16 November, 2017Print
Big Yellow Dog Music Promotes Lauren Funk
NASHVILLE, TN -- Lauren Funk has been named Senior Creative Director at Big Yellow Dog Music. In her new role, Funk will lead the creative services team responsible for writer management and song plugging.
A graduate of Belmont University, Funk has served as Creative Manager at Big Yellow Dog Music for the past three years. In that position, she was instrumental in the success of Big Yellow Dog Music songs "Hometown Girl" (recorded by Josh Turner), "Get to You" (Michael Ray), and "Ring on Every Finger" (LoCash), as well as in securing cuts by Blake Shelton, Dustin Lynch, Chris Lane, and Sara Evans. She also has helped develop Big Yellow Dog Music artist writers Tenille Townes, Justin Forrest, and Ellee Duke.
"Lauren is passionate about all the Big Yellow Dog Music writers and their success," says Big Yellow Dog Music CEO Carla Wallace. "She's a true writer's friend."
About Big Yellow Dog Music:
Big Yellow Dog Music is an independent music publishing and artist development company based in Nashville, TN. Over its 19 years of experience, it has been recognized with such accolades as four GRAMMYs (including all-genre Song of the Year "Need You Now"), 33 No. 1 songs, four Song of the Year awards (ACM, BMI, and two ASCAP), an ASCAP Global Award, five ASCAP/BMI Pop Awards, and the 2017 AIMP Independent Publisher of the Year award.
Its catalog includes songs performed by Meghan Trainor, Maren Morris, Lady Antebellum, Demi Lovato, Rascal Flatts, Luke Bryan, Charlie Puth, Keith Urban, Labrinth, Jennifer Lopez, Chris Lane, Jason Derulo, Florida Georgia Line, DJ Khaled, Dierks Bentley, Fifth Harmony, Michael Bublé, Josh Turner, and others. Big Yellow Dog Music's film, television, and brand division had more than 400 placements in both 2016 and 2017, including uses by Big Little Lies, JCPenney, How to Get Away With Murder, Shades of Blue, HP, Mad Max: Fury Road, Moana, Peanuts, T-Mobile, and The Edge of Seventeen.