All posts tagged "news"

  • Breaking: Chicago Sun Times lays off entire photography staff

    We’ve seen this in the music business as well. Technology has made everyone with a smart phone into a photographer The Chicago Sun-Times has laid off its entire photography staff, including a Pulitzer Prize winning photographer, and...

    • Posted May 30, 2013
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  • Carrie Underwood Named New Opener for ‘Sunday Night Football’

    Countless male football fans were disappointed last month when Faith Hill made the announcement she’d be retiring as the sexy opening number for NBC’s “Sunday Night Football.” However, they’ll no doubt perk right up again when they...

    • Posted May 7, 2013
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  • Civil Wars announce Sophomore Album

    The Civil Wars announced today (May 1) that the duo will release its self-titled sophomore album this summer. The duo, comprised of Joy Williams and John Paul White, released their debut album, Barton Hollow, in 2011. Earlier...

    • Posted May 1, 2013
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  • Kenny Chesney starts fund to help Boston bomb victims

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Kenny Chesney is starting a fund to help those who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombing. A Tuesday news release says Chesney has established the “Spread the Love” fund with...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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  • Curb Records sues Tim McGraw, Again

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Curb Records is suing Tim McGraw. Again. The Nashville, Tenn.-based label has filed a lawsuit against the country music star and Big Machine Records in federal court, alleging copyright infringement and breach of...

    • Posted April 30, 2013
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  • AOL Music Shuts Down

    All Access is reporting that AOL Music is shutting down. Word is slipping out that AOL MUSIC is shutting down TODAY (4/26). AOL MUSIC Editor DAN REILLY tweeted, “Well, we all just got laid off. AOL MUSIC...

    • Posted April 26, 2013
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  • Willie Nelson redirects concert proceeds to benefit West, Texas firefighters

    PHOTO CREDIT: Larry Philpot    Soundstage Photography Country music legend Willie Nelson is donating all proceeds from an upcoming concert in Austin, Texas, to the West Volunteer Fire Department, according to a press statement released Thursday. Nelson...

    • Posted April 26, 2013
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  • Randy Newman at Hall of Fame Induction

    Photo by Masahiro Sumori, creative commons 3.0   Singer Songwriter Randy Newman opened the Hall of Fame induction ceremony, joined by Jackson Browne, Tom Petty, and John Fogerty with a performance of “I love L.A.” The full...

    • Posted April 19, 2013
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