Author Archive: Sherod Robertson

Sherod Robertson is President and Owner of MusicRow Enterprises. He oversees all operations and develops strategic initiatives for MusicRow magazine, RowFax, and MusicRow's CountryBreakout chart. Robertson previously served as Director of Finance of Arista Records after beginning his career as Vice President of Finance and CFO at Reunion Records.

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Eli Young Band Celebrates Gold

Republic Nashville artist Eli Young Band’s “Crazy Girl” has been certified Gold by the RIAA for sales of over 500,000 downloads. The track is the lead single from their forthcoming album Life At Best, made its debut at No. 1 on the iTunes Country Singles Chart with over 47,000 first week downloads. “Gold rocks!! You grow […]

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Rhythm Condos Strumming Foreclosure

The Nashville Business Journal is reporting high-rise condo, Rhythm at Music Row, is heading toward bank control as its developer plans to file “friendly foreclosure.”

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Perry’s Legal; Freeman Signs; Halper Moves

The Band Perry recently celebrated a particularly special milestone this weekend; youngest brother Neil Perry’s 21st birthday. While on tour opening for Tim McGraw’s Emotional Traffic Tour, TBP celebrated with a cupcake display created by sister Kimberly and a box of cupcakes from visiting songwriter, Jeff Cohen. McGraw also contributed to the festivities by having […]

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Kevin Forbes And Brian Peterson Join BMI

BMI welcomes Kevin Forbes and Brian Peterson to the company’s executive ranks. Both will be based in the organization’s Nashville office. Forbes enters as Senior Enterprise Architect in BMI’s Information Services Group reporting to Camellia Petty, Vice President, Product & Application Development. He will serve as a bridge between different departments, refining BMI’s strategy, processes […]

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BMI Licenses Spotify & Turntable.fm

Spotify and turntable.fm are now licensed by BMI covering public performances of BMI’s more than 6.5 million works. “We are pleased to confirm that we have reached agreements that guarantee fair compensation for the more than 475,000 songwriters, composers and copyright owners who entrust BMI with their public performance right,” said Richard Conlon, Senior Vice […]

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Tweets Of The Week; Can You Guess The Tweeter???

Can you match these tweets with the artists who graciously gave us these gems this week? These offerings come from Colt Ford, Taylor Swift, Brad Paisley and Blake Shelton . 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Think you’ve figured it out? Let us know in the comments below.        

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“MusicRow” Exclusive With StageIt CEO Evan Lowenstein

Recently named to Digital Media Wire’s list of 25 Execs to Watch in Digital Entertainment for 2011, Evan Lowenstein, Founder and CEO of StageIt sat down exclusively with MusicRow.

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Randy Goodman Co-chairs Nashville Music Council

Mayor Karl Dean announced today that Music Row veteran Randy Goodman will serve as co-chairman of the Nashville Music Council. Goodman most recently served as president of Lyric Street Records in Nashville. Goodman is a member of the Country Music Association board of directors and served as president and chairman of the board in 2008 […]

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Justin Moore Radio Launches

Justin Moore and Slacker, Inc. have launched Justin Moore Radio, a radio station featuring songs by Moore and those that have inspired his traditional country and Southern rock sound. Justin Moore Radio also includes Moore’s comments and introductions and is available for free on the web, iPad, smartphones, and other home entertainment devices. Slacker’s Artist […]

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Music Row Bankers, 2011 Best List

Nashville Post offers its Best in Banking list for 2011 in the current July/August issue of the magazine. This list compiles “the top executives running institutions as well as the industry specialists in charge of dedicated teams or on the front lines themselves” in Nashville’s banking industry. Music Row area bankers are well represented in this feature and include…

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Benefit News: Otto, Herndon, Hayes, Foster

James Otto Benefit Show on Stageit.com • Ty Herndon and Amber Hayes Help Kevin Turner Raise $100k • Joplin Native Kenny Foster To Donate Single Sales

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