Industry Ink: ACM, Dylan Scott, JAM Roundtable
ACM Staff & Board Visit Texas Ahead of 58th ACM Awards
The Academy of Country Music and ACM Lifting Lives leadership, staff, and board members made a trip to Frisco, Texas last week to visit the site of the 58th ACM Awards. There, teams met with partners to work logistics for the upcoming awards and surrounding events. They also walked through venues for ACM Awards week, including Topgolf, The Omni Hotel, the Ford Center, and more.
Topgolf in The Colony will host the ACM Lifting Lives Topgolf Tee-Off and Rock On Fundraiser and concert. The Omni Frisco Hotel will house this year’s Media Row and Ford Center will host the ACM Awards show.
Academy Staff worked closely with representatives from Amazon, The Dallas Cowboys, Dick Clark Productions, Legends, Topgolf, and other groups involved in the planning and production of the ACM Awards.
Dylan Scott Celebrates Three New RIAA Certifications
Curb Records recording artist Dylan Scott is celebrating three new RIAA certifications. “Can’t Have Mine” and “New Truck” hav been certified Gold, while “My Girl” has been certified triple-Platinum.
Scott’s current radio single, “Can’t Have Mine,” continues to climb the country radio charts, sitting inside the Top 40 on the Billboard and Mediabase charts. Fans can catch Scott out on the road throughout the summer.
Underground Music Collective Introduces Jazz Appreciation Month Events
Underground Music Collective, the Nashville-based digital music resource center and multimedia services company, has announced its latest virtual event focused on the upcoming Jazz Appreciation Month in April.
Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) Roundtable, scheduled for April 19 at 6 P.M., will feature Kevin L. Robertson (Soloist, The Isley Brothers, TSU Jazz Band); Ragan Whiteside (Flutist, Randis Music, Billboard); Rick Scott (Great Scott PR); and Nicole Zuraitis (Musician/Vocalist, Grammys, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival). Brandi Sims, CEO of Brandinc PR, is set to moderate.
The virtual panel roundtable is free to attend, and attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions to the panelists in a Q&A portion of the event.
“Each month this year, we’ve explored a new genre or experience in the music industry that has captured extensive interest of emerging and indie artists seeking to learn more about the examples of successful careers in this industry,” says Gerard Longo, Underground Music Collective Founder and CEO. “Our goal is to continue exploring these stories and experiences through the digital lens, and truly redefine what it means to be Underground.”