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Shunned by country radio, female artists fight to be heard

Clip: 03/19/2019 | 8m 29s

The proportion of female voices on country radio has been dropping in recent years, amid “long-held beliefs” that male singers drive larger audiences and greater ad revenue. But not everyone in Nashville buys into that theory. Jeffrey Brown reports on how some female artists and industry experts there are banding together to build a community and raise the profile of women in country music.

Aired: 03/19/19

Rating: NR

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