Industry Ink: RIAA, Miner Launches Marketing Company, Copyright Society of the South

Miranda Lambert‘s second single from her album Platinum, “Somethin’ Bad” featuring Carrie Underwood, has been certified as an RIAA Platinum Digital Single.

Photo: Nick Rau

Lambert and Underwood on the set of the video for “Somethin’ Bad.” Photo: Nick Rau

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Maurice Miner

Maurice Miner

Maurice Miner has launched the next phase of his career as a freelance media and marketing consultant and services provider. His current clients include Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Atlanta-based Impact Partnership, and Kubota Tractor Corporation. He has also provided services to Sony Music Nashville and UMG Nashville.

Miner recently worked with Nancy Russell’s management and entertainment company, the co-op, working with artists Alan Jackson and Loretta Lynn.

His career has also included time as Director of Syndicated and Satellite Radio for Sony Music Nashville, a position he inaugurated for the company. In this role, Miner worked with the careers of Jackson, Brad Paisley, Martina McBride, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and others. He co-produced DVD content for the deluxe edition of Kenny Chesney’s Hemingway’s Whiskey album.

Prior to working at Sony, Miner spent a decade with MJI Broadcasting and Premiere Radio, where his responsibilities included oversight of programming as part of the company’s exclusive partnership with the Country Music Association.

He can be reached at [email protected] or (615) 715-2734.

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The Copyright Society of the South recently hosted a luncheon featuring General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights, Jacqueline C. Charlesworth. Charlesworth spoke on several issues affecting copyright and its stakeholders, including “The Next Great Copyright Act,” copyright small claims, and more.

Pictured (L-R): Karl Braun, CSOS board member; Jacqueline C. Charlesworth, Kele Currier, CSOS Secretary, Denise Stevens, CSOS Treasurer, and John Barker, Chairman of CSOS. Photo:  Kathryn Graham

Pictured (L-R): Karl Braun, CSOS board member; Jacqueline C. Charlesworth, Kele Currier, CSOS Secretary, Denise Stevens, CSOS Treasurer, and John Barker, Chairman of CSOS. Photo: Kathryn Graham

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