Industry Ink (6-3-13)

warner chappell logo1Songwriter Liz Rose has signed with Warner/Chappell. 

In recent years, Rose scored as co-writer of the Eli Young Band hit “Crazy Girl.” She also has a cut, “Sober,” on the current Little Big Town album, on Kellie Pickler’s latest project, and on the upcoming LeAnn Rimes album.

Rose is a co-writer on more than a dozen Taylor Swift songs including “White Horse,” “Teardrops on My Guitar” and the Grammy winning “You Belong with Me.”

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the henningsens11Family trio The Henningsens have partnered with Sue Bee Honey®, America’s Honey® – the world’s largest honey marketing cooperative and packer of 100 percent made-in-the-USA honey. Sue Bee Honey’s members produce 20-25 percent of the honey crop in the United States. “We have a really large family,” said father Brian Henningsen of The Henningsens. “My wife and I have 10 children. We love the multi-generation aspect of farming and music. And that was a really good fit for us in partnering with and becoming friends with the folks at Sue Bee Honey®. They are America’s Honey®, an American company through and through.”

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cmafoundation11For the second year, The CMA Foundation is donating $50,000 to benefit summer music education programs for low-income students at the W.O. Smith Nashville Community Music School. The donation is part of CMA’s Keep the Music Playing initiative, which supports music education on behalf of the hundreds of artists who perform for free each year during CMA Music Festival.

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LMG, Inc., a national provider of video, audio and lighting support that is operating onsite at the Music City Center under the name Music City Audiovisual, has added several key staff members at The Music City Center, including accounts manager Curt Wallen, account executive Chris Royea, accounts manager Steve Austin and regional manager Stephen Presti.

Pictured (L-R): LMG’s Nashville Account Team: from left to right – Curt Wallen, Steve Austin, Stephen Presti, and Chris Royea.

Pictured (L-R): LMG’s Nashville Account Team: from left to right – Curt Wallen, Steve Austin, Stephen Presti, and Chris Royea.



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