All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Martina McBride’

Martina McBride Riles Up Supporters Against Music Exec

Martina McBride is mad about statements mede by a consultant about women in country music radio. Many media outlets are calling the statements sexist, but the man who made them insists he was just passing along data. Keith Hill, a consultant for more than 300 country music radio stations, said in a recent interview that country radios should stop playing …

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Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride Slam Sexist Country Music Radio Station Executive

Miranda Lambert and Martina McBride are just two women in country music both astonished and offended by a remark made by a country music radio station executive this past week. Keith Hill oversees 300 country music radio stations. He pretty much said during a recent interview for Country Aircheck that country radio needed to “take females out” in order to …

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Trace Adkins Drops SeaWorld Performance Amid “Blackfish” Controversy

Add Trace Adkins to the long list of musicians who have already dropped their shows at SeaWorld. While it was originally just the animal activists fighting for the treatment of the whales, everyone is starting to join in, and realizing how poorly the orcas are treated while in captivity. Amid the controversy surrounding the theme park since the release of …

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Martina McBride Cancels SeaWorld Performance

Martina McBride is the latest musician to back out of a scheduled performance at SeaWorld. Since the release of the documentary film Blackfish, performers have been petitioned by animal rights groups, and encouraged to back out because of SeaWorld’s poor record of treatment for their animals. The film depicts the treatment of an orca that killed its SeaWorld trainer back …

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Martina McBride, .38 Special Cancel SeaWorld Performances

Following suit with six others that have also been scheduled to perform and recently cancelled, Martin McBride and 38 Special have refused to perform at SeaWorld. Since the release of the buzzed about documentary Blackfish, many people have become more aware of the some of the unsafe and inhumane practices that are done involving the whales at SeaWorld. Over the …

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SeaWorld Documentary Making Waves

SeaWorld continues to undergo scrutiny after the film, “Blackfish” was released. The documentary discusses the captivity of killer whale Tilikum and its role in the deaths of three individuals while revealing specific practices used at the park. The film made the list for the Best Documentary at the Oscars last week. SeaWorld claims the film is not an accurate representation …

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