Sunday afternoon drive around Nashville, the second-largest music production center (after New York) in the United States! Tour highlights include: Broadway, Business District, The Gulch, Music Row, and more. I couldn’t film on the popular Lower Broadway. https://youtu.be/mdUo0xmDJ94 Click this link to see Broadway from my last visit! Have a great weekend everybody!
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee. Nashville is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking, and transportation industries. It is home to numerous colleges and universities, such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, Belmont University, Fisk University, and Lipscomb University. Entities with headquarters in the city include Asurion, Bridgestone Americas, Captain D’s, Dollar General, Hospital Corporation of America, LifeWay Christian Resources, Logan’s Roadhouse, and Ryman Hospitality Properties.
As the “home of country music”, Nashville has become a major music recording and production center. The Big Three record labels, as well as numerous independent labels, have offices in Nashville, mostly in the Music Row area. Nashville has been the headquarters of guitar company Gibson since 1984. Since the 1960s, Nashville has been the second-largest music production center (after New York) in the United States. As of 2006, Nashville’s music industry is estimated to have a total economic impact of .4 billion per year and to contribute 19,000 jobs to the Nashville area.
In recent times Nashville has been described as a “southern boomtown” by numerous publications, with it having the third fastest growing economy in the United States as of 2017. It has been stated by the US Census bureau that Nashville “adds an average of 100 people a day to its net population increase”. The Nashville region was also stated to be the “Number One” Metro Area for Professional and Business Service Jobs in America, as well as having the “hottest Housing market in America” as stated by Zillow.
Although Nashville is renowned as a music recording center and tourist destination, its largest industry is health care. Nashville is home to more than 300 health care companies, including Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), the world’s largest private operator of hospitals. As of 2012, it is estimated the health care industry contributes US billion per year and 200,000 jobs to the Nashville-area economy.