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  2006 in country music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 2005 in country music, 2006 in music, other events of 2006, 2007 in country music, 2000s in music and the List of years in Country Music
May 23 – The Tennessean of Nashville reports plans by Academy of Country Music to move its awards show to April, after consistently being drubbed in the ratings by powerhouse American Idol.
Inductees of the Country Music Hall of Fame
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2006_in_country_music   (1093 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for 2005 in country music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Kris Kristofferson attends the 39th Annual Country Music Awards held at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on November 15, 2005.
Lee Ann Womack attends the 39th Annual Country Music Awards held at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on November 15, 2005.
2005 CMA Awards to be Held in New York City; Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg And CMA Executives Announce Location and Date for "Country Music's Biggest Night" in 2005.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=2005+in+country+music   (438 words)

  
 2005 in country music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Country music stars who perform during the 4 1/2-hour concert include Alan Jackson and Gretchen Wilson.
The Country Music Association announces a new TV deal to move the CMA Awards to ABC, after years of being broadcast on CBS.
Country music icon George Jones marks his 50th year in country music.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/2005_in_country_music   (1848 words)

  
 Country Music Wraps 2005 on Strong Note
"Country Music is strong as a format, when you have artists at virtually every phase of their careers selling albums at this pace." Album Sales - The Top 10 Country albums of 2005, according to Nielsen SoundScan (Dec. 28, 2005 YTD): Top 10 Country Albums (in millions) 1.
Country Radio - Country radio is still on top as the most dominant radio genre in 2005 with 2,043 stations across the U.S., according to Inside Radio/M Street.
Country artists and organizations sprung into action, donating money, supplies and comfort to those people whose lives were turned upside down by the disaster.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/01-09-2006/0004245711&EDATE=   (4451 words)

  
 2005 Australian Country Music Calendar; Christmas Special
Country Creative Image-June Underwood has become known far and wide in the Australian country music industry since 1976, when June first turned her cameras on the great artistic talent that has become the Australian Country Music Industry.
Spend a birthday with Australia’s country music’s most beloved artists featured in the Australian Country Music Calendar, which is beautifully produced on quality Monza satin paper by well-known country music photographer June Underwood, from Tamworth, the country music capital of Australia.
The Australian Country Music Calendar is also a collector’s item, offering details of country music awards and important dates of country music events for every day of the year.
www.ccimage.com.au /calendar   (531 words)

  
 Country Music Awards 2005 CMA Music Festival
This award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to the acceptance of country music throughout the world.
Known as the first "Fan-Voted" award in the Academy's history, this honor salutes an artist or group in the country music industry who is committed to serving others, has a generosity of spirit and a dedication to helping build the dreams of those in need.
The Academy of Country Music was founded in 1964 with a mission to support, promote and enhance the advancement of the country music industry worldwide.
emol.org /music/country/artists/cma/awards.html   (862 words)

  
 Country Music Awards 2005 CMA Music Festival
Dubbed the "crown jewel" of Country Music festivals by USA Today, CMA Music Festival builds on the reputation of Fan Fair(R), which was created exclusively for the fans in 1972.
Personal interaction remains a cornerstone of CMA Music Festival and the Exhibit Hall at the Nashville Convention Center, proudly carrying the Fan Fair(R) name and sponsored by Wrangler(R), is the epicenter of the fan/artist bonding experience.
For a deeper look into the lives of some of our musical heroes and their road to stardom, there is the CMA Celebrity Close Up, with two question-and- answer sessions Thursday, June 9, and Friday, June 10, from 4:30 to 6:00 PM, hosted by media personality Lorianne Crook at the historic Ryman Auditorium.
emol.org /music/country/artists/cma/index.html   (2065 words)

  
 Country Music News - May/June 2005 - Page 2
According to the National Traditional Country Music Association, President, Bob Everhart, "We have always had participation from various states staging and showcasing their own very special talent in the acoustic style of old-time music, but 2005 is a record year for us in participants.
Our association is made up mostly of rural people, and it is this group of American's that are so determined to see that their favorite old-time country, bluegrass, and folk music is not only preserved, but performed and perpetuated.
Nashvillains", in support of his new CD scheduled for release in late May. He is very excited about it and the great people he has working with him now, so stay tuned for more from J. and The Nashvillains, and be sure and watch for their appearance in your neighborhood.
www.countrymusicplanet.com /mayjune20052.html   (911 words)

  
 south by southwest festivals + conferences
The South By Southwest Music And Media Conference is pleased to announce the keynote speaker for the 2005 Conference is Robert Plant.
Born in 1948, Plant's musical influences are shared with many musicians who came of age in the 60s, with Delta blues and West Coast folk/psychedelia having great impact.
The South By Southwest Music and Media Conference is pleased to announce the addition of a panel discussion of Brian Wilson's Smile project, in conjunction with a screening of Beautiful Dreamer: Brian Wilson and the Story of 'Smile'.
2005.sxsw.com /music   (2467 words)

  
 Country Music WebQuest
Country Music is the music of the "common man" and has a long history of expressing the hopes and dreams of everyday people.
You will use the music and on-line resources to learn about what freedom means, life in the United States, and symbols that represent our freedom.
Your task is to listen to country music songs, read the lyrics, and view videos that include references to symbols of freedom in the United States of America.
www.pampetty.com /countrymusic.htm   (468 words)

  
 2005 in country music - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Country Music, major genre of American popular music, primarily produced by white Southerners beginning in the early 1920s.
Country Music : pictures related to country music
Music : audio clips: country music – Jim Reeves
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/search.aspx?q=2005+in+country+music   (116 words)

  
 Traditional Country Music Foundation, Inc.
Traditional Country Music as well as the memory of the artists who created it.
We can not hear these artist or others of the era on the radio or television today, even though most are still recording and releasing their music to the media.
The "Today's Country" is not the kind of music I call country.
traditionalcountrymusicfoundation.com   (213 words)

  
 NASCAR.COM - Chevy Launches 2nd Annual 'Year In Country Music' Calendar - September 7, 2005
The second annual "Chevy -- Year in Country Music" calendar is hitting newsstands in October, featuring some of Country Music's hottest stars paired with Chevy's latest cars and trucks.
It has manufacturing operations in 32 countries and its vehicles are sold in 200 countries.
CMA Awards nominees and winners are determined by the industry professional members of the Country Music Association, which was the first trade organization formed to promote an individual genre of music in 1958.
www.nascar.com /2005/news/business/press/09/07/4992335   (888 words)

  
 Country Music Association :: Country Music Wraps 2005 on Strong Note
In fact, sales of Top Current Country Albums were strong in the holiday sales period (the last six weeks of 2005), finishing ahead of the same period in 2004 by 8 percent, while sales of the Top 200 Current Albums fell 16 percent, according to Nielsen SoundScan's annual tally.
"Country Music is strong as a format, when you have artists at virtually every phase of their careers selling albums at this pace."
Fans got to see behind the scenes of two of Country's hottest acts, Gretchen Wilson and Big and Rich, in CMT's "MuzikMafia TV." Amy Grant hosted "Three Wishes," a new show on NBC that grants wishes to deserving people.
sev.prnewswire.com /entertainment/20060109/CLM06509012006-1.html   (4564 words)

  
 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards Performers
Brad Paisley is nominated for five Academy of Country Music Awards, including nods for Single Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Vocal Event of the Year and Video of the Year -- all for the song "Whiskey Lullaby," featuring Alison Krauss.
In 2003, the Academy of Country Music awarded her the title of "Leading Lady" in recognition of her status as the all-time leading winner in the Top Female Vocalist category.
The Academy of Country Music Awards will be broadcast live from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 17th, 2005 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on CBS Television Network.
www.acountry.com /music/2005_academy_of_country_music_awards_performers.html   (1079 words)

  
 Country Music News Canadian country Music Artists CD's CDs CD Nashville report
Few Canadian country music artists have achieved the international success and acclaim that Terri Clark has amassed in her first decade on the major league music scene.
That ‘success story’ was capped nicely with her June 12th induction as a member of the Grand Ole Opry cast in Nashville; only the third Canadian (behind Hank Snow and Stu Phillips) and the first Canadian female artist to earn such a prestigious accolade.
The Annual Havelock Country Jamboree celebrated their 15th Anniversary with this year’s event, held August 19 — 22.
www.countrymusicnews.ca   (401 words)

  
 CMA World: News & Publications: Industry Guide
The 2005 Country Music Association Directory is the comprehensive Country Music industry guide offered as a CMA member benefit.
Regular individual members can purchase the 2005 Country Music Association Directory for the discount price of $25, while non-members may purchase the Directory for $75.
The Country Music Association Directory is not a directory of CMA members.
www.countrymusic.org /news_publications/2005_cma_industry_guide.asp   (242 words)

  
 2005 Academy of Country Music Awards Winners
Miranda Lambert was named the Cover Girl "Fresh Face of Country Music," which was voted on by visitors to http://www.cbs.com.
The Academy is best known for presenting its annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which are televised live on CBS and honor excellence among the industry's brightest stars.
The Academy of Country Music Awards were broadcast live on CBS Tuesday, May 17th, 2005 at 8:00 p.m.
www.acountry.com /music/2005_academy_of_country_music_awards_winners.html   (871 words)

  
 country music association awards resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Country Music Association Awards January 17, 1999 THE AWARD: Hand-blown crystal pyramid.
Country Music Association Board Names Walter C. Miller Executive Producer Of The CMA Awards...
KITTY WELLS "The Queen Of Country Music" Major awards Country Music Association's Hall of Fame, 1976 NARAS Governor's Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Recording Industry, 1981 Academy of...
www.allawards.info /topics/countrymusicassociationawards   (979 words)

  
 Country Music News - January/February 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The song, recently released to Texas Music Chart reporting stations, is one of three on the album penned with songwriting legend Hank Cochran ("I Fall to Pieces").
From that point on, there was no going back for the precocious young talent, who soon learned to play guitar, piano, and even the drums, and began making up funny words to songs on the radio and eventually writing her own lyrics as well.
She began performing at fairs and festivals around the area, and was soon opening for artists like Keith Urban, Tracy Byrd and Sawyer Brown and playing to crowds as big as 50,000 at shows like Countryfest around the country.
www.countrymusicplanet.com /janfeb2005.html   (1100 words)

  
 Johnny's Estate Is Cash-And-Carry, Cash's 1986 Grammy Is Top Item In Country Music Estate Sale - CBS News
The auction, with a presale estimate of $1.5 million, was "the most extensive auction ever of a country music performer and one of the most important sales of an entertainer, period," Sotheby's collectibles director Leila Dunbar said.
He wanted to get rid of the clutter of the closed House of Cash museum because he understood the inheritance taxes from his estate would be a financial burden on his children.
The Cashes sold more than 50 million records during their lifetimes, and Johnny Cash is the only musician inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2004/09/17/entertainment/main644113.shtml   (618 words)

  
 April 2005 Bonus Show - Homophobia In Country Music
This show is nestled in the middle of a three-part series on the world of Gay Country Music.
Where the last show went deep into the history, and the next will flesh out the contributions of the more recent country artists, this one, well, is something different.
It's "The Return of Big Bad Bruce: Homophobia in Country Music." I'll explore those comedy and novelty songs, done by straight artists over the years, that have been making the most of gay stereotypes.
www.queermusicheritage.com /apr2005a.html   (1508 words)

  
 Arkansas Country & Gospel Music Association, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
We are a newly formed chapter affiliated with the North America Country Music Association International (NACMAI) the goal and purpose of this organization is to discover, promote and showcase emerging and aspiring country / gospel and bluegrass music artists, musicians, songwriters and dancers (cloggers).
The North America Country Music Association International was formed “to promote the development of country / gospel music industry in each state through a national association to promote and inform members of the industry and the public about resources available in the various states for country/gospel/bluegrass music production”.
ACGMA is holding statewide award (competition) shows for these aspiring artists with the understanding that the winners of the various categories will be able to compete in the regional runoffs, with the winners going to the national finals.
www.arcountry.org   (402 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Adventure In Country Swing: Music: Nokie Edwards & the Light Crust Doughboys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The meeting is an aural feast of traditional country and folk sounds by some of the finest instrumentalists to ever pick guitars and banjos.
It's an essential album for guitar fans and for country music fans and students.
That formula is this: 1.Interputing the music and performaning it in a way that is pleasing to the listener, 2.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000051SG7?v=glance   (1251 words)

  
 2005 Roughstock Country Music Awards
The RCC Chart is the largest fan-voted country music chart, with over 120,000 votes tabulated each week.
The year-end charts and awards are based on a point recap system that awards points according to a complex, inverse relation to chart position for each week a title appeared on the chart.
The chart year began with the January 1, 2005 RCC chart and concluded with the one dated December 24, 2005.
www.roughstock.com /2005rcc.html   (1942 words)

  
 2005 Country Music Awards - AOL Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
She's written for the biggest music magazines on the rack, including SPIN and now she's blogging for AOL Music.
Madonna performed live from London and AOL Music is the ONLY place you can see the concert!
AOL Music brings you 2005 Country Music Association Awards news, nominees, music videos, songs, internet radio and more.
music.aol.com /feature/cma.adp   (170 words)

  
 Country Music Radio Stations In Ohio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Music Radio Stations Radio station Location Listen Live Country Radio...
Classic Country Radio, home of the finest home-cooked country music.
Featuring online audio streaming, bluegrass music, live personalities, national, state, and local news.
www.e2records.com /country-music-radio-stations-in-ohio.html   (225 words)

  
 Black Country - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
BLACK COUNTRY [Black Country] highly industrialized region, mostly in Staffordshire but partly in Worcestershire and Warwickshire, W central England.
Black Country News: Farewell to a master coach; QUARRY BANK: Martial arts experts gather for funeral.(News)
Black Country News: Drugs on menu at listed home; W'TON: Ten years worth of cannabis for gardener's 'personal use'.(News)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/BlackCou.asp   (218 words)

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