BBR Music Group/BMG got the party started early and celebrated some huge artist achievements at its 2023 Pre-CMA Awards event at Brooklyn Bowl in Nashville Tuesday night (Nov. 7).
Along with performances from many of the artists on their roster, throughout the event, BMG’s CEO Thomas Coesfeld; EVP & CFO, North America Joe Gillen; President Jon Loba; Executive Vice President JoJamie Hahr; General Manager Peter Strickland and Senior Vice President of Promotion Carson James took the stage to honor benchmarks in their artists’ careers with plaque presentations for Jason Aldean, Jelly Roll, Dustin Lynch, Parmalee and Lainey Wilson.
Aldean was honored for having the No.1 Billboard Top 100 Chart single for “Try That In a Small Town,” Jelly Roll received a Platinum plaque for “Need a Favor” and Dustin Lynch was honored with a double Platinum plaque for “Thinking ‘Bout You” featuring Mackenzie Porter.
Parmalee was recognized during the festivities for several career milestones including 1 Billion On-Demand Streams, four No. 1 Singles (“Carolina,” “Just The Way,” “Take My Name” and “Girl In Mine”) and for having Billboard‘s 2022 Most Played Song of the Year with “Take My Name.” Wilson was also honored with a double Platinum plaque for her smash “Heart Like a Truck,” and BMG presented a check to Jelly Roll in the amount of $100,000 for his Impact Youth Outreach foundation.
The event served as a kickoff to the CMA Awards and featured performances by Aldean, Chayce Beckham, The Frontmen, HunterGirl, Jelly Roll, King Calaway, Dustin Lynch, Haven Madison, Tim Montana with ZZ Top‘s Billy Gibbons, John Morgan, Parmalee, Frank Ray, Dylan Schneider, Elvie Shane and Wilson, and was hosted by Austin & Colin.
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