Warner Music Nashville and Uber have teamed up to give rising talent a way to their music heard. Today (Tuesday, Nov. 10), the #UberBigBreak campaign will allow artists to request a meeting with top industry executives by entering the code BIGBREAK to unlock a special option in the app slider any time between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. today. If connected, they will be picked up and taken to an exclusive, face-to-face meeting with a top industry executive set to hear their music.
“We live in a songwriter’s city, and our core mission at Warner Music Nashville is to discover the best new talent and develop careers for artists that we believe in,” said John Esposito, CEO, Warner Music Nashville. “Uber Big Break is a groundbreaking partnership that marries technology and music in a fun new way to give aspiring artists a chance at stardom, and we always look forward to hearing new music.”
In addition to Esposito, the Warner Music Nashville executives available for meetings include Executive President of A&R Scott Hendricks, Vice President of A&R Cris Lacy and Vice President of National Promotion Kristen Williams as well as Damon Whiteside, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Partnerships at the Country Music Association and Hunter Kelly, Senior Correspondent at Rare Country.
“Nashville truly is Music City, full of incredible artists, and we’re super excited to provide an opportunity for folks to showcase their talent to some the industry’s leading executives at the touch of button,” said Luke Marklin, general manager of Uber Nashville. “Being able to leverage our technology and bring a once-in-a-lifetime experience like this to Nashville residents is something we hope our users will really enjoy.”