November 1 – November 30 “Recommended” Songs Considered for Pub Luncheon.

Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between

November 1 – November 30 for consideration for our Publisher Luncheon.


These were submitted to the Song Evaluation Service and were recommended by the NSAI Evaluators who reviewed them.

NSAI staffers will review all songs recommended for the possibility of a Spring 2020 Publisher Luncheon.
Be sure to take a look at the hometowns of these great writers. Who knows… you may find your next co- writer!

With NSAI members from all over the world, one of these folks might live just around the corner from you!


Writers below had songs “Recommended for Consideration” from November 1 - November 30, 2019. 

Whitney Acke “Homegrown” Lexington, KY
CJ Gaston “Forever Girl” Fairfield, IA
Dylan Maloney “Holy Smoke” Nashville, TN
Dylan Maloney “Lights Out” Nashville, TN
Ryan Nicholson “Her Luck” Franklin, TN
Stu Basham “Don’t Leave” Jersey City, NJ
Donna Opfer “Stand-Up Year” St. Louis, MO
Ryan Nicholson “Down At The Honky Tonk (Honky Tonk Revival)” Franklin, TN
Matthew Soileau “A Neon Sign From God” Spring, TX
Brian Dollaway “You Look Good On Me” Antioch, TN
Sarah Jones “Tastes Like Tennessee” Nashville, TN
James Groves “Loved So Wrong” West End, NC
Clare Cunningham “Angel of the Emerald Isle” Nashville, TN
Daniel Collins “Postcard Memories” Winterville, GA
Nell May “Love Is Lightning” Nashville, TN
Alan Carpenter “Roommate” El Paso, TX
Mark Adorni “Frantic” Folsom, CA
Nick Bryant “When It All Falls Down” Atlanta, GA
Selby Copeland “Mess It Up” Toronto, Ontario
Bryant Lewis “Starting To” Los Angeles, CA


*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have had songs recommended at any time other than November 2019.


Songwriters below had songs recognized by evaluators as ONES TO WATCH from November 1 - November 30

These writers are being recognized by our evaluators as writers who are on the rise! These members have gotten the attention of our evaluators for their unique and promising writing skills. Keep an eye on these folks… they just keep getting better!


Haley Hornsby: Lawrenceville, GA
Angel Howeth: Cottontown, TN
Reed Fields: Owingsville, KY
Whitney Acke: Lexington, KY
Gabriela Coccio: Burbank, CA
Kelly Seidel: Nashville, TN
Hannah Clarke: Florence, AL
Michael Astrachan: Nashville, TN
Matt Roush: Zionsville, IN
Kathy Kay Wallace: Ballwin, MO
Kelly Williams: Atlanta, GA
Dan Allen: Grand Blanc, MI
Bruce Capoferri: West Berlin, NJ
Dylan Maloney: Nashville, TN
Dana Crawford: Delmar, NY
Donna Opfer: St. Louis, MO
Emily Rowed: Vancouver, British Columbia
Samantha Williams: Nashville, TN
Ryan Nicholson: Franklin, TN
Matthew Soileau: Spring, TX
Richard Mayes: Auckland, New Zealand
James Groves: West End, NC
David Standridge: New Berlin, WI
Sarah Jones: Nashville, TN
Janae Dunn: Gilbert, AZ
Amy Loftus: Culver City, CA
Mark Adorni: Folsom, CA
Selby Copeland: Toronto, Ontario
Marcia Morgan: Manchester, NH
McKenna Bray: Memphis, TN
Frank Haggerty: Cedar Park, TX
Maxwell Sheppard: Sherwood, AR
Hal Odell: Nashville, TN
Paul Vance: Minneapolis, MN
Pierre Schrambach: Nashville, TN
Daniel Collins: Winterville, GA
Leslie Bowe: Hendersonville, TN
Dom B: San Diego, CA
Jeff Cooper: Glasgow, KY
Andrew Marik: Germantown, TN
Tim Rand: Little Rock, AR
Dani Taylor: Scottsdale, AZ
David Willis: White Bluff, TN
Drew Wiggins: Statesboro, GA
Mina Whitesides: West Linn, OR
Shimmer Johnson: Edmonton, Alberta
Jon Statham: Los Angeles, CA
Emily O’Neal: Starke, FL
Laura Hurliman: Etters, PA
Kaley Pearson: Huntingdon, TN
Devon Beck: Lewisberry, PA
Lucciana Costa: Nashville, TN
Rory Daniels: Scotch Plains, NJ
Jimmy Nash: St. Petersburg, FL
Mike Kuhl: Nolensville, TN
Mia Mantia: Springboro, OH
Elena Elias Krell: Port Ewen, NY
Donna Opfer: St. Louis, MO

*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have been recognized at any time other than November 2019.