Category 5 Records

  1. Travis Tritt Sues Label For Fraud

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Travis Tritt has sued his record label and its president, alleging breach of contract and fraud. Tritt, who released his latest album, "The Storm," this year on the new independent label Category 5 Records, seeks $10 million in damages. ...

  2. Report: Nashville Label Chief Under Investigation

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Raymond Termini, the president and CEO of Nashville-based independent Category 5 Records, is in hot water with officials because of alleged mismanagement at Haven Healthcare, the Connecticut nursing home chain of which Termini is also president an ...

  3. Category 5 Sacks Promo Staff

    November 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based Category 5 Records has sacked its in-house radio promotion staff and has hired an outside firm, CO5 Promotions, to handle those services for the label. Regional promoters Chris Borchetta, Joe Carroll and Joe Schuld have exited Cate ...

  4. Benken Joins Robbins As VP

    October 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran promoter Tony Benken joins recently-formed Robbins Nashville as VP of promotion. He will start Oct. 23. Benken arrives from Nine North Records, where he was director of Southeast and Southwest promotion. He previously served as VP of natio ...

  5. Top Execs Exit Category 5

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Two top executives have exited Nashville-based independent Category 5 Records. Senior VP/GM Carl Strube and executive VP of promotion Bill Macky are no longer with the year-old label. Strube, a 30-year veteran of the entertainment industry, had be ...

  6. Category 5 Names Macky Exec VP

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Succeeds VP of promotion Tony Benken. Former Epic Records VP of national promotion Bill Macky will join Nashville-based Category 5 Records tomorrow (June 13) as executive VP of promotion, Billboard.biz has learned. He succeeds VP of promotion Tony ...

  7. Update: Category 5 Cleans House

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bill Macky will join label as exec VP June 13. In addition to the previously-reported ouster of VP/promotion Tony Benken at Nashville-based indie label Category 5 Records, several other staffers have been let go as well. Also exiting are VP of ope ...

  8. Benken To Lead Category 5 Promo Efforts

    January 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Most recently with Broken Bow Records. Tony Benken has been hired as VP of promotion at Nashville-based startup Category 5 Records. He most recently was national director of promotion and Southeast regional at Broken Bow Records, but left that lab ...

  9. Category 5 Launches In Nashville

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former Critique head tapped as senior VP/GM. A new independent label, Category 5 Records, has launched in Nashville under the ownership of Raymond Termini. A musician and songwriter, Termini is also president and CEO of the Middletown, Connecticut ...