Industry Ink: Kane Brown RIAA Certifications, Amber Williams Starts Beaucoup Media, Jerry Lee Lewis Health Update

Kane Brown’s Experiment Goes Gold, “Lose It” Goes Platinum

Kane Brown is doubling up this week with the Gold certification of his album Experiment and the Platinum certification of his third career No. 1 “Lose It.” The certifications come on the heels of his ACM-nominated hit “Heaven” being certified 4X Platinum, making Brown one of only five country acts with multiple 4X Platinum hits, including Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt and Taylor Swift.

The updated Platinum certifications of both “Lose It” and “Heaven” follow Brown’s earlier certification of his chart-topping single “What Ifs” as 4X Platinum. Brown’s “Heaven” is also nominated for Single of the Year at the 2019 ACM Awards and was country radio’s most-played airplay hit of 2018.


Amber Williams Starts Boutique Public Relations Entertainment Agency, Beaucoup Media

Music executive Amber Williams has started Beaucoup Media, a boutique public relations entertainment agency that specializes in bespoke media campaigns and distinct event activations for lifestyle brands.

Williams’ has nearly 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry, most recently serving as the Vice President of Communications and Talent Relations for The Country Music Association in Nashville, overseeing media for the CMA Awards, CMA Fest, and Country Music Hall of Fame Induction announcement press conference, as well as booking the CMA Songwriters Series. Prior to that she spearheaded opening a New York City office for Beck Media where she led a team for six years while working with clients Amazon, Hulu, National Geographic Channel, Netflix, Sony Pictures International Television and The Wendy Williams Show. Williams entered the Nashville music business scene originally via Universal Music Nashville in 2004. She launched her public relations career in 2000 in Los Angeles at Sony Pictures International Television, followed by the then newly-formed cable network Hallmark Channel.

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Jerry Lee Lewis Transferred To Rehabilitation Center Following Stroke

After suffering a stroke and spending two weeks in the hospital, Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred to a rehabilitation center.

“Jerry Lee Lewis is expected to fully recover with aggressive and intensive rehab. From what I have seen thus far, he is heading in the right direction,” said Dr. Rohini Bhole, M.D., Lewis’ Neurologist.

As such, Lewis will unfortunately have to cancel his appearances on April 28 at the New Orleans Jazz Festival, May 18 at the Tennessee Theatre in Knoxville, Tenn. and on June 8 at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Va.


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