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>>Atlantic Record’s Brett Eldredge has become the first new artist to receive an honorary “Friends and Family” membership to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. He visited the Hall on Sept. 27 after logging his 10th Opry performance singing his current single, “It Ain’t Gotta Be Love.”

Seated: Brett Eldridge; (Standing: L-R): Rob Baker (Violator Management), Debbie Parsley (Event Entertainment Manager), Sharon Burns (Vice President, Sales & Marketing), Rachel Weingartner (Membership Coordinator), Kyle Young (Director), Brad Kennard (Violator Management), Jay Orr (Vice President, Programs) and Ali Tonn (Director, Education & Public Programming)

Chelsea Ogden

>>Chelsea Ogden has been named Social Media Coordinator at PLA Media. President/CEO of PLA Media, Pam Lewis says, “As social media becomes more prevalent, I want to expand our efforts with a dedicated department at PLA. Having this division is crucial.” Ogden first joined the company in earlier in the summer as an intern. Previously she worked for Epic Modeling Agency in New York doing both print and runway work. She is currently a senior at Belmont pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Business.

>>Scott Welch Management’s Scott Welch has been named co-chair of the Musicians On Call Board of Directors. He will share the position with Tom Poleman who has served for the past two years. Michael Solomon, founder of MOC noted,

Scott Welch

“Scott has repeatedly demonstrated his absolute love and passion for the organization and it is this passion along with his vision toward the future that makes him so ideal to lead Musicians On Call to the next level of programming and expansion.”

MOC is a nonprofit that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities. Welch has been serving as the only Nashville representative on its Board of Directors.

Scott has managed the careers and development of multi-platinum recording artists Alanis Morissette, LeAnn Rimes, Steve Perry, Paula Abdul, Collective Soul, C&C Music Factory, and others.




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