Sony Music Nashville has announced the addition of Ann Inman to the company as Manager, Media. She started her new role today (4/21), and is reporting to label VP, Media & Corporate Communications Allen Brown. “It is such a privilege to welcome Ann to our company,” says Brown. “Her solid business ethic, experience and charisma [...]
McGhee Entertainment has aligned with Alan Bullington’s 1 Degree Sports Management, whose roster includes NBA player Rajon Rondo, PGA Tour golfer Kenny Perry and many others. The two companies are located at 21 Music Sq. W. in Nashville. Doc McGhee, CEO of McGhee Entertainment comments, “Managing any celebrity’s career, whether the client is an artist [...]
Francesca Battistelli took top honors at last night’s (4/20) GMA Dove Awards where she was named Artist of the Year. Other multi-award winners included Chris August, Jason Crabb and Point of Grace.
With more films yet to be viewed today (4/20) and tomorrow (4/21), the 2011 Nashville Film Festival has already broken its previous records for attendance and number of tickets sold. The event kicked off last Thursday (4/14) and wraps tomorrow night with the Closing Night Party at Mercy Lounge.
Paper Airplane, the latest from Alison Krauss and Union Station, glided into the No. 1 spot on both the Country and Bluegrass album charts moving 83,000 units in its debut week [Nielsen Soundscan]. Meanwhile, the Country Strong soundtrack got a boost from the movie’s DVD/home rental release.
The GMA Dove Awards will be handed out tonight (4/20) in Atlanta, as the show moves from its longtime Nashville home for the first time. Thanks to the new location, organizers are reporting a 60% boost in ticket sales versus the same time last year. Jason Ingram is the leading nominee heading into the ceremony [...]
CMT’s Evan Farmer will present the nominees for the 2011 CMT Music Awards live on the Today show Wed., April 27, airing at 9:00 am CST. Farmer will appear with hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb. The Band Perry will also be on hand during the nomination announcements to perform “You Lie.” This is the [...]
Longtime radio host Lisa Manning is joining the 95.5 FM WSM team, handling afternoons. She will be in the chair next week. Locally Manning has worked at WGFX, WKDF, WSIX and WSM-AM. The station cluster also welcomes Megan Good to the Cumulus Nashville team. She will be acting as Promotion Director for 95.5 FM WSM, [...]