About

Georgia Music Partners, Inc. (GMP) is the Leading Advocacy Organization for the Music Business in Georgia, operating in partnership with The Recording Academy® Atlanta Chapter.

GMP promotes the business of music and related music technology in the State of Georgia through the development of a supporting workforce and applicable educational opportunities. GMP continues to motivate this state’s musicians, music professionals, educators and legislators to work together to further develop Georgia’s music industry through creativity and innovation which will generate opportunity and prosperity for all.

The recognized authority on, and advocate for, Georgia’s music business, GMP is also actively engaged with education, local and state governments, business organizations, and music business leaders. Through these partnerships, programs are developed and facilitated which will enable the state to better market music business in Georgia —which attracts investment dollars by encouraging music technology companies to headquarter in our state.

According to a 2011 study conducted by B. William Riall, Ph.D., the estimated economic impact of the music industry in Georgia is $3.7 billion annually. Additionally, the study credits the industry with creating 19,955 jobs and generating more than $313 million in tax revenues for state and local governments.

Click here for a complete copy of the 2011 study, Economic and Fiscal Impact Analysis of the Music Industry in Georgia.

Formed from a subcommittee of The Recording Academy® Atlanta Chapter, this Georgia not-for-profit corporation operates exclusively for purposes within the meaning of 501(c)(6) of the Internal Revenue Code.

The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc., owns, among others, the following registered trademarks: National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences® and GRAMMY®

Who We Are

Board of Directors:

Co-President: Tammy Hurt, Placement Music, Co-Founder Georgia Music Partners

Co-President: Mala Sharma, City National Bank

Vice President: Michele Caplinger, The Recording Academy® Atlanta Chapter, Co-Founder Georgia Music Partners

Secretary: Gwen Hughes, Red Warbler Music

Treasurer: Llew Haden, Wales Business Management

Executive Director: Jeremy Gilbertson, Tunewelders

Senior Consultants:

Scott Mills, William Mills Agency

Jim Etheridge, KEF Media

Advisors:

Joel Katz, Greenberg-Traurig

Phil Tan, GRAMMY-Award Winning Mixer

Chuck Leavell, Musician

Charlie Brusco, Red Light Management

Simon Horrocks, Affix Music, Co-Founder Georgia Music Partners

Andrew J. Schutt, Arnall Golden Gregory

Ric Reitz, President, SAG-AFTRA Atlanta

Wilbur Fitzgerald, Chair, Government Affairs, GPP

Shay Griffin, The Chez Group

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Ludacris, Governor Nathan Deal and GMP Vice President, Michele Caplinger

President Tammy Hurt and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal at Atlanta Chapter GRAMMY Nominee Party

President Tammy Hurt and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal at Atlanta Chapter GRAMMY Nominee Party

 

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President Tammy Hurt and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards Crermony

 


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The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc., owns, among others, the following registered trademarks: National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences® and GRAMMY®