Industry Ink: Columbia Nashville Adds Radio Rep, Borchetta Gets Iced, Dixon’s No. 1

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Samantha Borenstein

Samantha Borenstein has joined Columbia Nashville’s promotion team as Manager, Regional Promotion. She was most recently Director, West Coast Regional Promotion for Stoney Creek Records. She has previously worked with City of Hope in Los Angeles, Jordin Sparks/Cozy Touring, and Celebrity Fight Night Foundation.

“Sam’s background – both in country radio promotion and in prior roles working with artists, events, and logistics – is stellar, and I’m very proud to welcome her to the Columbia Nashville family,” said Nobert Nix, VP, National Promotion for Columbia Nashville.

Borenstein begins her new role tomorrow (Aug. 19) and can be reached at [email protected].

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Capitol CMG Publishing presented artist Colton Dixon with two No. 1 plaques for “You Are” and “Never Gone,” from his debut album A Messenger, prior to his album release show in Murfreesboro, Tenn. His second album, Anchor, releases Tuesday, Aug. 19.

Pictured: Capitol CMG Publishing’s Senior Creative Director Stacey Willbur with Capitol CMG recording artist Colton Dixon.

Pictured: Capitol CMG Publishing’s Senior Creative Director Stacey Willbur with Capitol CMG recording artist Colton Dixon.

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Big Machine Label Group’s Scott Borchetta was challenged by Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard to participate in the extraordinarily popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, and the industry exec is clearly not one to back down from a challenge.

Borchetta challenged three Big Machine Label Group artists Thomas Rhett, Justin Moore, and Brantley Gilbert for a “Small Town Throwdown” Ice Bucket Challenge. Watch Borchetta’s Ice Bucket Challenge below.

 

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