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A THOUSAND HORSES STAMPEDE ONTO THE MUSIC SCENE WITH RECORD BREAKING DEBUT AND SMOLDERING NEW VIDEO

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Nashville, TN (January 23, 2015) – Lunging ahead of the pack in 2015, A THOUSAND HORSES is already on fire with critics and fans alike embracing the Southern Rock flare showcased on their lead single, “Smoke.” The sizzling track made Country Aircheck history as the highest debut for a new artist’s first single coming in at #28.

The brand new video for “Smoke” premiered today (1/23) exclusively on CMT, in partnership with Vevo, and it will be available wide on Vevo beginning tomorrow (1/24). Watch now.

Already named one of USA Today’s “Artists to Watch” in 2015 and hailed by Rolling Stone Country as the “Best Up-and-Comer” during Austin City Limits in 2014, A Thousand Horses will release their first album, SOUTHERNALITY, June 9 on Republic Nashville. Fans can pre-order the album now on iTunes.

“We are so overwhelmed by the positive response to the single and are so …

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MADDIE & TAE TOP NASHVILLE SCENE’S COUNTRY CRITICS’ POLL

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NASHVILLE, TN (January 22, 2015) – It started out as a cheeky send-up of being fed-up with the Daisy Dukes-sportin’, tan-legs-gleamin’, bikini/tank top-wearin’ nameless/voiceless status girls the young Country hunks were singing about. So MADDIE & TAE decided to write a song poking fun at every cliché, objectification and expectation these guys seemed to have.

“Girl In A Country Song” hit Big Machine Label Group President and CEO SCOTT BORCHETTA so hard, he put it out while the girls were still in the studio. The fan response was so strong and Country radio so ready for a couple girls with some backbeat, “Girl In A Country Song” became only the third debut single by a female duo to go #1 in over 70 years.

And the press loved it. Singled out by The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, NPR and …

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COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERGROUP RASCAL FLATTS ANNOUNCE RIOT TOUR 2015

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Nashville, TN – Jan. 20, 2015 – Multi-Platinum selling group Rascal Flatts revealed plans today for their headlining RIOT TOUR 2015. The coast-to-coast tour will kick off May 29 in St. Louis, MO and will continue throughout the summer with special guest Scotty McCreery. Tickets will be available for fans to purchase beginning Jan. 26 for select cities as part of tour promoter Live Nation’s Country Megaticket at www.Megaticket.com and additional information will be available in the coming weeks at www.rascalflatts.com.

Before their headlining tour kicks off this summer, Rascal Flatts will start the first-ever country residency at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, from Feb. 25 to March 14 with The Voice winner Craig Wayne Boyd tapped for the opening slot.  Tickets for Rascal Flatts Vegas Riot! are on sale now.

“2014 was such a great year for us on the radio and on …

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MADDIE & TAE TO “FLY” WITH JIMMY FALLON ON JAN. 23

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NASHVILLE, TN (January 15, 2015) – In the six months since “Girl In A Country Song” hit the airwaves,MADDIE & TAE have caused a sensation. But there’s so much more to the pair from Ada, Oklahoma and Sugar Land, Texas than the song that caught the attention of The Atlantic Monthly, Entertainment Weekly, The New Yorker and NPR.

With “Fly” poised to go for adds at country radio, Jimmy Fallon and his team at The Tonight Showreached out for duo’s song about taking chances, coming into your dream and knowing the mistakes are part of the journey. Though the single has yet to land at radio, Maddie & Tae have been asked to debut “Fly” next Friday (1/23).

“Every time we think it can’t get any better, something else incredible happens,” says Maddie Marlow. “The response to ‘Girl’ – from the press to the fans to country radio giving …

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FGL to Appear on The Ellen DeGeneres Show This Tuesday (1/20)

Following the sold-out opening weekend in Toledo, OH, Dayton, OH and Charlottesville, VA, the reigning ACM and CMA Vocal Duo of the Year will celebrate the tour launch with an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this Tuesday (1/20) and perform their current Top 10 smash “Sun Daze.” Check local listings for broadcast details.…

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29 New Stops Announced Today (1/15) with Openers Thomas Rhett & Frankie Ballard

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NASHVILLE, TN (January 15, 2015) – Superstar duo Florida Georgia Line will be hitting the road full throttle with their worldwide headline ANYTHING GOES TOUR 2015, kicking off tonight (1/15) in Toledo, OH, and extending into the fall. FGL will bring their seize-the-day attitude and raucous party anthems to new stops coast to coast in Austin, Dallas, Boston, Atlanta and more.

Exclusively promoted by Live Nation and sponsored by Mountain Dew®, the sizzling ANYTHING GOES TOUR 2015 features openers ACM New Artist of the Year nominee Thomas Rhett and Warner Bros. records rising singer-guitarist Frankie Ballard.

Of their live show, the Los Angeles Times lauded, “Florida Georgia Line pump out plenty of rock energy” while Billboard raved, “FGL’s intense harmonies and high energy … are unlike anyone else.” CMTdescribed their performances as “heavy with guitars and smoke, a good dose of banjo and some well-timed swigs out of a Fireball …

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