Norbert Nix has been appointed to the post of Vice President, Columbia/BNA Promotion, it was announced today. Nix joined the label in 2006 and was most recently Director of National Promotion for RCA. He will report directly to Sony Music Nashville Sr. VP Promotion Skip Bishop.
In his new role, Nix will be responsible for developing and implementing promotional plans for artists on the Columbia and BNA imprints, which include Bradley Gaskin, Jordyn Shellhart, Joanna Smith, Wade Bowen, Kenny Chesney, Tyler Farr, Casey James, The Lunabelles, and Kellie Pickler.
“Norbert Brings a tsunami of new vitality to this team,” says Bishop. “With his vast experience and his recent contributions, Norb is a perfect fit to lead this excellent promotion machine. Along with Keith Gale, he has been instrumental in taking RCA Nashville to the highest level of success they have seen in years. Norbert has the kind of contagious energy from which Columbia/BNA will quickly benefit.”
Nix’s 20 year career in music includes time working in artist management and booking in addition to label promotion with Mercury Nashville. In 2001, he joined Refugee Management and later led his own management and publishing company N2 Entertainment.