Wright

  1. Johnny Wright, Country Music Pioneer, Kitty Wells' Husband, Dead at 97

    September 28, 2011 7:15 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Johnny Wright, a country music pioneer who had hits as a singer in the duo Johnnie and Jack and guided the career of his wife, Kitty Wells, died early Tuesday. He was 97. Close family friend Eddie Stubbs said Wright died of ...

  2. Byron Wright: 30 Under 30

    July 01, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Byron Wright Director of Writer/Publisher Relations, BMI Byron Wright, 28, is a driving force for BMI's urban team. He signed producers Bangladesh and Kane Beatz, both top BMI producers in 2010, as well as Lex Luger and Travis Porter. He also ...

  3. U.K. Industry Vet Wright Dies

    July 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ian Wright, the U.K.-based former promoter-turned-music publisher, died on July 2 after a battle with cancer. He was 57. Wright made his name in the 1970s, when he hit the live-music scene as an agent/promoter at MAM Plc. He left MAM in 1980 to la ...

  4. Zomba Promotes Wright To A&R VP

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Signed T-Pain to the label. Mickey "MeMpHiTz" Wright has been appointed to VP of A&R for the Zomba Label Group (ZLG). Wright reports to Peter Thea, senior VP of ZLG and is based in New York. Most recently Wright was director of A& ...

  5. Universal Motown Names Marketing VP

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Elise Wright moves to role from video promotion. Elise Wright moves to role from video promotion. News Elise Wright ...

  6. Rhythm & Blues

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST UMPG' s new exclusive worldwide co-publishing deal with singer/songwriter/producer Betty Wright includes Wright's complete catalog. Read Gail Mitchell's column. UMPG' s new exclusive worldwide co-publishing deal with singer/son ...

  7. Nashville Scene

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Chely Wright turns a heated confrontation into the underground hit "The Bumper of My S.U.V." Read Phyllis Stark's column. Chely Wright turns a heated confrontation into the underground hit "The Bumper of My S.U.V." Read Ph ...

  8. Janet Gets New Managers

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Virgin artist signs with Wright Crear. Virgin artist signs with Wright Crear. News ...

  9. Glen Ward Exits As VEG N.A. Chief

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Simon Wright assumes leadership of N.A. chain. Simon Wright assumes leadership of N.A. chain. News Simon Wright ...

  10. U.K. Radio Honor For George Michael

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Michael was yesterday honored at the Radio Academy's Music Radio conference in London as most-played artist on British radio of the last 20 years. Michael was present to accept the Phonographic George Michael was yesterday honored at t ...

  11. U.K. Radio Honor For George Michael

    April 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT George Michael was yesterday honored at the Radio Academy's Music Radio conference in London as most-played artist on British radio of the last 20 years. Michael was present to accept the Phonographic George Michael was yesterday honored at t ...

  12. Higher Ground

    April 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Trinity Broadcasting Network and Johnny Wright are creating such TV programs as game and reality shows for the Christian network. Trinity Broadcasting Network and Johnny Wright are creating such TV programs as game and reality shows for the Chri ...

  13. Higher Ground

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Trinity Broadcasting Network and Johnny Wright are creating such TV programs as game and reality shows for the Christian network. Trinity Broadcasting Network and Johnny Wright are creating such TV programs as game and reality shows for the Chri ...

  14. Music Veterans Launch Vivaton Records

    January 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Chely Wright is Nashville label's first artist. Chely Wright is Nashville label's first artist. News Chely Wright ...