Music business game-changer BIG LOUD is packing-a-punch with the announce of KENNY JAY joining its chart-charging Records division in a newly-created role as National Director of Radio Marketing, effective immediately. Reporting directly to Stacy Blythe, VP of Promotion, Jay can be reached here.

"When it comes to delivering hit records, I've watched this team develop into one of, if not the most, consistent labels in Country music,” shares Jay. “My previous radio stations and I believed in their artists from the start, and I'm excited to work for such a forward-thinking company. Thank you to Seth [England], Joey [Moi], Craig [Wiseman], and Stacy [Blythe] for the amazing opportunity to join this talented roster of promo executives!"

At Big Loud Records, Jay’s role will allow him to develop, execute, and optimize radio marketing strategies as a bold extension of the radio promotion team. The respected brand manager and Country programming vet boasts a storied 23-year career in radio, most recently serving as a PD for WUSN/Chicago and KMNB/Minneapolis. Leading winning radio stations in Savannah, GA (WUBB), Minneapolis, MN (KMNB), Seattle, WA (KMPS), and Chicago, IL (WUSN), he’s also racked up accolades with multiple Radio Ink and Billboard top programmer awards.

“When the opportunity arose to have Kenny join our team, the invitation was extended without hesitation,” admits Blythe. “Kenny and I have ‘grown up’ in this business together – often sharing similar philosophies that now can be joined into one purpose and execution. We are looking forward to adding his expertise to our efforts in delivering hit records to Country radio!”

For more information about BIG LOUD, please visit bigloud.com.

Big Loud Records’ head-turning success story continues to unfold since first launching in 2015, as an expansion of innovative music company Big Loud. With multiple GOLD and PLATINUM certifications and seven #1 hits, the Big Loud Records artist family includes Morgan Wallen, Jake Owen, Chris Lane, HARDY, Mason Ramsey, MacKenzie Porter, ERNEST, Ben Burgess, Ashland Craft, Larry Fleet, and Sean Stemaly. Further establishing its cutting-edge reputation, Big Loud Records partnered with ACM award-winning songwriter Nicolle Galyon to create female-focused label Songs & Daughters with artists Madison Kozak and Hailey Whitters, plus songwriter Tiera under its Publishing arm; and expanded the HiXTAPE lifestyle brand. Big Loud’s growing roster has accounted for more than 5 BILLION global streams to date. As of July 2019, the label was the #1 streaming market shareholder among true independent Country labels and #6 overall (country currents YTD, Nielsen Music). Garnering industry recognition, VP of Promotion, Stacy Blythe, was awarded the top honor for SVP/VP at the 2019 CRS/Country Aircheck Awards.