Country artist signs with Raybaw.

James Otto has exited the Mercury Records roster and signed with Raybaw Records, a Warner Bros. Nashville imprint.

Raybaw is headed by Muzik Mafia members Big & Rich and Cory Gierman. Otto is a member of the Muzik Mafia, a coalition of Nashville musicians who perform together and support each other's work.

The deal was signed May 17 in Las Vegas at the Academy of Country Music Awards after party.