Nashville, TN (March 19, 2012) – Country superstar Randy Travis will co-host TODAY, America’s most-watched morning show, on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, teaming with Hoda Kotb during the fourth hour on NBC. The Grammy-winning singer will be filling the chair for Kathie Lee Gifford who is taking the week off. It’s all part of his phenomenal silver milestone in the music industry, marked by the Warner Bros. Records release of the Anniversary Celebration CD that includes a star-studded cast of collaborators and extensive North American concert tour.
March 19, 2012 –– Gloriana’s Tom Gossin announced his engagement to longtime girlfriend Jamie Moffett during a show in his hometown in upstate New York last week. The couple, who met when Tom moved down to North Carolina as a teenager, celebrated their 10-year anniversary on March 1st with a surprise proposal by Tom. No official wedding plans have been made yet as Gloriana is currently out on the road in support of their latest single, “(Kissed You) Good Night,” from their forthcoming second studio album A Thousand Miles Left Behind.
“GCB” star Kristin Chenoweth’s version of “Jesus Take The Wheel,” which propelled Carrie Underwood and garnered her first #1 single, was topic for bloggers everywhere after Kristin debuted her version on ABC’s immensely popular show, “GCB”. Due to fan reaction, Warner Music Nashville has made the track available on iTunes http://smarturl.it/gcbtakethewheel. Also available on iTunes this week is Joanna Cotten's "If I'm Gonna Be Bad" http://smarturl.it/gcbjoannacotten.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Mayor Karl Dean, Metro Schools Director Jesse Register and John Esposito, president and CEO of Warner Music Nashville, today announced the creation of a student-run record label to be a key component of Music Makes Us starting in the 2012-13 school year.
DIERKS BENTLEY, BRANTLEY GILBERT, ALAN JACKSON, SCOTTY McCREERY, AND BLAKE SHELTON WILL PERFORM AT 2012 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL
NASHVILLE - Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, Alan Jackson, Scotty McCreery, and reigning CMA Male Vocalist of the Year Blake Shelton have joined the performance lineup for the Nightly Concerts at LP Field during 2012 CMA Music Festival. The event that USA Today calls "the crown jewel of Country Music festivals" will once again take over downtown Nashville for four days this summer, Thursday-Sunday, June 7-10, 2012.
Warner Music Nashville was created in 2009 to expand the presence of WMG and its family of labels in Nashville. The division is home to Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records, Elektra Nashville and Word Entertainment.