[Updated]: Bigger Picture Group Closes


[Updated]: DMG Nashville has entered into a partnership with in2une Music, to continue promoting Lucy Hale‘s debut single, “You Sound Good To Me,” as well as future releases from her debut album.

“We are beyond excited to be in the Lucy Hale business,” in2une Nashville president Dale Connone says. “We look forward to our alliance with DMG Nashville and breaking ‘You Sound Good To Me’ at Country radio.”


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Bigger Picture Group has closed its doors, MusicRow has confirmed.

Bigger Picture’s roster included artist ventures with Craig Campbell, Ryan Kinder, Blackjack Billy, Rachel Bradshaw, Smithfield, Chelsea Bain and Chris Janson. Lucy Hale was signed to a joint venture with DMG Nashville/Bigger Picture.

Craig Campbell was the company’s biggest success story. He sold one million tracks combined from his 2011 self-titled debut album and current album Never Regret. His autobiographical single, “Family Man” was a top 15 hit, followed by fan-favorite “Fish.” His latest hit, “Keep Them Kisses Comin,’” is the follow-up single to smash “Outta My Head.”

Bigger Picture artists on MusicRow’s Country Breakout Chart today (May 8) include Campbell at No. 11 with “Keep Them Kisses Comin,'” and Chelsea Bain at No. 80 with “Cowboy in a Cadillac.”

Producer Keith Stegall was an original founder of Bigger Picture but was no longer involved with the company.

Michael Powers served as President of Bigger Picture Group, overseeing all aspects of the operation, including radio promotion, artist management, marketing, and sales. He previously served as President of Bigger Picture Artist Ventures, a division within the Bigger Picture Group.

Alan Kates was a partner in Bigger Picture Group, and also acts as President of Songs of Bigger Picture, and EVP of Business Development for BPG. He also manages producer Stegall.

Bob Cahill was Exec. VP/GM and oversaw operations, artist management, marketing and sales initiatives. Prior to Bigger Picture, his career includes time at EMI Records, Live Nation Artists, V2 Records and Rhino Records.

David Robkin is CEO and oversees finance and strategic direction for the company. He joined Bigger Picture three years ago.

Exiting staffers include Jay Bradley, Matt Corbin, Liz Cost (reach her at 617-650-0986), Jay Cruze (reach him here), Chris DeCarlo, Brad Helton, Jody Mazer, Allen Mitchell, Michael Powers, Joe Putnam, Matt Rovey, Kimmie Trosdahl and Shea Windley.

Jan Perry Rodgers has exited her post as Office Manager & Executive Assistant. She can be reached at janpr@comcast.net.




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