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    During my travels around Nashville, my group went to NSAI, the Nashville Songwriters Association International, located on Music Row. This non-profit organisation helps support up and coming talent whilst targeting congress in the US over rights and laws in the songwriting industry. We received a performance from the top talent, whom she performed her top songs and shared her tactics at succeeding in the music industry. The intensity of her presence and her determination was what struck my attention, as this represents similar to that of an Olympic Athlete. This was clear when the performer described her development as training, and outlined how critical it is that she remains focused to better achieve her goal. As Nashville is seen as the…

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    Kenny Chesney born on March 26, 1968 is an American singer plus songwriter. He has a typical height of 5 feet 6 inches. He has a nice physique and his shirtless photos also reveal his muscular body. He has recorded altogether 20 albums and numerous songs, 14 of which have been classified gold or higher. He has also produced 40 Top 10 singles on the Country Airplay charts and U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs. And 28 of the singles reached number 1 on the chart. He went gold with Me and You in…

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    style of music. They sang the traditional kind of music, but you don’t hear it that much these days. Country music today is going towards the pop genre and it’s not like it was in the 1970’s or even 1980’s. There’s one certain guy who has his own twists to music, his own style of the traditional era and has kept it around for as long as most people can remember. Most people call him “King George”, but he’s really much more than that. George Strait is the King of Country Music, because of his…

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    Taylor Swift Biography

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    Taylor had to strike development deal with a recording company. When she was fourteen she signed a deal with RCA Records this deal was short lived due to the face that they want Taylor to be 18 before releasing her first album. In 2004 Swift became the youngest songwriter ever hired by the Sony/ATV Tree publishing house. This didn’t last either. At a performance at Nashville's Bluebird Cafe in 2005, Swift caught the attention of Scott Borchetta, a DreamWorks Records executive who was preparing…

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    Every day everyone is exposed to a variety of sounds. One sound that is very common and often enjoyed is the sound of music. Scientifically speaking music is just a very specific pattern of sound waves traveling through the air and are mechanically very similar to other sounds. If this is true, why is it that music can make people feel many different emotions so powerfully? This is hypothesized to be for several reasons, but there is no doubt that music can make people feel strong emotions.…

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    “Almost Home” Some days, dreaming of the past is easier than living in the present. “Almost Home” is co-written and recorded by American country music singer Craig Morgan. This was the first top ten hit on the US country music charts for Morgan. He also received a Song of the Year award and earned a Songwriter’s Achievement Award from the Nashville Songwriters' Association International. “Almost Home” explores the struggles of homelessness, the complexities that life brings us, and the freedom…

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    A year later Cash & Carter became new weds. June was the high light of Cash’s life. Not only did she sing with him on the stage but she helped him get off drugs and stop drinking as well as Cash becoming a devout Christian fundamentalist. In 1969, Cash began hosting The Johnny Cash Show, a TV variety series that showcased contemporary musicians including his wife. The same year his show debuted, Cash also took home two Grammy Awards for the live album Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison. The album was…

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    “From country to pop” One of my favorite artist, Taylor Swift, has paved the way from original country music to country with a touch of pop. This young artist has achieved so much in her years as an artist, than some can’t even dream about accomplishing. I like Taylor Swift because even though she is known for writing break up songs and making them into top chart records, her many awards show how truly talented she is. I first discovered her in the radio back in 2008 when I heard “Our…

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    Garth Brooks always said “just keep taking chances and have fun” which is how he built and lived his music career. Through Books many trials and tribulations as a country music artist, his personal and musical mistakes and accomplishments have made him the acclaimed musician he is today that has influenced many current country artists. He has worked amazingly hard to succeed in the music world. He is especially proud of all the awards he has received over the years. Brooks truly loves…

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    Carrie Underwood: From Oklahoma Farmgirl to Worldwide Humanitarian At the age of 22, Carrie Underwood became known for debuting one of the fastest-selling country albums according to Nielsen SoundScan, a system that tracks music sales (“Carrie Underwood.”). Carrie started off as a normal young girl from Oklahoma who happened to win Season 4 of American Idol. Ever since then, she has continued with her career in music, grabbing several Grammys, Country Music Association Awards, and other similar…

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