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  1. Award-winning Songwriter and Author Coming to Faulkner County LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Log Cabin Democrat

    The Faulkner County Library welcomes the return of W.C. Jameson and Buddy Case at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23. W.C. Jameson is an award-winning songwriter who spends 180 days each year on the road performing at folk festivals, college concerts, roadhouses, and on television. His six CDs have received critical acclaim and he is heard regularly on Americana/folk radio stations throughout the United States and Europe.

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  2. BMI Names Vince Gill an Icon, Honors 50...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | CMT.com

    ... and Dean Dillon. Rhett Akins , "Wagon Wheel" and Sony ATV Music Publishing were honored, respectively, as BMI's songwriter, song and publisher of the year. An animated throng of fans lined the sidewalk directly across the street from the BMI ...

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  3. 'All About That Bass' Songwriter Inks Deal With Sony/ATV MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Billboard

    Grammy-nominated songwriter Kevin Kadish , who co-wrote and produced Meghan Trainor 's "All About That Bass," has signed an exclusive worldwide administration deal with Sony/ATV Music Publishing, the company announced on Thursday. The long-term pact includes "Bass," which tops the Hot 100 for a seventh week, and seven other co-writes on Trainor's upcoming debut album, Title , due Jan. 13 on Epic Records.

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  4. Kris Kristofferson Explains How Shaking Johnny Cash's Hand Changed His LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | Phoenix New Times

    "It's just me and my guitar," said Kris Kristofferson when I asked him about his upcoming show at Phoenix's Celebrity Theatre on Tuesday, October 14. Songwriter, actor, Army captain, Golden Gloves boxer, helicopter pilot, football player, Rhodes Scholar, and husband, Kristofferson has done multiple things many of us would be happy about if they were our only major accomplishment. I got to spend exactly 10 minutes talking to Kristofferson a few days ago, and at no time during those fleeting seconds did I waste time thinking about the short duration of our chat.

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  5. Our 8 Great Moments From the 8th Annual ACM Honors CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Country Weekly

    ... Kelly Clarkson took the stage together to perform a medley of songs written by Shane McAnally, who was honored as Songwriter of the Year. Carrie Underwood was brought to tears with the presentation of the Gene Weed Special Achievement Award. Jake ...

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  6. Vince Gill to Be Presented With BMI's Icon AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Country Weekly

    ... Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams, Jr., Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn. "The craft of a songwriter isn't easy; however, Vince makes it look easy. He binds lyrics with music into timeless songs that have influenced musicians ...

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  7. Top country stars attend 2014 ACM HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... a story of how Shane dreamed of landing a cut on one of Chesney's multi-platinum albums. To date, the winner of Songwriter of the Year, has scored several massive hits thanks to Chesney's recordings. The Swon Brothers, who were extremely humble and ...

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  8. Carrie Underwood, Kris Kristofferson Honored at Laid-Back ACM PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | RollingStone

    ... Kelly Clarkson and Lady Antebellum's Hillary Scott, who performed a medley of their own hits, all co-written by Songwriter of the Year Shane McAnally. Musgraves strapped on a spangled banjo during the ladies' performance of "Merry Go 'Round," a move ...

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  9. Pregnant Carrie Underwood Cries While Accepting ACM HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | People

    ... Award. (In turn, emcee Owen and the audience sang "Happy Birthday" to Hayes, who turned 23 the day of the show.) Songwriter of the Year was bestowed to multiple Grammy winner and producer Shane McAnally by the one-night-only power trio of Kelly ...

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  10. The '8th Annual ACM Honors' Throws A Party In NashvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | AllAccess.com

    ... SCOTT of LADY ANTEBELLUM performing a medley of "Merry Go 'Round," "Tie It Up," and "Downtown" in tribute to Songwriter of the Year honoree SHANE MCANALLY. HUNTER HAYES sang "I Wouldn't Have Missed It For The World" in tribute to RONNIE MILSAP, who ...

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  11. Country Stars Receiving Recognition At ACM Honors EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | KYKR-FM

    ... and service by an individual to the Academy of Country Music) - William Morris agency's Nashville head Paul Moore Songwriter of the Year - Shane McAnally

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  12. Country Stars Receiving Recognition At ACM Honors EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | WEZL-FM 103.5

    ... and service by an individual to the Academy of Country Music) - William Morris agency's Nashville head Paul Moore Songwriter of the Year - Shane McAnally

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  13. Secretly goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Cityview Online

    ... in (to the studio) and they are like, 'Oh we did so-and-so's record,' " Laura said in an interview with American Songwriter. "(They say) you have to, like, piece in every little syllable of every word because one syllable might sound better than the ...

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  14. 'Nashville Songwriter' reveals "Stories Behind The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | Clarksville Online

    ... timeless, and the stars who sing them become legends. Every song tells a story and, in his new book "Nashville Songwriter" (The Inside Stories Behind Country Music's Greatest Hits), music biographer Jake Brown reveals these stories - and one of ...

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  15. Indigo Girls singer brings country band to OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | The News Tribune

    ... whose frontwoman also sings it) feel genuine, lived in and entirely authentic," wrote Hal Horowitz of American Songwriter (americansongwriter.com). "Lyrically, she sticks to what she knows and sees." But these days, what she's seeing has changed, ...

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  16. Songwriter keeps many balls in the airRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2014 | The Baltimore Sun

    In that she's actually making a living as a songwriter and performer in Nashville, Sara Beck has beaten the odds.

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  17. Cortez Colorado Tim Sullivan Band to appear in CortezRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Cortez Journal News

    ward-winning singer/songwriter Tim Sullivan will be playing at 7 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion, 320 North Harrison St., in Cortez. Sullivan began performing concerts across Oklahoma and surrounding states with his seven brothers and sisters at ...

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  18. Celebrate Labor Day 2013: Party planner and fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2013 | Destin

    ... Rascal Flats, Faith Hill, Brooks & Dunn, Toby Keith and Vince Gill. Scheduled activities include: a Sept. 1: Songwriter performances 6:15-8:30 p.m. Fireworks over the harbor at 8:30 p.m., followed by more performances until 10 p.m. There are plenty ...

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  19. John Anderson, Paul Craft, Tom Douglas and Gretchen Peters will be...Read the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    ... said Alger. "This year we are very pleased to welcome the class of 2014: Tom Douglas and Gretchen Peters in the songwriter category; Paul Craft in the veteran songwriter category and John Anderson as our songwriter/artist." Tom Douglas' songwriter ...

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  20. Songwriter Spotlight: Rivers RutherfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | RollingStone

    " On the gates of Graceland, there's Elvis playing guitar. We'd drive past it every day, and I said, 'Daddy, I want one of those,'" the decorated songwriter remembers.

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