Category Archives: Music Business

Celebrating Songwriters

Having been in Nashville for over 20 years now, I’ve had the opportunity to attend many Tin Pan South Songwriters Festivals, which just concluded their 25th annual event last week. The packed five nights of over 300 writers, at ten different venues, allow songwriters to share … Continue reading

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Songwriter of the Month: Josh Kear

Josh Kear is a four-time Grammy nominated songwriter and recipient of the ACM Song of the Year for Lady Antebellum’s “Need You Now.” He is the only songwriter in Grammy history to win Best Country Song three times. Josh boasts a … Continue reading

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The “Why” Behind Building Songwriter City

After more than 20 years working at various companies in the music business, I have been getting asked the question in recent months, “Why did you decide to launch Songwriter City?” It sounds like an innocuous question, but it’s also profound. … Continue reading

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ACM Award Artist & Broadcast Nominations

Here is a complete listing of the artist and broadcast nominations for the 51st Annual ACM Awards, which will air live from Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 8pm (ET) on CBS. Entertainer Of The Year:     JASON ALDEAN     GARTH … Continue reading

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Grammy Nominations 2016

Grammy Nominations 2016 Following is a comprehensive list of the nominees in featured categories. The Grammy Awards will be taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 15 and will be aired live on CBS. Congrats to … Continue reading

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Nashville is Songwriter City

I’ve been in the music industry for over 25 years and have seen every type of show and performance. From my time working at record labels traveling around the country, I’ve witnessed the biggest artists in country music, the newest emerging acts, and everything in between. … Continue reading

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2015 CMA Award Winners

Here’s a quick recap of the winners from the 49th annual Country Music Association Awards held in Nashville: Entertainer of the Year WINNER: Luke Bryan Garth Brooks Kenny Chesney Eric Church Miranda Lambert Single of the Year WINNER: Girl Crush, Little Big Town … Continue reading

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