Flagship Artists Include Chart-topper Easton Corbin and Quartz Hill Records Triple Threat Ben Gallaher
NASHVILLE, TN (January 24, 2022) – Brown Sellers Brown, the parent company helmed by industry veterans Benny Brown, Paul Brown and Jason Sellers and home to Brown Sellers Brown (BSB) Management and Quartz Hill Records, has announced the addition of a second record label, Stone Country Records.
Chart-topper Easton Corbin, known for No. 1 singles “A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It,” is Stone Country Records’ first artist signing. Corbin’s inaugural single for Stone Country Records will release in early 2022. Triple threat guitarist/ songwriter/ artist Ben Gallaher shifts from current label Quartz Hill Records to Stone Country Records. New music from Gallaher is also expected in early 2022.
Quartz Hill Records National Director of Promotion & Marketing Matt Galvin elevates to VP of Promotion & Marketing for Stone Country Records. Prior to joining Quartz Hill in October 2020, Galvin spent 15 years as the Director of RCA Promotion & Marketing for Sony Music Nashville where he was instrumental in achieving 37 #1 records and worked to develop the careers of Kane Brown, Miranda Lambert, Old Dominion, Martina McBride, Chris Young and more. Galvin began his career in radio promotion with Sony Music Entertainment’s Arista Records. Galvin will report directly to Brown Sellers Brown SVP of Promotion & Marketing April Rider. He can be reached at: Matt@stonecountryrecords.com
Industry veteran Ron Bradley has been named Director of Promotion for Stone Country Records. Bradley’s career stops include serving as the Director of West Coast Promotion/ Marketing for UMG/ EMI Records Nashville where he was instrumental in the success of hit singles by Eric Church, Brothers Osborne, Eric Paslay and Alan Jackson. A self-starter, Bradley also owned and operated the independent record promotions company R. Bradley Artist & Project Development. Bradley most recently served as the Director of West Coast Promotions/ Marketing for Show Dog Nashville. He can be reached at: Ron@stonecountryrecords.com
BSB Management Director of Promotion & Marketing Gwen Foster shifts to Director of Promotion for Stone Country Records. A 25+ year music industry veteran, Foster has worked with Luke Combs, Aaron Watson, Montgomery Gentry, Colt Ford, Don Henley and more. She previously served as the Director of West/Southwest Promotion for Big Label Records; the Director of Midwest Promotion for Thirty Tigers and in West Coast Promotion for I.R.S./ Capitol Records, Average Joe Records and Treehouse Records. Foster began her career in country radio having worked in the Phoenix, Dallas and San Diego markets. She joined BSB Management in July 2021. She be reached at: Gwen@stonecountryrecords.com
Radio promotion executive Traci Hite has been named Director of Promotion for Stone Country Records. Hite joins Stone Country from Curb-Word Entertainment where she most recently served as the Director of National Promotion. Her previous experience includes working in radio promotion at Capitol Christian Music Group. Hite also spent four years in radio as the Promotion Director at WAY-FM and KCBI-Dallas. She can be reached at: Traci@stonecountryrecords.com
Bradley, Foster and Hite report directly to VP of Promotion & Marketing Matt Galvin.
Previously announced BSB Management and Quartz Hill Records Promotion Coordinator Denise Miller expands her duties to also include Stone Country Records. Miller can be reached at: email@example.com
Galvin, Foster, Hite and Miller’s positions are effective immediately. Bradley’s first official day with Stone Country Records is February 1. Additional staff will be announced in the coming days.
Both Quartz Hill and Stone Country Records are distributed globally in partnership with The Orchard.
About Brown Sellers Brown:
Brown Sellers Brown is the artist development company that includes Brown Sellers Brown (BSB) Management, Quartz Hill Records and Stone Country Records. Helmed by music industry veterans Benny Brown, Jason Sellers and Paul Brown, the Brown Sellers Brown artist roster includes multi-platinum chart-topper Joe Nichols, chart-topper Easton Corbin, triple threat singer/songwriter/ guitarist Ben Gallaher as well as up-and-coming country stylist Nate Barnes.
About Quartz Hill Records:
Quartz Hill Records is a full-service country music label led by industry veterans Benny Brown, Paul Brown and award-winning songwriter Jason Sellers. The label, which launched in October 2020, is home to multi-platinum selling artist Joe Nichols and up-and-coming country stylist Nate Barnes whose first single, “You Ain’t Pretty,” was a Top 10 Most Added Song four out of its first five weeks at Country Radio." (Mediabase).
About Easton Corbin:
Easton Corbin is as country as it gets. Boasting two No. 1 singles in “A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It,” seven top 10 singles, and a slew of awards and nominations, Corbin has been wooing country music fans with his timeless story telling since 2009. The Florida native grew up heavily influenced by classic country artists, not realizing he would soon become one himself. In 2010, Corbin was named the ‘Top New Country Artist’ by Billboard, and his self-titled debut album was named ‘Country Breakthrough Album of the Year’ by iTunes Rewind Best of 2010. Since his debut, Corbin has won several American Country Awards, released two additional studio albums, and stayed true to his “unapologetic and unwavering traditional country sound” (Your Big Sky).
About Ben Gallaher:
A self-taught musician with a strong reverence for guitar masters, Ben Gallaher’s songs are autobiographical anthems of growing up in small town Pennsylvania that radiate a passion for the lyric-driven country music that influenced him. The burgeoning star’s vocals exude a smoky texture reflective of the backwoods bars in which the young artist honed his unbridled stage craft, driving to the Eastern corridor to perform each weekend while pursuing a degree in Entertainment Industry Studies at Nashville’s Belmont University. Gallaher has earned a fast-growing fanbase due to his commanding guitar prowess and energetic live shows while opening for the likes of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Hank Williams Jr., Blake Shelton, 3 Doors Down, Lee Brice, and has toured the Pennsylvania State Prisons for over ten years on his annual, headlining “Prison Tour.”
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