Artist Showcases Light Up CRS

UMG Parties at the Ryman
Universal Music Group Nashville showcased 18 acts during their CRS luncheon yesterday (2/24) at the Ryman auditorium. Artists included Easton Corbin, Laura Bell Bundy, Josh Kelley, Coldwater Jane, Randy Montana, Mallary Hope, Ashton Shepherd, Randy Rogers Band, Ryan Bingham, David Nail, Julianne Hough, Billy Currington, Jamey Johnson, Gary Allan, Josh Turner, Lee Ann Womack, Vince Gill and Sugarland.

Front Row (l-r): Brandon Jane (Coldwater Jane), Leah Crutchfield (Coldwater Jane), Corbin, Shepherd, Bundy, Kelley, Hope, Montana, 2nd Row (l-r): Brady Black (Randy Rogers Band), Geoffrey Hill (RRB), Randy Rogers (RRB), Nail, Hough, Currington 3rd Row (l-r): Johnson, Jon Richardson (RRB), Turner, Allan, Jennifer Nettles (Sugarland) 4th Row (l-r): Womack, Gill, Kristian Bush (Sugarland) Ryan Bingham (not pictured) Photo credit: Peyton Hoge

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Big Machine Meets CMT at CRS
CMT and Big Machine Label Group joined forces on Tuesday night (2/23) for a CRS after-hours event at the CMT offices that included new music from acts on Big Machine Records, The Valory Music Co., and Republic Nashville.  The evening included performances from JewelSteel Magnolia, The Band Perry and Eden’s Edge along with special guest Melissa Peterman. Others in attendance included Jack Ingram and Justin Moore as well as CMT’s new Top 20 Countdown host, Evan FarmerCMT Radio Live’s Cody Alan was broadcasting live during the event and featured interviews with all performers.

(l-r): Evan Farmer, Host, CMT Top 20 Countdown; Justin Moore; Cody Alan, Host/EP CMT Radio Live; Melissa Peterman; Brian Philips, President, CMT; Jewel; Big Machine’s Scott Borchetta; Hannah Blaylock, Dean Berner and Cherrill Green of Eden’s Edge; Jay Frank, SVP Music Strategy, CMT; Jack Ingram. Photo credit: Diamond

(l-r) Republic Nashville’s Jimmy Harnen; Neil Perry, Kimberly Perry and Reid Perry of The Band Perry; Jay Frank, SVP Music Strategy, CMT; Big Machine’s Scott Borchetta; Joshua Scott Jones and Meghan Linsey of Steel Magnolia; Brian Philips, President, CMT; Melissa Peterman; John Hamlin, SVP Production, Development and Talent, CMT Photo credit: Diamond

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JaneDear Girls Rock the House
Warner Music Nashville staffers and guests gathered at the home of John Rich (aka Mt. Richmore) for a CRS showcase performance from new act the JaneDear Girls.

(l-r) Warner Music Nashville President John Esposito, the JaneDear Girl's Susie Brown, Managers from Turner Nichols Management Doug Nichols and Trey Turner, the JaneDear Girl's Danelle Leverett, and Warner Music Nashville VP of Promotions Bob Reeves.


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