Broken Bow Music Group and Sony Music’s RED Distribution have formed Red Bow Records, a label partnership to be located in Nashville. The new imprint will be headquartered on Music Row, and BBR Music Group will handle its creative and promotion initiatives. Red Bow’s initial artist signings are hitmaker Joe Nichols and newcomer Rachel Farley. The debut single from Farley will be released in early 2013 with the album to follow next summer.
The news was revealed at a press event this morning (10/31) at Hard Rock Cafe, where Nichols signed his recording agreement in front of his team and members of the media.Read more →
Senior Vice President of Music Knox
Shalacy serves as Sr. Vice President for the Nashville based Production/Management Company, MUSIC KNOX.
She handles day-to-day operations and oversees the company’s artist roster that includes singer/songwriter Michael Tyler.
Shalacy is also the Production Coordinator for award winning producer Michael Knox. Her credits include projects on artists such as Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, Randy Owen, Rachel Farley, Bush Hawg, Trace Atkins, Josh Thompson, 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”, as well as his single “1994”. 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.
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Pictured(L-R) ASCAP’s Michael Martin, Michael Knox, Neil Thrasher, Jason Aldean, Michael Dulaney and ASCAP’s Marc Driskill
Michael Martin welcomed a full house to the lobby of ASCAP Tuesday (7/17) to celebrate Jason Aldean’s eighth career No. 1 single “Fly Over States.”
Veteran songwriters Neil Thrasher and Michael Dulaney, who have received seven and five No. 1 honors respectively, accepted awards alongside representatives from BMG Chrysalis, Full Circle Music, Major Bob Music, Mojave Rain Music, Warner/Chappell Music, and We Jam Writers Group. Producer Michael Knox, Aldean and the staff from Broken Bow Records, including Owner/CEO Benny Brown, were on hand to accept plaques.
“This song shows what a true copyright is,” said President of Full Circle Music, Michael Hollandsworth. “There could not have been a better recording than this from Michael Knox and Aldean. They have the ability to find great songs the way George Strait did.”Read more →
peermusic is proud to announce the signing of Shaun Ames, of the Sony/RCA Nashville group Bush Hawg, to their writer’s roster.
“I’m impressed with Shaun’s creativity and I think he brings another dimension to our writing staff,” says Kevin Lamb, Kevin Lamb- Vice President/ peermusic Nashville.
Ames founded the group with fellow member Alex Wilshire more than 10 years ago. The group later found award-winning producer Michael Knox, who became a fan and a mentor and continues to develop them as artists and songwriters.Read more →
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Award-winning producer Michael Knox can add two more accolades to his collection after the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards where he took home honors for Single Record of the Year and Vocal Event of the Year for Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson’s “Don’t You Wanna Stay.”
Recently topping Billboard’s list of Top Music Producers for 2011 in the #2 spot, up from #3 last year, he is no stranger to the award stage, with a CMA Award for Album of The Year – Jason Aldean’s MY KINDA PARTY and he is also associated with FOUR Grammy- nominated projects, including Country Album of the Year, Jason Aldean- MY KINDA PARTY.
Knox is most noted for his production work with country superstar Jason Aldean but has many production credits to his name including Trace Adkins, Kelly Clarkson (collaboration on “Don’t You Wanna Stay”), Bush Hawg, Ludacris (collaboration on “Dirt Road Anthem”), Montgomery Gentry, Randy Owen, Rachel Farley, Josh Thompson, Frankie Ballard, Hank Williams Jr., Brother Trouble and Chuck Wicks, among others. He has produced eight number one career singles for Jason Aldean so far, including “Big Green Tractor,” “She’s Country,” “Dirt Road Anthem,” “Don’t You Wanna Stay” and the recent Mediabase #1 hit “Tattoos on this Town”.Read more →