#188 - Mike Dungan - Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Group Nashville: How Stapleton met Timberlake, Discovering Luke Bryan and Breaking Rick Springfield


Jul 18 2019 • 58 mins

Mike Dungan is the Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Group Nashville which has artist from Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Sam Hunt, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker and more. He talks about discovering Luke Bryan and having to tell him he didn’t have a good enough song for a single on his album. He also talks about seeing Darius Rucker play with Hootie and the Blowfish and being the first one to think he should do a country record and then getting him to. He also talks about breaking Rick Springfield “Jessie’s Girl” and when to expect new music from Sam Hunt.

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