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  • MONUMENT RECORDS ADDS SARAH D’HILLY AS NEWEST TEAM MEMBER

    Jan 16, 2018

    Monument Records, the Sony Music imprint that re-launched last year under Jason Owen and Shane McAnally, adds newest member Sarah D’Hilly as Associate Director of Digital Strategy. The label grows as flagship artists Caitlyn Smith and Walker Hayes gain momentum.
     
    Having officially joined the label in late 2017, D’Hilly will oversee all digital marketing initiatives and partner relationships with sales and streaming services and social platforms, and will report directly to Monument’s SVP Marketing & Label Operations, Katie McCartney.
     

  • SCOTTY McCREERY'S LONG-AWAITED ALBUM, SEASONS CHANGE, AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER EVERYWHERE TODAY

    Jan 12, 2018

    After a five-year wait and a multitude of life changes, Scotty McCreery releases his highly anticipated album, Seasons Change, for digital pre-orde

  • STAR-STUDDED LINEUP FOR VOLUNTEER JAM XX CONTINUES TO GROW WITH TODAY’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF: ALABAMA, CHRIS YOUNG, LEE BRICE, SARA EVANS & TRAVIS TRITT

    Jan 11, 2018

    Music stars ALABAMAChris YoungLee BriceSara Evans and Travis Tritt have been added to the lineup for this year’s "Volunteer Jam XX." The once-in-a-lifetime event already includes Charlie Daniels and The Charlie Daniels Band, Alison Krauss, Billy F Gibbons of ZZ Top, Blackberry Smoke, Bobby Bare, Chris Janson, Chuck Leavell, Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry, Jamey Johnson, Justin Moore, The Oak Ridge Boys, and Ricky Skaggs. More s

  • ASHLEY McBRYDE’S “LITTLE DIVE BAR” BODES FOR A BREAKOUT 2018

    Jan 09, 2018

    Coming into 2018, one name continues to pop up in cross-genre respected publications from NPR to The New York Times to The Los Angeles TimesAshley McBryde.
     

  • DAN + SHAY SERVE UP A REFLECTIVE SHOT OF “TEQUILA” AS NEW SINGLE IMPACTS RADIO ON JAN. 10

    Jan 08, 2018

    As Dan + Shay (Dan Smyers and Shay Mooney) teased on social media last week, fans are just days away from a taste of the duo’s brand new music. “Tequila,” their first offering in nearly a year, will be available to radio and all streaming partners this Wednesday, January 10. Co-written by Smyers alongside Jordan Reynolds and Nicolle Galyon, the reflective single is much more than just your typical drinking song.

  • HUNTER HAYES JUMPSTARTS 2018 WITH “THIS GIRL”

    Jan 08, 2018

    Five-time GRAMMY© nominee Hunter Hayes releases the third installment of his music series this Friday, January 12 with “This Girl.” Co-written by Jordan Schmidt, Andy Albert and Jessie Jo Dillon, the track follows the 2017 release of “More” and “You Should Be Loved (feat. The Shadowboxers)". With lyrics like: Yeah, I swear that I’d trade everything I chase/ They could take it all away/ long as I get to love this girl, “This Girl” highlights Hayes’ guitar-playing and his rich, up-tempo vocals.
     

  • SEASONS CHANGE FOR SCOTTY McCREERY

    Dec 18, 2017

    Earlier this year, Scotty McCreery released his single, “Five More Minutes,” a song People called an “emotional walk down memory lane” that pleads for more time with the people and experiences that are important in his life. The ACM, BMI and CMT Award winner wrote the Top 20-and-climbing hit song that The Tennessean says “pulls heartstrings” just two weeks after the passing of his grandfather.

  • Kenny Chesney Brings “Jesus and Elvis” to “Seth Meyers” Dec. 18

    Dec 14, 2017

    While normally he’d be somewhere in the sun right around now, Kenny Chesney is making a rare late night T.V. appearance “Late Night with Seth Meyers” Monday, December 18.

    Singing his never-performed “Jesus and Elvis,” from his Grammy-nominated Cosmic Hallelujah, the 8-time Entertainer of the Year will also be Meyers’ lead guest on Monday night’s show.
     

  • CHASE RICE COMPLETES FIRST UK & IRELAND TOUR, WITH SOLD OUT SHOWS IN MULTIPLE CITIES

    Dec 11, 2017

    Nashville based country singer-songwriter Chase Rice, whose new album Lambs & Lions was released in November to much acclaim from both fans and critics, last week completed his first ever tour of the UK & Ireland, playing to sellout crowds across Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, London and Dublin. Audiences were treated to a rare solo acoustic performance from the star, with songs from the new album, along with picks from further back in his catalogue, including fan favourite "Carolina Can" and a version of the Florida Georgia Line hit "Cruise," which Rice co-wrote.

  • WALKER HAYES’ HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ALBUM AVAILABLE TODAY

    Dec 08, 2017

    PEOPLE Magazine calls his music “irresistibly quirky” and Rolling Stone adds it’s “damn near impossible to classify,” and Monument Records’ Walker Hayes likes it that way. His debut album, boom., comes out today and is the fulfillment of a journey he began over 12 years ago when first moving to Music City. The Mobile, Alabama native continues to defy industry expectations with his profoundly vulnerable storytelling seen on an album he co-produced with Grammy award winning producer Shane McAnally.

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