Industry Pics (1/23/14)

Cole Swindell (Warner Bros./WMN) kicked off the Luke Bryan That’s My Kind Of Night Tour in Columbus, Ohio last Thursday  night.

    Pictured (L-R): WMN’s Midwest Regional Katie Bright, Product Manager Joel Borksi, Cole Swindell, EVP/GM Peter Strickland, and Red Light Management’s Kerri Edwards.

Pictured (L-R): WMN’s Midwest Regional Katie Bright, Product Manager Joel Borksi, Cole Swindell, EVP/GM Peter Strickland, and Red Light Management’s Kerri Edwards.

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BMI recently stopped by This Music’s offices on Music Row to award the team behind Dustin Lynch’s platinum-selling song “Cowboys and Angels” with a Million-Air Certificate. Co-written by Tim Nichols and Josh Leo, the song has accumulated over one million U.S. broadcast performances. The designation has been bestowed upon many of BMI’s iconic songwriters, including Sir Paul McCartney, Dolly Parton, Isaac Hayes and Roy Orbison.

Pictured (L-R): BMI’s Bradley Collins, This Music’s Rusty Gaston, co-writer Tim Nichols, Dustin Lynch, co-writer Josh Leo, and Big Machine Music’s Mike Molinar. Photo credit: Drew Maynard

Pictured (L-R): BMI’s Bradley Collins, This Music’s Rusty Gaston, co-writer Tim Nichols, Dustin Lynch, co-writer Josh Leo, and Big Machine Music’s Mike Molinar. Photo: Drew Maynard

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The 5th Annual 30A Songwriters Festival took place Jan. 17-19 in South Walton, Fla. Sponsored in part by ASCAP, several top ASCAP songwriters performed at various venues throughout the weekend, including Josh Osborne (“Drunk Last Night,” “Merry Go Round”), Jon Nite (“We Were Us,” “Tip It On Back”), JT Harding (“Somewhere With You,” “Smile”), Deric Ruttan (“Mine Would Be You,” “What Was I Thinkin”) and more. ASCAP and City National Bank hosted the annual Late Night Hang at The V, a local restaurant in Seagrove, Fla.

Pictured (Front row, L-R): ASCAP's Robert Filhart, songwriters Aaron Eshuis and Deric Ruttan, and ASCAP's Michael Martin. (Back row, L-R):Songwriter Josh Osborne, City National Bank's Mandy Gallagher, ASCAP's Evyn Mustoe, and songwriters JT Harding, Matt Jenkins, Marla Cannon-Goodman, Jon Nite and Matthew McGinn.

Pictured (Front row, L-R): ASCAP’s Robert Filhart, songwriters Aaron Eshuis and Deric Ruttan, and ASCAP’s Michael Martin. (Back row, L-R): Songwriter Josh Osborne, City National Bank’s Mandy Gallagher, ASCAP’s Evyn Mustoe, and songwriters JT Harding, Matt Jenkins, Marla Cannon-Goodman, Jon Nite and Matthew McGinn.

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Six-time Grammy winner Carrie Underwood welcomed Almay, along with numerous beauty editors, to Nashville yesterday (Jan. 22) as part of the launch of her campaign as their Global Brand Ambassador.

Carrie Underwood. Photo: Ed Rode.

Carrie Underwood. Photo: Ed Rode.

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