Joe Chambers And The Musicians Hall Of Fame Receive Commissioner’s Award
Joe Chambers and the Musicians Hall of Fame have been awarded the Commissioner’s Award by the Metro Historical Commission. The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville honors all musicians regardless of genre or instrument. Its timeline starts with the beginning of recorded music and inductees are nominated by current members of the American Federation of Musicians and by other music industry professionals.
This award is given to a group, program or project that enhances Nashville’s history and historic resources. Don Cusic from the Metro Historical Commission presented Chambers with the award.
Adam Doleac Receives First RIAA Gold Certification
Arista Nashville singer-songwriter Adam Doleac has achieved his first ever RIAA Gold certification for his song “Famous.” Doleac was surprised last night at his Grand Ole Opry appearance with a plaque presented by his label team members and management.
“‘Famous’ is one of those songs that opened a lot of doors for me and what better way to celebrate my first Gold record than at the Grand Ole Opry with my team,” shares Doleac.
With more than 160 million cumulative streams across his catalog to date, Doleac continues to share new music and content with fans this year. He will also be hitting the road this summer and fall for shows across the country, including appearances on Zac Brown Band’s The Comeback Tour.
Collin Raye Named As Spokesperson For Smoke Baum Pellet Grills
“I am beyond excited to be joining the Smoke Baum Pellet Grills team,” says Raye. “These smokers are revolutionary in how easy they are to operate and in the quality of the food they deliver. The people who own and run this company are the absolute best, and it’s an honor to be associated with them. I’m looking forward to helping promote these incredible products and letting folks know how truly special they are.”
Smoke Baum Pellet Grills utilize innovative upgrades and advanced technology through the use of WiFi, Bluetooth and remote-control technology. The company provides smokers that are more eco-friendly and save on costs by using and burning fewer pellets while cooking in only half the time.
UK Publishing Company Bucks Music Group Signs Ivory Layne
Bucks Music Group has signed Ivory Layne to an exclusive, worldwide publishing deal.
Layne’s career took flight when her bedroom-produced demos caught the attention of Grammy award-winning producer Ed Cash who helped write, produce, and release her first EP, Volume One. Layne went on to write with some of Music City’s top name’s including Jimmy Robbins, Shane McAnally, and Lori McKenna, and was soon signed to Justin Timberlake’s artist development company, Villa40.
“As an up-and-coming artist, I’m used to being valued for potential and what I could be someday,” says Layne. “Bucks sees what I’m bringing to the table now and meets it with enthusiasm and insight. I couldn’t be happier to be working with this incredible team and look forward to where we’ll go together!”
Bucks Music Group is one of the UK’s leading and longest running international, independent music publishers. Having been responsible for launching and developing the careers of music legends including David Bowie, T‑Rex, The Move, Black Sabbath and Procol Harum, Bucks’ A&R department continues to discover and develop new song writing talent.
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