Industry Ink: YEP, Round Here Records, Scotty McCreery

YEP Panel Shares Words of Wisdom For Music Biz’s Young Hustlers

Pictured: Caroline Hodson, Maddy Sundquist, Katie Germano, Jackie Augustus, Anna Weisband, Chris Martignago, Ben Hutto, Caroline Melby Rupard. Photo: James Grey

Young Entertainment Professionals (YEP) led a panel on Nov. 4 for some of the music industry’s rising members. Panelists included Anna Weisband, VP of THiS Music; Ben Hutto, Manager at Triple 8 Management; Jackie Augustus, Head of Digital Marketing at SB Projects; Chris Martignago, Director of A&R & Research at Atlantic Records; and Katie Germano, Agent at CAA. They discussed their professional journeys, setbacks and successes, as well as tips for rising to the top in the highly competitive business of music.


RaeLynn Inks Deal With Round Here Records, AWAL

Pictured (L-R): Wayne Milligan (Senior Director, Special Services, Tri Star Sports And Entertainment Group); Brian Kelley (Florida Georgia Line / Round Here Records Co-Founder/Owner); Kerry Hansen (President/Manager, Big Enterprises); RaeLynn; Tyler Hubbard (Florida Georgia Line / Round Here Records Co-Founder/Owner); Kyle Avenarius (Associate Director Of A&R, AWAL); Sarah Demarco (Senior Director Of Marketing, AWAL). Photo: Steve Lowry

RaeLynn has signed a recording contract with Florida Georgia Line’s Round Here Records, and AWAL, Kobalt’s recording company. The AWAL partnership offers RaeLynn a full range of services, including marketing, campaign coordination, A&R, radio and global distribution. She is working alongside Corey Crowder for an upcoming EP, and recently released the new single, “Bra Off.”


Triple Tigers Artist Scotty McCreery Celebrates CMA Week

Scotty McCreery, Bobby Bones

Triple Tigers recording artist Scotty McCreery recently sat down to chat with iHeartCountry’s Bobby Bones of the national Bobby Bones Show during the first day at the official CMA Awards radio remotes.


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Jessica Nicholson serves as the Managing Editor for MusicRow magazine. Her previous music journalism experience includes work with Country Weekly magazine and Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) magazine. She holds a BBA degree in Music Business and Marketing from Belmont University. She welcomes your feedback at [email protected]

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