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CBS Radio recently hosted its annual Country Music Gathering in Nashville, which drew in reps from labels and management alike, along with the artists themselves.
Seen above are Tim McGraw and Faith Hill (center), who recently inked one hell of a deal; Programming EVP Chris Oliviero (left of McGraw); Digital Media EVP JD Crowley (bottom row, second from left) Country Programming VP Tim Roberts (bottom row, fourth from left); Programming VP Jeff Sottolano (bottom row, third from right); Music Initiatives VP Chad Fitzsimmons (top row, fourth from left); and CBS Radio Country PDs from around the country.
As for below, you can feast your eyes on MCA Nashville star Sam Hunt (bottom row, center), whose current single "Body Like a Back Road" is blowing up at streaming services and radio; Oliviero (bottom row, right of Hunt); Crowley (bottom row, second from left), Roberts (top row, seventh from left); Sottolano (bottom row, fourth from right); Fitzsimmons (top row, sixth from right); and CBS Radio Country PDs from around the country. They are joined by UMG Nashville Chairman/CEO Mike Dungan (bottom row, second from right) and UMG Nashville Promotion SVP Royce Risser (top row, second from left).
Can you say, "Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeey, buddy?!"
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