Capitol Records Nashville

  1. Universal Announces New Structure, Appointments for Nashville Label Group

    October 29, 2012 6:27 PM EDT In the wake of the EU and FTC's approvals of the Universal Music/EMI merger , the integration of the two companies' Nashville operations is coming together under chairman/CEO Mike Dungan. The four imprints within Universal Music Group Na ...

  2. Backbeat: ACM Weekend With Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley; Capitol and Warner Afterparties and Blake Shelton's NRA Celebrity Shoot!

    April 03, 2012 2:01 PM EDT From left: Musicians Craig Morgan, Blake Shelton and TV personality Lee Lakosky participate in the NRA Country ACM Celebrity Shoot Hosted By Blake Shelton at the Desert Hills Shooting Club in South Boulder City, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Gett ...

  3. Backbeat: Lady Antebellum Celebrates 'Own the Night' LP Release with Fan Club Show in NYC

    September 14, 2011 5:37 PM EDT Grammy-winning trio Lady Antebellum celebrated Tuesday's release of their third studio album, "Own the Night," with an intimate performance that night for fan club members, EMI execs and industry VIPs at New York's Irving Plaza ...

  4. Eric Church Overtakes Kelly Rowland to Rule Billboard 200

    August 05, 2011 1:09 PM EDT Eric Church picked up his first No. 1 this week when third album Chief debuted atop both the Billboard 200 and Top Country Albums charts. But a recent show at Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyo., provided a reality check. "I stepped off the bus ...

  5. Lady Antebellum's Five Grammy Wins Makes For Exuberant EMI After Party

    February 14, 2011 9:38 AM EST Just as the clock struck midnight as Sunday night gave way to Monday, Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelley was aggressively high-five-ing Mike Dugan, the president and CEO of Capitol Records Nashville, at the EMI post-Grammy party in Hollywood. K ...

  6. EMI Cuts Hit Capitol Nashville

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Capitol Records Nashville VP of A&R Larry Willoughby and VP of sales Bill Kennedy are among those who have exited the company as part of parent EMI's previously announced worldwide restructuring of its recorded music division. EMI had no ...

  7. Capitol Nashville, Yahoo! Partner For Talent Search

    April 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Capitol Records Nashville has partnered with Yahoo!'s online contest site Bix to launch a country music talent search contest. The contest, "The Road to Nashville," gives aspiring country singers the chance to become the label' ...

  8. Schnur Joins CMA Board

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran music executive Steve Schnur has been named to the Country Music Association board of directors. Schnur, who began his career at MTV and has held executive positions at Warner Music Group, EMI and BMG, currently serves as worldwide executi ...

  9. Hodges' Star Rises At Capitol Nashville

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Capitol Records Nashville senior director of national promotion Steve Hodges rises to the position of VP of promotion for the label. In his new role, Hodges will continue to report senior VP of promot Capitol Records Nashville senior director of n ...

  10. CMA Elects New Board Members, Spalding President

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Board startts Nov. 7. The Country Music Association held the annual board of directors election meeting in Nashville this week. Taking over as president of the board is Clarence Spalding, president of Spalding Entertainment. Spalding will be joine ...

  11. Dungan Elected CMA Pres; Sansone Becomes Chair

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Capitol Records Nashville president/CEO Mike Dungan has been elected president of the Country Music Assn. board of directors. Capitol Records Nashville president/CEO Mike Dungan has been elected president of the Country Music Assn. board of direct ...

  12. Capitol Nashville Names COO

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Becci will oversee financial operations. Capitol Records Nashville CFO Tom Becci rises to the position of COO for the label, where he’ll oversee Capitol's financial operations including budget administration and financial planning, as well as ...

  13. Capitol Names Promotion VP

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harnen upped following Catino's departure. In the wake of Capitol Records Nashville executive VP Bill Catino's move to Universal Music Group Nashville, Jimmy Harnen has been elevated to VP of promotion at the label. He reports to Capitol ...

  14. Silva Ramps Up Staff

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Walker, Willms, Cohen join L.A. firm. Veteran Southern California promoter Bill Silva has boosted his staff to keep up with new projects undertaken in the past six months. Michael K. Walker, Kurt Willms and Matthew Cohen have joined the Silva Cos. ...

  15. CMA Names Kix Brooks As Chairman

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn has been elevated from president to chairman of the Country Music Assn. board of directors. He succeeds Charlie Anderson of Anderson Merchandisers, who reached the end Kix Brooks of Brooks & Dunn has been el ...