Tag Archives: Luke Laird

NBC News features Recording Industry’s Grammy connection

On Sunday evening, Feb. 10, the College of Media and Entertainment’s Department of Recording Industry received some well-deserved recognition via the news media just hours before the Grammys aired live on network television. Kate Snow, weekend anchor for NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, aired a two-minute and 13-second segment highlighting the Department of Recording […]

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Seven alumni up for Grammys in February

Seven talented MTSU alumni are nominated for Grammys this year in the categories of rap, gospel, American roots and country.

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Alumnus Luke Laird signs with Sony/ATV

Luke Laird, a 2001 alumnus of the Department of Recording Industry, has signed a worldwide publishing agreement with Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Creative Nation.

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Building relationships at the GRAMMYs

The College of Media and Entertainment celebrated this year’s GRAMMYs in Los Angeles alongside some of the music industry’s top players with three days of activities that profiled its nationally recognized Recording Industry program.

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Former MTSU student Sam Hunt, left, sings a duet with Carrie Underwood at the 58th annual GRAMMY Awards, which aired on CBS-TV Feb. 15. (Photo courtesy of CBS-TV)

MTSU alums make splash at the GRAMMY Awards

MTSU’s GRAMMY contenders didn’t bring home the statues this year, but they — and the university — continue to make a big impact on the entertainment industry.

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Alumni and former students bring home GRAMMY gold

One song carried the message of GRAMMY gold for a pair of former MTSU students on Feb. 8.

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Luke Laird shares some GRAMMY-winning tips

Recording Industry alumnus, GRAMMY winner and hit songwriter Luke Laird shared his tips for music success when he spoke April 2 in the Mass Communication Building.

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Country duo Native Run

RI students get a glimpse of their futures at Career Fair

Mass Comm’s lobby was packed on March 20 with booths from multiple music companies – Sony Music, Clear Channel, CMT and SESAC, just to name a few – for Recording Industry’s annual Career Fair.

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Alumnus Luke Laird (’01) nabs a country GRAMMY

MTSU alumnus and multi-award-winning songwriter Luke Laird added another hyphenate to his name Sunday night when the project he co-produced, Kasey Musgraves’ “Same Trailer, Different Park,” took the 2014 GRAMMY for Best Country Album.

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Mass Communication in the GRAMMY spotlight

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Since opening its doors in 1957, the legendary Troubadour nightclub has been where some of contemporary music’s biggest moments happened.

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And the award goes to …

The College of Mass Communication honored students, distinguished alumni and journalists in its once-a-year day of celebration on April 28, 2013.

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