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Book – Justin Moore – Artist Management

Justin Moore – Artist Management

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Justin Cole Moore (born March 30, 1984) is an American country music singer and songwriter signed to Big Machine Records imprint Valory Music Group. He has released two albums for Valory: Justin Moore in 2009 and Outlaws Like Me in 2011. A third album, Off the Beaten Path, will be released on September 17, 2013. He has charted eight times on the Hot Country Songs charts, including the number one hits “Small Town USA”, “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away”, and “Til My Last Day” and the top 10 hit “Backwoods”.

Moore began performing during his junior year of high school.After graduating, he joined his uncle’s Southern rock band and moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 2002.

Through his music attorney Bernie Cahill,[4] he met a young producer in Nashville, Jeremy Stover, who introduced him to Scott Borchetta, a industry executive who was planning to launch The Valory Music Co. Borchetta promised to give him a record deal if he would be patient.

2008-2010
In mid-2008, Moore signed to the Valory Music Group, an imprint of the independent record label Big Machine Records. The label then released the digital single “I Could Kick Your Ass”. His first radio single, “Back That Thing Up”, was co-written by his producer Jeremy Stover and Universal South Records artist Randy Houser. It reached number 38 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. He continued working on his debut album, which was part of a special promotion called “So You Want to Be a Record Label Executive”. This promotion placed his music on social networking sites such as MySpace and iLike, where fans were allowed to create playlists comprising ten of his songs; the top ten songs picked were then included on the final album.His next single, “Small Town USA”, entered the charts in February 2009, Tucker expresses, “which extols the virtues of down-home living, rises to No. 18 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart” (p.6). followed by a digital EP entitled The “You Asked for It” EP.

On August 11, the label released his self-titled debut album, on which he co-wrote nine of ten tracks.Justin Moore debuted at No. 3 on the Top Country Albums chart.He promoted the single and album on a “Small Town USA” tour which began in his hometown of Poyen and included several stops in small towns, as well as acoustic shows at Walmart stores.On the Billboard charts dated for October 3, 2009, “Small Town USA” became his first Number One hit. “Backwoods” was released as the album’s third single in October 2009; the song was his second Top 10 hit with a peak of No. 6 in April 2010. The album’s fourth single, “How I Got to Be This Way”, debuted at No. 54 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the week of June 12, 2010; it became his third Top 20 country hit.

2011-present
In February 2011, he released the song “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away”, which was originally recorded by Rhett Akins on his 2007 album People Like Me but did not chart. Justin Moore’s rendition debuted at 46 on the Hot Country songs chart. In June 2011, the song became his third top ten hit on that chart, and a three weeks later, reached Number One. “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away” serves as the lead-off single to his 2011 album Outlaws Like Me, released June 21, 2011. Follow-up singles “Bait a Hook” and “Til My Last Day” both made top 20; “Til My Last Day” reached Number One on the Country Airplay chart.

In December 2012, Moore announced plans to embark on a headlining tour in 2013, at the time tentatively planned to begin in March.Later in the month, he entered the studio to begin recording his third studio album.The album’s first single, “Point at You,” was released to country radio on March 18, 2013. The album, Off the Beaten Path, will be released on September 17, 2013.

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Book – Lee Brice – Artist Management

Lee Brice – Artist Management
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Lee Brice (born September 25, 1980) is an American country music singer signed to Curb Records. His highest-charting single is “A Woman Like You”, which reached No. 1 in April 2012. He also had Billboard’s Top Country Song of 2010 with “Love Like Crazy”, the title track to his 2010 debut album; the song spent 56 weeks on the Hot Country Songs chart, peaking at No. 3 and setting a record for the longest run in the chart’s history. His second album, Hard 2 Love, has produced No. 1 singles in “A Woman Like You” “Hard to Love,” and “I Drive Your Truck.”

Besides his own material, he has co-written singles for Garth Brooks, Adam Gregory, Eli Young Band and Tim McGraw.

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Book – Thomas Rhett – Artist Management

Thomas Rhett – Management

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Thomas Rhett Akins, Jr. (born March 30, 1990) is an American country music singer known by his stage name Thomas Rhett. He is the son of singer-songwriter Rhett Akins.

Rhett co-wrote the song “I Ain’t Ready to Quit” on Jason Aldean’s 2010 album My Kinda Party and signed a recording contract with Big Machine Records’ Valory Music Group division in 2011. In early 2012, he released his debut single, “Something to Do with My Hands”, followed late in the year by “Beer with Jesus”. Both of these made Top 20 on the Country Airplay charts. His third single is “It Goes Like This”.

Rhett also co-wrote the 2013 singles “1994” by Jason Aldean, “Parking Lot Party” by Lee Brice, and “Round Here” by Florida Georgia Line.

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Book – Billy Currington – Artist Management

Billy Currington – Management

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Signed to Mercury Nashville Records in 2003, he has released four studio albums for the label: 2003’s Billy Currington, 2005’s Doin’ Somethin’ Right, 2008’s Little Bit of Everything, and 2010’s Enjoy Yourself.

These four albums have produced nine singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including six No. 1 hits “Must Be Doin’ Somethin’ Right”, “Good Directions”, “People Are Crazy”, “That’s How Country Boys Roll”, “Pretty Good at Drinkin’ Beer”, and “Let Me Down Easy”. He has also charted as a duet partner on Shania Twain’s single “Party For Two” and his own non-album single “Tangled Up”, for a total of eleven Top 40 hits.
Billy Currington was born in Savannah, Georgia, raised in Rincon, Georgia,and currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee. He has four sisters (Lexie, Ann, Kim, and Kellie) and two brothers (Charles and Jason). When he was one and a half years old, his mother married Laurie (Larry) Currington. He also has a Chocolate Lab named Paco.

When he was a junior in Effingham County High School (Springfield, Georgia), Currington auditioned for a spot at Opryland, the renowned country music theme park located in Nashville, Tennessee, the country music capital. Failing the audition, after high school he moved to Nashville to pursue his career in country music.His first stint did not last too long, and he later sang for a bar named Cavalier Country Club in Georgia. In Nashville, Currington also worked for a concrete company, and as a personal trainer.

One of the clients he worked with as a personal trainer led Currington to recording demo tapes, as well as writing songs. He eventually had cuts by George Strait, Tracy Byrd, and Marty Raybon.After almost being offered to join RCA Records, he signed to Mercury Records in 2003.

Currington founded the Global South Relief organization which delivers supplies to those in need in Central American countries.

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Book – Danielle Bradbery – Artist Management

Danielle Bradbery – Management

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Danielle Simone Bradbery (born July 23, 1996) is an American country singer from Cypress, Texas. She won season four of NBC’s The Voice in 2013, becoming the youngest contestant to come in first place.

Bradbery was born in League City, Texas to parents Danny Bradbery and Gloria Martinez but moved to Cypress, Texas. She attends Cypress Ranch High School, where she is a member of the class of 2015. Prior to The Voice, Bradbery never had a vocal lesson or sang in front of a big crowd.

Main article: The Voice (U.S. season 4)
At the blind auditions on March 25, 2013, Bradbery performed Taylor Swift’s “Mean”, prompting Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, and Usher to turn their chairs. Bradbery then chose Shelton and remained on his team. At the Battle rounds, Bradbery faced Caroline Glaser where they sang the song “Put Your Records On”, Bradbery was chosen over Glaser, in the process advanced to the Knockout rounds. During the Knockouts, Bradbery sang “Jesus Take The Wheel” against Taylor Beckman in which Blake selected her to remain in the competition, sending home Beckman. During the Top 10 playoffs, Bradbery sang a rendition of “Heads Carolina, Tails California”, which became the first song of the season, and only song of that round, to reach the iTunes top 10 charts.

During the Top 5, Bradbery sang a renditions of the songs “Please Remember Me”, “Who I Am” which reached 6 and 4 spots on the iTunes top 10 charts. At the finals, Bradbery sang the song “Timber, I’m Falling In Love” along with her coach Blake Shelton, she also re-sang the song “Maybe It Was Memphis” which would this time reach the iTunes top 10 charts and sang the song “Born to Fly” which then she was announced as the winner of season 4 of The Voice. She had the most peak positions and most singles to reach the top 10 on iTunes during the season. Overall, she had more iTunes downloads than any other contestant in the show’s history. Bradbery is both the youngest contestant and first country artist ever to win The Voice.

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Book – Easton Corbin – Artist Management

Easton Corbin – Artist Management

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Easton Corbin (born April 12, 1982) is an American country music singer. He signed to Mercury Records Nashville in 2009 and released his self-titled debut album in March 2010, featuring the two Number One hits “A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It”, as well as the top 15 hit “I Can’t Love You Back”. Corbin’s second album, All Over the Road, was released on September 18, 2012. Its first single, “Lovin’ You Is Fun”, was released in February. The album’s second single, “All Over the Road”, was released in January 2013. As of 2013, Corbin has sold over 470,000 albums and over 500,000 singles.

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Book – Keith Urban – Artist Management

Keith Urban – Management

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Keith Lionel Urban (born 26 October 1967 in Whangarei) is a New Zealand-born and Australian-raised country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. His parents moved the family to Australia when he was 2 years old, later he began his career in Australia at an early age. In 1991, he released a self-titled debut album, and charted four singles in Australia before moving to the United States in 1992. Eventually, Urban found work as a session guitarist before starting a band known as The Ranch, which recorded one studio album on Capitol Records and charted two singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts.

Still signed to Capitol, he made his solo American debut in 1999 with the album Keith Urban. Certified platinum in the U.S., it also produced his first number 1 on Hot Country Songs with “But for the Grace of God”. “Somebody Like You”, the first single from his second Capitol album Golden Road (2002), was named by Billboard as the biggest country hit of the 2000-2010 decade. This album also earned Urban his first Grammy Award win for “You’ll Think of Me”, its fourth single. 2004’s Be Here, his third American album, produced three more number 1 singles, and became his highest-selling album, earning 4× Platinum certification. Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing was released in 2006, producing the record-setting No.17 country chart debut of “Once in a Lifetime”, as well as Urban’s second Grammy for the song “Stupid Boy”, while a Greatest Hits package entitled Greatest Hits: 18 Kids followed in late 2007. Defying Gravity and Get Closer were released on 31 March 2009 and 16 November 2010, respectively.

Urban has released a total of nine studio albums (one of which was released only in the United Kingdom), as well as one album in The Ranch. He has charted 29 singles on the U.S. country charts, of which 14 have reached number one. Urban plays acoustic and electric guitar, as well as banjo, bass guitar, mandolin, piano, sitar, bouzouki and drums. He is also known for his roles as a coach on the Australian version of the singing competition The Voice, and as a judge on American Idol. Since 2006, he has been married to actress Nicole Kidman.

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Book – Zac Brown Band – Artist Management

Zac Brown Band – Management

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Zac Brown Band is an American country/folk band based in Atlanta, Georgia. The lineup consists of Zac Brown (lead vocals, guitar), Jimmy De Martini (fiddle, vocals), John Driskell Hopkins (bass guitar, vocals), Coy Bowles (guitar, keyboards), Chris Fryar (drums), Clay Cook (guitar, keyboards, mandolin, steel guitar, vocals), and Daniel de los Reyes (percussion). The band has toured throughout the United States, including a slot on the 2009 and 2010 Bonnaroo Music Festival. They have also recorded five studio albums, and charted nine Number One singles on the Billboard country charts: “Chicken Fried”, “Toes”, “Highway 20 Ride”, “Free”, “As She’s Walking Away”, “Colder Weather”, “Knee Deep”, “Keep Me In Mind”, and “Goodbye in Her Eyes” in addition to the singles “Whatever It Is”, “No Hurry”, and “Jump Right In”, which peaked at number 2 on the same chart.

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Book – Tyler Farr – Artist Management

Tyler Farr – Management

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Tyler David Farr (born August 1, 1970 Garden City, Missouri) is an American country music singer.

Farr also co-wrote the song “Hey Y’all” for Colt Ford and “She’s Just Like That” for Joe Nichols. In early 2012, Farr released his debut single, “Hot Mess”,[3] which he co-wrote with Rhett Akins. Billy Dukes of Taste of Country gave the song four stars out of five, calling Farr’s voice “unique, but not distracting.” Following the closure of his original label, BNA Records, Farr moved to Columbia Records to release his second single, “Hello Goodbye”. His third single, “Redneck Crazy”, became his first Top 40 hit in early 2013.

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Book – The Band Perry – Artist Management

The Band Perry – Management

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The Band Perry, an American country music group, is composed of siblings Kimberly Perry (lead vocals, guitar, piano), Reid Perry (bass guitar, background vocals), and Neil Perry (mandolin, drums, accordion, background vocals). They signed to Republic Nashville in August 2009 and have released seven singles: “Hip to My Heart” (November 2009), “If I Die Young” (June 2010), “You Lie” (January 2011), “All Your Life” (August 2011), “Postcard from Paris” (March 2012), “Better Dig Two” (October 2012) and “DONE.” (March 2013). The first five songs are included on the band’s self-titled debut album, released October 12, 2010. “Better Dig Two” and “DONE.” are included on their second album, “Pioneer,” which was released April 2, 2013. “If I Die Young” reached No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs and Adult Contemporary charts and has been certified quadruple platinum.

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