Category Archives: Nashville

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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Ridiculously Talented – Jessi Alexander

I’ve always known it. The music industry has always known it. Jessi Alexander is one of the best female vocalists in Nashville. Unfortunately the general public didn’t get a full opportunity to discover it for themselves, in further proof that cream … 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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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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BMI Country Music Awards 2015 Winners

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) held their Country Music Awards last night on Music Row. Taking top songwriter and publisher honors were: Songwriter of the Year: Rodney Clawson Song of the Year: “Beat of the Music,” written by Brett Eldredge, Ross … Continue reading

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