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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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Think You Can Sing It Better?

In Ability, Favorite Song, Hear this, Music, Music History, nashville, People that Rock, Singing, You HAVE to on March 11, 2010 at 11:26 am

“The Star Spangled Banner”, the national anthem of the United States of America, was officially installed as the country’s patriotic melody by a congressional resolution on March 3, 1931, which was signed by President Herbert Hoover.  Previous to 1931 however, it was recognized for official use by the Navy in 1889 and the President in 1916.  Although it has obvious patriotic roots, who knew that the country’s national anthem would also be an official lover of sports. Read the rest of this entry »

Music City Center is a GO

In Industry News, Know This, Life Around Me, Music, nashville, You HAVE to on January 20, 2010 at 4:47 pm

The Metro City Council voted to approve a financing plan for the publicly funded $585 million convention center Tuesday night in a 29-9 vote.  Before the council meeting started supporters and opponents of the project filled Public Square, outside the courthouse, with their opinions. (C. Cannon)

The news of this historic event is traveling quickly and surprisingly enough, in this economy, not everyone is welcoming the project.  Read the rest of this entry »

Eminem Beat Out the Beatles?

In Industry News, Life Around Me, Music, Music Business, Music History on December 9, 2009 at 5:00 am

Here are the latest lists from Nielsen SoundScan highlighting the top ten selling albums and top ten downloads of the decade.  “Back in 1999, Eminem was best known as the slightly screwy, bottle-blond protégé of Dr. Dre. Ten years — and millions of albums — later, he’s about to be known as the best-selling artist of the decade.  On Tuesday (December 8), Nielsen SoundScan — which tabulates the Billboard charts — released their lists of the best-selling artists, albums and songs of the ’00s. And let’s just say the past 10 years have been very good for Mr. Mathers.” (read full article on MTV.com)

Considering Taylor Swift has only been selling music since her debut album in October 2006, you go girl!  The fact that she even made the list is mind boggling!  Read the rest of this entry »

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