RISING STAR MADELINE MERLO RELEASES NEW SINGLE “ALIVE”

July 23rd, 2014

DEBUT EP AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE NOW!
* THE MADELINE MERLO EP IS CURRENTLY THE #1 CANADIAN ALBUM AT ITUNES COUNTRY! *
(#2 COUNTRY ALBUM OVERALL)

Open Road Recordings’ newest rising star, Madeline Merlo, is excited to announce the release of not

Pre-order the new album ‘5:01’ from Tim Hicks now on iTunes Canada!

July 8th, 2014

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Breakthrough Country star Tim Hicks will release his highly anticipated sophomore album on Tuesday August 5th, via Open Road Recordings / Universal Music Canada. 5:01, the follow-up to the award-winning #1 debut album Throwdown, marks Hicks’ second full-length album in two years, and includes the lead smash single, “Here Comes The Thunder.”

Pre-Order “5:01” now on iTunes

BREAKTHROUGH COUNTRY STAR TIM HICKS ANNOUNCES “5:01″ ALBUM DETAILS, TRACK LISTING

June 26th, 2014

“5:01″ AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE AUGUST 5th

NEW ALBUM FEATURES THE HIT SINGLE “HERE COMES THE THUNDER”

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Thursday, June 26th, Toronto, ON – Breakthrough Country star Tim Hicks will release his highly anticipated sophomore album on Tuesday August 5th, via Open Road Recordings / Universal Music Canada. 5:01, the follow-up to the award-winning #1 debut album Throwdown, marks Hicks’ second full-length album in two years, and includes the lead smash single, “Here Comes The Thunder.”

TIM HICKS’ “HERE COMES THE THUNDER” ADDED TO ROTATION AT SIRIUS/XM’S “THE HIGHWAY”

June 11th, 2014

Coming off a high-energy show at the 2014 CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN, Canadian country star Tim Hicks has another reason to celebrate today as his latest single “Here Comes The Thunder” has been added to rotation at SiriusXM’s

‘Wheels’ New album from The Road Hammers – Available Now

June 3rd, 2014

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“Wheels” Available in stores & online today, June 3, 2014. Buy now on iTunes

“Here Comes the Thunder” Tim Hicks Video Premiere

May 31st, 2014

2014 JUNO AWARD NOMINEE “BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST OF THE YEAR” & “COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR.” NEW ALBUM COMING THIS SUMMER. FIRST SINGLE “HERE COMES THE THUNDER” AT RADIO & ITUNES NOW!

The brand new single ‘Here Comes The Thunder’ available now on iTunes from Tim Hicks new album “5:01″ (Official hashtag: #Five01) set to release this summer on August 5th! Pre-order on iTunes Canada beginning July 8th!

Video Premiere: Dean brody “Another Man’s Gold”

May 16th, 2014

‪#‎AnotherMansGold‬ from the album ‘Crop Circles’ Available in stores & online now. Buy on iTunes

Brand new single #HereComesTheThunder from Tim Hicks new album coming this summer!

May 16th, 2014

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Available now on iTunes! The brand new single from Tim Hicks, “Here Comes the Thunder.” The first single from Tim’s new album, set to release this summer/fall 2014.

Pre-Order #Wheels the new album from The Road Hammers now on iTunes

May 14th, 2014

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The Road Hammers are back with a new album #Wheels, available everywhere June 3, 2014. Pre-order your copy now on iTunes and instantly receive the unheard track “I’ve Been Everywhere.”

New single from Dean Brody “Another Man’s Gold” at radio today!

April 22nd, 2014

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New single “Another Man’s Gold” from Dean Brody at radio today from his 2014 JUNO Award winning Country album of the Year: Crop Circles
Buy now on iTunes

Blackjack Billy “Blood, Sweat and Beer” at radio now!

April 22nd, 2014

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The follow up to their smash hit “The Booze Cruise” comes “Blood, Sweat and Beer” just in time! The guys will be bringing the party to Canada this summer with festival dates across the country! Visit www.blackjackbilly.com for tour dates!

“Blood, Sweat and Beer” from the “Get Some – EP” Available on iTunes

Whats new from Open Road Recordings

April 16th, 2014

New singles from Doc Walker “Shake It Like It’s Saturday Night” & One More Girl “Drunk Heart” at radio now (“One More Girl – Drunk Heart” available on iTunes April 22, 2014).

Got A Feeling your ready for the Easter long weekend!
Tim Hicks “Got A Feeling” is the #1 most played video on CMT! Watch “Got A Feeling” feat. Blackjack Billy and others like #Stronger Beer on Tim’s YouTube Channel. Tim is finishing up work on his second album now, and the lead single will be coming soon! Check out where you can see Tim Hicks this summer here!

Congratulations to our 2014 CMAO Award Nominees

April 8th, 2014

MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Tim Hicks [iTunes]
Jason McCoy [iTunes]

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Throw Down – Tim Hicks [iTunes]

SINGLE OF THE YEAR
Get By – Tim Hicks [iTunes]

SONGWRITER(S) OF THE YEAR
Get By – written by Shawn Hamm/Tim Hicks/Tyler Hubbard/Brian Kelley/Casey Marshall/Neil Sanderson; performed by Tim Hicks [iTunes]

RECORD PRODUCER(S) OF THE YEAR
David Kalmusky/Emerson Drive (Roll – Emerson Drive) [iTunes]

Doc Walker “Shake It Like It’s Saturday Night” New Single Available Now

April 7th, 2014

New single “Shake It Like It’s Saturday Night” Available now on iTunes

To celebrate the release of the new single “Shake It Like It’s Saturday Night,” we’re giving away some prize packs to help you ‘shake it’ yourself!

Send us your very favorite original cocktail recipe (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) for your chance to win one of these limited edition prize packs:

“Shake It Like It’s Saturday Night” Cocktail shaker with martini glasses, a Doc Walker key chain, t-shirt and a beer kookie!

Tweet your recipe to @doc_walker with the official hashtag: #DWShakeIt

Dean Brody Wins JUNO Award For Country Album of the Year

March 30th, 2014

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DEAN BRODY WINS JUNO AWARD FOR COUNTRY ALBUM OF THE YEAR

PERFORMS #1 GOLD SINGLE “BOUNTY” ON JUNO AWARDS BROADCAST TONIGHT

WINNIPEG, MB – Canadian Country star Dean Brody earns his first JUNO Award for Country Album of the Year at last night’s JUNO Gala Dinner and Awards ceremony in Winnipeg. Nominated for the third time in his career, Brody’s fourth album, Crop Circles (Open Road Recordings / Universal Music Canada) soared to the top of the charts upon release this past November. The award-winning album is available via iTunes.ca.

“I’m so proud of the team around me, its been a long journey and I feel like this win is for all of us,” says Dean Brody. “Years from now I’ll look back on this as one of the greatest honours given to me. Thank you all for your part in making this happen. What a night!”

Receiving critical acclaim for his songwriting, Brody made history in 2013 becoming the first male Canadian artist to earn two #1 songs at Country radio on the BDS and Mediabase charts for Crop Circles first single “Bounty” featuring Lindi Ortega and 2012′s Platinum-selling anthem “Canadian Girls.”

To date, Brody’s career has spawned 12 Top 10 singles at radio becoming the #1 Most Played Canadian Artist for the past three years; seven Canadian Country Music Association Awards (CCMA) including his current reign as Male Artist of the Year and multiple sold out tours across Canada including his most recent headlining arena tour Crop Circles and Tractor Beams.

Dean Brody will perform his #1 Gold-selling hit “Bounty” on the 2014 JUNO Awards Broadcast this evening, Sunday, March 30, 2014 on CTV from Winnipeg’s MTS Centre at 8 p.m. CT/ 9 p.m. ET.

Tim Hicks “Hell Raisin’ Good Time” Officially certified GOLD

March 19th, 2014

Tim Hicks – “Hell Raisin’ Good Time” – certified gold in Canada.
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Sign the Petition to end Winter & Bring on the #MUD!

March 12th, 2014

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Join the petition to bring on the #MUD and help unlock prizes! Your email will be automatically entered into each draw by SIGNING!

Video Premiere: Madeline Merlo “Sinking Like A Stone”

March 4th, 2014

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CMT Canada’s Fresh Face Feature Artist is Madeline Merlo!
Watch “Sinking Like A Stone” – the new video now exclusively at CMT.ca

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“MUD” The New Single from The Road Hammers, Available Now!

February 25th, 2014

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#MUD New Single from The Road Hammers Available Now on iTunes! CANADA: http://bit.ly/Mr4yMJ USA: http://bit.ly/1gzlCcR Join The Road Hammers today, February 25th at 6:30 PM EST for a half-hour twitter chat! Have a question? Tweet to @theroadhammers with the hashtag #ASKRH or email your question to theroadhammers@rgk.ca!

OPEN ROAD RECORDINGS & RGK ENTERTAINMENT GROUP ANNOUNCE THE SIGNING OF MADELINE MERLO

February 20th, 2014

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“We’ve been waiting for an artist like Madeline. She has it all.”
- Michelle Carpenter, CMT Canada

“Madeline has what it takes to be the next massive female superstar. Not just in Canada, but the world.”
– Mark Patric, 93.7 JRfm, Vancouver, BC

THE ROAD HAMMES #MUD OFFICIAL VIDEO PREMIERE ON YOUTUBE & CMT.CA

February 17th, 2014

#MUD – The brand new single from The Road Hammers is available on iTunes February 25th
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