BMI Nashville Brings Clay Bradley Again Into Fold as Artistic VP
Clay Bradley, a member of a music royalty household who first got here up by way of the manager ranks at BMI Nashville, is returning to the fold because the performing rights group’s VP of inventive. He assumes the function March 17, reporting to Alex Flores, BMI’s senior VP of inventive.
Bradley steps right into a place vacated by Jody Williams, who introduced final fall that he can be exiting on the finish of 2019 after serving in that function since 2006.
Bradley’s final cease was at Eclipse Music Group, the place as founder-CEO he was growing younger songwriters like Katie Pruitt, Kendell Marvel and Payton Smith for the final 5 years. Earlier than that, he had an extended profession at BMI, joint the PRO proper out of school in 1991. Returning within the years 2008-2015, he was assistant VP of what was then referred to as BMI’s author/writer division and is credited with signing Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith and Casey Beathard.
The exec additionally held VP roles at Sony BMG Nashville and the MCA label and was a inventive director for Acuff Rose Music.
He’s a member of that Nashville Bradley household, with three kinfolk within the Nation Music Corridor of Fame: father Jerry Bradley (former head of RCA Nashville), grandfather Owen Bradley (Patsy Clines producer) and uncle Harold Bradley (a famend studio musician).
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“There is no such thing as a higher advocate for songwriters than Clay Bradley,” mentioned Flores in an announcement. “He has devoted his profession to fostering relationships with Nashville’s songwriting and publishing group and has a novel and innate skill to establish and nurture promising inventive expertise. I’ve little doubt that he’ll proceed to construct on the unimaginable success of our staff in Nashville, and I’m thrilled to welcome Clay house to BMI.”
“It’s a great honor for me to come back again to BMI to characterize the world’s biggest songwriters,” Bradley mentioned. “My ardour for this inventive group is past examine, and I’m grateful to return to an organization I like having gained new information, views and experiences over the past 5 years.”