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Congratulations to all who had their songs picked up by Nicolle Sherrell of MV2 Entertainment
Please refer to the card you picked up after this workshop for further followup instructions.



*Pitched by/Co-writer(s)

"Ain’t That What Living Is?" – Mary Beth Stone/Bonnie Warren

Congratulations to all who had their songs picked up by Alyssa Adams of Diamond Eye Music.
A copy of your song and email will be sent to her for further review.

Pictured L-R: Newly elected NSAI Board Members Corey Crowder, Chris DeStefano, and Jimmy Yeary

NSAI ANNOUNCES 2018 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) recently concluded its 2018 Board of Directors election. Newly elected board members are Corey Crowder, Chris DeStefano, Jimmy Yeary.

Current board members who were re-elected to an additional two-year term include Tony Arata, NSAI President Steve Bogard, Jeff Cohen, Ben Glover, Connie Harrington, Byron Hill, Liz Rose and Jenn Schott.

Nashville, TN --- The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary today passed the Music Modernization Act by
unanimous voice vote.

“A huge thank you goes to Senators Chuck Grassley, Dianne Feinstein, Orrin Hatch, Sheldon Whitehouse and
many others. Songwriters desperately need the improvements in this bill that will ultimately lead to higher
streaming royalty rates and a more efficient music licensing system.”

Congratulations to Sarah Beth Ballard for getting her song selected at the Online Pitch event with SNG Music's Aubrey Schwartz.
A copy of your email, audio, and lyrics will be sent to her for further review.

Sarah Beth Ballard - Something Blue

Keep up the great work!

Each quarter NSAI invites all of the local Nashville Music Publishers and PRO Reps to attend a luncheon. Congratulations to SONGS SELECTED for the PLAYLIST that gets sent to those 50+ Music Publishers. Songs considered for this PLAYLIST are recommended by the NSAI Song Evaluation Service and the NSAI Membership Representatives (See list of recommended songs here: https://www.nashvillesongwriters.com/songs-recommended-publisher-playlist-0 ).

The Winter 2017 Top 40 contest announced 3 winners for the first time ever!
It was an unusual circumstance, however these three songs had the most votes.

Greg Wilson “Music”
Bryan Vrablik “When I Play Guitar In The Dark”
Karen Hardy “Chains”