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Global Superstar Taylor Swift to Adorn Kanaan’s Car at Doubleheader in Detroit

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN (May, 28, 2015) – Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) announced today that Verizon IndyCar Series Champion and Indianapolis 500 Winner Tony Kanaan will drive the No. 10 Taylor Swift, Big Machine Records car at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix. The car will promote Seven-time GRAMMY winner TAYLOR SWIFT and Big Machine Records recording artist Taylor Swift’s THE 1989 WORLD TOUR that kicked off in Japan in early May, and will come to a close in Australia this December.

On the third stop of the North American leg of THE 1989 WORLD TOUR, Taylor will perform in Detroit at Ford Field this Saturday, May 30, the same weekend the Verizon IndyCar Series will run the first and only doubleheader of the season in Detroit. Big Machine Records is the official entertainment partner of Chip Ganassi Racing Teams.

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BRANTLEY GILBERT DEDICATES MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND TO VETERANS

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NASHVILLE, TN (May 26, 2015) – BRANTLEY GILBERT kicked off Memorial Day Weekend with a four-city motorcycle ride from Houston, Texas, to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in celebration of the May 18 release of the JUST AS I AM PLATINUM EDITION (The Valory Music Co.). The Georgia native invited ten Wounded Warrior Project® Alumni on the 48-hour trek, which also served as the inaugural ride for WWP’s “Rolling Odyssey” program, a therapeutic ride for combat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and readjustment challenges. A passionate supporter of servicemen and women, the “One Hell Of An Amen” singer expressed his personal gratitude for the opportunity to ride alongside combat veterans over the holiday weekend. As they convened early Friday morning (5/22), the group shared stories and encouragement before heading out on their journey.

“I was honored to share the weekend with these fellas and extend every courtesy we can to the …

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CASSADEE POPE AND DANIELLE BRADBERY CONTINUE THE FIGHT TO HELP OUTNUMBER HUNGER

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NASHVILLE (May 20, 2015) – With Cassadee Pope and Danielle Bradbery at the helm, Big Machine Label Group lent a hand earlier today (5/20) at Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee in Nashville to continue their support of Outnumber Hunger. The initiative is a partnership between BMLG, General Mills and Feeding America that has helped secure more than 35 million meals to date for the 1 in 6 Americans struggling.

The powerhouse vocalists, who have been involved since the campaigns inception, sorted food and packed boxes alongside BMLG President & CEO Scott Borchetta, Feeding America’s Nell Kolpin, General Mills’ Taylor Frank and Melissa Kell. Other volunteers included talented members of the BMLG family – The Valory Music Co.’s recording artist Levi Hummon and Big Machine Music songwriters Laura Veltz (“Drunk Last Night”, “For A Boy”), Lauren Jenkins and Savannah Keyes – all contributing to a successful morning. From the efforts, 14,650 pounds of food were sorted and 11,270 meals will be distributed to families in …

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LAURA BELL BUNDY DEBUTS NEW ALBUM WORLDWIDE JUNE 9

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NASHVILLE, TN (May 15, 2015) – Known for her outgoing persona and array of talents, LAURA BELL BUNDY will release ANOTHER PIECE OF ME June 9 on Big Machine Records. The worldwide release across all digital retailers includes 15 tracks with LBB co-writing or co-producing more than half, while collaborating with producers Nathan Chapman, Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts and Tyler Cain.

The effervescent entertainer will give fans an early preview – and surprisingly candid look – across her social media platforms. Beginning today, LBB will reveal new content including photos, video, audio snippets and behind-the-song stories. See a preview here. Pre-order ANOTHER PIECE OF ME on May 26 – with two full tracks made available leading up to the official release – and watch the brand new music video for “I Am What I Am.”

“Much of my career has involved playing characters that have been created for …

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BRANTLEY GILBERT REVAMPS MOTORCYCLE RIDE FOR JUST AS I AM PLATINUM EDITION RELEASE

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NASHVILLE, TN (May 14, 2015) – Living up to his Renegade status, BRANTLEY GILBERT will embark on a motorcycle ride with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) to celebrate the May 18 release of JUST AS I AM PLATINUM EDITION (The Valory Music Co.). The trek marks the second consecutive year the Georgia native has embarked on this type of journey, launching the standard album with 2014’s Athens to Arlington. This full-throttle project serves as a thank you to the loyal BG nation for their support and contribution to the tremendous success of 2014’s JUST AS I AM, which earned the American Music Awards’ Favorite Country Album and produced the 2X Platinum #1 smash “Bottoms Up” and GOLD-certified “Small Town Throwdown.” The latter of which is nominated for Collaborative Video of the Year at the CMT Music Awards alongside labelmates Justin Moore and Thomas Rhett. The hitmaker’s third studio album was the third-highest Country debut of 2014 and …

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RAELYNN DEBUTS FRESH LOOK IN NEW MUSIC VIDEO

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Nashville, TN (May 13, 2015) – RaeLynn, who turned 21 last week, celebrates another big moment with the release of a brand new music video. Watch “For A Boy” here. The petite talent penned the song with frequent collaborator Laura Veltz, following the GOLD-certified “God Made Girls” that scored RaeLynn the highest charting debut single by a solo female artist in 2014.

“I am so excited about the ‘For A Boy’ music video! My vision was a throwback to the Marilyn Monroe look with a modern feel. It was not only a blast to make but shows my fans, some of who have been growing up with me over the last few years, another side of who I am as I mature from a teen into a young woman,” said RaeLynn, who recently shared a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the video across her social media platforms.

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