Michael Knox, Music Knox CEO/President peermusic Vice President, Nashville
Knox is most noted for his production work with country superstar Jason Aldean (2011 CMA Award for Album of The Year – Jason Aldean’s MY KINDA PARTY) but with 17 number ones, over 27 Million singles and 12 million albums sold, Knox has many production credits to his name including Thomas Rhett (“It Goes Like This” 3 weeks #1, 50 million + one-week record breaking audience impression) Trace Adkins, Kelly Clarkson (collaboration w/Aldean on “Don’t You Wanna Stay”), Bush Hawg, Ludacris (collaboration w/Aldean on “Dirt Road Anthem”), Luke Bryan & Eric Church (collaboration w/Aldean on “The Only Way I Know” ) Montgomery Gentry, Randy Owen, Rachel Farley, Josh Thompson, Frankie Ballard, Hank Williams Jr., Brother Trouble and Chuck Wicks, among others. He has produced sixteen number one career singles for Jason Aldean so far, including “Big Green Tractor,” “She’s Country” (2009 Mediabase Most Played Country Song of the Year), “Dirt Road Anthem,” “Don’t You Wanna Stay”, “Tattoos on this Town”, “Night Train” and “When She Say Baby” (2014 Mediabase Song Of The Year) “Burnin’ It Down” and the most recent #1 hit “Tonight Looks Good on You”.
Michael Knox co-produced “The Wrong Song” featuring Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere with T-Bone Burnett and solo produced “I’m A Girl” featuring Hayden Panettiere, “What If I Was Willing” and “Hurtin’ On Me” Chris Carmack, “Can’t Say No To You” a duet with Hayden and Chris Carmack and “It’s On Tonight” Chris Carmack, Chip Esten and Wiil Chase for the ABC hit TV series NASHVILLE.
In addition to his production work, Knox formed the production management company Music Knox with client Michael Tyler.
Shalacy Griffin, Senior Vice President of Music Knox
Shalacy Griffin serves as Senior Vice President for the Nashville based production/management company, Music Knox. She oversees the company’s day-to-day operations, as well as its roster, which includes Reviver Records recording artist Michael Tyler.
Griffin is also the Production Coordinator for award winning, multi-platinum producer Michael Knox. Her credits include projects on artists such as Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, Randy Owen, Michael Tyler, Rachel Farley, Trace Atkins, Josh Thompson, Bush Hawg, Frankie Ballard, Brantley Gilbert, Montgomery Gentry, and Hank Williams, Jr., as well as songs for the ABC hit TV show “Nashville”.
Griffin can also add musical credits to her resume. She sang background vocals on Jason Aldean’s 4X platinum selling single “Dirt Road Anthem” (3x platinum album My Kinda Party), as well as his GOLD single “1994” (2x platinum album Night Train). She has also performed on Hayden Panettiere’s “I’m a Girl” (“Nashville”), and projects for Trace Atkins, Big Smo, Brother Trouble, and Montgomery Gentry.
Before moving to Nashville, Griffin worked as a paralegal in her native state of Louisiana.