Capitol Nashville Ups Bobby Young To VP/Promotion
May 20, 2016 at 9:14 AM (PT)
CAPITOL NASHVILLE has promoted BOBBY YOUNG to VP/Promotion. YOUNG has served as Dir./SOUTHEAST Regional Promotion with CAPITOL NASHVILLE for five years handling a roster artist that includes DIERKS BENTLEY, LUKE BRYAN, MICKEY GUYTON, LADY ANTEBELLUM, LITTLE BIG TOWN, JON PARDI, DARIUS RUCKER, and KEITH URBAN. Prior to joining CAPITOL RECORDS NASHVILLE in 2011, YOUNG had an extensive career in promotion, including holding positions at REPUBLIC NASHVILLE, BIG MACHINE RECORDS, JEFF MCCLUSKY & ASSOCIATES, and MERCURY RECORDS NASHVILLE. YOUNG also owned his own indie promotion company, YOUNG-OLSEN AND ASSOCIATES.
“I cannot express how excited I am to have BOBBY YOUNG take the helm of CAPITOL NASHVILLE promotion," said UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP NASHVILLE SVP/Promotion ROYCE RISSER. "BOBBY has an amazing history and track record of success and is hands down the best person to lead the CAPITOL NASHVILLE team to even greater heights. He has shown over and over again, with great instinct and great relationships that leadership runs through his veins. His attention to detail, work ethic, and decisiveness are only matched by his desire to win. And win he does.”
“Being a member of the CAPITOL NASHVILLE No. 1 team for the last five years has been a highlight of my career!" said YOUNG. "It’s been a blessing to work with the most creative, talented and hardest working roster of artists in the business! I’m honored by the faith and trust that MIKE DUNGAN and ROYCE RISSER are placing in me and fully accept the future challenge of maintaining CAPITOL NASHVILLE’s unequal fair share in the marketplace. I’m ready to embrace the opportunity and continue working with this amazing promotion staff in my new role.” Congratulate YOUNG here.