Big Future Music Group & TRIBL Records Announce Joint Venture, BFMG President Ryan Wesley Smith Joins TRIBL as A&R Executive

TRIBL Records – the premiere recording home for Christian and Gospel music – announces new joint venture deal with Big Future Music. President and CEO of BFMG Ryan Wesley Smith will be joining the TRIBL team as an A&R executive who will be assisting with both their current roster and new talent. “It is really exciting to join forces with TRIBL Records in this new role, in addition to the launch of a joint-venture with Big Future,” says Smith. “I believe this partnership will be fuel for continued growth and allow us to see new heights together. Onward!”

TRIBL Records CEO Leonard Brooks said, “This marks an exciting new chapter for TRIBL as we announce our new partnership. Through this joint venture, we will be combining our respective strengths and expertise to create a powerful synergy that will drive innovation and growth in our industry. I am thrilled to embark on this journey with Ryan and look forward to the great things we will accomplish together"

Ryan Wesley Smith moved to Nashville in 2014 to pursue a career in the music business. Since then, he’s been a part of the development and marketing of dozens of artists and their musical releases, which have collectively amassed over 100-million in consumption. Smith has remained busy serving artists and teams throughout the industry–including artists Chris Tomlin, TobyMac, I AM THEY, Matthew West, for KING & COUNTRY, and teams at Awakening Events, Story House Collective, and labels Capitol Records, Curb|Word Entertainment, among others. 

About TRIBL Records

Celebrating multiple Billboard Music Award, American Music Award, Stellar Award, Dove Award, and a GRAMMY Award wins, TRIBL Records is the ground-breaking recording company that is home to GRAMMY® winning Maverick City Music, GRAMMY® nominated JJ Hairston, TRIBL (artist collective), Chandler Moore, Naomi Raine, Brandon Lake, Maverick City Musica, ReFRESH Worship, Travis Greene, Forward City Music, Tim Bowman, The Bluejay House, Todd Galberth, Housefires, and Family Music. Boasting nearly 2M subscribers on YouTube and across its various social channels, the company delivers thought-provoking, innovative, and trailblazing content – notably the best in the inspirational genre. TRIBL's roster spans multiple genres including Christian & Gospel, Latin, R&B, and Pop.

Big Future Music Group (BFMG) is a Nashville-based record label, music publisher and management company founded by music executive Ryan Wesley Smith in 2021. Big Future's mission is to champion artists and songwriters by providing them with the tools and resources necessary to get their stories heard. BFMG is distributed globally by Sony Music/The Orchard, and is strategically partnered with the #1 music publisher in the world, Sony Music Publishing.