SILVERADO RECORDS AWARDED AT 17TH ANNUAL AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS

The Label Wins Bronze Stevie Award for Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Social Media Focused

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – With their "against-the-grain approach," (Billboard) Silverado Records continues to break the mold as an independent label focusing on digital strategies, as recognized at the 17h annual American Business Awards banquet, where the label won bronze in Communications or PR Campaign of the Year - Social Media Focused. This is the third year in a row that Silverado Records has been recognized for their excellence in digital strategy at the Stevie Awards.

"As we continue to build a modern record label in a completely new and unique way, I’m grateful for the recognition that the Stevie Award shines on our work. We’re constantly sharpening the pencil on our digital strategies, and forever finding ways to advance our artists’ music to as many fans as possible," said Scott Thomas, CEO Silverado Records.

The awards were presented at The 17th Annual American Business Awards banquet at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City this June.

The news comes on the heels of their latest release, Summer on Repeat, Vol. 3. First listens to tracks exclusively premiered on Nashville.com, The Country Note and The Country Club Online. Summer on Repeat Volume 3 features Silverado artists Ali Morgan, Tyler Jordan, Crystal Yates and Tony Winkler in addition to friends of the label including Royce Johns and Beyond the Sun.

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organizes seven of the world’s leading business awards programs, also including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM and International Business Awards®.

More than 2,500 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year’s competition. Winners were determined by the average scores of more than 150 professionals worldwide in seven specialized judging committees. The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet at the Marriott Marquis Times Square in New York City. More than 600 executives from the U.S.A. and several other nations attended.

ABOUT SILVERADO RECORDS
Silverado Records has been charting new territory as an independent record label, getting the attention of industry and media alike through their unique approach, as profiled in Billboard. The company prides itself in collaborative relationships with its artists and boasts an impressive roster of talent including Crystal Yates, Tyler Jordan, Tony Winkler, Ali Morgan and country music icon Joe Diffie. The company is a division of Exegan Media & Entertainment and recently announced their first imprint, Silverado Texas.

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Scott Thomas