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HITS LIST:
HOME RUN DERBY
Going yard (7/11a)
SONG REVENUE:
SCHLEMIEL, SHABOOZEY
Th epitome of new country (7/11a)
GRAMMY PRE-CHEW:
THREE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE BIG 4
On your Marks, get set, go. (7/8a)
TOWARD A FRUITFUL GRAMMY SEASON
Our editurr in chief has something on his mined. (7/10a)
SABRINA TO REACH NEW HEIGHTS WITH TOUR MERCH?
Her table's stacked. (7/10a)
THE GRAMMY SHORT LIST
Who's already a lock?
COUNTRY'S NEWEST DISRUPTOR
Three chords and some truth you may not be ready for.
AI IS ALREADY EATING YOUR LUNCH
The kids can tell the difference... for now.
INDIE DISTRIBUTION'S RISE TO GLORY
The discovery engine is revving higher.
Music City
RISSER, WRIGHTS EXIT UMG NASHVILLE
4/4/23

Longtime UMG Nashville executives Royce Risser, Brian Wright and Stephanie Wright have exited their roles at the label, according to Country Aircheck. Risser, who most recently served as EVP of Promotion, had been with the company for 30+ years.

The Wrights, who are a married couple, had been with the label for over two decades. Brian was promoted to EVP of A&R in 2018, while Stephanie most recently held the title of SVP of A&R.

New UMGN CEO/Chair Cindy Mabe officially took over for Mike Dungan on 4/3. Read her letter to the UMGN team here.