Who comes to mind when you think of celebrity giving? U2’s Bono perhaps (one of the featured givers on celebrity giving site Looking To The Stars), maybe even people like Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys giving up Twitter for a good cause now and then. Don’t forget the golf tournaments and baby holding done by groups like Rascal Flatts. Read the rest of this entry »
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NBC’s “The Voice” is a refreshing and welcomed addition to the current reality talent show competition generation. The show kicks off its maiden voyage with tonight’s season opener where four professional “coaches” of the show are faced with the challenge of stacking each of their team’s decks with 8 vocalists that will go head-to-head this season – ultimately fighting to be crowned The Voice.
The concept of the show is genius – take the smoke and mirrors, autotuners, lipstick, high heels, age limit, and dress sizes out of the equation and all you are left with is the voice. Read the rest of this entry »
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 »
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…
Sunday night we celebrated the champions of country music with the 45th Academy of Country Music Awards. This celebration came on the heels of a turbulent week on Music Row – where rocks aren’t the only things that roll. Talk around town is that ASCAP let 6 employees go, Joe Galante retires from Sony Music Nashville, and Disney decided to shut the doors of Lyric Street. Read the rest of this entry »
The 2010 Country Radio Seminar is off and running. Last night, after a day of interviews, showcases, and industry discussions, the attendees of the seminar made their way to CRS After Hours at The Bridge. After hours, The Bridge becomes more than a 4th floor glass structure connecting the hotel and public parking garage. It is in this bar/lounge that industry veterans, hopefuls and wannabes stand on their musical clouds of wishful thinking and dream of what life would be life if we could all have a full time career in the music business that featured longevity, integrity, and some really good music; and yes – money! Read the rest of this entry »
“The Olympics remain the most compelling search for excellence that exists in sport, and maybe in life itself,” remarks Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser. Half way into the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, the world has been captivated by the search for excellence, courage and stamina of the competing athletes. What can Nashville learn from them? Read the rest of this entry »