TK Kimbrell, Toby Keith's Manager, on Sponsorships, Labels, Blackhawk Helicopters: Video Q&A
TK Kimbrell, Toby Keith's Manager, on Sponsorships, Labels, Blackhawk Helicopters: Video Q&A

TK Kimbrell, President of TKO Management, manages Toby Keith, Chris LeDoux and JT Hodges and has thrived as an independent manager in an increasingly consolidated management sector. He not only sat on t he Billboard Country Music Summit's Industry Keynote Manager's Round Table, but he also sat for this video interview (below), delving into the nuts and bolts of Keith's impressive career, explaining why the country superstar has volunteered every year for nearly a decade for USO tours (and flies in Blackhawk helicopters), why they chose to start their own label (apparently some label folks "didn't know what they were talking about") and explains the art of sponsorships (country artists, he says, have a voice people believe).

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