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BMLG RECORDS SIGNS RILEY GREEN

Pictured (L-R): Back Row – BMLG Records SVP Promotion Matthew Hargis, BMLG Records National Director of Promotion Michelle Kammerer, BMLG CMO Mike Rittberg, Rogue Management’s Joe Lee, Greenberg Traurig attorney Jess Rosen, BMLG EVP of Legal Affairs Malcolm Mimms; Front Row – BMLG Records President/BMLG EVP Jimmy Harnen, Riley Green, and BMLG President/CEO Scott Borchetta

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NASHVILLE, TN (February 22, 2018) – BMLG Records announced today the addition of Alabama-native Riley Green to its star-studded roster. Riley will join the Big Machine Label Group imprint which boasts Florida Georgia Line, Brett Young, Drake White, Danielle Bradbery and Ryan Follese. BMLG Records, led by President Jimmy Harnen, recently celebrated its 25th No. 1 radio hit and has sold over 10 million albums in less than a decade.

“As the industry shifts and musical tastes change, we will continue to stay on the cutting edge of how …

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SONY PICTURES TELEVISION LANDS WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION FOR CTV’S THE LAUNCH IN EXCLUSIVE DEAL WITH BELL MEDIA & BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP

TORONTO, LOS ANGELES & NASHVILLE (February 22, 2018) – Bell Media, Big Machine Label Group (BMLG), and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced today that SPT has secured international distribution rights to the new music TV format THE LAUNCH. As Bell Media and BMLG’s exclusive partner, SPT will distribute THE LAUNCH format worldwide, excluding Canada, and has its production company, Electric Ray, on board to produce the format in the U.K. The historic deal represents the first time a Bell Media original television format for CTV has been sold for international distribution. In addition, SPT will also distribute the Canadian series, which wrapped up its inaugural season on CTV last night, for sale outside of Canada.

In Canada, the inaugural season of THE LAUNCH debuted No. 1 in its timeslot on CTV and delivered a series of consecutive No. 1 hits. The series’ original songs have already surpassed 4 million …

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FAST COMPANY NAMES BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES

NEW YORK, NY (February 21, 2018) – Leading business media brand Fast Company today announced its annual ranking of the Most Innovative Companies for 2018, honoring leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in business and innovation. Nashville-based Big Machine Label Group has made the prestigious list for a second time in the Music Sector and is heralded alongside companies on the overall list such as Apple, Netflix, Square, Washington Post Company, Amazon and Spotify.

“This year’s MIC list is an inspiring and insightful window into how many companies have embraced innovation and are working to make meaningful change,” said Fast Company deputy editor David Lidsky, who oversaw the issue with senior editor Amy Farley.

As the No.1 independent record label in the world based on sales and airplay, BMLG is led by President, CEO and Founder Scott Borchetta. Fast Company previously deemed Borchetta the “king of music …

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BRETT YOUNG’S “MERCY” NO. 1 MOST-ADDED AT COUNTRY RADIO TODAY

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New Single Follows Three Consecutive No. 1 Hits   Young Breaks Attendance Record at Dixie National Rodeo

 

NASHVILLE, TN (February 20, 2018) – MULTI-PLATINUM selling entertainer Brett Young’s newest single “Mercy” is the No. 1 most-added at Country radio today making it his best first day showing to date. “A favorite among his dedicated fan base…” (The Tennessean), the vulnerable track captured attention as soon as his self-titled GOLD album dropped last year.

“’Mercy’ is the new single because of the amazing fan response” Young said. “It’s the feeling you get when someone breaks your heart but won’t let you move on. ‘Mercy’ is a plea to rip the band aid off and many people can relate to that.”

“Mercy” follows three consecutive No. 1 hits from Young’s debut self-titled album. His lead single, PLATINUM-certified “Sleep Without You,” climbed to the top of …

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BEBE REXHA AND FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE ARE “MEANT TO BE” MAKING HISTORY

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Crossover Collaboration Continues to Reign No. 1 on Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart for 12 Weeks Running; Top 10-and-Rising on All-Genre Billboard Hot 100 Chart

Global Streams Explode Over 478 Million

 

NASHVILLE, TN (February 20, 2018) – MULTI-PLATINUM superstar duo FLORIDA GEORGIA LINEcontinue to elevate their elite status as world-class powerhouse entertainers driving the history-making “Meant to Be” collaboration with BEBE REXHA into uncharted territory with their PLATINUM-certified single.

“Meant to Be” dominates the No. 1 spot for 12 weeks running on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart and nabs Rexha a record for being the longest-leading chart-topper for a song by a lead female. The unprecedented feat only adds to FGL’s record-breaking rank as “Meant to Be” also charges the all-genre Billboard Hot 100 chart at Top 10-and-rising. FGL last cracked Top 5 on …

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THOMAS RHETT SURPRISED WITH LIFE CHANGES RIAA GOLD CERTIFICATION WHILE CELEBRATING EIGHTH & NINTH CAREER NO. 1 HITS

Pictured (L-R): Julian Bunetta (BMI), Jesse Frasure (BMI), Ashley Gorley (ASCAP), Thomas Rhett (BMI), Shane McAnally (GMR), Dave Barnes (ASCAP) and Dann Huff (ASCAP)

Pictured (L-R): Big Machine Label Group’s Nicole Csabai, BMLG’s Mike Rittberg, G Major Management’s Virginia Davis, Thomas Rhett, BMLG’s Scott Borchetta, BMLG’s Allison Jones, The Valory Music Co.’s George Briner and BMLG’s Jake Basden

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Current Top 5 Single “Marry Me” Simultaneously Earns GOLD Following  Back-to-Back No. 1s off LIFE CHANGES, “Craving You” & “Unforgettable”

NASHVILLE, TN (February 16, 2018) – ACM Awards Male Vocalist of the Year THOMAS RHETTcommemorated his eighth and ninth career No. 1s yesterday as he gathered with friends and family at Von Elrod’s in Nashville to celebrate his latest chart-toppers – PLATINUM-certified “Craving You” and GOLD “Unforgettable.” Alongside “Craving You” songwriters Dave Barnes and Julian Bunetta and “Unforgettable”’s Ashley Gorley, Shane McAnally and Bunetta, …

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