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2014-02-17 12:23:13

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Media, Inc. (AMI) and Cumulus Media today announced a partnership to form a glossy, 16-page section called NASH in Country Weekly beginning with the February 24 issue. The partnership provides a unique opportunity for Cumulus Media to further brand its flagship country station. "This agreement is a transforming event for Country Weekly," said AMI Chairman, President, and CEO David J. Pecker. "Partnering with Cumulus Media and combining...

2010-03-10 17:04:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Machine Records artists Steel Magnolia's Top 15 hit, "Keep On Lovin' You," has become the highest charting debut single from a male/ female Country duet act in the 66-year history of the Billboard Top Country Songs Chart. "Keep On Lovin' You" rose to #14 on the Billboard Top Country Songs Chart this week and as well as continuing its ascent on the USA Today/ Country Aircheck chart (powered by Mediabase), resting at #12. The history-making...

2010-01-29 11:04:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- American Media, Inc. (AMI) announced today that Lisa Konicki, former Photo Editor of Country Weekly magazine, has been named the new Editor-in-Chief effective February 1. Country Weekly is America's only weekly magazine devoted entirely to country music and its artists. Konicki will also have responsibility over the brand's web site, countryweekly.com. In making the announcement, David Pecker, AMI president and CEO, said, "Lisa's wealth of...

2009-05-28 07:30:00

Seventeen-year-old Singer/Songwriter to Showcase Her Critically Acclaimed Second Album "Believe" on Her First National Tour with The Simon dTOUR -Country Music Tour INDIANAPOLIS, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For music fans, the summer's next sensation could be as close as the neighborhood mall as Simon Property Group, Inc. (NYSE: SPG), Great American Country (GAC) Television, F.Y.E., and Cold River Records today announced Katie Armiger will headline her first tour making stops in 24...

2009-01-09 17:36:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- American Media, Inc. today announced that it is increasing the frequency of Country Weekly magazine, America's best selling country music magazine, to 52 times per year. "We're going back to our roots," said Editor-in-Chief Larry Holden. "Country Weekly launched 15 years ago as a weekly and that's what we'll be again. We've done extensive research and this is something our readers want." Holden said that the change will become effective with the March 2...

2008-08-28 15:00:47

By DAWN KANE GREENSBORO -- "Great American Country" TV viewers who tune in to "The Next GAC Star" on Sept. 3 and 10 will see a finalist with local roots. Megan Conner was born in Greensboro nearly 28 years ago, and spent her first three years in Eden before moving to Texas. She lives in Nashville, Tenn., now, but returns often to visit relatives, including mother Pat Rice in Greensboro and father George Conner in Eden. Now Conner is one of six finalists in GAC's first national talent...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.