NASHVILLE, TN – Legendary country star Ronnie McDowell is taking The Test Drive down Music Row to discuss the details behind the release of his new autobiography “Bringing It To You Personally,” which illustrates his experiences throughout four decades as an entertainer. McDowell, known across the country for his hit tracks like “Older Women” and “It’s Only Make Believe,” provides … Read More

The Oak Ridge Boys Inducted Into The Country Music Hall Of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 26, 2015) – Groundbreaking vocal group, The Oak Ridge Boys, became one of the newest inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame during a star-studded emotional Medallion Ceremony on October 25, 2015. Considered country music’s most prestigious event, the ceremony is the official induction of new Hall of Fame members. Alongside fellow 2015 Inductees Jim Ed … Read More

Mac Davis to Be Honored as BMI Icon at the 2015 BMI Country Awards

Mac Davis, 2015 BMI Icon

Top Country Songwriters and Publishers to Be Honored at November 3 Event NASHVILLE, TN –(Marketwired – September 2015) – Broadcast Music, Inc. ?, (BMI?), a global leader in music rights management, will celebrate the extraordinary songwriting career of Mac Davis by naming him a BMI Icon at the company’s 63rd annual BMI Country Awards. The invitation-only event, which will be … Read More

Brancott Estate Takes Flight with Lady Antebellum for Headlining Wheels Up 2015 Tour


NEW YORK – Brancott Estate has teamed up with seven-time Grammy Award winning country group Lady Antebellum as the official wine of their headlining Wheels Up 2015 Tour. To celebrate the partnership, Brancott Estate has launched an online sweepstakes, offering consumers the chance to win a VIP experience at one of eight shows on Lady Antebellum’s upcoming world tour. The … Read More

Kansas Signs With APA


CLASSIC ROCK GROUP ANNOUNCES NEW TOUR DATES “MIRACLES OUT OF NOWHERE” DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES ON VH1 CLASSIC & PALLADIA, DEBUTS IN BILLBOARD TOP 200 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – KANSAS, one of the most iconic Rock ‘n’ Roll bands of all time will continue to forge their musical legacy by signing with APA for worldwide representation to bring their unique sound to fans … Read More

Nashville Or L.A.: Session Aces Rate Two Schools Of Recording


By Michael Ross © 2014 CMA Close Up® News Service / Country Music Association®, Inc. During a recent conversation, session guitar whiz Guthrie Trapp casually referenced a distinction between classic Nashville studio procedure and what he described as Los Angeles or New York types of sessions being done in Music City. In his view, Nashville sessions are geared toward producing … Read More