Travis Tritt

  1. Backbeat: George Jones Turns 80 With Star-Studded Nashville Bash

    September 20, 2011 6:15 AM EDT Nancy Jones, George Jones and singer/songwriter Travis Tritt celebrate at George Jones' 80th birthday party at Rippy's Bar & Grill on Sept. 13, 2011 in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Rick Diamond, Getty Images) A packed house of artists, ...

  2. Warren Goes 'Gangster' As She Ventures Into New Turf

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Songwriter Diane Warren is known for her pop ballads, but she tried something different for Ridley Scott's "American Gangster": a vintage R&B song, "Do You Feel Me," performed by Anthony Hamilton. "He's been ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 'High School Musical 2' Hangs On Atop Billboard 200

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Even with a 40% decline in sales, the soundtrack to Disney's "High School Musical 2" remains atop The Billboard 200 for a second week. The set moved 367,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The sales de ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Strickland Rises At WB/Nashville

    January 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Warner Bros. Nashville VP of sales and marketing Peter Strickland has been named senior VP for the department. A 20-plus year Warner and WEA veteran, Strickland has worked with Faith Hill, Big & Rich, Blake Shelton, Travis Tritt and Jeff Foxwo ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Tritt Splits With Columbia

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country artist Travis Tritt has split from his label home of the last five years, Columbia Records. Tritt cites a difference of opinion for the split. Country artist Travis Tritt has split from his label home of the last five years, Columbia Recor ...

  11. Tritt Splits With Columbia

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country singer with label for five years. Country artist Travis Tritt has split from his label home of the last five years, Columbia Records. He recorded three albums for the label, all of which hit the top 10 of Billboard's Top Country Album ...

  12. Tritt Under New Management

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Country star signs with Cooper. Country artist Travis Tritt is now being managed by Duke Cooper of the newly formed Quantum Management in Nashville. Tritt, who records for Columbia Records, amicably split with his manager of 12 years, Gary Falcon ...

  13. Travis Tritt, Manager Split

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Columbia country star Travis Tritt and manager Gary Falcon of Falcon-Goodman Management have parted ways after a 12-year association. Columbia country star Travis Tritt and manager Gary Falcon of Falcon-Goodman Management have parted ways after a ...