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  1. Backbeat: Warner Nashville's ACM Party Draws New Talent – RaeLynn, Angie Johnson – and Top Managers to MGM Grand

    April 08, 2013 11:36 AM EDT The buzz of Hunter Hayes rightfully permeated the Warner Nashville party held outdoors at the MGM Grand after the ACM Awards concluded. Warner Nashville president John Esposito was thrilled to hear that Hayes had been hanging out with Stevie W ...

  2. Business Matters: EMI, Citigroup, VC Funding, Stock Wrap and More

    January 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- EMI passed the year-end test required by Citigroup , the bank behind Terra Firma's acquisition of the music company, according to a report ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Nashville Indie Equity To Close Its Doors

    December 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Equity Music Group, the Nashville-based independent label that launched with much hope in 2003 under co-founder and flagship artist Clint Black, is suspending operations. The label is currently home to Black, Laura Bryna, Kevin Fowler, Carolina Ra ...

  5. Exclusive: Trent Willmon Finds New Home At Compadre

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Country artist Trent Willmon, who recorded his first two albums for Columbia Nashville, has signed with Houston-based Compadre Records. Willmon is the first artist signed to the label since it was acquired by Mathew Knowles' Music World Enter ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Van Zant Finds Country Home

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Columbia Records Nashville has signed Van Zant, a duo made up of brothers Johnny (Lynyrd Skynyrd) and Donnie (38 Special) Van Zant. Columbia Records Nashville has signed Van Zant, a duo made up of brothers Johnny (Lynyrd Skynyrd) and Donnie (38 Sp ...