Morgan Wallen Gets NSAI’s Songwriter-Artist of the Year Trophy
The Nashville Songwriters Associate International (NSAI) stopped by Big Loud during awards week to present Morgan Wallen with his 2023 NSAI Songwriter-Artist of the Year award that he earned at the organization’s Nashville Songwriter Awards in September.
That same evening, Wallen was recognized as BMI’s Songwriter of the Year, an honor shared with Luke Combs.
Jelly Roll Performs at Nashville Bourbon Auction
Last week, CMA’s New Artist of the Year and recent Grammy nominee Jelly Roll performed at the third annual Nashville Bourbon Auction. The event raised more than $300,000 to benefit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and the youth development and mentoring program Impact Youth Outreach.
“The nonprofit Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is honored to be a beneficiary of the Nashville Bourbon Auction and grateful to AllianceBernstein for creating this opportunity,” said Lisa Purcell, the museum’s Executive Vice President of External Affairs, in a statement prior to the auction. “We’re pleased that Jelly Roll will be performing, knowing his music inspires empathy and builds community, much like the Museum education programs the event will support.”
In 2023, the Museum will serve more than 200,000 students of all ages through more than 1,200 programs—the majority at no cost.
Billy Ray Cyrus and Firerose Cyrus Sign with Buchwald for Global Representation
Buchwald has signed Grammy-winner Billy Ray Cyrus and Firerose Cyrus for worldwide representation in all areas outside of music. Billy Ray and Firerose continue to be managed by Scott Adkins and represented by Nick Meinema‘s Action Entertainment Collaborative for agency representation for live music bookings.
The singers, who tied the knot in October, climbed to No. 16 on both Mediabase’s Adult Contemporary Chart and Billboard‘s Adult Contemporary Chart with their single “Plans.” They recently appeared on The Kelly Clarkson Show and performed together on Good Morning America.
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