Kenny Chesney Renews Deal With Sony, BNA Imprint Retired
BNA Staff Will Remain In Place
June 4, 2012 at 11:34 AM (PT)
SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE has extended its worldwide recording agreement with KENNY CHESNEY. As part of this new agreement, the entertainer’s future recordings will carry his BLUE CHAIR RECORDS imprint. BLUE CHAIR will be affiliated with COLUMBIA NASHVILLE, and listed as BLUE CHAIR RECORDS/COLUMBIA/NASHVILLE.
SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENTCEO DOUG MORRIS said, “We are very happy to be renewing our worldwide partnership with KENNY CHESNEY. He is a tremendous superstar with a unique creative vision and we look forward to sharing continued success with him in the years ahead.”
“This is KENNY’s recording home and I couldn’t be happier to say that KENNY and SONY will continue to make records together for many years to come,” said SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE Chairman/CEO GARY OVERTON. “And his new album ‘Welcome to the Fishbowl’ may be his finest record yet.”
In tandem with this announcement, SONY MUSIC NASHVILLE reveals that the BNA RECORDS imprint will be retired and all of its artists and employees, including the promo staff, will be welcomed to COLUMBIA NASHVILLE.