Capitol Records Nashville has announced that promotion veteran Kevin Herring will be joining the company as VP Promotion for EMI Records Nashville. He fills the role recently vacated by Angela Lange, and will be reporting directly to Capitol Records Nashville Sr. VP Promotion Steve Hodges.
Over Herring’s 30 years in the business, he has promoted a wide variety of artists including Aaron Tippin, Rascal Flatts, Shania Twain and Toby Keith. His career began in radio at WWWW/Detroit, and he also worked with Polygram and Mercury Records. He spent 13 years with Lyric Street Records, nine of which he served as VP of Promotion. Most recently, he served as President of Skyville Records.
“Kevin brings a wealth of experience to the table,” says Steve Hodges. “His extensive professional background and relationships at radio are two metrics that are key to success in the promotion world. I’m delighted he is joining our EMI team in a leadership role!”
Herring begins his new job May 16 and can be reached at [email protected] or 615-269-2085.
The EMI Records Nashville roster includes Alan Jackson, Eric Church, Eric Paslay, and Kelleigh Bannen.