Sony BMG Nashville

  1. Galante Honored By CMA

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Nashville chairman and longtime Country Music Association board member Joe Galante has been honored with the CMA President's Award, which is awarded annually at the discretion of the president of the board. Board president and Lyric ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Sony Expands Karaoke Game To Country Music

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony Computer Entertainment America will release a country version of its long-running karaoke video game franchise SingStar in October. Previous U.S. versions of the game have covered genres ranging from pop, rock and children's music while ...

  4. Catino Rises At Sony BMG Nashville

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Nashville senior director of A&R Jim Catino rises to VP of A&R for the company. A 13-year industry veteran who first joined the label group in 2001, Catino reports to executive VP of A&R Renee Bell. "Great A&R require ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Digital Summit Line-up Takes Shape

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.S. Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn; Ted Cohen, managing partner, TAG Strategic; Richard Conlon, VP of marketing and business development, BMI; Russ Crupnick, VP/senior industry analyst, the NPD Group; Ali Partovi, CEO, iLike; Dorrian Porter, foun ...

  7. A Middle Ground For Performance Royalties?

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A pair of recording artists voiced centrist positions on the issue of proposed performance royalties for terrestrial radio stations March 7 at the Country Radio Seminar. John Rich, of duo Big & Rich, appeared to favor radio paying a sound reco ...

  8. Sony BMG Nashville Apologizes To Radio

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of letter sent by Sony BMG Nashville senior VP of legal and business affairs Katherine E. Woods yesterday, the label has issued an apology to radio for what it calls a "distraction and waste of your valuable time." As previo ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Sony BMG Nashville Names Banks VP

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Nashville senior director of finance Tom Banks rises to VP of the department. He reports to Paul Barnabee, senior VP, finance and operations. "Our chairman Joe Galante has said that we've made finance user-friendly, and that was ...

  11. DuBois, Brown To Exit Uni South; Wright Steps In

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Departing execs to assist with transition period. Universal South Records co-founders Tim DuBois and Tony Brown will soon step down and be replaced by veteran producer, songwriter and label executive Mark Wright, who will hold the title of preside ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. Gale Upped, Wilson Out At RCA

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Longtime promo VP Mike Wilson ousted June 2. Keith Gale has been promoted to VP, national promotion at RCA Records Nashville following the sudden ouster of longtime VP of promotion Mike Wilson on June 2. Gale has been with RCA's promotion tea ...

  16. Young Wins 'Nashville Star' Series

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Twenty-year-old singer/songwriter and guitarist Chris Young is the newest "Nashville Star," winning the fourth season of the USA Networks country talent series of that name last night (May 2). Twenty-year-old singer/songwriter and guitar ...

  17. Sony BMG Germany Names Int'l Marketing Team

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG Germany has unveiled the marketing team for the amalgamated company's international department. Helmed by managing director international Willy Ehmann, the newly established team is responsib Sony BMG Germany has unveiled the marketi ...