As an NSAI Member, you have the opportunity participate in a charitable cause this month with NSAI and Toys For Tots Foundation! The NSAI Staff presents Check-In For Charity month, benefitting the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation. During the month of November, for every person that attends and “Check’s in” on Facebook to any of our US Regional Chapter meetings, NSAI will donate $1 to the Toys for Tots Foundation.


Congratulations to all who attended our Pitch to Publisher workshop on October 20th and had their songs taken by Whitney Parker, Creative Director for Little Louder Music!
1. "History" by Rich Karg, Tyler Barham, and John Griffin
2. "Luckiest Man Alive" by Dave Freeland, Melissa Sheridan, and John Pearson
3. "Lying 'Bout Lettin' Go" by Kimball Davis, Carlisle, and Brian Attaway
4. "Wolf" by Tiffany Gassett and Khiana Noel
5. "My Tailgates Always Open" by Dustin Herring
6. "Make Believe" by Jarrett Hartness and Josh Gallagher

Did you know past winners of the NSAI Song Contest are some of the industry's best songwriters and touring performers?! Read below what songwriter/artist, Charlie Worsham had to say about the contest and the opportunities they received through entering!

We are just under 2 weeks until the submission deadline for the NSAI Song Contest presented by CMT! Submit your songs now.

September 1- September 31 “Recommended” Songs Considered for P2P Luncheon.
Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between September 1st and September 30th 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 between September 1st and September 30th and will choose up to 15 for the January 2017 Publisher Luncheon.

“Do the best you can with yourself and hope for the best.” - Loretta Lynn

The Importance of Showing Up

Congratulations to the following members who had their songs selected by OLE MUSIC PUBLISHING!
Ellen Thweatt – “Homesick”
James Stelter – “Last Thing That I Need”
J. Shields – “Universe”
Emily James – “Fools & Jokers”
Bruce Michael Miller, Joe Hash – “Love Wins”

Congratulations to these writers whose songs were selected to be put on the Publisher Luncheon CD happening on Oct 18, 2016!

So you’ve heard about our celebrity mentors, Charles Kelley (Grand Prize) and Rodney Clawson (Lyric-Only) plus the Single-Song Contract from Round Hill Music…But why else you should you enter? And what prizes do Runner-Ups and Honorable Mentions receive?