#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Ryan Hurd
Jul01

#CMchat Exclusive Interview: Ryan Hurd

“A lot of record labels in town didn’t really think I was committed to being an artist because I said for so long I was a songwriter.” Like many artists that emerge from Nashville, Ryan Hurd prides himself in the songwriting craft, first. After all, that was who he was to many industry folks in town: “Ryan Hurd, the songwriter.” Besides writing the Grammy and CMA-nominated song that Blake Shelton recorded with Ashley Monroe (“Lonely...

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.@GarthBrooks’ Birthday Was Certainly NOT the “Pitts” (Watch!)
Feb10

.@GarthBrooks’ Birthday Was Certainly NOT the “Pitts” (Watch!)

Garth Brooks celebrated his birthday on Saturday, February 7th, and he didn’t do so alone. In fact, the entire city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania joined the bash. Heck, if Garth is in town on his special day, it should be a citywide holiday. Obviously his superstar wife, Trisha Yearwood; his record label, RCA; and the beloved Pittsburgh football team, the Steelers, agree, as each of them joined in the festivities, making...

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Garth Brooks Makes Big Announcement … Finally!
Jul10

Garth Brooks Makes Big Announcement … Finally!

After much anticipation, Garth Brooks finally held a press conference to make his HUGE announcement (previously postponed from July 7th). What did you predict? A world tour? A new album? A deal with iTunes? A legal name change to Chris Gaines? So, what was the announcement that caused me an incredible amount of eagerness over the last week? Drumroll please ………. Garth has entered into a record deal with Sony Music. Garth considers...

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