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Sony/ATV Music Publishing Adds High Valley’s Brad Rempel

MusicRow.com - Nashville Music Industry - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 10:07am
Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed Brad Rempel, of the country duo High Valley, to a publishing [...]
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Tracy Lawrence Celebrates 10 Years of Turkeys at Annual Thanksgiving Charity Event in Nashville

Billboard.com - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 10:00am
On a cool Tuesday morning in Music City, Tracy Lawrence spent his day just as he has every Thanksgiving week since 2006: knee-deep in turkeys. For...
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Pusha T on Aggressive 'Darkness Before Dawn' LP: 'I Feel Like The Last Rap Superhero'

Billboard.com - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 9:27am
Pusha T is in popular demand. The Virginia rapper -- formerly of the rap duo with his brother No Malice called Clipse -- and newly appointed...
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Former Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist John Frusciante Releases 18 Tracks on SoundCloud

Billboard.com - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 8:26am
John Frusciante, previously reluctant to release the products of his forays into acid house, has apparently had a change of heart...
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Vic Mensa Joins Chicago Protests Over Laquan Mcdonald Murder

Billboard.com - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 8:19am
Vic Mensa took to the streets alongside a Chicago protesters yesterday (Nov. 24), after a graphic video of Chicago police officer ...
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Justin Bieber's Stylist Talks About His Nirvana T-Shirts (Which Courtney Love Doesn't Mind)

Billboard.com - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 7:46am
Justin Bieber -- not really a person anyone would consider a provocateur -- managed to anger some rock fans over the weekend by wearing a re-cut...
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Major Labels Won't Get Higher Royalty Rates in Webcasting IV

Billboard.com - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 7:30am
Major labels and independent labels will be paid the same statutory webcasting rates over the next five years. The possibility that different types...
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Adele, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots Perform 'Hello' on Classroom Instruments

Billboard.com - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 2:29am
Sure, you’ve heard “Hello” (everyone has by now). But you’ve never heard it played like this.  Adele took time out from her historic sales week...
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Rick Ross Says He's 'One of the Biggest' Ghostwriters in Rap, Shares New Song 'Crocodile Python'

Billboard.com - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 1:54am
Rick Ross has a big secret to tell: he’s a ghostwriter.   The dark art of ghostwriting in the hip-hop world came to the surface earlier this...
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Joe Jonas on a Jonas Brothers Reunion: 'It Could Easily Happen'

Billboard.com - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:28am
Nick Jonas’ solo career is flying right now but don’t give up on a Jonas Brothers reunion. That’s the word from Joe, who admitted in an interview...
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Nothin' Fancy Debuts on Billboard's Top 10 Bluegrass Albums

CyberGrass.com - Internet Blue Grass News - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 11:03pm
Nothin Fancy - By Any Other NameWillis, VA -- Mountain Fever Records is proud to announce the new album, By Any Other Name, from Nothin' Fancy has made its debut on Billboard's Top 10 Bluegrass Albums at #6! By Any Other Name, released October 30th, is the twelfth full-length release from Nothin' Fancy but their debut project for Mountain Fever Records. Although Nothin' Fancy has been performing professionally since 1994, this make's the band's first ever appearance on the Billboard Top 10—a chart ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music.

By Any Other Name is the twelfth full-length release from Nothin' Fancy but their debut project for Mountain Fever Records. It features nine original songs written by Mike Andes, an original instrumental by Chris Sexton’s father “Buster” Sexton, as well as two well-loved classics; “Last Train From Poor Valley” and “Bluebirds Are Singing For Me” — the latter featuring the band's newest member, Caleb Cox on lead vocals. Produced by Aaron Ramsey and Mark Hodges, By Any Other Name promises to be a fresh approach to the music of Nothin’ Fancy while still delivering the tasteful vocal blend, dynamic instrumentation, and energetic presentation for which Nothin' Fancy has become known.

By Any Other Name by Nothin' Fancy is available to radio programmers via AirPlayDirect while consumers may purchase the album via iTunes and wherever great music is sold. For more about Nothin' Fancy, visit www.NothinFancyBluegrass.com. For more about Mountain Fever Records, visit www.mountainfever.com.

From the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia, Nothin' Fancy is comprised of founding members Mike Andes on mandolin, Mitchell Davis on banjo, Chris Sexton on fiddle, Tony Shorter on bass and newest member, Caleb Cox on guitar. Nothin' Fancy was formed in 1994 to compete in a bluegrass competition but upon discovering the undeniable camaraderie between its members, has continued working together ever since, growing in popularity, and gaining a large fan base of loyal followers. The band continues to perform at festivals all across the United States and Canada, and have also performed in Norway.

Nothin' Fancy is the six-time winner of SPBGMA's Entertaining Group of the Year, a fan voted award, and have successfully hosted the Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass Festival since 2001 in Buena Vista, Virginia, making it one of the most popular outdoor festivals in bluegrass. Earlier this year, each member of Nothin' Fancy was initiated as an honorary brother of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the world’s oldest and largest music fraternity, which has made it a mission to promote the best in music across America. This fall, the band was inducted into the Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame, joining a prestigious list of previous inductees including Roy Clark, The Statler Brothers, Charlie Waller, and Dr. Ralph Stanley.

By Any Other Name Track Listing:

  1. “Love, War, & Games”
  2. “Blue Tears”
  3. “Last Train from Poor Valley”
  4. “Stampede”
  5. “Sing Hallelujah”
  6. “Calvin County Coal Mining Grave”
  7. “Bluebirds Are Singing for Me”
  8. “Wanna-Be-Farmer”
  9. “Broken Too Soon”
  10. “Get To Being Gone”
  11. “Silas Brown”
  12. “I Probably Should”
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Woodsongs Tribute to The Carter Family Coming Nov 30

CyberGrass.com - Internet Blue Grass News - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 11:02pm
WoodSongs Old-Time Radio HourMonday Nov 30 is our tribute to the first family of country music The Carter Family featuring John Carter Cash (Johnny and June Carter Cash's son) Call 859-252-8888 or email office@woodsongs.com. Tickets are Public: $10 Students: $5 WS Partners: Free. The event takes place at the Lyric Theatre 300 Elm Tree Lane in historic Lexington, KY. The Carter Family are considered the most influential group in country music history. Comprised of Alvin P. Carter, his wife, Sara, and their sister-in-law, Maybelle, The Carter Family sang a pure, simple harmony that influenced not only the numerous other family groups of the '30s and the '40s, but folk, bluegrass, and rock musicians like Woody Guthrie, Bill Monroe, the Kingston Trio, Doc Watson, Bob Dylan, and Emmylou Harris, to mention just a few. Among the more than 300 songs they recorded are "Wabash Cannonball," "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," "Wildwood Flower," and "Keep on the Sunny Side."

On this show: John Carter Cash is the son of Johnny and June Carter Cash. He's been involved in music all his life, is an accomplished and award winning record producer. The grandson of Maybelle Carter and the only son to Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, he preserves the family legacy and is a caretaker to the heritage of his musical ancestors.

Dale Jett is a third generation member of the legendary Carter Family. The son of Janette Carter, the grandson of A.P.and Sara Carter, his roots have been heavily steeped within the heart of his family's musical heritage. Growing up within The Carter Family, Dale has helped emcee and his trio performed at The Carter Family Fold for many years as he carries on The Carter Family tradition. http://www.dalejett.com/

Al, Alice & Ruth are a Berea KY-based Appalachian and bluegrass trio. They toured for years as part of The McLain Family Band, a world-renowned family bluegrass band and Kentucky musical treasure. http://alaliceandruth.com/

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'The Voice' Recap: Top 10 Revealed

Billboard.com - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 10:46pm
Season nine’s top 10 artists were announced on The Voice tonight as the show heads into the last few weeks of the competition. The bottom two artists...
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Latin America's Finest Assemble for 'A Night of Streaming' Initiative

Billboard.com - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 10:15pm
More than 50 artists from all over Latin America are set to perform live shows for a streamathon hosted by the Website of the Assn. of...
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Kanye West, Miley Cyrus & 'High School Musical' Get Lip-Dub Treatment in High School's Epic Video

Billboard.com - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 9:34pm
Your high school probably doesn't (or didn't) have a state-of-the-art football center, an expansive golf course and drones upon drones, but for...
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Il Divo's 'Amor & Pasion' Debuts at No. 1 on Latin Albums Chart

Billboard.com - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 9:16pm
Classical crossover quartet Il Divo earns its first showing on Top Latin Albums as Amor & Pasion arrives at the top of the chart (dated Dec. 5),...
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Mack Wilds Gets Nostalgic on New Song 'Love in the '90z': Listen

Billboard.com - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 9:02pm
Mack Wilds is longing for simpler times like the 1990s in his new nostalgic R&B single "Love in the 90z." Mack Wilds in 'The Breaks':...
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'Joey + Rory' Thanksgiving Special to Include Well-Wishes From Reba & More for Joey Feek

Billboard.com - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 8:52pm
Joey Feek, beloved wife and musical partner to Rory Feek in the country duo Joey + Rory, has been in the headlines for her decision to end treatment...
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'Grease: Live' Promo Offers First Glimpse of Carly Rae Jepsen as Frenchie: Watch

Billboard.com - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 8:31pm
Fox is getting a pre-holiday jump on promoting Grease: Live. The network on Tuesday (Nov. 24) released the first promo for the live musical...
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Adele's '25' First-Week U.S. Sales Forecast Increases to 3 Million

Billboard.com - Tue, 11/24/2015 - 8:20pm
Adele's 25 just keeps on getting bigger. After already breaking the single-week U.S. sales record for an album in slightly more than three days, 25...
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