Industry Ink: Logan Mize, Aaron Watson, AIMP Nashville, ASCAP, Bluewater Music

Big Yellow Dog’s Logan Mize Reaches 100 Million Milestone

MusicRow‘s Sherod Robertson with Logan Mize

Logan Mize’s new single “Better Off Gone” is off to a strong start, notching its second week in a row as one of country radio’s most-added songs. It’s a notable achievement for an independent artist, and comes right on top of the news that Mize has topped 100 million streams with his album Come Back Road (Big Yellow Dog Music).

Big Yellow Dog Music co-founder Carla Wallace presented Mize with a plaque marking the 100 million milestone during an intimate celebration and CRS performance supported by Bose, and gushed, “Logan has a unique voice I can’t live without.”

The Clearwater, Kansas, native is currently on tour with Russell Dickerson and Carly Pearce on the Way Back Tour, and he’ll return to Europe as part of the C2C Country to Country 2019 tour in March.

 

Aaron Watson Celebrates Valentine’s Day With Country Radio Programmers

Pictured, (Front Row, L-R): Gwen Foster, Bree Wagner, Jeff Davis, Aaron Watson, Greg McCarn, JR Hughes. (Back Row, L-R): Craig Allen, Ryan Huffstettler, Travis Moon, JJ Jobe, Tony Morreale, Justin Ragland, Travis Daily, Louis Stokes, Scott Husky, Melissa Lagarde, Brent Michaels, Brian Mo, Anthony Genaro, Drew Bland

Aaron Watson and BIG Label Records caught up with some country radio friends on Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14) in Nashville while in town for CRS.

 

AIMP Nashville Hosts Thirty Tigers/Triple Tigers Panel

PIctured (L-R): Dale Bobo (Big Deal Music), Mark Brown (Round Hill Music), Tim Hunze (ole), John Ozier (AIMP Nashville President, ole), David Macias (Thirty Tigers), Ree Guyer (AIMP Nashville Vice President, Wrensong), Michael Martin (ASCAP), Chris Van Belkom (Combustion Music), Brad Peterson (Regions Bank)

The Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP)’s Nashville Chapter recently hosted a Thirty Tigers/Triple Tigers panel, on Tuesday (Feb. 12). Dubbed “Thirty Tigers/Triple Tigers Discuss the Process of Breaking Artists,” the sold-out event featured speaker David Macias, co-founder and President of Thirty Tigers. Thirty Tigers is a diverse entertainment company that specializes in marketing services, music distribution, management, promotion, and publishing for independent artists. Triple Tigers serves as their record label, and is a joint venture between themselves and Triple 8 Management.

 

ASCAP Nashville To Host Urban Songwriters, Producers Mixer

ASCAP will hold a mixer for songwriters and producers in the urban music community, presented by Muziqueen, slated for Feb. 25 from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. at its Nashville office (located at 2 Music Sq. W.). Admission is free. RSVP at eventbrite.com.

 

Bluewater Music’s Curse Of Lono Earns UK Americana Honor

Curse of Lono

Bluewater Music client Curse of Lono picked up the Emerging Artist of the Year Award at the 2019 UK Americana Awards.

Selected by Bob Harris OBE, the award celebrates the breakthrough artist, duo or group that has particularly impressed the legendary music broadcaster throughout the year.

Bluewater Music signed Curse of Lono and founder, Felix Bechtolsheimer for worldwide administration in 2018. Curse of Lono’s 2018 album, As I Fell, debuted in the top 10 on the Official Americana Album Chart and has picked up critical acclaim across Europe.

The group will perform stateside throughout 2019 with their debut performance confirmed for SXSW in March.

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