Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have each signed with Sony Music Entertainment, MusicRow has confirmed. McGraw was previously signed with Big Machine Label Group, while Hill was previously signed with Warner Bros.
Billboard reports the multiple-album deal includes solo albums from both McGraw and Hill.
They also reported the deal was orchestrated by Sony Music Entertainment CEO Doug Morris, Columbia Records Chairman and CEO Rob Stringer, Sony Music Nashville Chairman and CEO Randy Goodman, as well as Hill’s manager, Sandbox Entertainment’s Jason Owen, and McGraw’s manager Scott Siman and attorney Joel Katz, who negotiated the deal for Hill and McGraw.
Hill’s final album for Warner Bros. Records, titled Deep Tracks, released Nov. 18, 2016. The project was a compilation of album cuts from previous projects.
McGraw previously released the album Damn Country Music on Big Machine Label Group in November 2015. His song “Humble & Kind” earned songwriter Lori McKenna a Best Country Song honor at Sunday (Feb. 12)’s Grammy awards.
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