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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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Ted Hewitt: The Believing Mirror

In Best Practices, Music, Music Advocate, Music Business, nashville, Networking, People that Rock on November 19, 2009 at 5:00 am

“Do it cause you love it.  Remember why you are here,” says Ted Hewitt in the October session of the once monthly Producer’s Chair.  This industry event is held at one of Nashville’s oldest musical traditions, Douglas Corner.  The host of the evening, James Rea, invites music producers to share their story to an aspiring, hopeful crowd of artists, songwriters, engineers, and of course fellow producers.  The listeners hear tools, tips, and encouragement to win the game of music.

On this particular evening, the crowd had the honor of hearing from Ted Hewitt.  Most recently Ted is known for his hit work with country artist Rodney Atkins.  He produced Goin’ Through Hell, Watchin’ You, These Are My People, and Cleaning This Gun (Come On In Boy). 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

Entertainer Of The Year: What it takes

In Industry News, Music, Music Business, Music History on November 10, 2009 at 6:00 am
Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks

If an alien came to earth inquiring about country music and they watched the Country Music Association Awards, what would they report back?  If this production told them everything they needed to know about country music – what would they gather?  They could learn a lot by looking at the Entertainer of the Year category. Read the rest of this entry »

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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