04/11/2012

TOBY KEITH SCORES BEST "SOLO" PERFORMANCE OF ACM AWARDS Social Media, Country Weekly Poll Point To Biggest Song Of The Night

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Country music's biggest viral hit in history didn't just win an award during the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, it won with viewers. According to a study by Bluefin Labs, Toby Keith's "Red Solo Cup" received the most social media comments of any performance on the show. Overall, the ACM show set a record for social media activity, rising 331% over last year.
04/11/2012

CARTER’S CHORD’S “LOVE A LITTLE BIGGER” VIDEO SET TO WORLD PREMIERE ON VEVO APRIL 16

April 9, 2012, Nashville, TN – Show Dog - Universal Music sister group, Carter’s Chord (Becky Robertson, Emily Fortney, Joanna Ott) hopes to inspire people to “Love A Little Bigger” when their new music video, of the same name, premieres exclusively on VEVO April 16TH . The group recently took a trip to the Dominican Republic to shoot their music video in conjunction with international humanitarian organization, World Vision.
02/27/2012

TOBY KEITH UP FOR KIDS CHOICE FAVORITE MALE SINGER

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) What do Usher, Bruno Mars and Justin Bieber have in common? They all join singer, songwriter and entertainer Toby Keith as nominees for Favorite Male Singer at Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards. Country's lone representative in the all-genre category, Toby is riding a wave of popularity bolstered by his latest smash hit "Red Solo Cup."

01/31/2012

TRACE ADKINS ADDS RYMAN AUDITORIUM TO SONGS & STORIES TOUR

ADKINS’ FIRST FULL-BAND PERFORMANCE AT THE HISTORIC VENUE WILL BE A “STORYTELLER” EVENING TO HONOR THE TRADITION OF COUNTRY MUSIC (January 27, 2012 – Nashville, TN) – Trace Adkins has added Ryman Auditorium to the list of theaters he will visit on his recently announced SONGS & STORIES TOUR. On May 18, Trace will host a “homecoming” of sorts at the historic venue, as he plays in Nashville, the city he’s called home for the past twenty years as a Country hitmaker. (January 27, 2012 – Nashville, TN) – Tr
01/25/2012

Show Dog-Universal Music’s JT Hodges Releases Third Video In Series For His “Who Is JT Hodges” ACM New Artist Campaign

Nashville, TN January 25, 2012 -- Show Dog -- Universal Music’s JT Hodges has released the latest in a series of campaign videos in his quest to become a final nominee in the ACM New Artist category. Hodges’ campaign slogan, “Who Is JT Hodges” is carried through and answered in this third video, also directed by Marcel. “This Is JT Hodges” can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Wheo63Gx04&feature=youtu.be
01/25/2012

TRACE ADKINS’ SONGS & STORIES TOUR ANNOUNCED

(January 23, 2012 – Nashville, TN) – Today Trace Adkins announced the SONGS & STORIES TOUR, which will visit many of America’s most beautiful theaters this Spring. These intimate evenings of powerful performances will incorporate stories, both humorous and meaningful, that pay homage to Adkins’ working-man roots and rich musical heritage. Tickets for March dates go on sale to the public on Friday (1/27), more dates are expected to be added. A full list of dates and ticket info is below. Inspiration for