The management firm representing Kenny Chesney, Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson, has been acquired by Irving Azoff's Front Line Management, according to Billboard magazine. Dale Morris & Associates has represented Chesney since 1993 and has been his only management home. Morris was also Alabama's manager until the band retired in 2004. Front Line Management is already established in Nashville with business connections to RPM Management and Spalding Entertainment. The company is a division of Ticketmaster Entertainment.