Jeff Skaggs Pitch to Publisher Recap

The first Online Pitch of the year was a huge success!!! 15 out of 48 songs were taken- that's a one in three chance that your song was chosen. Many thanks to Jeff Skaggs and everyone involved. The writers and their songs taken last night included the following:

NSAI Executive Director Bart Herbison is featured on the Nashville BizBlog to talk about low royalties, the Music Mill and changes on Music Row. Read more here.

This week on Fox 17, Lee Thomas Miller talks about fighting for updates in streaming royalty rates. This past summer he visited DC to advocate changes for the songwriter community. Check out the video and article here.

A dozen years ago I made the scariest decision of my professional life. I was going to go “all in” and try to be a professional songwriter.

I was in my early 30’s, newly married and with my first child on the way. Little voices were telling me I was too old to be chasing an uncertain, unstable career. They said “you’re not talented enough…connected enough…crazy enough.” These voices were loud and making way too much sense.

One of the perks of joining NSAI is meeting other members in your area and around the world! With over 150 Regional Chapters, NSAI volunteer coordinators dedicate their time to helping members make the most of their membership outside Nashville! By affiliating with your local chapter online, you can connect with other NSAI members through Member Pages and Directory. Follow the few simple steps below to get started!

Lee Thomas Miller and Brad Paisley have stolen another #1 spot on the charts! "Perfect Storm" claimed #1 on Billboard's Country Airplay this week to go along with their #1 on Mediabase. Way to stir the perfect storm in music history! (sorry, we couldn't resist :)) Billboard Country Airplay

We are sad to announce that our Membership Representative, Josh Jernigan will be leaving us! Josh has been working for NSAI for almost 2 years and we will miss his fun loving personality and warm welcome to our members.

We want to thank you for being a part of the NSAI membership and hope you enjoy access to your new member profile and exclusive services! View the whole article to get started!

One of the things we value at NSAI is bringing together songwriters within and beyond Nashville! Your NSAI Member Page is a user friendly space to register for events, submit song evaluations and communicate with other members. Create a profile unique to your interests and skill sets. Here are 5 steps to do just that!

January 6, 2015- We are would like to congratulate our NSAI Board President Lee Thomas Miller on his #1 song "Perfect Storm," written with Brad Paisley! "Perfect Storm" is Paisley's 23rd #1 on his latest record. What a memorable start to your New Year! - See more at: