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Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn Among Those Who Lose Masters in Universal Fire

The list of country artists who’s masters were lost in a warehouse fire in Los Angeles over a decade ago seems to grow by the day. According to one report, Universal Label Group, to which the Los Angeles warehouse belongs, tried to minimize the damage, claiming it was “relatively minor”, but internal documents later released…

WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE WELCOMES GABBY BARRETT TO LABEL FAMILY

NASHVILLE, TENN. (June 26, 2019) — Warner Music Nashville is proud to officially announce the signing of emerging star GABBY BARRETT and welcome her to the label family. SiriusXM’s The Highway has already tapped the singer / songwriter and American Idol alumna as a “Highway Find” artist, and her first single “I Hope” claimed the No. 1 spot on the station’s Hot…

The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces Its 2019 Slate of Nominees; Five To Be Inducted Oct. 14 At Annual Gala

Nashville, TN June 25, 2019 —Twelve exemplary tunesmiths are 2019 nominees for the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame (NaSHOF) – eight in the Songwriters category and four in the Songwriter/Artists category. All nominees experienced their first significant (Top 20) songs at least 20 years ago.  Two songwriters and one songwriter/artist, elected by their professional songwriter…

Aaron Watson Releases new “Red Bandana” Album

Nashville, TN — “Reigning indie underdog” (Rolling Stone) Aaron Watson releases his brand new album, Red Bandana today, June 21.  The “epic” 20-song collection, all written solely by Watson who co-produced the project with Jordan Lehning, marks his 20th year in music and is now available on all platforms. Well-known as a “pioneering independent” (Cowboys & Indians), Watson releases Red Bandana riding a…

Divided- Olivia Bandy

Our favorite Belmont Sessions artist, Olivia Bandy, wrote a new song that reminds us there is joy behind practicing grace and kindness. In a world divided, we could all do better to practice this! In addition to her tenure as our Artist in Residence, Bandy is constantly working on new music while she pursues her…

SHERYL CROW REVEALS TRACKLIST + COVER FOR ALBUM OF COLLABORATIONS

THREADS Available For Pre-Order Now Amplifies Release of “Still The Good Old Days” ft. Joe Walsh with New Video + Performance on The Graham Norton Show (6/14) NASHVILLE, TN (June 14, 2019) – Nine-time GRAMMY Award-winner Sheryl Crow’s forthcoming album of collaborations, THREADS, is available for pre-order now ahead of the August 30 release on The Valory Music Co. Unveiling the cover art and full…

CHRIS YOUNG PENS PERSONAL TRIBUTE TO LATE FRIEND

Nashville, TN — June 14, 2019 — Following an emotionally-charged performance of “Drowning” during his Opry appearance last week, Chris Young has released the intimate track to all digital and streaming services today. The grief-soaked song was penned in tribute to Adam, a close friend of Chris’s who passed away several years ago. “When I wrote this song with…

MASON RAMSEY RETURNS WITH “TWANG” [Video]

NASHVILLE, TENN. (June 14, 2019) — 12-year-old MASON RAMSEY is back with a brand new single, “Twang,” and a smooth companion music video to match. As the youngest major label Country artist signed in the genre in nearly two decades, Ramsey continues his fast-track to stardom after being discovered singing in an aisle at his local Walmart. Praised by THE…

BIG MACHINE MUSIC & BRANDY CLARK ANNOUNCE JOINT PUBLISHING VENTURE WITH BELMONT SESSIONER LAUREN WEINTRAUB INKED TO FIRST DEAL

NASHVILLE, TN (June 12, 2019) – Big Machine Music and six-time GRAMMY®-nominee Brandy Clark’s All BC Music last night announced a joint music publishing venture at the GRAMMY Museum Experience Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The fusion of established success and unbridled creativity is a solid combination of BMM’s heavyweight reputation and inspirational focus of All BC Music. An ideal space for this promising…

Sunday Mornin’ Church with Brenda Lee

Brenda Lee will return as host for the 39th annual Sunday Mornin’ Church at the Grand Ole Opry this Sunday, June 9, 2019. Sunday Mornin’ Country promises to be the best ticket in town, blending top Country artists and your favorite Gospel music together for a time of celebration and inspiration along with great entertainment…

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