Mike Molinar

General Manager, Big Machine Music

Publishing and It's General 

Mike Molinar is the GM of Big Machine Music (BMM), where he brings over twenty years of street smarts, creative experience, and entrepreneurial drive that's hard to think that anybody could match. Molinar oversees all aspects of BMM which was ranked Top 5 in Billboard’s 2017 Hot Country Publisher Corps and Top 10 Hot 100 Publishing Corps. BMM boasts fourteen No.1 hits and over twenty Top 20 singles since opening in mid-2012. BMM’s roster features artists and writers Brett Young, Luke Combs, Justin Moore, Trent Harmon, Maddie & Tae, Tyler Rich, Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts, Jonathan Singleton, Josh Thompson, Laura Veltz, and Jessie Jo Dillon, among others.  We start with humble beginnings in El Paso, TX where he was noticed for a natural ear for music.  After years and scanning the landscape, Mike eventually set a course for continuing a career on the business side of music.  We didn't forget about publishing. What are the challenges of publishing in a company like Big Machine's, and how does Molinar meet them head-on.  Who gets what in the song, and are we going to see changes soon? For everything Big Machine, visit www.bigmachinelabelgroup.com.

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