Music News Nashville
Noted Nashville music producer Michael Knox, who just recently garnered his very first CMA Award for Album of The Year for Jason Aldean’s MY KINDA PARTY, has recently received his first recognition as a producer associated with four Grammy nominated projects.
BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE Jason Aldean-“Dirt Road Anthem” BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson-“Don’t You Wanna Stay” BEST COUNTRTY ALBUM Jason Aldean MY KINDA PARTY BEST COUNTRY SONG Recorded by Trace Adkins – “Just Fishin’”Read more →
peermusic has signed 15-year old Rachel Farley to an exclusive songwriter/co-publishing agreement, announces peermusic VP Kevin Lamb.
Farley was brought to the attention of peermusic via Sr. Creative Director Michael Knox (Jason Aldean, Montgomery Gentry, Trace Adkins, Randy Owen, Josh Thompson, Frankie Ballard) who is producing her debut CD for Average Joe’s Entertainment. The new release will feature Farley’s writing or co-writing on all 10 tracks. Knox discovered the young talent on MySpace and has followed her burgeoning career for three years.Read more →
Sony Music Nashville has officially welcomed the band Bush Hawg as the newest act on its RCA Nashville roster. Bush Hawg’s debut album will release later this year.Read more →
When Japan was rocked by a magnitude 9.0 earthquake on March 11, RCA Nashville’s new group, Bush Hawg was in the midst of a two-week tour of Japan and Guam for Armed Forces Entertainment. The horrific quake struck while the group was loading in for a performance at Yokota Air Base, 30 miles from Tokyo, stranding them at the air base. Their survival instincts kicking in, the six members of the group — Jim Phipps, Russ Caldwell, Craig Hand, Shaun Ames, Alex Wilshire and Ben Helton — immediately threw themselves into helping Red Cross volunteers and Army personnel prepare for relief workers and refugees.Read more →