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November 23rd, 2022


NFOCUS MAGAZINE: The past and future of female country artists will meet in a new live show, She Believed She Could.

"I would hope that this would drastically grow the careers of these girls, and they would get incredible opportunities that would spring out of this,” said Kate Malone, music director for the show. “That's kind of the point is to give them a platform and say 'This girl's awesome. Look at her. She's an amazing writer, amazing singer and she's gonna be the next big thing.'”

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January 27th, 2022


HOLLYWOOD LIFE: Emma White Shows You Can Be Both R&B and Country with New 'Cowboy" Bop

"Cowboy" - written by Emma, Melissa Fuller, and Kate Malone (who also produced the track) --is part love song, part slow jam. It also showcases her wide range of musical tastes. "Growing up in Baltimore, I was just as influenced by R&B and hip hop as I was by country music."

"'Cowboy' is an R&B take on a traditional country theme, and my hope is the song can live in both lanes."

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June 28th, 2020


UMG NASHVILLE: Sam Hunt Releases "Hard To Forget" Acoustic

Sam Hunt has released a new acoustic version of his current country hit ‘Hard To Forget.’ The song originates from his chart-topping Southside album, and is co-produced by Kate Malone, Devin Malone and Zach Crowell.

On Billboard‘s Country Airplay chart for the week of 27 June, ‘Hard To Forget’ climbs 9-5. On Hot Country Songs, it’s performing even better, rising 5-3; on Country Streaming Songs, it’s up 5-4. It holds at No. 4 on Country Digital Song Sales.

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November 19th, 2021


FRONT PORCH COUNTRY: Emerging Canadian Country Singer Caps Off Her Year With Today's Release, "Cowboys Go"

"Cowboys Go' really taps into my lack of optimism when it comes to a connection. My jaded sad girl heart has been in love and let down many times, and I often battle the push and pull of allowing myself to fall all the way in or not involving myself at all. "

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May 1st, 2021


PARADE: Emma White's 'Mothers and Daughters' is Simply Perfect

Just in time for Mother’s Day, here’s a sincerely beautiful single from singer/songwriter Emma White. “Mothers & Daughters” speaks of this special bond, through thick and thin. Achingly beautiful vocals with touching lyrics cut straight to the heart and showcase the strength of White’s songwriting and storytelling.

February 12th, 2021


FORBES: Emma White’s New Song ‘Thirties’ Amplifies 30-Something Women In Country Music


Emma White isn’t shying away from sharing her age with the world. Her new song “Thirties,” produced by Kate Malone, has the 32-year-old embracing a new decade with confidence.

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July 28th, 2021


MUSIC ROW MAGAZINE: Bker MGMT adds Kate Malone to Producer Roster


Recently launched bker MGMT has added songwriter and producer Kate Malone to its growing roster.

Malone has worked with artists Sam Hunt, Emma White, and Alana Springsteen, and is a 2020 graduate of the ASCAP GPS program. She is a member of Nashville’s small group of top female music producers, and works with both independent and major label artists in the US and the UK.

“Kate Malone is a ‘get-it-done’ creator that makes her own rules. She is a force and there is an energy when she walks in a room that I want to be around every single day. I am excited to welcome her to the bker MGMT family. 2021 and beyond is ripe with potential for Kate and I can’t wait to see what we create together,” says bker MGMT Founder and acclaimed producer/songwriter Bonnie J. Baker.

“Bonnie’s forward-thinking mindset is a huge asset in an industry where people who don’t look ahead get left behind,” shares Malone. “I’m thrilled to team up with her for this next step in my career. Her ideas and energy are inspiring, and I’m excited for the opportunities and successes we will find together.”

February 10th, 2021


PEOPLE: Emma White Writes Relatable Song About Her 'Thriving' 30's: 'There's Excitement in the Uncertainity'

On Friday, the singer is releasing her track "Thirties," which PEOPLE can exclusively premiere, about finding yourself a tad later in life. Thirties was written by White, Kate Malone and Tori Tullier, and produced by Malone and White. 


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May 28th, 2020


ASCAP Nashville Announces GPS Project Class of 2020

ASCAP's Nashville creative team has announced the songwriter participants in the 9th annual ASCAP GPS Project, which showcases writers who are ready or close to ready for a publishing deal. Over the course of the rest of the year, the eight writers will be paired with publishers who will critique their songs and host virtual follow-up meetings to help the writer develop. By the end of the program, each songwriter will have met with representatives from at least five different publishers. To date, numerous songwriters have earned publishing agreements as a result of their participation in this program.

The ASCAP GPS (Guidance from Publishers for Songwriters) Project class of 2020, curated by ASCAP Creative Director Evyn Mustoe Johnston, includes songwriters Ethan Baumgarner, Bailey Callahan, Stephen Carey, Morgan Johnston, Jordan Keim, Kate Malone, Nell Maynard, and Kaylee Rose.

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