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NSAI Advanced Song Camp was a huge success and below are just some of the feedback from our attendees to prove it! Thanks to our featured speakers and guest teachers for taking time out of your busy schedules to offer your expertise and lessons you've learned along the way. 

"The insight gained from all the speakers and staff over the past 3 days has been off the chart." - Ronnie Jackson

Congratulations to all of our members who had songs taken at last week's Pitch to Publisher event.

NSAI Song Camp 2016 was a huge success and below are just some of the feedback from our attendees to prove it! Thanks to our featured speakers and guest teachers for taking time out of your busy schedules to offer your expertise and lessons you've learned along the way. REGISTER FOR SONG CAMP 2017

"It was so great to hear everyone's art and to learn so much from such great writers. It is always so inspiring to be around so many like minded people." - Steve Vito

This edition of Heart and Song was written by American Singer/Songwriter, Justin Klump



Five years ago, I was making my living playing colleges throughout the U.S. as a Singer/Songwriter. I wrote songs because I had to. 

June 1- June 30 “Recommended” Songs Considered for P2P Luncheon.

NSAI supports the recent legislation introduced by Rep. Jeffries and Rep. Marino. We applaud and appreciate their support of the songwriting community.

Democratic Rep. Hakeem Jeffries & Republican Rep. Tom Marino Propose Copyright Claims Board to Help Artists Protect Their Life’s Work

Comments from Bart Herbison Executive Director, Nashville Songwriters Association International, in response to the decision regarding “PRO Licensing of Jointly Owned Works” by the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division

3 Key Steps to Defining Originality
Contributed by Hannah Wilson, Big Loud Shirt

Whether your goal is to get noticed by a publisher, find an artist to record your song or pursue an artist career yourself, there are many things to consider. One of the most important, however, is originality

The United States Department of Justice today, according to published reports, denied every request from American songwriters to ease restrictions found in the ASCAP and BMI consent decrees, World War II-era restrictions imposed by the federal government on the two largest American performing rights societies (PRO’s).

“Oh look, there is another advertisement about NSAI Song Camps. What is all the fuss about?” I am sure this is a pretty common question many of you ask yourselves... Let me briefly attempt to explain why NSAI Song Camp and Advanced Song Camp are worth every. penny.