U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker traveled to Nashville on Wednesday as part of a nationwide listening tour. During the visit, she toured Loud Studios with Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)’s Cary Sherman and Jim Catino, VP of A&R for Sony Music Nashville. Pritzker met with music industry leaders to gather insights into the music industry as well as intellectual property challenges. A roundtable with Pritzker and industry leaders was held at the Nashville Songwriters Association International on Music Row.
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BMI hosted the BMI Stage at the 20th annual Lollapalooza festival in Chicago recently. The three-day festival featured 21 performers on the BMI stage, including Nashville artists Brooke Waggoner and Wild Cub.
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