Industry Ink: Music Biz 2017, Silverado Records, Nashville Music Media

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• December 2, 2016

Music Biz 2017 Announces Spotify Leader As Keynote Speaker

Troy Carter

Troy Carter

The Music Business Association’s 2017 convention will include a keynote presentation from Troy Carter, Global Head of Creator Services At Spotify. Carter helped launch the career of Lady Gaga and has managed artists including Meghan Trainor, John Legend and more.

Music Biz 2017 is slated for May 15-18, 2017 at Nashville’s Renaissance Nashville Hotel.


Silverado Releases Album Plans For HISH

HISH. Photo: Ford Fairchild

HISH. Photo: Ford Fairchild

Country/EDM crossover artist HISH will release his debut project at music festival Stagecoach on April 28, 2017.

“I can’t think of a better place than Stagecoach to debut my EP,” says HISH. “The energy level there is exactly the same kind of energy I’m pouring into this music, and I know fans are going to love it!” HISH was recently announced on the lineup for the third year, his first year on the Honkytonk Dancehall Stage.

CEO of Silverado Records, Scott Thomas says, “We’re elated that HISH will rock the crowds at Stagecoach with this groundbreaking music. This is the perfect venue to do this, and we know the crowd there is going to be amazed.”

More details about the EP will be announced closer to release.


Nashville Music Media Adds Two To Roster


Publicity and marketing firm Nashville Music Media (NMM) has signed Dylan Schneider and Two Way Crossing to its roster.

At 17, Schneider has gained a following of over 500,000 fans on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter collectively. After the successful release of debut EP Wannabe in August, 17 was released in October, landing at No. 3 on the iTunes chart and No. 32 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. Schneider recently released the video to song “Two Black X’s” which currently has over 1 million views, as well as holiday single “Mistletoe.”

Two Way Crossing’s debut single “Car Trouble went top 40 on the MusicRow Country Breakout chart earlier this year. The band will release the video for current single “Deja Vu” exclusively with Whiskey Riff just after the first of the year.

Established in 2010, NMM is a Nashville-based boutique publicity and marketing firm. Other clients include Parker McKay, Renn, Adam Wakefield, Macy Martin and more.



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