Songwriters

LOCASH, Tim McGraw, Reviver, and ole Join Music Publishing Forces

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on LOCASH, Tim McGraw, Reviver, and ole Join Music Publishing Forces
I love good news! LOCASH got some new partners in hit-making. Preston Brust and Chris Lucas signed a deal which combines their hit songwriting with ole’s powerful independent publishing team, as well as their label, Reviver’s, publishing venture with Tim McGraw. With LOCASH’s current single, “I Love this Life,” inching its way toward the top Read More

Songwriter Neil Thrasher Inks New Deal with peermusic

2 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Songwriter Neil Thrasher Inks New Deal with peermusic
Songwriter Neil Thrasher is continuing his very successful relationship with the largest independent music publisher in the world, peermusic. “It’s not that often you get to work with someone that you are a true fan of,” says Michael Knox, Vice President of peermusic Nashville, via a press statement “It is a privilege to be working Read More

Frankie Ballard, Jaren Johnston, Luke Laird Celebrate ‘Sunshine & Whiskey’ Chart Success

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Frankie Ballard, Jaren Johnston, Luke Laird Celebrate ‘Sunshine & Whiskey’ Chart Success
Frankie Ballard, Jaren Johnston, and Luke Laird were honored by BMI and ASCAP for the #1 success of ‘Sunshine & Whiskey’ yesterday, alongside the track’s producer, Marshall Altman. It marked Ballard’s second consecutive chart-topper, and makes the album, Sunshine & Whiskey, the commercial success I hoped it would be when I first heard the record. Read More

CMA Songwriters Series to Return to Library of Congress on April 21

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on CMA Songwriters Series to Return to Library of Congress on April 21
The wonderful CMA Songwriters Series is returning to the Library of Congress on April 21, 2015! Telling the stories and singing the songs at the Coolidge Auditorium will be Bill Anderson, Mac Davis, Mo Pitney, and Pam Tillis. Read more in the press release below: “We value our ongoing partnership with the Library of Congress,” Read More

Rivers Rutherford Joins “The First and The Worst” Music Health Alliance Fundraiser, April 1

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Rivers Rutherford Joins “The First and The Worst” Music Health Alliance Fundraiser, April 1
The lineup for Music Health Alliance’s charity event on April 1 was already amazing, and now they also added Rivers Rutherford! Check out the press release below for more details: Hit songwriter, Rivers Rutherford (“Ain’t Nothing Bout You”/Brooks & Dunn, “Living In Fast Forward”/Kenny Chesney, “Real Good Man”/Tim McGraw), has been added to the star-studding Read More

James Otto – CRS 2015 Interview

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on James Otto – CRS 2015 Interview
James Otto returns to country radio with new song ‘Somewhere Tonight,’ and talked about the highs and not-quite-so-highs of his path in the music industry, during our CRS 2015 interview. Read More

Advance Your Career by Attending NAB’s Indie Artist Summit, Feb 20-22

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on Advance Your Career by Attending NAB’s Indie Artist Summit, Feb 20-22
It’s hard work trying to build a career in the music industry, but luckily there are plenty of professionals who are happy to share their accumulated knowledge to help you along. On February 20-22, you have a wonderful opportunity to not only hear from some on Nashville’s most experienced industry professionals, but also to network Read More

CMA Songwriters Series Kicks off 11th Year at Sundance with Jessi Alexander, Kelley Lovelace, Kyle Jacobs, Neil Thrasher

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on CMA Songwriters Series Kicks off 11th Year at Sundance with Jessi Alexander, Kelley Lovelace, Kyle Jacobs, Neil Thrasher
Entering its second decade, the CMA Songwriters Series will start off 2015 at the Sundance Film Festival. On January 28 and 29, four of Nashville’s top writers will perform at the Sundance ASCAP Music Café: Jessi Alexander, Kelley Lovelace, Kyle Jacobs, and Neil Thrasher. More details and admission info in the press release: The CMA Read More

WMBA Exchanges Tunes for ‘Toys for Tots’

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on WMBA Exchanges Tunes for ‘Toys for Tots’
The Women’s Music Business Association (WMBA) got into the spirit of giving last night as they held the annual Tunes for Tots, a fundraiser for Toys for Tots. Livening up the occasion at City Winery were some of SESAC’s finest songwriters, but the purpose of the evening was to help provide a memorable Christmas for Read More

CMA Songwriters Series Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary at Joe’s Pub

3 years ago Liv Carter Comments Off on CMA Songwriters Series Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary at Joe’s Pub
Ten years ago, Bob DiPiero had a great idea. He gathered some of Nashville’s finest songwriters and put on a Bluebird Cafe-style writers round in New York City to coincide with the CMA Awards that year. Since then, writers are eager to be part of this series which has grown into one of the biggest Read More