Country vet moves on after death of longtime manager.

Country artist Hank Williams Jr. has signed with Vector Management in Nashville. His longtime manager, Merle Kilgore, passed away Feb. 6 from congestive heart failure.

Vector's other clients include Lynyrd Skynyrd, Trisha Yearwood, Trace Adkins, Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, Steve Winwood, Michael McDonald, Jonny Lang and Kings of Leon.