Rascal Flatts Found New Home With Big Machine Records

Scott Borchetta poses with Rascal Flatts shortly after the press conference in Nashville this morning.
BIG news in the record industry today as it was just announced a bit earlier that Rascal Flatts will be joining the record label Big Machine Records!!  Big Machine Records currently houses Reba McEntire, Taylor Swift, Steel Magnolia, Jaron & The Long Road To Love and more…
 
As Big Machine Records becomes the new musical home to Rascal Flatts, who are Country Music’s most awarded group of the millennium and an act at the pinnacle of their career, the final touches are being made on the group’s next album Nothing Like This, its seventh studio release.

Nothing Like This will be in stores on November 16th and was produced by Dann Huff and is the follow up to Unstoppable released in 2009.  The lead-off single, “Why Wait,” was written by Neil Thrasher, Tom Shapiro and Jimmy Yeary, and is going out to Country radio immediately.

Big Machine Label Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta says, “Rascal Flatts is the biggest band in Country Music and we’re honored and thrilled to have them join the Big Machine Records family.  While they are celebrating their first ten years together I selfishly can’t wait to start on their next ten years.  They have made a fantastic new album and they are completely energized and ready to take on not only the US but also the rest of the world. Why wait?”   

“We are extremely excited about our new partnership with Big Machine Records!,” says Jay DeMarcus, bassist and background vocalist for Rascal Flatts. “We believe that Scott Borchetta and all of the folks over there are a perfect fit for what Rascal Flatts is trying to accomplish over the next few years.  The last 10 years have been amazing but we are even more excited about the next phase of our career; Scott understands us, he knows what we’re about and it’s always a wonderful thing to have someone who believes in you and your music that much in your corner.”

Don’t wait!! Be sure to start requesting “Why Wait” on your country radio stations today!!