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Ruben Studdard and Derrick Brown


MidWest Music Promoter Carter Russell has worked with Ruben Studdard. Ruben Studdard and Derrick Brown, Program Director for Clear Channel Chicago WVAZ & WGCI

Carter Russell and Clara Kirk


Mid West Music Promoter Carter Russell, Clara Kirk – founder of Clara’s House (A Shelter for Battered Women & Children) front, and Friends of Lakeside Bank Chicago.

Clara’s House


From Left to Right: Carter Russell, Chicago White Sox GM Kenny Williams, Mr. Carter Russell Sr. at Clara’s House. Hosted by Robin Robinson from Fox TV Chicago. From Left to Right: Kenard Karter Music Director Chicago WGCI, Recording Artist Slique, Carter Russell and soon to be a a huge hit Rotimi. He’s a Northwestern University [...]

A Special Thanks!


Special thanks to Sony / ATV, Concord Music Group, RoseHip Records, Elite Music, and Robso Records, thanks for doing business with Carter Russell Music. I look forward to working with you in 2010 and helping with all your promotion and marketing needs. A happy and safe holidays to you and your loved ones!!!

Chicago’s Lollapalooza Lineup Announced!


  Finally, the lineup for Chicago’s Lollapalooza Music Festival is officially out, some of the top acts are: -Depeche Mode -The Killers -Jane’s Addiction -the d-o-double g-Snoop Dogg -Coheed and Cambria -The Decemberists -Band of Horses -Ben Folds -Rise Against -Of Montreal -Andrew Bird -Cold War Kids -Peter Bjorn and John -Ra Ra Riot -Atmosphere -Thievery Corporation [...]

WFUN Concert with Teena Marie


I recently went to a radio visit at WFUN in St. Louis. WFUN hosted a concert and a meet and greet with Teena Marie back stage. The Teena Marie concert was outstanding; the crowd was on their feet the entire show. She is still one of the most exciting entertainers of our time. You go [...]

Phil Spector Convicted


Music legend, Hall of Fame inductee, accomplished music producer and songwriter Phil Spector was found guilty of second-degree murder today. The originator of the “Wall of Sound” production technique, Spector was a pioneer of the 1960s’ girl group sound and clocked in over twenty-five Top 40 hits between 1960 and 1965. In later years he [...]

iTunes Releases DRM and Offers Price Structure


April 6, 2009 marks the day iTunes announced its change of terms regarding music sales. Starting immediately, and based on its agreements with the major record labels, iTunes will offer single songs for sale at variable prices; from $0.69 to $1.29 each. In addition to the variable sales price news, iTunes will also be dropping [...]

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