Industry News

SNG Music signs Zarni De Vette to roster of hit songwriters

1 year ago Liv Carter Comments Off on SNG Music signs Zarni De Vette to roster of hit songwriters
SNG Music announced the addition of Zarni De Vette to their hitmaker roster. The press statement: The innovative new publishing company SNG Music, LLP, has added Zarni de Vette to its growing roster of hit-writing professionals. Born and raised in South Africa, Zarni was awarded the prestigious Scott Benson Scholarship for outstanding achievement in songwriting Read More

Country Radio Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2016

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Country Radio Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2016
This year’s class of Country Radio Hall of Fame inductees have been announced and are Blair Garner, Mike & Dana Schuff, and Lisa Dent in the On-Air category, and Mick Anselmo, Kerby Confer, Jack Reno, Tim Roberts and Jim Slone in the Radio category. Reigning ACM and CMA “Entertainer of the Year,” Luke Bryan, will Read More

Free Music Industry Healthcare Seminars by Music Health Alliance

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Free Music Industry Healthcare Seminars by Music Health Alliance
Figuring out health insurance options can be tricky for independent musicians, but there is wonderful help available from Music Health Alliance! Join their free seminars this month to get all the info you need. Check out the announcement below: Music Health Alliance, the music industry’s non-profit healthcare advocate, is offering a series of FREE “Get Read More

CMA Elects New Board of Directors

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on CMA Elects New Board of Directors
The Country Music Association announced today the new Board of Directors. The appointments are effective Jan. 1, 2016. Frank Bumstead completes his term as Chairman of the CMA Board and current CMA Board President John Esposito, President and CEO of Warner Music Nashville, assumes that post. CMA President-Elect Sally Williams, General Manager of Ryman Auditorium, Read More

Keith Urban Announced As 2016 CRS Artist Humanitarian Award Recipient

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Keith Urban Announced As 2016 CRS Artist Humanitarian Award Recipient
Over the years, Keith Urban has always tried to find time and resources to impact his community, and to contribute to positive change. For his “All for the Hall” benefit concerts, his involvement with the CMA Foundation, to “Make A Wish” Foundation projects, and visit to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, he is now Read More

CMA Foundation Increases Donation to the W.O. Smith Nashville Community Music School by 50 Percent

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on CMA Foundation Increases Donation to the W.O. Smith Nashville Community Music School by 50 Percent
The CMA Foundation is donating $75,000 to benefit music education programs for low-income students at the W.O. Smith Nashville Community Music School – a 50 percent increase over 2014 and the fourth year the Foundation has supported the School. To date, CMA and the CMA Foundation have committed more than $13.6 million to support local Read More

LOCASH, Tim McGraw, Reviver, and ole Join Music Publishing Forces

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on LOCASH, Tim McGraw, Reviver, and ole Join Music Publishing Forces
I love good news! LOCASH got some new partners in hit-making. Preston Brust and Chris Lucas signed a deal which combines their hit songwriting with ole’s powerful independent publishing team, as well as their label, Reviver’s, publishing venture with Tim McGraw. With LOCASH’s current single, “I Love this Life,” inching its way toward the top Read More

Alison Krauss Announced As Special Guest For The Pen Fund: Inspired By Hank Cochran Presents Songwriters 4 Songwriters: Ladies’ Night On November 10

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Alison Krauss Announced As Special Guest For The Pen Fund: Inspired By Hank Cochran Presents Songwriters 4 Songwriters: Ladies’ Night On November 10
Bluegrass icon Alison Krauss has been added to the lineup of The Pen Fund: Inspired By Hank Cochran Presents Songwriters 4 Songwriters: Ladies’ Night. The show will take place on November 10, and benefits the work of The Pen Fund. Event sponsors are thrilled to announce that Alison Krauss will appear as a special guest Read More

Songwriter Neil Thrasher Inks New Deal with peermusic

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Songwriter Neil Thrasher Inks New Deal with peermusic
Songwriter Neil Thrasher is continuing his very successful relationship with the largest independent music publisher in the world, peermusic. “It’s not that often you get to work with someone that you are a true fan of,” says Michael Knox, Vice President of peermusic Nashville, via a press statement “It is a privilege to be working Read More

Industry News: Granger Smith Joins Broken Bow Records Roster

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Industry News: Granger Smith Joins Broken Bow Records Roster
After building an impressively successful career in the Texas country market, Granger Smith now becomes the newest artist to sign with Broken Bow Records. His path to this deal is a great example to other upcoming artists, and if you are not yet familiar with Smith, it’s worth looking up his story and learning from Read More