The first signing to BMLG’s Dot Records is duo Maddie & Tae, comprised of 18-year-olds Maddie Marlow and Tae Dye, MusicRow has confirmed. Their debut single “Girl In A Country Song” will impact radio this summer.
“I am thrilled that Maddie & Tae will be the first act to be released on Dot Records!” said Dot Records GM Chris Stacey. “They are phenomenally talented young ladies who have captured a sound that is unique in today’s Country landscape and I believe that they will send a message to the world that can’t be denied.”
The duo first caught the attention of Big Machine Music Vice President Mike Molinar and staff writer/producer Aaron Scherz, and went on to impress Big Machine Label Group President and CEO Scott Borchetta. Maddie & Tae is also signed to Big Machine Music.
Working the single at radio will be previously announced promotion team Kris Lamb (Director of National Promotion), James Marsh (Director of Southwest Promotion), Bill Lubitz (Director of West Coast Promotion), Michelle Tigard-Kammerer (Director of Midwest/Northeast Promotion), EJ Bernas (Director of Southeast Promotion), Rachel Dobson (Promotion Manager) and Garrett Hill (Executive Assistant).
Marlow is from Sugar Land, Texas and Dye is from Ada, Oklahoma, which is also the hometown of Country superstar Blake Shelton.
Maddie & Tae moved to Nashville three days after high school graduation and cite Shania Twain, Loretta Lynn and Lee Ann Womack as influences.
Dot Records relaunched earlier this year.
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