CMR Nashville News Articles

LONGEST-SERVING CMA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JO WALKER-MEADOR DIES

16/08/2017

Beloved throughout and beyond the world of Country Music, former CMA Executive Director Jo Walker-Meador died Tuesday night in Nashville following a stroke. She was 93. “Jo was a champion for Country Music around the world and a groundbreaker ... Read more

Get up close and personal to the songwriters behind the songs at the Harvest Café,

16/08/2017

part of Harvest 2017 Country Music Festival, 26 & 27 August     This August festival goers will have the chance to hear from the songwriters behind the songs, when they take to the stage of the Harvest Café. The Harvest Caf&ea... Read more

By Public demand we are repeating our tribute to Glen Campbell who died this week.

13/08/2017

We are running a hour special of Glen in conversation with our own Willie Morgan featuring many of his big hits. This was originally recorded in London in 1999. Tune in at 2 pm today Sunday)UK time. Go to http://www.cmrnashville.com/listenlive.php, i... Read more

GEORGE STRAIT SET TO HONOR JERRY LEE LEWIS FOR SKYVILLE LIVE TAPING ON AUGUST 24

10/08/2017

The King of Country Joins an Already Announced Lineup Featuring Kris Kristofferson, Toby Keith, Chris Stapleton, Lee Ann Womack and Waylon Payne   NASHVILLE – (August 10, 2017) – Emmy Award-winning online music series Skyville Li... Read more

BRITISH UNDERGROUND ANNOUNCE LINE-UP FOR THE ANNUAL BOOTLEG BBQ, CELEBRATING THE ABUNDANCE OF FEMALE TALENT WITHIN THE AMERICANA MUSIC COMMUNITY

10/08/2017

PERFORMANCES FROM UK AND US ARTISTS INCLUDING:   ANGALEENA PRESLEY (USA) YOLA CARTER (UK) COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS (USA) DANNI NICHOLLS (UK) ERIN RAE (USA) WILDWOOD KIN (UK)   THE BOOTLEG BBQ IS AN INTERNATIONALLY RECO... Read more

LARRY GATLIN REMEMBERS GLEN CAMPBELL ON FOX & FRIENDS

09/08/2017

Nashville, Tenn. (August 9, 2017) - On this morning's edition of Fox & Friends (Fox News Channel), country music legend Larry Gatlin was live on-set to remember his friend, the late Glen Campbell.     Following a long battle with... Read more

CMR Nashville Tribute to Glen Campbell today at 3pm and 11 pm UK Time

09/08/2017

As our tribute to Glen Campbell who died last night we are running a hour special of Glen in conversation with our own Willie Morgan featuring many of his big hits. This was originally recorded in London in 1999. Tune in at 3 pm and 11pm today and 7a... Read more

Glen Campbell: Statement from Scott Borchetta and the Big Machine Label Group

09/08/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   "Everyone at the Big Machine Label Group is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of our friend Glen Campbell. Glen was a superstar of the highest order and a multi-threat talent as a singer, entertainer, ... Read more

JERRY LEE LEWIS, BOBBY BARE, STEVE WARINER, CHUCK NEGRON, AMBROSIA, MAX T. BARNES, LOGAN MIZE, SCOOTER BROWN BAND AND KALIE SHORR MOURN THE LOSS OF COUNTRY ICON GLEN CAMPBELL

09/08/2017

Glen was a dear friend to me. One of the best. Let the Lord be with him to rest his soul and to comfort his family.” - Jerry Lee Lewis, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer   “We’re gonna miss Glen. He was a friend of mine for wa... Read more

Fellow artists and friends react to the passing of Glen Campbell:

09/08/2017

"Well Glen Campbell was special because he was so gifted. Glen is one of the greatest voices that ever was in the business, and he was one of the greatest musicians. He was a wonderful session musician as well. A lot of people don’t realize tha... Read more


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Underwood To UMG: 19/Arista's Carrie Underwood has departed the label for a worldwide deal with Universal Music Group, specifically Capitol/Nashville. (28/03/2017)

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Luke Bryan singing at Superbowl ... (24/01/2017)

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