Overton To Head Sony Music Nashville

Overton To Head Sony Music Nashville

Overton To Head Sony Music Nashville
Sony Music Nashville will announce Gary Overton as its new CEO today, according to Billboard.biz. Overton, currently EMI Music Publishing Nashville's executive VP/GM, will replace Joe Galante, who announced his recognition yesterday as chairman for Sony Music Nashville. (4/15)

Concord Music Group Acquires Rounder Records
Concord Music Group has acquired Boston-based independent label Rounder Records and its collection of more than 3,000 master recordings. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Rounder Records specializes in American roots music and its roster includes GRAMMY winners Mary Chapin Carpenter, Alison Krauss, Willie Nelson, and Robert Plant, among others. Rounder Records founders Ken Irwin, Marian Leighton Levy and Bill Nowlin will remain active with the company in an advisory capacity. (4/15)

Twitter Receives 180 Million Unique Visitors Monthly
Twitter receives 180 million unique visitors per month, and 300,000 new users daily, according to a TechCrunch report. While Twitter now has approximately 105.8 million registered users, 75 percent of the traffic comes from outside the site. (4/15)
 

Email Newsletter