City Of Nashville Honors Americana Music Association
Americana Music Association was honored on Tuesday evening (Nov. 15) by Nashville’s Metro Council with a special resolution drafted and proposed by Councilwoman Nancy VanReece, Councilwoman Mina Johnson and Councilman Jeff Syracuse. Resolution No. RS2016-410 recognizes the significant cultural contributions and tourism impact of the Americana Music Association, its volunteer Board of Directors, and Executive Director Jed Hilly.
On hand to witness the special presentation were volunteer board members, members of the Americana Music Association staff and artists including Kenneth Pattengale of the Milk Carton Kids, Rodney Crowell, Mary Gauthier and Jim Lauderdale.
“Americana is the heart and soul of Nashville, and we are truly honored to be recognized by the Metro Council and especially appreciate Councilwoman Nancy VanReece for her commitment to the artists in our community,” said Hilly following the presentation.
Hot Schatz PR Signs American Soul Singer-Songwriter/Producer Brian Owens
Media and artist development firm Hot Schatz PR has signed American Soul singer-songwriter and producer Brian Owens to its roster.
Plowboy Records Inks Distribution Agreement With Select-O-Hits
Plowboy Records has inked a distribution agreement for its recording catalog with Select-O-Hits. Plowboy Records was formed by Eddy Arnold’s grandson, Shannon Pollard and Select-O-Hits is the distribution arm of the Phillips family (Sun Records) in Memphis. The Plowboy Catalog includes titles from the Kentucky Headhunters, Blackfoot Gypsies, Bobby Bare Sr. and Paul Burch.
Music City Media Moves Offices
- CMA Honors Robert Deaton With Chairman’s Award - December 4, 2020
- Nashville Symphony, Nashville Musicians Association Reach Agreement - December 4, 2020
- Zach Williams’ “Chain Breaker” Is Most-Added On ‘MusicRow’ CountryBreakout Radio Chart - December 4, 2020