Robert Weingartz Chairman and CEO of AirPlay Direct Recognized in Music Row ‘In Charge’ Edition

Posted on May 17, 2011

Annual Publication Profiles Top Nashville Music Industry Decision Makers


NASHVILLE, TN (May 17, 2011) – Robert Weingartz, Chairman and CEO of AirPlay Direct, has been recognized by Music Row magazine in their annual “In Charge” edition which profiles Nashville’s top music industry decision makers.


The prestigious Music Row publication - on stands now – includes the following profile about Weingartz:


Robert Weingartz founded digital-to-radio music delivery platform AirPlay Direct in 2005 and relocated to Nashville in 2009. Current artist members include Roy Orbison, Tim McGraw, Dolly Parton, Robert Plant, Susan Boyle, Charlie Daniels and others. Weingartz is also Publisher & Founder of their digital publication, the Direct Buzz. He was recognized by Music Connection Magazine in its Top 50 "Innovators, Iconoclasts, Groundbreakers & Guiding Lights of 2008."


“I am honored to be included in this illustrious grouping of industry movers-and-shakers,” states Weingartz. “Since relocating the company to Nashville in late-2009, my team and I have worked hard to reach out to the established local music business community. This acknowledgement definitely makes me feel welcome here as a leader.”


About AirPlay Direct:

 AirPlay Direct is a global digital music delivery system servicing radio and the entertainment industry with downloadable content from some of the biggest names in music, alongside rising independent artists. AirPlay Directs web-based artist marketing, promotion, education, and advocacy platform allows artists, record labels, and music publishers to securely deliver broadcast-quality music and digital press kits to industry professionals worldwide. Our system allows media programmers and film/TV music supervisors to connect to new music, create music calls, browse top downloaded artists, and immediately download music and related artist information. AirPlay Direct recently introduced our genre-based APD Global Radio Indicator Charts™ which track the download activity that our member’s music receives from our world-wide radio panel. AirPlay Direct also publishes the digital/interactive publication, the Direct Buzz.  

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Clif Doyal

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