Michael Knox co-produced “The Wrong Song” featuring Connie Britton and Hayden Panettiere with T-Bone Burnett and 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 Will Chase for the ABC hit TV series NASHVILLE.
Knox also serves as Senior Vice President for peermusic Group in Nashville. In 2013 they enjoyed the ASCAP Song of the Year “How Country Feels” (Randy Houser) and in 2016 the SESAC Country Song of the Year “Somewhere on a Beach.” Under the creative leadership of Knox, peermusic has built itself into one of Nashville’s top Independent Publishing Companies.
In 2018, Michael Knox and Donny Walker (former Senior Director of Syndicated Radio for Westwood One) created the syndicated radio show Knox Country. Knox serves as both host and producer for the show. They also launched the Knox Country App in 2020 which features past radio shows, podcasts, playlists and much more. In 2022, Knox and co-host Shalacy Griffin were nominated for National Weekly On-Air Personality of the Year from the Academy of Country Music.
Another major accomplishment for Knox in 2018, was the launch of Music Knox Records with BMG. Through the new label imprint, Knox will focus on developing new artists.
Shalacy Griffin serves as Senior Vice President for the Nashville based production company, Music Knox. She oversees the company’s day-to-day operations including the BMG label venture with Music Knox Records.
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, Carrie Underwood, Randy Owen, Kelly Clarkson, Michael Tyler, Tim Montana, Brantley Gilbert, Tyler Rich, Chuck Wicks, Rachel Farley, Trace Adkins, Josh Thompson, Brother Trouble, Bush Hawg, Frankie Ballard, Montgomery Gentry, Clay Walker, 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” (4x 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 Adkins, Big Smo, Michael Tyler, Brother Trouble, and Montgomery Gentry.
In 2018, Michael Knox and Donny Walker (former Senior Director of Syndicated Radio for Westwood One) created the syndicated radio show Knox Country 360. Griffin serves as both co-host and production coordinator for the show. In 2022, Knox and Griffin received a radio nomination from the Academy of Country Music for National Weekly On-Air Personality Of The Year.
Before moving to Nashville, Griffin worked as a paralegal in her native state of Louisiana.