Michael Knox may best be known as the longtime production partner with Jason Aldean but he’s also produced songs for Thomas Rhett, Ludacris, Trace Adkins, Luke Bryan, Michael Tyler and songs featuring Eric Church, Kelly Clarkson and Miranda Lambert along with being one of the best a&r song guys in Nashville via his role as one of the most respected publishing executives (currently as the Vice President of peermusic Group in Nashville.
Knox has teamed with BMG USA to launch his new label Music Knox Records to actively develop, sign and release music from up-and-coming artists. The label is a dream come true for Knox.
“I know this sounds cliché," he says. "But it’s a dream come true for me. I’m excited to work with Zach, Jon and the entire BMG family. Considering our history together, I couldn’t imagine a better team to work with on this exciting new venture.”
Zach Katz, President, Repertoire & Marketing, BMG US, said, “Michael’s work speaks for itself. As one of the most successful and in-demand producers in Country music, he has had a hand in helping artists navigate and achieve success throughout every stage of their careers – from discovery to development to multi-platinum chart hits. Michael has an ear for the best up-and-coming artists inside and outside of Nashville; we are excited to show the world what he brings to the table next.”
Jon Loba, EVP, BBR Music Group, said, “I’ve known and worked with Michael since the early days of BBR. He is one of the best song executives in this town and has always had a burning desire to find and develop diamonds in the rough before they move to the 615. We are so thrilled to partner with him in that endeavor.”