Headlines: Danielle Bradbery New Management, Katy Perry Wins Copyright Lawsuit

New Heartland Group Adds Management, Signs Danielle Bradbery – One of the Nashville music community’s first branding firms is expanding into management. The New Heartland Group is launching One Bullet Entertainment, a digital-first division that handles both management and branding partnerships. The first One Bullet branding deal matched Luke Bryan and Lipton, a sponsor of his Proud to Be Right Here Tour. Danielle Bradbery, who previewed new music during the Big Machine Label Group showcase at Country Radio Seminar, is One Bullet’s first management client, Billboard Country Update has learned exclusively. “Her voice is just jaw-dropping,” says New Heartland founder/CEO Paul Jankowski. “We’re excited about what she has in the works and what she can potentially do.” – Read more at Billboard.com

Gabby Barrett’s Song “I Hope” Included in Nashville Strong album

American Idol 16 alum Gabby Barrett has a cut on “Nashville Strong.” Proceeds will benefit Tennessee emergency response. This, after last month’s devastating tornadoes.

Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young Will Be Part of Live Stream Fundraiser for Chicago’s Season of Concern – American Idol and Broadway alums Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young will be part of a live stream fundraiser March 19 at 8:30 PM ET arranged by The Beautiful City Project, a Chicago-based musical theatre company that exists solely as a fundraising arm for local charities and nonprofits. This live-stream-only event, presented on The Beautiful City Project’s Facebook and Instagram channels, will benefit Chicago’s Season of Concern, to help artists most in need from the recent theatre closings in Chicago due to the coronavirus pandemic. -Read more at Playbill

Gabby Barrett Reveals The Most Important Thing ‘American Idol’ Taught Her For Her Career – Gabby said she unfortunately struggled with a sound issue during a performance on American Idol that caught her off guard. “I had performed for six years before American Idol. During that time I never really experienced sound issues onstage, and on Idol we unfortunately did for a couple rounds,” she said. “I got a little flustered from the sound in the ear monitors and stuff messing up. It just made me all the more nervous. [Lionel] said to remember: when you’re performing for an audience and something goes wrong on the stage, you’re the only one that knows something is going wrong.”celebrities who don’t mess up.” – Read more at HollywoodLife

Blake Shelton Says Morgan Wallen Is the One That “Got Away” on “The Voice” – When longtime The Voice coach Blake Shelton was recently asked about a former contestant who slipped though the cracks, he referenced Morgan’s journey. “Everybody has their own different kind of journey and things,” said Blake. “I think the one that I look back on now and go, ‘What the hell,’ is Morgan Wallen, you know? [laughing] He was on the show. He wasn’t even on my team. He was on Adam’s team—the whole thing just seemed screwed up, you know? It’s like he was on the show and he didn’t even get through the Battle [rounds] and now here he is having these gigantic, huge number one hits, and I can’t take any of the credit. It’s like, ‘I had him right there and he got away.’” – Read more at NashCountryDaily.com

Katy Perry & Capitol Records Off the Hook for $2.8M ‘Dark Horse’ Copyright Verdict – It took much longer than expected but seven months after the conclusion of a copyright trial that stunned the music world, a California federal judge on Tuesday delivered a win to Katy Perry, Capitol Records, Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald and others who worked on the 2013 hit “Dark Horse.” In an opinion today, U.S. District Court Judge Judge Christina Snyder finds the defendants are not liable for infringing a Christian rapper’s song. As a result, Marcus Gray, known professionally as Flame, finds his $2.8 million jury verdict wiped out. – Read more at Billboard

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