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  1. American Idol's Jessica Sanchez Signs With Interscope, Kellie Pickler Released By Sony Nashville

    June 29, 2012 12:16 PM EDT Today finds one American Idol alum with a new record deal -- and another dropped. While recent runner-up Jessica Sanchez lands at mentor Jimmy Iovine's Interscope Records, country cutie Kellie Pickler has parted ways with Sony Nashville. It c ...

  2. Kenny Chesney Extends Sony Music Nashville Deal, Will Get Own Imprint Blue Chair Records

    June 04, 2012 6:20 PM EDT Chesney extends label deal (L-R): Jess L. Rosen, Esq. (Greenberg Traurig, LLP), Gary Overton (Sony Music Nashville Chairman & CEO), Kenny Chesney, Clint Higham (President Morris Artists Management), and Dale Morris (CEO Morris Artists Manageme ...

  3. Kenny Chesney, Kellie Pickler, Mel Tillis, Kristin Chenoweth: Country Music Summit Photo Gallery Day 2

    June 08, 2011 6:45 PM EDT Pressing the Flesh: Country superstar Kenny Chesney surrounded by autograph seekers following his Q&A. (Photo: Beth Gwinn) Kellie Pickler blowing the roof off the Billboard Country Music Summit's closing party. (Photo: Beth Gwinn) Label D ...

  4. Better Know a Panelist, Country Music Summit Edition: Average Joe's Tom Baldrica

    May 25, 2011 6:29 PM EDT http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/content_display/industry/news/e3i5094e406e415c280ce0f5588547553db was brilliant. BB: What is the most hopeful or positive development you've seen for the music ...

  5. Five Exit Sony Nashville

    January 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST While there's no official word from the label group, Billboard.biz has learned that five employees of Sony Nashville have been laid off. Those affected include RCA Nashville director of media Lori Genes; Columbia Nashville associate director ...

  6. Clark, Stacey Exit Nashville Major Labels

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Country star Terri Clark has decided to go the indie label route and has thus exited Sony Nashville's BNA Records. "As you all know, I have been struggling over the past couple of years at trying to find and write songs to finish an albu ...

  7. Vause Rises At BNA Records

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT BNA Records senior director of media Wes Vause has been named to the newly created position of VP of media for the label. He continues to report to Allen Brown, VP of media for parent Sony BMG Nashville. The eight year company veteran will continu ...

  8. Booth Rises At Sony BMG Nashville

    September 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Nashville senior director of A&R administration Alison Booth rises to the newly created position of VP for the department. She reports to Kathy Woods, senior VP of legal and business affairs for Sony BMG Nashville. Her responsibilitie ...

  9. Moxley, Kennedy Join Show Dog Nashville

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith’s Show Dog Nashville has added two veteran executives to its staff. Rick Moxley, most recently at BNA Records, where he served as VP of promotion, and Bill Kennedy, who exited Capitol Nashville in June as VP of sales amid parent EMI’s c ...

  10. Frasher Segues To BNA As VP

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Arista Nashville director of national promotion Bryan Frasher segues to Sony BMG Nashville sister label BNA Records as VP of promotion. He replaces Rick Moxley, who exited the label on April 16. Frasher, who has been with Arista since 2004 and dir ...

  11. Shake-Up At BNA Records

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Changes are taking place at Sony BMG Nashville's BNA Records as director of national promotion George Briner exits and is replaced by Southeast regional promoter Buffy Cooper. Briner, who joined BNA in Nov. 2006, has previously served at the ...

  12. McBee Rises At Sony BMG Nashville

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Nashville promoted Heather McBee to the newly created position of VP of digital business. McBee was previously the label's senior director of digital business. She will continue to report to VP of marketing Tom Baldrica. McBee is a f ...

  13. Promotion Team Changes At Broken Bow

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Lee Adams, the national director of promotion for Nashville-based independent Broken Bow Records, has risen to VP of promotion for the label. She replaces Jon Loba, who exited in August for a similar position at a yet to be announced label. Adams ...

  14. New Lonestar Lead Singer Takes The Stage

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Country quintent Lonestar -- which has scored 18 top 10 singles on Billboard's Hot Country Songs including nine No. 1s -- introduced Cody Collins as its new lead singer at a performance in Nashville last night (Sept. 12). The Georgia native r ...

  15. A&R Vet Jones Jumps To Show Dog

    August 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nashville A&R veteran Allison Jones joins Toby Keith's Show Dog Nashville label as VP of A&R. The move is a reunion of sorts since Jones worked at now defunct Dreamworks Nashville during Keith's successful run there. Jones, who s ...

  16. Sony BMG Nashville 'Demands' Radio Stop Playing Album Cut

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music Row and country radio are buzzing about a cease and desist letter sent to radio by Sony BMG Nashville. The letter, written by Sony BMG Nashville senior VP of legal and business affairs Katherine E. Woods, demands that radio stop playing a Tr ...

  17. A&R Vet Bell Rises At Sony BMG Nashville

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Exec handled Chesney, Evans, McBride. Sony BMG Nashville senior VP of A&R Renee Bell rises to the position of executive VP for the company. As part of the promotion, Bell adds A&R oversight for Columbia Nashville, which had previously been ...

  18. Moxley Succeeds Baldrica At BNA

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The 20-year promo vet becomes VP of national promotion. As expected, BNA Records senior director of promotion Rick Moxley rises to the position of VP of national promotion for the label. Moxley, who has been at BNA for eight years, replaces Tom Ba ...

  19. Baldrica On The Move At Sony BMG Nashville

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most recently BNA Records VP of national promotion. Most recently BNA Records VP of national promotion. News ...

  20. Baldrica On The Move At Sony BMG Nashville

    September 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Most recently BNA Records VP of national promotion. Longtime BNA Records VP of national promotion Tom Baldrica has been named to the newly created post of VP of marketing for Sony BMG Nashville. Baldrica, who will report to executive VP Butch Waug ...

  21. 'Idol' Finalist Signs Deal With Sony BMG Imprint

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kellie Pickler, the folksy, season five "American Idol" finalist, has signed a record deal with 19 Recordings and Nashville-based BNA Records, an imprint of Sony BMG Nashville. Kellie Pickler, the folksy, season five "American Idol& ...

  22. Mark Jones Launches Mgmt Co

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST SheDaisy, Aaron Lines join roster. Mark Jones, formerly a manager with TBA Entertainment, has opened Mark Jones Management LLC in Nashville. Lyric Street Records trio SheDaisy has signed on as client and the company will co-manage BNA Records arti ...