Duo Inks Deal Joined Alongside Capacity CRS Crowd In What Could Be Largest Artist Label Signing Ever

Nashville, Tenn. (February 7, 2018) – Monday night (2/5), in front of a packed house at BBR Music Group/BMG’s annual CRS party, the label group proudly added new duo Everette to its roster of artists. In a declaration of support and wholehearted enthusiasm, BBR Music Group invited label staff, radio, industry partners and family to take part in the duo’s career landmark, in what may be the largest artist record deal signing ever. Everette’s Brent Rupard and Anthony Olympia signed with imprint Broken Bow Records, joining superstar talent Jason Aldean, Dustin Lynch and Chase Rice.
“The first time I saw Everette perform I knew I had to work with them,” says Sara Knabe, VP/A&R, BBR Music Group. “Their music made me smile, it made me want to share it with my friends and family, and it made me want to drink beer.  Brent and Anthony have created a soundtrack for every day and everyone, and I am excited BBR Music Group gets to share it with the world!”
The duo will soon begin to introduce its brand of Country music filled with swampy harmonicas and bluesy guitar licks (co-produced by the band and mostly self-written) to Country radio and fans from coast to coast.
Everette is managed by Brad Belanger at Homestead / Red Light Management in Nashville, TN.
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Founded in 1997, BBR Music Group quickly grew from a fledgling independent label into one of the largest independent Country label groups in the U.S. Under its group umbrella, BBR Music Group’s original imprint Broken Bow Records features a roster of talented artists including Jason Aldean, Dustin Lynch, Chase Rice and Everette. Stoney Creek Records boasts a roster which includes Randy Houser, Parmalee, Lindsay Ell, Adam Craig and Jimmie Allen. Red Bow Records’ artist roster includes Kid Rock, Joe Nichols, Craig Campbell, Chase Bryant and Brooke Eden. Wheelhouse Records is BBR Music Group’s newest imprint, anchored by Trace Adkins, Granger Smith, and Kristian Bush, as well as Runaway June and Walker McGuire.In January 2017, BBR Music Group was acquired by BMG, the new model music company founded by Bertelsmann in 2008. BMG’s 14 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over 2.5m songs and recordings, including the catalogues of Chrysalis, Bug, Virgin, Mute, Sanctuary, Primary Wave and Talpa Music, as well as literally thousands of artists and songwriters attracted by its fresh approach.