Rob Beckham, WME Partner and co-head of WME’s Nashville office, will be honored with the 2016 Swan Award during the 54th annual Swan Ball, slated for June 4. Additionally, Reba has been named as the musical headliner for the evening.
He was promoted to his current role, co-head of WME’s Nashville office, in 2011. In 2015, WME clients captured 10 of 11 ACM Awards, and 7 of 11 CMA Awards. He is a three-time nominee for the CMA SRO Award for Talent Agent of the Year and won the award in 2014.
In addition to his work at WME, Beckham is also active in the community. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Country Music Association, the TJ Martell Foundation and Make-A-Wish for Middle Tennessee. In 2014, he was named TJ Martell Ambassador of the Year and was honored by the Nashville Association of Talent Directors at its annual gala. In 2015, he edged out other Music Row executives to raise the most money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Pie in Your Face Challenge. He regularly donates his time speaking at events and participating in fundraisers for various local and national charities. A native of Montana, Rob now lives in Brentwood, Tennessee with his wife, Melissa, and his daughter, Ella.
Presented annually since 1969 at Nashville’s Swan Ball, The Swan Award is given to individuals distinguished in the arts or by their dedicated service to humanity.
Previous Swan Award recipients include Martha Rivers Ingram, Bill Ivey, Mrs. Ann Hendricks Bass, The Frist Family, Ann and Monroe Carell, Mrs. Teresa Heinz, Gerald and Florence Van de Kemp, Mr. Kip Forbes, The Honorable Walter H. Annenberg, Dr. Armand Hammer, The Duncan Phillips Family, Mrs. Carroll Petrie, and Veronica Hearst, among others.
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