Darrell Franklin Named Senior Vice President Of Blackbird Music Publishing Group

Darrell Franklin

The Esteemed Executive To Be The Head Of The Company’s Nashville Office

Lance Freed, President of Blackbird Music Publishing Group is excited to announce the hiring of industry veteran Darrell Franklin as Senior Vice President, Nashville. Franklin, a publishing powerhouse and Nashville native, brings 25 years of experience to the newly formed company and will lead its efforts in securing top-notch Nashville talent out of the newly opened office in the Berry Hill neighborhood. Franklin previously served as Executive Vice President of BMG Nashville and General Manager of 3 Ring Circus and has worked with acclaimed producer Dann Huff and songwriters Jeffrey Steele, busbee, Russell Dickerson, Hillary Lindsey, Rodney Crowell, The Civil Wars and Patrick Droney, amongst many others.

“I’m thrilled to be working with Darrell to build a distinguished publishing company that is truly dedicated to songwriters and producers,” commented Freed. “His vision and passion for publishing great music is simply extraordinary.”

“I’m very excited to be opening the Nashville Blackbird Music Publishing Group office with Keith, Lance, and the entire Blackbird team. I feel that it is a great time to build a company that is focused on nurturing the creativity of our clients while also providing new revenue opportunities to them for their resulting work,” said Darrell Franklin.