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Black River Entertainment had a great reason to party!

12 months ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Black River Entertainment had a great reason to party!
Over the past 2 years, Black River Entertainment has been giving a masterclass in artist development and career building. Their work with Kelsea Ballerini has got to be the envy of many other labels, and artist teams, and it looks like they’re only just getting started. Kelsea and her team held a much deserved celebration Read More

Keith Urban returns to the States for US arena leg of his “ripCORD WORLD TOUR 2016”

1 year ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Keith Urban returns to the States for US arena leg of his “ripCORD WORLD TOUR 2016”
Keith Urban‘s ripCORD World Tour has played to nothing but sold-out venues, and has been collecting overwhelmingly positive reviews. The tour has now headed back to the US for the fall leg. The press statement: Packed houses and unanimous rave reviews made Keith Urban’s “ripCORD WORLD TOUR 2016” one of the hottest tours of the Read More

Iconic Sam Phillips Recording Service and FAME Studios collaborate on new version of “Who Will The Next Fool Be”

1 year ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Iconic Sam Phillips Recording Service and FAME Studios collaborate on new version of “Who Will The Next Fool Be”
For any student of music history, the names Sam Phillips Recording Service and FAME Studios inspire awe. It is impossible to overstate their influence, or to consider the history of music without them. So, when the two houses come together to work on new music, it’s worthy of attention. The two iconic recording studios were Read More

Mitch Goudy sends new song “You Through My Eyes” to radio

1 year ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Mitch Goudy sends new song “You Through My Eyes” to radio
Of all the young artists I have spoken with over the years, Mitch Goudy is one of the most memorable and impressive. He approaches his career in the most level-headed and mature way, and absolutely deserves his shot at radio recognition. He’s been building a live reputation, and with each single increases his reach at Read More

SNG Music signs Zarni De Vette to roster of hit songwriters

1 year ago Liv Carter Comments Off on SNG Music signs Zarni De Vette to roster of hit songwriters
SNG Music announced the addition of Zarni De Vette to their hitmaker roster. The press statement: The innovative new publishing company SNG Music, LLP, has added Zarni de Vette to its growing roster of hit-writing professionals. Born and raised in South Africa, Zarni was awarded the prestigious Scott Benson Scholarship for outstanding achievement in songwriting Read More

Keith Urban releases gorgeous “Blue Ain’t Your Color” to radio

1 year ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Keith Urban releases gorgeous “Blue Ain’t Your Color” to radio
Keith Urban picked “Blue Ain’t Your Color” as the fourth single from Ripcord, a record which already produced three #1 hits. It’s not your typical Keith Urban song, but it comes at just the right time, and should have no trouble becoming his 6th consecutive chart-topper. “(“Blue”) is basically a waltz with a doo-wop feel,” Read More

Keith Urban’s RIPCORD makes #1 debut in three countries

1 year ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Keith Urban’s RIPCORD makes #1 debut in three countries
Keith Urban‘s week-old new album, RIPCORD, made history. For the second time, an Urban album debuts at #1 on the country charts in the United States, Canada, and Australia – a first for a male country artist. Keith will hit the road in support of the album next week, so be sure to check www.keithurban.net Read More

Chris Stapleton dominates ACM Awards 2016 – full list of winners

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Chris Stapleton dominates ACM Awards 2016 – full list of winners
Once again, who won the big Entertainer of the Year prize was an aside to the story of a big award show. Last night, the ACM Awards were stolen by Chris Stapleton‘s four wins. Four well-deserved wins, I want to make that clear. Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town won two each, though one of Read More

Country Music Hall of Fame Class of 2016: Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels, Fred Foster

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Country Music Hall of Fame Class of 2016: Randy Travis, Charlie Daniels, Fred Foster
Greeted with the usual “wait, they weren’t in already?!” that accompanies Hall of Fame induction announcements, the Country Music Hall of Fame Association announced today that Charlie Daniels, producer Fred Foster, and Randy Travis will become the newest members of the Country Music Hall of Fame. All three 2016 inductees have truly extraordinary careers, and Read More