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SCOTT BORCHETTA TAKES AMERICAN IDOL TO NASCAR’S FAST LANE IN FONTANA

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FONTANA, CA (March 23, 2015) – FOX’s hit show American Idol is experiencing strong ratings in its 14th season with Big Machine Label Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta in the driver’s seat as the show’s new in-house Mentor.

Borchetta, who has been working with the Idol contestants since November of last year, is prominently featured on the show each week where he advises this season’s crop of eclectic and edgy young singers on song selection, stage presence and fan engagement.

In an effort to show contestants the pressures of performing the National Anthem in front of thousands of fans, Borchetta arranged for Idol’s Top 11 remaining contestants to perform the song at the Auto Club 400 NASCAR race this past weekend in Fontana, CA. The contestants delivered a powerful performance on the track before serving as grand marshals for the race with Borchetta. Footage from the race will appear on this …

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ELI YOUNG BAND TURN IT ON EP AVAILABLE NOW!

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Nashville, TN (March 11, 2015) — Country hitmakers Eli Young Band’s brand new TURN IT ON EP (Republic Nashville) is available now. The band had the most adds at Country radio this week with their catchy up-tempo single “Turn It On,” garnering a total of 54 station adds on Mediabase. All four members of EYB contributed their songwriting skills to the four-song project, which reflects an evolution of their signature sound and was recorded with producers Ross Copperman and Jeremy Stover. Listen here http://www.vevo.com/artist/eli-young-band.

With a trio of platinum and multi-platinum #1 hits under their belts, EYB went into the studio excited and motivated. The results thrilled their label, who encouraged fast-tracking the new music to fans. TURN IT ON EP is EYB’s follow-up to their Billboard Country Album chart-topper 10,000 TOWNS, which earned multiple Grammy, CMA, ACM, CMT, ACA and Billboard award nominations. The album’s lead single …

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SCOTT BORCHETTA TO BEGIN APPEARING ON FOX’S AMERICAN IDOL THIS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

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LOS ANGELES, CA (March 10, 2015) – Big Machine Label Group President and CEO SCOTT BORCHETTA, the man who took a chance on global pop superstar Taylor Swift and whose label also counts Country superstars Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Reba and Rascal Flatts among its roster, will officially begin appearing on FOX’s American Idol on Wednesday night as the hit show’s new in-house Mentor. Borchetta will guide the show’s contestants throughout the competition but his work will extend beyond the show’s finale when the winner receives a record a deal on Big Machine Records.

Lauded by Rolling Stone magazine as a “music mogul,” Borchetta’s career as a record label executive includes ascending over 150 singles to #1 on the radio charts and assisting artists with an excess of 450 million album sales.

Borchetta, who was recently featured among the top 30 on this year’s Billboard “Power 100” list, will …

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RAELYNN RELEASES NEW SINGLE “FOR A BOY” TODAY

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Nashville, TN (March 9, 2015) – Further showcasing her unique vocals and songwriting talents, RAELYNN releases her new single “For A Boy” across digital retailers today. The track, penned with hit songwriter Laura Veltz (“Drunk Last Night”), will impact Country radio on March 23. RaeLynn appeared on NBC’s TODAY this morning to chat about her new music and life on the road, in addition to performing her GOLD-certified “God Made Girls,” which marked the highest charting debut single by a solo female artist in 2014. Watch here: http://www.today.com/toyotaconcertseries/raelynn-performs-hit-single-god-made-girls-2D80538307 | http://www.today.com/video/today/57081594#57081594.

Making her way along the East Coast with National Association for Music Education, Give a Note Foundation and Radio Disney to share the message that music belongs in schools, RaeLynn is visiting five communities throughout a week-long bus tour. The trek celebrating the 30th Anniversary of National Music In Our Schools Month launched over the weekend during Walt …

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RAELYNN TO PERFORM ON THE TODAY SHOW & RELEASE NEW SINGLE MARCH 9

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Nashville, TN (March 4, 2015) – RAELYNN will perform her GOLD-certified “God Made Girls” – the first debut single in nine years by a solo female artist that has sold over half a million copies and solidified her standing as the highest charting debut single by a solo female artist in 2014 – on NBC’s TODAY next Monday (3/9). The magnetic singer/songwriter’s new single, “For A Boy,” will be available on iTunes the same day and officially impacts Country radio on March 23.

This Saturday (3/7), RaeLynn will help celebrate the 30th Anniversary of National Music In Our Schools Month with a week-long bus tour that kicks off during Festival Disney at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. The vibrant 20-year-old will hit the road to encourage today’s youth to “Always Sing,” a mantra fittingly used as the title to a song she wrote for the initiative. Joining …

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ELI YOUNG BAND “TURN IT ON” EARLY WITH PREVIEW ON VEVO

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Nashville, TN (March 3, 2015) – A full week before the official release, Eli Young Band is offering fans an advance listen to their new music through VEVO. The title track impacts radio on March 9 with TURN IT ON EP (Republic Nashville) immediately following on March 10. Each member of the band had a hand in writing the four-song collection – including the hypnotic “Turn It On” – with producers Ross Copperman and Jeremy Stover at the helm.

TRACK LIST:      1.   “Turn It On” (Mike Eli, James Young, Rodney Clawson, Matt Dragstrem)      2.   “Plastic” (Mike Eli, Ashley Gorley, Ross Copperman, Jeremy Stover)      3.   “Your Place Or Mine” (Mike Eli, Jon Jones, Ross Copperman, Jeremy Stover)      4.   “Drink You Up” (Mike Eli, Jon Jones, Ross Copperman, Jeremy Stover) 

Fueled by a trio of platinum and multi-platinum #1 hits like “Drunk Last Night,” “Even If It Breaks Your …

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