NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess) – Downtown Music Publishing has announced the promotion of Steve Markland to Senior Vice President, A&R in Nashville.
Markland, who has led Downtown Nashville since its launch in February 2014, has lead the company in developing a roster that includes a wide variety of songwriters, artists and producers including: Jillian Jacqueline, Andy Albert, Tony Esterly, Who is Fancy, Sara Haze, Marc Beeson, Kendell Marvel, Kelly Archer, Sturgill Simpson, Jason Isbell, John Moreland and John Prine.
Prior to joining Downtown, Markland served as VP of A&R, Nashville at Warner/Chappell Music since 2009.
Downtown Music Publishing COO, Andrew Bergman said: “In just four short years, Steve has built an incredible foundation for Downtown in Nashville. From championing a roster of songwriters that reflects the city’s diverse music ecosystem to actively working to redefine the city’s role on the global music stage, we couldn’t be more proud of Steve and his exceptional team. We are looking forward to many more years of investing in songs and songwriters together.”