1. Keifer Thompson, 'Cruise,' Magic Mustang Among SESAC’s 2013 Nashville Music Awards Winners

    November 04, 2013 10:45 AM EST SESAC, honored the songwriters and music publishers at its annual Nashville Music Awards held Sunday, Nov. 3 at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.  SESAC's Nashville Music Awards -- Photo Gallery Keifer Thompson, who performs with c ...

  2. CMA Awards 2012: Miranda Defends Blake's Win, Tim Talks Election + More Backstage Moments

    November 02, 2012 9:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 With four awards show in five days, it's been a busy week in Nashville. SESAC, ASCAP and BMI honored their top songwriters and publishers earlier in the week, but the festivities wound to a close last night with the 46th annual CMA Awards at Br ...

  3. CMA Awards Predictions: Best New Artist

    October 29, 2012 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 46th Annual Country Music Association Awards will be broadcast live on ABC this Thursday, November 1. Over the next four days, we'll give you our thoughts on who just might walk away with some of the top awards. Today's category is New ...

  4. Nashville Knowledge: Billboard Country Music Summit To Examine Genre's Wild Success

    May 29, 2012 4:45 PM EDT Willie Nelson will do a live Q&A at the Billboard Country Music Summit. (Photo: David McClister) Nashville may be known as Music City, but it's also "music business city," and that is singularly true for the country genre. Sophi ...

  5. Nashville Knowledge

    May 23, 2012 6:35 PM EDT 0 0 Nashville may be known as Music City, but it's also "music business city," and that is singularly true for the country genre. Sophisticated, ever-evolving and remarkably successful, the country music business will be explored from every ...

  6. Country Music's Top 10 Singles of 2011

    December 20, 2011 2:00 PM EST 0 0 0 The year has seen some very memorable single releases in the country genre. While it may be a little tough to select ten, that's what lists are for, right? So, here are The 615's picks for the ten best records you heard -- along with one y ...

  7. Backbeat: Broken Bow/Stoney Creek Pre-CMA Party Celebrates New Signing Randy Houser, Jason Aldean, Ex-Bartenders Thompson Square

    November 09, 2011 12:08 PM EST From left: Carson James, Leigh Adams, Denny Brown, Jason Aldean, Jon Loba, and Rick Shedd pose with Aldeans double platinum plaque at the Broken Bow/Stoney Creek Records 2nd annual CMA pre-party at the Hard Rock Cafe in Nashville. (Photo by Freder ...

  8. THOMPSON SQUARE -- "THOMPSON SQUARE"

    March 12, 2011 12:00 AM EST 0 0 When a Nashville couple gets along so well-at least on record-that they have to write a song about forcing themselves to fight, you know it's not George Jones and Tammy Wynette we're talking about. Thompson Square's Keifer and Shawna Th ...