Friday (Sept. 12), Jerrod Niemann was presented with a plaque for the RIAA Platinum certification of his chart-topping hit “Drink To That All Night.” He received the plaque backstage at his first headlining show at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.
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SESAC recently hosted a gathering of industry executives to celebrate the release of The King of Broken Hearts, a documentary of the life and career of singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale. The feature was produced and directed by Jeremy Dylan. The King of Broken Hearts, which was released Sept. 15, is available at jimlauderdale.com.
• • •ASCAP singer-songwriter Hannah Dasher recently hosted a performance at historic RCA Studio B. The invitation-only event was attended by label execs, Grand Ole Opry’s Pete Fisher and other industry members. The performance included a short set by Dasher, followed by an after-party in the BMG Chrysalis parking lot.