Industry Ink (2-22-13)

New member Sarahbeth Taite stopped by the ASCAP offices in Nashville to join the performing rights organization as a songwriter. Taite recently signed to a publishing and artist development arrangement with Green Hills Music Group. “Though she is still in her teens, Sarahbeth is so talented as an artist, gifted as a writer, and has the drive and natural skills of a seasoned performer,” said Green Hills Music Group President Woody Bomar.

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Pictured (L-R): Green Hills Music Group’s Woody Bomar, ASCAP’s Kele Currier, Sarahbeth Taite and ASCAP’s LeAnn Phelan

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BMI recently invited new songwriters to its Music Row offices in Nashville to mingle and network with one another. The evening provided aspiring artists and songwriters an opportunity to swap stories and make connections with others in the community.

BMI songwriter mixer

Pictured (L-R): BMI’s Clay Bradley, Tiffany Houghton, Alex Masters, Emily Mueller, Viktor Krauss, and BMI’s Leslie Roberts. Photo: Drew Maynard

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makky1PLA Media has added soulful Americana songwriter, Makky Kaylor, to its roster. Kaylor is joined alongside PLA’s clients including  Lynn Anderson, Scarletta and newcomer Erica Nicole. Kaylor has worked as a “go to” vocalist for Harlan Howard, Wayland Holyfield, Randy Goodrum, Tom Snow and more.
He also sang hundreds of commercial jingles, from Blue Diamond Almonds® to Williams Sausage to the Methodist Church to The Grand Ole Opry, solidifying his reputation as a respected Nashville studio vocalist.




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