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2011 CMT Music Awards Highlights

In awards, CMT Music Awards, Crowds, Industry News, Life Around Me, Music, Music Business, Music History, Musician, nashville, People that Rock, Performance, See this, Singing, Songwriting, Trends, You HAVE to on June 9, 2011 at 10:17 am

Collaborative Video of the Year WINNERS Justin Beiber & Rascall Flatts

Last night, Bridgestone Arena was alive with energized country music fans and the artists they love and admire.  The 2011 CMT Music Awards kicked off the busy week here in Music City with belt buckle awards landing in the laps of deserving Country artists. Read the rest of this entry »

Dust Off Your Boots… It’s Time To COUNTRY DANCE

In Country Music Association Awards, Industry News, Life Around Me, Music, Music Business, Try this, You HAVE to on March 28, 2011 at 4:01 am

Days away from the release of Country Dance (03/29/11), country music lovers are clambering to get their lassos around Country Dance for the Wii.  GameMill Entertainment has proudly produced the first game of its kind for country music fans, featuring more than 25 hits, including 18 CMA winners, from just some of country music’s biggest stars. Read the rest of this entry »

44th Annual Country Music Award Highlights

In awards, Country Music Association Awards, Industry News, Know This, Music, Music Business, Music History, Musician, nashville, People that Rock, Performance, Singing, Songwriting, You HAVE to on November 11, 2010 at 11:42 am

2010 CMA ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

The 44th Annual Country Music Awards went off without a hitch.  The buzz around town is that the performances were some of the best ever.  The winners delivered the expected heart-felt acceptance speeches and then it was off to the after parties… Read the rest of this entry »

44th Annual CMA Awards: Cast Your Vote!

In awards, Country Music Association Awards, Industry News, Music, Music Business, Musician, nashville, People that Rock, Performance, Singing, Songwriting, Try this, You HAVE to on November 9, 2010 at 1:16 pm

The 44th Annual CMA Awards airs live Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 8|7c on ABC-TV. Every year the hit-makers of country music come out to celebrate and revel in their achievements from the year.  Who do you think will win? Who do you think should win?

“CMA Awards winners are chosen in three rounds of voting. Votes are cast by industry professional members of the Country Music Association – meaning Awards winners are honored by their peers in the music industry.” (read more about the CMAs) Take a minute to cast your votes and predictions about the awards and watch the live show to see if your hopes and fears come true…

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The House That Built Me

In Favorite Song, Hear this, Live Music Venue, Lyrics, Melody, Music, nashville, People that Rock, Perspective, Recommended Music Venue, Singing, Songwriting, You HAVE to on March 10, 2010 at 10:47 am

Living in Nashville you have the rare privilege to fly in and out of music venues to experience the genius, heart, and extraordinary talent of local songwriters and artists.  Last night was no different.  In the Loft at Mad Donna’s in East Nashville, a crowd of music aficianados packed the nooks and crannys to hear the music and lyrics of Tom Douglas, Natalie Hemby, Bruce Robison and Lori McKenna.  In between poetic lines and soulful melodies, the crowd was drawn in my the transparent delivery of these brave artists and found themselves tucked in the music. Read the rest of this entry »

Natalie Hemby: Not Exactly Under The Radar

In Best Practices, Favorite Song, Industry News, Know This, Life Around Me, Lyrics, Music, Music Business, nashville, People that Rock, publishing, Songwriting, You HAVE to on February 17, 2010 at 11:59 am

A few weeks ago I had the chance to sit down with Nashville native and songbird, Natalie Hemby.  Most recently known for achieving her first number 1 with her Miranda Lambert co-write of “White Liar,” Natalie is certainly beginning to turn heads in the Nashville music scene.  When speaking with people in music circles they ask her, “Where did you come from?”  She says they act like she has just fallen out of the sky.

Although locals think she has been under the radar, Natalie is the prime example of how slow and steady wins the race.  When she was describing the art of songwriting she said, Read the rest of this entry »

“White Liar” Goes NUMBER 1

In Hear this, Industry News, Music, Music Business, Music History, nashville, People that Rock, Songwriting, You HAVE to on January 25, 2010 at 10:27 am

Miranda Lambert’s “White Liar” made the ultimate climb to win Miranda her first #1 hit!  As the opening track on her 3rd project, Revolution, “White Liar” has been released since late August and it’s steady climb has enthralled Miranda and her fans – ultimately paying off in this number 1!  In a People Magazine interview Miranda describes this tune as “one of the most country songs I’ve written in a while – old-school and blue-grassy.”  Read the rest of this entry »

43rd Annual CMA Awards: To All A Good Night

In Industry News, Music Business, nashville, People that Rock, See this, You HAVE to on November 13, 2009 at 11:19 am

After a long rewarding week of CMA awards being hoped for and given, here is a little something I wrote (using The Night Before Christmas for inspiration).  Hope you enjoy!

c and b

Hosts of the evening: Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood

(Click “read more” to view the poem) Read the rest of this entry »

Did Our Predictions Match?

In Best Practices, Industry News, Music, Music Business, nashville, People that Rock on November 12, 2009 at 2:23 am

taylorThe night has come and gone and the 43rd Annual CMA Awards went off without a hitch.  This week the readers of the Nashville Music Buzz have been voting all week and making their opinions known.  How did our votes compare to the actual?  (the bullet percentages show what we here at the blog thought)

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Taylor Swift

CMA Awards – YOU VOTE

In Industry News, Music, Music Business on November 9, 2009 at 6:00 am

cma awardsIn honor of the CMA Awards, this Wednesday at 8:00pm (7:00pm CST), here is a little history (taken from the CMA awards about page):

Any mention of the CMA Awards elicits the question, “How are the winners chosen?”  The answer to that query does much to explain why the CMA Awards are so highly regarded and coveted by the recipients. Read the rest of this entry »

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