NASHVILLE NEWCOMER CURRENTLY ON BRAD PAISLEY'S VIRTUAL REALITY TOUR PERFORMING ON VIRTUAL OPRY STAGE
NASHVILLE, TN – June 14, 2012 – Nashville's favorite new singer-songwriter, Jana Kramer, made an impressive debut at No. 5 on the SoundScan Top Country Albums Chart with her self-titled album released June 5th, 2012, through Elektra Nashville. The album, produced by Scott Hendricks (Blake Shelton, Brooks & Dunn), also ranked as the No. 2 selling digital release, behind none other than Alan Jackson, in the country genre.
Atlantic Records’ recording artist Brett Eldredge lands his first No. 1 as his current single, “Don’t Ya,” slides into the top spot on the Mediabase / Country Aircheck chart and continues its reign at the peak of Billboard’s Country Airplay chart for the second week running. This news comes on the heels of the release of his debut album, Bring You Back, which premiered at No. 1 on iTunes’ Country Albums chart on August 6.
Current President and CEO of Warner Music Nashville, John Esposito, has just joined FLO as a senior advisor. He joins music and media business vets Joe Galante, John Grady, Randy Wachtler, Ed Hardy among a host of others at the strategic group headquartered in Nashville, Tenn.
Warner Music Nashville will host the final three installments of the 2013 Pickin’ On The Patio events through October. The upcoming featured artists include Switchfoot on August 29th, Dean Alexander on September 19th and Dan + Shay on October 24th. Doors open at 5pm and the show starts at 5:30 and is hosted on the WMN patio. Thanks to sponsors Aramark, Bud Light, Ajax Turner, Spring Mill Bourbon, Zumi Sushi Japanese Kitchen, Pizza Perfect and Kay Bob’s Grill & Ale.
Warner Music Nashville was created in 2009 to expand the presence of WMG and its family of labels in Nashville. The division is home to Atlantic Records, Warner Bros. Records, Elektra Nashville and Word Entertainment.