1. News Program 'The Pickup' Gains Traction on Country Radio Sites

    January 06, 2016 2:06 PM EST 0 0 0 As radio stations continually work to beef up their digital content offerings, new products are emerging to help fill that need. Among the more interesting is the twice-monthly syndicated video segment The Pickup , the brainchild of veteran Nashvill ...

  2. Exclusive: Montgomery Gentry Album to Be Sold at Buffet Inc. Chains, Benefit Military

    June 20, 2012 6:39 PM EDT Buffets, Inc., the Greer, SC-based chain that includes Ryan's, Old Country Buffet and other restaurants, will make its first foray into music by offering Montgomery Gentry's latest album, Rebels on the Run . Proceeds from sales will bene ...

  3. Montgomery Gentry Gets in the Ring With TNA Impact Wrestling

    April 14, 2012 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 If you mention the phrases country music and professional wrestling together, you might get a few blank stares. However, the two worlds are a lot more alike than what you might think, and with the partnership between TNA Impact Wrestling, Average Jo ...

  4. Montgomery Gentry Proud to Be Indie 'Rebels'

    October 10, 2011 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Montgomery Genty might very well be feeling a sense of déjà vu these days, as they gear up for the release of their new disc "Rebels On The Run." Troy Gentry says the music pretty much sounds like the "old" Montgomery Gentry, and ...

  5. Better Know a Panelist, Country Music Summit Edition: Average Joe's Tom Baldrica

    May 25, 2011 6:29 PM EDT Tom Baldrica is an experienced country music business executive who's seen the industry from a lot of angles. He started in radio before jumping to the label side to become the Southeast Region Promotion Manager for BNA Records. In 1997, he w ...

  6. Colt Ford Craves Country Rap Radio Hit with 'Every Chance I Get'

    May 01, 2011 8:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 For those who still consider country rap an oxymoron, Colt Ford is working hard to change that perception with the May 3 release of his album "Every Chance I Get," which includes guest vocals by Tim McGraw , Charlie Daniels and Luke Bryan ...

  7. Nashville Exec Baldrica Joins Average Joes

    December 01, 2010 12:00 AM EST 0 0 Veteran Nashville music business executive Tom Baldrica has joined Average Joes Entertainment, where he will serve as president of the label. Average Joes Entertainment, formed in 2008, is based in Nashville and Atlanta, and is home to artists Colt Fo ...

  8. Danny Gokey: I Want To Do Country 'For The Rest Of My Life'

    March 22, 2010 5:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fueled by a return performance on "American Idol," Danny Gokey bowed at No. 3 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart with his 19 Recordings/RCA Records debut, "My Best Days." Coming in at No. 4 on the Billboard 200 , the al ...

  9. Baldrica Adds Duties At Sony Nashville

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST 0 0 Tom Baldrica, Sony Music Nashville VP of marketing, will take on new responsibilities, adding oversight of the label group's creative services department alongside his current responsibilities spearheading the company's media and artist deve ...

  10. McBee Rises At Sony BMG Nashville

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sony BMG Nashville promoted Heather McBee to the newly created position of VP of digital business. McBee was previously the label's senior director of digital business. She will continue to report to VP of marketing Tom Baldrica. McBee is a f ...

  11. Pirate Plunder: Kenny Chesney

    September 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kenny Chesney's career now spans 14 years, but if his new album "Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates," out Sept. 11 on Sony BMG Nashville's BNA Records, is any indication, there seems to be a lot of me Kenny Chesney's career ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...