Industry Ink (1/25/13)

AIMP111AIMP‘s social media panel, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20 at ASCAP, has sold out.  The panel features Ariel Hyatt (Cyber PR), Wayne Leloy (Warner Music), Marcus Whitney (Moontoast) and John Barker (Clearbox Rights, LLC). They have also added moderator David M. Ross, who founded MusicRow magazine and recently released the book Secrets of the List. Ross received the Canadian Country Music Association’s Leonard T. Rambeau Award for International Achievement in 2003 and the CMA President’s Award in 1998. He also hosted the first CMA Awards Internet simulcast in 1997.

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David-Worby-Photo21New York-based songwriter David Worby has entered into an agreement with Dan Hodges Music, LLC for worldwide catalog representation and royalty administration for his personal catalog and that of songwriters he currently sponsors, including Nashville-based songwriter Amanda Martin.

Dan Hodges Music LLC’s current current music writers include Mike Britt, Pete Best, Rick Monroe and Ryan Griffin, among others.

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UMPG Nashville hosted their first Winter Getaway event at Nashville’s Magaritaville. The event included performances from Chase McGill, Kalisa Ewing, Ryan Hurd and Jackie Lee.

Pictured (L-R): Chase McGill, Kalisa Ewing, Ryan Hurd.

Pictured (L-R): Chase McGill, Kalisa Ewing, Ryan Hurd

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SESAC songwriter Andi Zack has signed an exclusive publishing contract with Diamond Eye Music. Zack’s songwriting credits include cuts by Danielle Peck, Josh ThompsonJenny Gill, Elle Maze and Etta Britt among others. Diamond Eye Music CEO Chris Burch says, “Andi’s unique writing talents combined with her experience and great work ethic make this opportunity a ‘no-brainer’ for us. We are extremely excited about our future together.”

Pictured (L-R): Cory Gierman (writer/manager) Andi Zack, Chip Petree (attorney/Petree Law), Alyssa Adams (Creative Director/Diamond Eye Music), Chris Burch (CEO & Owner/Diamond Eye Music), Tim Fink (Vice President Writer Relations/SESAC)

Pictured (L-R): Cory Gierman (writer/manager) Andi Zack, Chip Petree (attorney/Petree Law), Alyssa Adams (Creative Director/Diamond Eye Music), Chris Burch (CEO & Owner/Diamond Eye Music), Tim Fink (Vice President Writer Relations/SESAC)

 

 

 

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