Full-service label, Cingle Records, has formed in Nashville with Ohio businesswoman Edie Steel and a veteran team assembled to lead, brand, market, promote and publicize the company and its artists.
Dallas and Nashville attorney John Shackelford, of Shackelford, Bowen, Zumwalt & Hayes, will lead the new venture. Executive Russ Zavitson of Zavitson Music Group will handle A&R for the label and produce the first signing to the label, artist Rainey Qualley.
Michael Powers‘ and Matt Corbin‘s Star Farm Nashville company will lead radio promotion efforts. Jay Frank’s DigMark company will cover Cingle’s online marketing efforts, and Nashville branding agency St8mnt will manage traditional branding and marketing campaigns. Thirty Tigers will distribute product released on the label, and Vanessa Davis and Craig Campbell will handle publicity through their company The POD. Denise Zavitson will project manage all aspects of Cingle Records.
Qualley’s debut single will be worked to country radio the first quarter of 2015.
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