Wes Vause has recently been chosen as Sr. VP of Publicity at Warner Music Nashville, starting in October of 2014. He will oversee all publicity for Warner Music Group’s Country and Christian divisions, including Atlantic, Elektra, Warner Bros., LoudMouth, and Word Entertainment. He is based in Nashville, and will report to the President and CEO of WMN, John Esposito.
Vause joined Sony Music Nashville in 2000 as the Director of Media and climbed the ranks to VP of Media before joining WMN. Over the course of his 14 years at Sony, Vause was instrumental to the growth and career of Kenny Chesney, as well as being a key part in the success of Miranda Lambert and many others. Prior to Sony, he had positions at Asylum and Polydor Records. He continues to be a member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music; and is an alumnus of Leadership Music, Class of 2010. Vause earned his BA in Music Business from Belmont University in 1986.