KINDER CLIMBS AT COUNTRY: Singer-songwriter Ryan Kinder nears the Country Airplay chart with the midtempo "Tonight" (Warner Music Nashville/W.A.R.). The Birmingham, Ala., native originally signed with Bigger Picture but lost his deal when the label closed. Kinder is on a nationwide radio tour in support of "Tonight," the first song to become a single from about 200 tracks co-written with Luke Sheets.

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