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  • BRANTLEY GILBERT TO FANS: NEW ALBUM FIRE & BRIMSTONE IS COMING OCTOBER 4

    Aug 02, 2019

    It’s been three years since Brantley Gilbert released an album, and in those three years, the life of the Georgia native has changed dramatically. The man Entertainment Weekly hails for “his swaggering guitars, catchy hooks, and a DGAF attitude,” is approaching life and music a bit differently these days – feeling confident in his relationship with music and with his fans, the BG Nation. The Maysville, Georgia native established who he is on albums 1-4 and with that came the freedom to go deeper with his fifth studio album, Fire & Brimstone, available everywhere October 4 (The Valory Music Co.). 

  • Dylan Brady Sings of Love and Loss in Yearning New Song "I Hate California"

    Aug 02, 2019

    Twenty-year-old multi-instrumentalist Dylan Brady speaks his truth about heartache in tender new song “I Hate California,” via RECORDS/Columbia Records/Riser House Records. Written by Brady alongside Jared Scott, “I Hate California” tells the story of yearning for that one person who has found another home for their heart. The heartbreaker of a song can now be found HERE, with the lyric video found HERE.

  • BREAKOUT COUNTRY STAR TYLER BRADEN SIGNS WITH 50 EGG MUSIC FOR PUBLISHING AND TRIPLE 8 MANAGEMENT FOR REPRESENTATION

    Jul 30, 2019

    While breakout country star Tyler Braden has already captured the attention of the industry much on his own, the Alabama native will now also will have the powerful team of 50 Egg Music, a publishing and artist development venture co-owned by Luke Combs together with co-founders Tali Canterbury and Jonathan Singleton, backing him up as his journey towards widespread stardom continues. The deal is part of a comprehensive partnership with Sony ATV as Braden, represented by Braeden Rountree and Austin Neal at WME, inks with Triple 8 Management for representation.

  • BLACKBIRD PRESENTS, KEITH WORTMAN AND THE RAINE GROUP NAME LEGENDARY MUSIC PUBLISHING EXECUTIVE LANCE FREED AS PRESIDENT OF NEWLY FORMED BLACKBIRD MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP

    Jul 29, 2019

    Blackbird Presents, Keith Wortman and The Raine Group are excited to announce the appointment of legendary music publishing executive Lance Freed as President of Blackbird Music Publishing Group. Freed previously was President of Rondor Music International where he led the building and scaling of that company into the largest independent music publisher in the world, resulting in its sale to Universal Music Publishing Group. With offices in New York City, Los Angeles and Nashville, Blackbird Music Publishing Grouppromises to establish itself as a powerhouse in the music publishing industry.

  • COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME® AND MUSEUM HOSTS CONVERSATION: LIVING IN FAST FORWARD

    Jul 29, 2019

    Last Friday, the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum hosted an intimate panel discussion for museum and No Shoes Nation members with Kenny Chesney, Allister Ann, Glen Rose, Jill Trunnell, Heather Lose and Holly Gleason called Conversation: Living in Fast Forward. Museum Editor Michael McCall moderated this discussion centered on the tour-documenting photography and creation of Kenny Chesney: Living in Fast Forward, a museum-quality coffee table book that highlights the intensity of Chesney’s shows, connection and development of the fan experience.

  • MICHAEL RAY CELEBRATES THIRD NO. 1 SINGLE, "ONE THAT GOT AWAY," AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY HOUSE

    Jul 24, 2019

    Michael Ray celebrated his latest No. 1 single "One That Got Away" at the Grand Ole Opry last night (June 23), hosted by ASCAP and BMI. "One That Got Away" also serves as the first No. 1 from his most recent album Amos. 

  • ERIC CHURCH AT THE TOP WITH “SOME OF IT”

    Jul 22, 2019

    Continuing a dominant year characterized by unrivaled success on the road, Eric Churchnow pairs that feat with chart-topping success at Country radio as current single “Some Of It” tops both the Billboard and Mediabase charts.

  • TRIPLE 8 MANAGEMENT UPS PAUL STEELE TO ASSOCIATE PARTNER

    Jul 22, 2019

    Triple 8 Management co-owners Bruce Kalmick and George Couri announced today that Paul Steele has been promoted to Associate Partner, joining Jesse Atwell who was named an Associate Partner back in 2017.

  • GEORGE STRAIT ANNOUNCES SPECIAL EDITION RE-ISSUE: STRAIT OUT OF THE BOX: PART 1

    Jul 17, 2019

    MCA Records Nashville has been home to American music icon George Strait for 30 studio albums-and-counting with the latest offering taking a retrospective look at his illustrious career: a limited-edition special re-issue of his 1995 Strait Out of the Box: Part 1. The best-selling box set will be available exclusively at Walmart starting September 13 with pre-orders beginning today.

  • HIS BACK PAGES: Kenny Chesney Creates Art Book for No Shoes Nation

    Jul 11, 2019

    “This is a very special journey every year,” Chesney now says, “and I am the only person who truly was able to capture it all, because I’m there when the stage is built, the buses pull in. Looking at all the pictures from Glen, Jill and Allister, I saw this amazing story – and I knew I wanted to do something that would still be here long after we were gone, and so I started to dream.”

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