Butch Waugh Retires

Sony Music Nashville exec VP Butch Waugh announced he’s retiring from the company Dec. 31 after 27 years.

Among his success stories are Martina McBride and the 11-times platinum “Dirty Dancing” soundtrack, according to the Tennessean.

Prior to his run with Sony, he worked for other music companies including London Records, A&M and Capitol.

“Butch’s contributions and leadership have left an indelible mark on our artists’ career and our team. His passion touched everything in the company,” said Sony Music Nashville Chairman Joe Galante.