On Music Row: CMA assembles executive director search team

Also: CMT wraps record year and magazine celebrates landmark [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Dec 26, 2009 11:54 AM

The year in music litigation

The Washington Post sums up the most significant copyright, file-sharing and licensing cases from 2009. From the looks of it, the 2010 list will feature many of the same topics.
Dec 22, 2009 11:39 AM

Gibson atop worst-places-to-work list

Gibson Guitar has hit another sour note. After the unwelcome attention it received from federal investigators last month, the company has now been rated the worst large company to work for by users of career site Glassdoor.com.
Dec 22, 2009 8:07 AM

On Music Row: Big D, Bubba re-up with Premiere

Also: Up-and-coming band signs artist management and publishing deals, promotion changes at Columbia, and more... [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Dec 19, 2009 9:31 PM

Row labels merging

MusicRow is reporting that Toby Keith's Show Dog Nashville label is joining forces with Universal South, the home of Phil Vassar, Joe Nichols and others. Universal South President Mark Wright will head the combined venture.
Dec 18, 2009 1:28 PM

On Music Row: Taylor goes on demand

Also: Hall of Fame spotlights Reba and the CMA gives big to local schools [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Dec 13, 2009 4:55 PM

Well, there's 1,352 concert-industry-related businesses in Nashville

...and lots of them are up for Pollstar's annual awards to be presented February 17 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Full list of nominations here. A list of the nominees with a Tennessee connection after the jump.
  • Taylor Swift (Major Tour of the Year)
  • Kings of Leon (Best New Touring Artist)
  • KoL's manager Andy Mendelsohn (Personal Manager of the Year)
  • Manchester's Bonnaroo (Music Festival of the Year)
  • Ryman Auditorium (Theater of the Year)
  • Sommet Center Nashville Arena That Building at the Corner of Fifth and Broadway (Arena of The Year)
  • Michael Smardak of Outback Concerts (Promoter of the Year)
  • 360 Artist Agency and TKO (Boutique Booking Agency of the Year)
  • Bandit Lites (Lighting Company of the Year)
  • Premier Global Production (Lighting Company of the Year and Staging or Equipment Company of the Year)
  • Clair and Sound Image (Sound Company of the Year)
  • Accurate Staging (Staging or Equipment Company of the Year)
  • Roadshow Services (Transportation Company of the Year)
  • Moo TV (Video Company of the Year)
Dec 8, 2009 12:33 PM

On Music Row: Fontanel set for makeover

Also: FBBM principal retiring, Rogers doubles Symphony shows and more marketing musical chairs [From our print edition featured in Monday's City Paper]
Dec 6, 2009 8:39 PM

Flood Bumstead names chief compliance officer

Four-year firm veteran also named VP of taxes, royalties
Dec 3, 2009 11:47 PM

CMA chief abruptly leaves post

After 24 years at music industry trade group, Genovese quits effective immediately -- amid many nice words between her and board members
Dec 2, 2009 6:03 PM