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Music News (11/15/17)

[ 0 ] November 15, 2017 | |

Big Loud Records Signs Jake Owen

Pictured (L-R): Greg Fowler (Jake Owen Tour Manager), Good Company Entertainment’s Jon Andolina (Management), Red Light’s Tom Becci, Good Company Entertainment’s Keith Gale (Management), Big Loud Records’ President Clay Hunnicutt, Jake Owen, Greenberg Traurig’s Jess Rosen, Big Loud Partners Seth England, Craig Wiseman and Joey Moi Not Pictured: Big Loud Partner Kevin “Chief” Zaruk

Big Loud Records has signed Jake Owen, who comes on board the label today (Nov. 6). With this move, Owen is reunited with one of the founders of the Big Loud organization Joey Moi, who produced Owen’s breakthrough album, Barefoot Blue Jean Night, which garnered four consecutive No. 1 hits.

The Platinum-selling hitmaker joins a roster of newcomers at Big Loud including Chris Lane, Morgan Wallen, and Jillian Jacqueline.


Canadian Artist SYKAMORE Signs With Home Team Publishing

SYKAMORE (aka Jordan Ostrom), a recording artist/songwriter from Calgary, has signed with Home Team Publishing.

Known for her solo songwriting chops, the artist has taken home awards in numerous songwriting-focused events including the ATB All-Albertan Song Contest, Project Wild, and the Canadian Country Music Association’s annual Discovery Program.

SYKAMORE joins the Home Team roster with songwriter/producer Eric Olson.


Parallel Music Publishing Renews Agreement With Blake Chaffin

Pictured (Front row, L-R): Blake Chaffin; Denise Stevens, Partner, Loeb & Loeb; Chip Petree, Partner, Ritholz, Levy, Fields; (Back row, L-R): Tim Hunze, Parallel Music Publishing; Travis Myatt, Parallel Music Publishing

Parallel Music Publishing recently renewed its agreement with rising songwriter Blake Chaffin. His growing list of singles includes Logan Mize’s “Can’t Get Away from a Good Time,” written with Mize and Kelly Archer; and Brantley Gilbert’s current single, “The Ones That Like Me,” written with Gilbert and Bobby Pinson. It was recently announced that Gilbert’s 2018 tour will share the same title.

Chaffin has accumulated notable cuts including “Still Yours” on Ryan Beaver’s album, Rx , written with Luke Dick; and “Down Home,” written with Brent Cobb, who recorded it for his album Southern Family.

Parallel’s current roster includes Chaffin, Alex Hall, Lance Carpenter, Jennifer Schott, Jesse Lee, Michael Lotten, and Michael White.

Taylor Acorn Signs With Play It Again

Pictured (L-R): Play It Again Creative Coordinator Kirby Smith, CEO Dallas Davidson, Taylor Acorn, VP A&R Alex Torrez, CFO Megan Stinson.

Hit writer and CEO of Play It Again Music Publishing/Play It Again Records Dallas Davidson, along with VP A&R Alex Torrez, announced today (Nov. 2) the signing of artist and songwriter Taylor Acorn.

Acorn, a native of Lynchburg, Virginia, previously released three singles independently. She’ll partner with Play It Again for the release of her upcoming, self-titled debut EP, due out Nov. 17.

Acorn joins a roster at Play It Again including Kyle Fishman, Trea Landon and Houston Phillips.

Prescription Songs Signs Truitt

(L-R):Presciption Songs’ Katie Fagan, Brigetta Truitt, Brett Truitt, Rachel Wein

Prescription Songs has signed duo Truitt, the musical brainchild of siblings Brett Truitt and Brigetta Truitt. Beginning in 2016 with their self-titled, self-released, EP the two quickly gained traction on Nashville’s ever expanding pop music scene.

Truitt spends much of their time behind the scenes penning songs for other artists. Their most recent placement was the song “Constellation,” recorded by Win and Woo, which was featured in a Blue Moon campaign on SoundCloud. The duo has also been busy releasing collaborations with artists such as Brooks Brown, Light House, and Rusty Hook—the latter of which was released by L.A. music collective/ record label Moving Castle.

They have been covered on sites and print magazines including JustJaredJr, Substream Magazine, and PopCrush.

Truitt is managed by Risch Group, Nashville.

Category: Music News

About Eric T. Parker: Eric Parker serves as Marketing Manager for MusicRow, RowFax, and the CountryBreakout Chart. He holds a B.B.A. in Entertainment and Music Business with a background working with label, publishing, management and PR firms. View author profile.

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