James Stroud

  1. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Taylor Swift Lead Academy of Country Music Awards Noms

    January 26, 2012 11:58 AM EST Nominations were announced for the 47th Academy of Country Music Awards on Thursday. Kenny Chesney leads with nine nominations, including Entertainer of the Year, a category he has won four times since 2004. Following him in nominations is Jason A ...

  2. Veteran Producer, Exec Launches Stroudavarious

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Veteran producer and label executive James Stroud has launched an independent label, Stroudavarious Records, which will be distributed by Sony RED. The former president of the Nashville division of Giant Records, Stroud headed DreamWorks Nashville ...

  3. Willie Nelson Partners To Launch Label

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Willie Nelson has partnered with longtime manager Mark Rothbaum and veteran producer/label exec James Stroud on Pedernales Records. The official announcement is expected Friday (March 16) at the South By Southwest Music and Media Conference. " ...

  4. Four More Exit UMGN

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST On the heels of Universal Music Group Nashville co-chairman James Stroud's recent departure , four more staff members have exited, including three from the A&R department. No longer with the label group are VP of A&R Allison Jones, ma ...

  5. UMGN Shuffles Execs

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group Nashville co-chairman James Stroud has exited the company while co-chairman Luke Lewis has signed a contract extension. According to a Universal Music Group spokesman, Stroud decided not to renew his contract and will focus o ...

  6. Nashville Scene

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group co-chairman James Stroud has been named producer of the year by the Academy of Country Music. Read Phyllis Stark's column. Universal Music Group co-chairman James Stroud has been named producer of the year by the Academy ...

  7. ACM Names Off-Camera Winners

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Live show to be telecast May 17 on CBS. James Stroud has been named producer of the year by the Academy of Country Music. Stroud, who is co-chairman of Universal Music Group Nashville, is among the winners in the non-artist categories that will be ...

  8. Uni Nashville Ups Owen

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Exec adds creative services duties. Universal Music Nashville has promoted Jason Owen to senior VP of media, artist relations and creative services for the Mercury, MCA Nashville and DreamWorks Nashville labels. Owen -- who was VP of media and art ...