Industry Ink: ASCAP, Borman Entertainment, ONErpm

ASCAP Is Making a List … of New Holiday Favorites

Kelly Clarkson, Wrapped in Red

Christmas tunes recorded by Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Chesney, Darius Rucker and Meghan Trainor are included on a new holiday-themed list from ASCAP. Narrowing down selections from songs that were first released in 2013 and 2014, the 10 most-performed, original ASCAP holiday selections across terrestrial and satellite radio are listed below:

“Song Title” – Recording Artist (ASCAP Songwriters)

  1. “Underneath the Tree” – Kelly Clarkson (Kelly Clarkson / Greg Kurstin)
  2. “I’ll Be Home” – Meghan Trainor (Meghan Trainor)
  3. “Wrapped in Red” – Kelly Clarkson (Kelly Clarkson / Ashley Arrison / Aben Eubanks / Shane McAnally)
  4. “This Holiday Night” – Margo Rey (Margo Rey / Barrett Yeretsian)
  5. “Santa Tell Me” – Ariana Grande (Ariana Grande Ilya (STIM) / Savan Kotecha)
  6. “Christmas in Blue Chair Bay” – Kenny Chesney (Brett James / David Lee Murphy /Kenny Chesney)
  7. “Text Me Merry Christmas” – Straight No Chaser & Kristen Bell (David Javerbaum / Adam Schlesinger)
  8. “What God Wants for Christmas” – Darius Rucker (Frank Rogers Darius Rucker / Monty Criswell)
  9. “Fa La La” – Elizabeth Chan (Elizabeth Chan)
  10. “Blame It on the Mistletoe” – Kendall Schmidt (Joshua Kissiah Cumbee / Kendall Schmidt / Afshin Salmani)

Borman Entertainment Hires Lucia Kaminsky as Director of Digital

Lucia Kaminsky

Lucia Kaminsky

Lucia Kaminsky has joined Borman Entertainment as Director of Digital. She will report to Cameo Carlson.

Kamisnky began her career in music as a music writer at age 15. After receiving her B.A. in Music Industry, she worked as a live production coordinator for Walt Disney Entertainment in São Paulo, Brazil, and tour manager/production for the Memphis in May International Festival.

She was with the Memphis Chapter of The Recording Academy for six years. As the Senior Project Coordinator, she focused on event production, membership outreach, and digital content production for the Grammy sites.

For the past two years, she has been managing strategic partnerships at Warner Music Nashville.


ONErpm Surpasses 1 Billion Monthly Views on YouTube


Digital music distributor ONErpm surpassed 1 billion monthly views on YouTube, with over 31 million subscribers. The move cements the company as one of the world’s fastest-growing multi-channel networks. In the past year, ONErpm doubled the number of channels in the network and experienced a five-fold increase in subscribers, while monthly video views jumped over 160 percent.

ONErpm’s success on YouTube is a result of improved marketing tactics and channel optimization, combined with cross-promoting similar channels within the network to find audiences with common interests. With offices in the U.S. (including Nashville), Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, and Argentina, creators are constantly being introduced to new territories, with the support of localized marketing.

CEO Emmanuel Zunz adds, “Channels in our network don’t operate in a vacuum. We employ the combined promotional force of our creators to make sure each channel is exposed to new audiences, locally and internationally.”


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