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2011 CMA Award Winners

2011 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nominees and Winners Entertainer of the Year Jason Aldean Brad Paisley Blake Shelton Taylor Swift Keith Urban Female Vocalist of the Year Sara Evans Miranda Lambert Martina McBride Taylor Swift Carrie Underwood Male Vocalist … Continue reading

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World Vision President Invites Music Row to Use Their Voice on Behalf of the Poor

From Aristo PR — For Immediate Release: Contact:  Mike Severson – 615-496-6023 – mike@seversonfarm.com Nashville, TN–Humanitarian and relief organization World Vision hosted a reception at the CMA headquarters for Music Row executives to meet World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns. … Continue reading

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Favorite Music Of 2010

My own little “Best Of” for 2010.  In no particular order. Best Musical Groups of 2010: PawnShop kings, Zac Brown Band, Switchfoot, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, The Black Keys, Needtobreathe, Paramore, Skillet, Mumford and Sons, OneRepublic, Civil Wars, Downhere … Continue reading

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Revealing Speak at Billboard Country Music Summit

The Billboard Country Music Summit was held in downtown Nashville on June 7th and 8th.  It was a gathering of all segments of the music industry to discuss, debate and pontificate about current issues within the music business and ideas … Continue reading

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2010 ACM Award Winners

Like all awards shows, the 2010 Academy of Country Music Awards featured some stellar, some forgettable, and some cringing performances.  I’ll let you decide which is which, but it seemed clear to me. I will say that the top two … Continue reading

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A Songwriting Perspective

The following is a concise and relevant conversations between Peter Cooper and Carnival Music’s Frank Liddell on the state of songwriting and publishing. Published by Peter Cooper on March 19, 2010 in The Tennessean’s Features Frank Liddell owns Carnival Music … Continue reading

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Texas to Nashville

Texas to Nashville, originally uploaded by Mike Severson. Check out the photoblog at http://www.seversonphotography.wordpress.com

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