Nashville label BBR Music Group has appointed Jay Jones as its new VP Publicity, responsible for strategizing and leading national publicity campaigns for BBR Music Group’s roster of artists across imprints Broken Bow Records, Stoney Creek Records, Red Bow Records, and Wheelhouse Records. He will report directly to Jon Loba, EVP BBR Music Group. BBR Music Group’s former VP, Publicity Natalie Kilgore has exited to pursue other opportunities.
“Jay brings a wealth of experience with an impressive track record,” Loba said. “He’s been a valuable resource in the Nashville music community and we’re excited for him to help lead and contribute to our artist’s career growth and development. Welcome to the BBR family.”
Jones formerly served as Director of Media Relations at CMA. As Director, Jones was responsible for overseeing the organization’s media initiatives and public relations campaigns for CMA, including its television specials, events and the CMA Foundation.
Prior to joining CMA, Jones owned and operated Jay Jones Music, a public relations and marketing company for nine years. There his clients included The Beach Boys, Jason Boland and the Stragglers, 12th and Porter, Capitol Records, and others.
Founded in 1997, BBR Music Group’s original imprint Broken Bow Records features a roster of talented artists including Jason Aldean and Dustin Lynch. Stoney Creek Records boasts a roster which includes Thompson Square, Randy Houser and Parmalee, Lindsay Ell and Adam Craig. Red Bow Records’ artist roster includes Joe Nichols, Craig Campbell, Chase Bryant and Brooke Eden. Wheelhouse Records is BBR Music Group’s newest imprint, anchored by Trace Adkins, Granger Smith and Kristian Bush, as well as Runaway June and Walker McGuire.
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