Buddy Jewell signs with new label
Monday, August 10, 2009
– One-time Nashville Star winner Buddy Jewell signed with a new label, ALL Entertainment.. A first single is due in mid-September.
ALL Entertainment is the culmination of Brad Allen's 20 years of experience in the music business, weaving his record label management, production and publishing experience into a full service entertainment company.
The multi-genre, multi-format company will also handle contemporary Christian artists as well as house a movie/DVD division.
"I am proud to announce that Buddy Jewell will be the first artist signed to All Entertainment," said Allen. "I know Buddy as an artist with extreme talent and a man with unshakable integrity."
Jewell won Nashville Star in 2003. His self-titled debut album on Columbia Records was certified gold, and garnered two back-to-back top five hits with Sweet Southern Comfort and Help Pour Out the Rain (Lacey's Song.) He debuted at number one on the Top Country Album charts.
CD reviews for Buddy Jewell
Winning one of those be-a-music-star TV shows can be a blessing and a bane. Obviously it can shift your career into high gear, but there's stigma attached to it that can be hard to shake. Just ask Sawyer Brown. So Buddy Jewell has more than a mere sophomore jinx to look out for here. He has to prove that his "Nashville Star" win and his gold debut single were deserved, that he's a real musician and not some guy who got lucky on a game show.
Jewell's obviously aware of this. ...
Cynics could quickly dismiss Nashville Star winner Buddy Jewell by lumping him with the American Idols winners - great voices, but not much meat on the hoof.And they would be dead wrong because Jewell's voice, song selection and country roots come through loud and clear on his major label debut. Jewell has been kicking around Music city for a decade, making a living as a demo singer. Potential deals came and went, but thanks to TV, Jewell earned himself a record deal with Clint Black producing. ...