Scott Borchetta

Album Review: Tim McGraw, <i>Two Lanes of Freedom</i>

February 15, 2013 // 8 Comments


Tim McGraw
Two Lanes of Freedom


Though Tim McGraw’s music was among the best to be heard on country radio in the late nineties and early two thousands, recent years have seen his choice of material embarking on a gradual downward slide before bottoming out entirely with last year’s Curb Records swan song Emotional Traffic.  With McGraw’s recent output being what it is, and with him now being in the clutches of  Scott Borchetta, it’s hard to approach Two Lanes of Freedom with high expectations.

News: Reba McEntire signs with Valory Music

November 11, 2008 // 11 Comments

Wow. Country superstar Reba McEntire has ended her 25-year association with MCA Nashville and signed with the Valory Music Co. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The move reunites 2007 Billboard Woman of the Year McEntire with Scott Borchetta, now president & CEO of Big Machine Records and the Valory Music Co. Borchetta was senior VP of promotion at MCA Nashville during most of the ’90s. “I am thrilled to be joining the Valory team,” McEntire says. “Scott and I worked together on some of the biggest singles of my career, and I am excited to renew our partnership.” “It is as if a day hasn’t even passed,” Borchetta adds. “The toughest thing about leaving MCA Nashville again was leaving behind this relationship that I value so much.” The announcement comes roughly a year after the launch of Valory. The label is home to Jewel, Emerson Drive and Jimmy Read More