to go on sale Black Friday, November 27, at ryman.com and will once again feature matinee performances of the cherished show. Openers for all “Christmas at the Ryman” shows will be announced at a later date.

  • Ashley McBryde's "Never Will" Receives GRAMMY Nomination for Best Country Album

    Nov 24, 2020

    Ashley McBryde released Never Will via Warner Music Nashville in April of this year to critical acclaim, earning a title early on as one of the best albums of the year to-date by Rolling Stone, SPIN, Variety, Billboard, Paste, Esquire, Stereogum and American Songwriter – even prior to announcing its title, the record made its way onto NPR and Rolling Stone’s most-anticipated albums of 2020.

  • COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER/SONGWRITER COREY KENT SIGNS WITH ONErpm FOR DISTRIBUTION

    Nov 23, 2020

    Singer/songwriter Corey Kent is the latest act to sign a distribution deal with global music solutions company ONErpm. Kent and his team at Combustion Masters have partnered with ONErpm’s in-house imprint Verge Records to release his latest single, “Gold,” available now.

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