Southern Ground Artists/Atlantic Records announced today that effective immediately they have engaged rpmentertainment
and radio veteran Jeff Solima for Zac Brown Band's radio promotion. Solima will head Zac Brown Band's radio promotion efforts, working in conjunction with the rpmentertainment
promotion staff headed by Sr VP April Rider and VP of Promotion Jack Christopher.
The current single "The Wind" impacted at #1 Most Added with 74 adds on the Mediabase chart (June 11th). The single, written by Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Levi Lowrey and ZBB, is the first track to be released from the two-time GRAMMY Award-winning band's highly anticipated July 10th release, 'Uncaged' (Southern Ground/Atlantic).
The move reunites Jeff Solima and Zac Brown Band with RPME
's Christopher and National Director Rocco Cosco. Solima, Christopher and Cosco were part of the team that previously logged nine consecutive #1 Zac Brown Band singles while working at Bigger Picture Group. Going forward, Zac Brown's Southern Ground Artists label will be hiring additional key promotion executives in-house to support not only Zac Brown Band at radio, but also Southern Ground Artists' Sonia Leigh and Blackberry Smoke.
About Zac Brown Band: Two-time GRAMMY Award winners and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band have become one of music's most heralded acts and are currently readying the release of their new album 'Uncaged' on July 10 (Atlantic/Southern Ground Artists). Zac Brown Band has earned a historic series of nine consecutive #1 hit singles and both a double-platinum major label debut 'The Foundation' (Atlantic Records/Home Grown/Big Picture) - one of Billboard's Top 20 albums of 2009 - and platinum #1 follow up 'You Get What You Give' (Atlantic/Southern Ground Artists). Since 2009, the band has garnered over 50 GRAMMY, ACM, AMA, CMA and CMT award nominations. Zac Brown Band is represented by ROAR, a Beverly Hills-based talent and brand management company. Additional information can be found at http://www.zacbrownband.com/