December 31, 2020|
By John Blake, CNN | Until this year if Mickey Guyton’s struggles had been turned into a country music...
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December 10, 2020|
Former Team Blake Shelton member of The Voice and 70s-inspired songstress Kristi Hoopes has released her...
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October 22, 2020|
Just wanted to share that out of 800 entries in the Kerrville New Folk Emerging Songwriters song competition,...
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July 2, 2020|
Jesse Willard “Pete” Carr (April 22, 1950 – June 27, 2020) was an American guitarist. Carr...
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John Alfred Mandel (November 23, 1925 – June 29, 2020) was an American composer and arranger of popular...
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June 18, 2020|
By Sophie Lewis, CBS News | Lady Antebellum decides to keep new name, despite speaking with blues singer Lady...
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June 11, 2020|
The Daily Mail | Bonnie Pointer of The Pointer Sisters – a pop group whose hits included Fire, Slow...
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May 28, 2020|
By Rosanne Cash, The Atlantic | Near the end of my tour, in March, the coronavirus cases were rising back...
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April 23, 2020|
The 41st Annual Blues Music Awards will be broadcast on Sunday, May 3rd at 5 p.m. EDT, 4 p.m. CDT, and 2 p.m....
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April 16, 2020|
By Adrian Sainz, Associated Press | Knox Phillips, the son of renowned music producer Sam Phillips and an...
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April 9, 2020|
In recent weeks, COVID-19 has devastated our music community, leaving thousands of music creators and...
Read More → NEWS: MusiCares Announces $2m Musicians Relief Fund
March 5, 2020|
By Melissa Roberto, Fox News | Deborah Dugan is fighting back after being fired by the Recording Academy with...
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February 6, 2020|
By Dan Kopf, Quartz Daily Brief | A lot of big things happened in music in 1983. It was the year Michael...
Read More → REPORTS: An Update to a 37-year-old Digital Protocol Could Profoundly Change the Way Music Sounds
January 23, 2020|
COMBO is about the “Business” of Music. Our mission is to teach musicians about the ins & outs of the...
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January 9, 2020|
Aleisha Pfaff Maunu re her hubby Chris Maunu: Beyond proud of and inspired by this guy! He was nominated by 2...
Read More → KUDOS: Arvada West HS Choir Director Chris Maunu Nominated for Grammy Music Educator of the Year Award
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