Tens of thousands attend CMA Music Fest

Tens of thousands attend CMA Music Fest

NASHVILLE, June 9 (UPI) -- Organizers estimate tens of thousands of country music fans attended Nashville's CMA Music Festival, which ran from last Wednesday through Sunday.
Jewel to judge, mentor on 'Nashville Star'

Jewel to judge, mentor on 'Nashville Star'

BURBANK, Calif., April 11 (UPI) -- U.S. recording artist Jewel has signed on to help find the next country music sensation on the television singing competition show "Nashville Star."

Underwood wins CMA for single of the year

NASHVILLE, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Carrie Underwood and Mark Bright won the Country Music Association award for single of the year for the song "Before He Cheats" in Nashville Wednesday.

Stars flock to Nashville for CMA awards

NASHVILLE, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- The 41st annual Country Music Association awards show was under way at the Sommet Center in downtown Nashville.

Paisley, Strait grab 5 CMA nominations

NASHVILLE, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Brad Paisley and George Strait paced nominees Thursday with five nods each when the Country Music Association announced its award nominations in Nashville.

Country duo unleashes third album, book

NASHVILLE, June 5 (UPI) -- The Nashville duo Big & Rich shows its rowdy and quiet sides on its third album.

Faith Hill to debut new single during ACM

LAS VEGAS, May 14 (UPI) -- Singer Faith Hill will debut her single, "Lost," during the 42nd annual Academy of Country Music Awards show Tuesday in Las Vegas.

George Straight leads all with 8 ACM nods

NASHVILLE, March 5 (UPI) -- George Straight led all performers Monday with eight nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, for the 42nd Academy of Country Music Awards.

John Rich tops ASCAP Country Music Awards

NASHVILLE, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Singer John Rich was honored at the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers awards ceremony as country music artist of the year.

Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow added to CMA show

NASHVILLE, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The lineup for next month's Country Music Association Awards program in Nashville has been bolstered with the addition of Vince Gill and Sheryl Crow.

Big & Rich speedway concert canceled

SPARTA, Ky., Aug. 5 (UPI) -- A concert by country music duo Big & Rich set for a speedway in Sparta, Ky., Saturday night has been canceled at the last minute.

Big half of Big & Rich has a little 'big'

NASHVILLE, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The wife of the "Big" half of country music's Big & Rich -- Kenny Alphin -- gave birth in Nashville Wednesday to a baby boy.

Black country western rapper seeks stardom

NASHVILLE, March 3 (UPI) -- Troy Coleman, who goes by the name "Cowboy Troy," is trying to become the first African-American country music star since Charley Pride -- by rapping.

Newcomer Rob Marshall wins DGA Award

LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- Rob Marshall won the Directors Guild of America's top feature film directing award in Los Angeles Saturday for "Chicago."

Heartland -- UPI Arts & Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- At first glance, Blake Shelton appears as a baby-faced country singer, fresh from working-class America, with a memorable tenor and a bright future that already includes a hit song or two.
CRYSTAL CAVINESS, United Press International
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John Rich
John Rich of the country music group " Big and Rich" entertains the crowd at Consol Energy Park in Washington, Pennsylvania before the arrival of presumptive Republican presidential candidate John McCain for the Road to the Convention Rally on August 30, 2008. (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)

John Rich is a film and television director. He directed such television shows as Where's Raymond?, Mister Ed, The Dick Van Dyke Show, All in the Family, The Jeffersons, Maude, Good Times, Barney Miller, Newhart, Benson, The Brady Bunch, and Gilligan's Island. His feature film credits include Wives and Lovers, Boeing Boeing, Roustabout and Easy Come, Easy Go (the latter two starring Elvis Presley). He also participated in the live telecast of the opening day ceremonies of Disneyland in 1955. He won an Emmy for The Dick Van Dyke Show, two Emmys for All in the Family, and two Golden Globes for All in the Family.

In the 1980s Rich and Henry Winkler formed a production company called Henry Winkler/John Rich Productions and together they produced MacGyver for Paramount Television.

Rich studied at the University of Michigan.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "John Rich."
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