Publishing News (6-20-13)

Warner/Chappell Music Nashville recently held a “Lunch & Learn” session, a regular series in which senior executives, artists and/or songwriters share valuable insights with company employees over lunch. For the most recent Lunch & Learn, Warner/Chappell invited songwriters and publishing executives who contributed to Blake Shelton’s Based on a True Story… album to speak.

Pictured (L-R): Scott Hendricks (Warner/Chappell and THiS Music Producer), Ben Vaughn (EVP, Warner/Chappell), Ben Hayslip (Warner/Chappell and THiS Music Songwriter), Marv Green (Warner/Chappell and THiS Music Songwriter), Deric Ruttan (Warner/Chappell and THiS Music Songwriter), Tim Nichols (Warner/Chappell and THiS Music Songwriter), Rusty Gaston (GM, THiS Music).

Pictured (L-R): Scott Hendricks (Warner/Chappell and THiS Music Producer), Ben Vaughn (EVP, Warner/Chappell), Ben Hayslip (Warner/Chappell and THiS Music Songwriter), Marv Green (Warner/Chappell and THiS Music Songwriter), Deric Ruttan (Warner/Chappell and THiS Music Songwriter), Tim Nichols (Warner/Chappell and THiS Music Songwriter), Rusty Gaston (GM, THiS Music).

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AWMG Entertainment has signed singer/songwriter Buck Johnson, also known as the artist, Burly Clyde. Johnson’s diverse catalog includes songs from all genres, including cuts with Carlos Santana featuring Steven Tyler and a song recorded by Billy Ray Cyrus.

    Pictured (L-R, Back row): Shane Barrett, Amy Rathburg, Jason Turner. (L-R, Front row): Ann Wilson and Buck Johnson

Pictured (L-R) Back row: Shane Barrett, Amy Rathburg, Jason Turner. Front row: Ann Wilson and Buck Johnson

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Matt Turner

Matt Turner

Big Loud Shirt has added Creative Director, Matt Turner. Turner graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He began working for ole in January 2007 as Catalog Manager and was promoted to Creative Manager during his time there. While at ole he was responsible for placing songs with Josh Turner, Easton Corbin, Dierks Bentley and Randy Travis among others.

He was also responsible for setting up ole bus co-writing trips with his writers and Brantley Gilbert, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Drake White and The Railers. “We’re thrilled to get someone with his experience that’s so well thought of in the industry over at the Shirt,” says Big Loud Shirt owner Craig Wiseman.

 

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