Nashville, Tennessee- September 21, 2015. The U.S.

Congratulations to NSAI Member, Jackson Michelson on signing both record and publishing deals with Curb Music Publishing​! Michelson's team expresses that this success has been a "true family effort & total blessing to watch them all work together."

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) honored Nashville-associated writers whose songs topped the Billboard Airplay, Digital or Hot charts between April 2015 and July 2015 this past Monday. There were 83 songwriters and 20 songs recognized. The Maggie Cavender award was also presented to Jo Walker-Meador, Layng Martine, Jr. and the late Billy Block. Block’s wife, Jill Block, received the award on his behalf. This is the first time NSAI has presented three recipients with the Maggie Cavender Award within the same year.

August 1-31 “Recommended” Songs Considered for P2P Luncheon.

Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between August 1 and August 31 for consideration for our Publisher Luncheon. These were submitted to the Song Evaluation Service and were recommended by the NSAI Evaluators who reviewed them.

Bart, Jennifer and Shannon, along with Travis Carter (Warner/Chappell Music), Doug Johnson (songwriter and VP of A&R at Black River Records) and Lisa Johnson (Sweet Renegade Music) traveled to the Pacific Coast this past weekend for our LA/San Diego Chapter Event in Dana Point,CA. Doug and Bart both taught invaluable lessons and provided insight regarding craft, today’s market and how to stand out amongst the crowd. Travis, Doug and Lisa listened and gave constructive feedback to all attendees on one of their original songs during our afternoon Listening Session.

NSAI member, Kalsey Kulyk recently premiered the music video for her third single, "Rewind" and was featured in Country Weekly! The Canadian singer/songwriter will release her EP later this year. Congrats Kalsey on your success and happy #FeatureFriday !

We'd like to personally congratulate NSAI member, Suzie Zeldin, for having her song taken last night at our Online Pitch workshop! Suzie's song is titled "Make Your Own Happy," which is appropriately titled for her accomplishment! Thanks to Josh from Round Hill Music for listening to our member's songs and giving feedback!

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Today's #FeatureFriday goes out to NSAI Member, Simon Reid! The songwriter/writer/producer was recently signed to Diamond Eye Music! Reid is originally from the UK. Congrats on your success, Simon! Read full article on Music Row.

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