BFMG ANNOUNCES JOINT VENTURE WITH TRUSS RECORDS, SIGNS I AM THEY

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (January 19, 2022) – Nashville-based Big Future Music Group’s President Ryan Wesley Smith announces the label has entered into a joint venture with Truss Records, led by Tyrus Morgan effectively immediately.  I AM THEY will be the debut act and first release for the venture.  The group just kicked off their 2022 tour as part of the popular WINTER JAM TOUR SPECTACULAR across the US.

Big Future Music Group President Ryan Wesley Smith says, “We are honored and thrilled to bring the talents of I AM THEY into our universe, along with the launch of Truss Records with our dear friend Tyrus Morgan. To have I AM THEY as our debut signing is exciting. Their hearts, professionalism and unbelievable presence is paramount in developing key components of a burgeoning entertainment company. Couple that with a unique and viable message of hope in their well-written songs–this is exactly our mission for Big Future.”

In a few short years, I AM THEY has racked up unprecedented numbers on Spotify, Amazon, iTunes and YouTube. Today, I AM THEY is considered one of the hottest acts on the scene.  With numerous award nominations, including the GMA Dove Award for “Best New Artist”, and several coveted major tour billings, the band is poised for a strong and steady climb.

Truss' Tyrus Morgan states, “What an honor to be able to support I AM THEY through our new label imprint with Big Future Music Group.  This band has always been able to write songs that speak straight to the heart, and we are excited to dream with them and bring even more of their signature sound and heart for God to the world.”

Matt Hein of I AM THEY adds, "We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Big Future Music Group and Truss Records! Through the years, our band has been fortunate to be paired with, and championed by, some of the truest, most supportive and talented creators on the planet. The team at Big Future passionately holds this bar high and, as we step into this next season together, it is our prayer that God would take I AM THEY further and deeper into ministry."

I AM THEY is managed by Co-Lab Management, booked by Jeff Roberts & Associates and is on Big Future Entertainment Group/Truss Records.  The group plans to release a new single this quarter along with a brand new worship project. 


TOUR DATES: 

01/07 - Charleston, WV (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/08 - Columbus, OH (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/13 - Augusta, GA (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/14 - Tampa, FL (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/15 - Jacksonville, FL (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/16 - Atlanta, GA (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/20 - Evansville, IN (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/21 - Hoffman Estates, IL (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/22 - Des Moines, IA (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/23 - Little Rock, AR (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/27 - Peoria, IL (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/28 - Indianapolis, IN (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/29 - Lexington, KY (Winter Jam Spectacular)

01/30 - Ypsilanti, MI (Winter Jam Spectacular)
02/04 - Mobile, AL (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/05 - Knoxville, TN (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/06 - Charlotte, NC (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/10 - Wichita, KS (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/11 - Kansas City, MO (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/12 - Tulsa, OK (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/17 - Fort Wayne, IN (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/18 - Grand Rapids, MI (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/19 - Nashville, TN (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/20 - Tupelo, MS (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/25 - Columbia, SC (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/26 - Greensboro, NC (Winter Jam Spectacular)

02/27 - Roanoke, VA (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/04 - State College, PA (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/05 - Cincinnati, OH (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/06 - Southaven, MS (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/11 - Greenville, SC (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/12 - Birmingham, AL (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/13 - Saint Charles, MO (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/17 - Reading, PA (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/18 - Norfolk, VA (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/19 - Raleigh, NC (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/20 - Louisville, KY (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/24 - Springfield, MO (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/25 - Bossier City, LA (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/26 - Oklahoma City, OK (Winter Jam Spectacular)

03/27 - Allen, TX (Winter Jam Spectacular)

Big Future Music Group is home to Abby Robertson, Chris August, Stillman, Will Edwards, Bayside Worship and I AM THEY with Truss Records.


About BFMG:

Big Future Music Group (BFMG) is a Nashville-based record label, music publishing and management company.  Its mission is to champion artists and songwriters by providing them with the tools and resources they need to get their stories heard.  BFMG has partnered with Sony’s The Orchard for distribution and the top global music publishing company, Sony Music Publishing.  www.bfmg.com.

About Truss Records:

TRUSS RECORDS  is based in Nashville, TN with a mission of lifting up the art and the artist.  The record company is a brand new venture and home to the band I AM THEY.Sister company TRUSS/CORBEL MUSIC PUBLISHING estd. 2019 has published dozens of songs in the Christian/Worship and Country genres for artists such as Walker Hayes, Unspoken, Newsong, I AM THEY, Hannah Kerr, Courtnie Ramirez, and We Are Messengers including 2 BILLBOARD No. 1 singles and numerous other top 10 BILLBOARD charting radio hits.

About I AM THEY (IAT):

The Carson City, Nevada – based worship team is now one of the leading worship bands anchored on their 3-part harmonies. The constant belief in God’s faithfulness is an active exercise in trust and that is what the band, Matt Hein (vocals, guitar) Cheyenne Mitchell (vocals), Brandon Chase (vocals, guitar), Justin Shinn (keys), and Nicole Hickman (drums), anchor their message and daily on, claiming Hebrews 10:23 – “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for He who is promised faithful.”  In just over 5 years, the band has amassed millions of numbers on the various online streaming sites, as well as national touring, awards, nominations and RIAA certified acknowledgements. “Scars,” their highest charting and cumulative success story of the band to date can be found on the 2020 release Faithful God. For more information, please visit www.iamthey.com.