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October 1st – October 31st “Recommended” Songs Considered for Pub Luncheon.

NOMINATION PERIOD NOW OPEN FOR SONGWRITER-MEMBER SEATS OF MUSIC LICENSING COLLECTIVE BOARD/COMMITTEES

Congratulations to the following members who had their songs taken at the Online Pitch session with Ole!
A copy of your song and email will be sent to the guest for further review!

EMILY SAMUEL - STAINED GLASS
KEVIN FARRIS - BORN TO ROCK AND ROLL
BRITTANY BRANT/ SELBY COPELAND/ TJ SIMPSON - THROWING RAYS
BELL, BRENNIN, GASTON, HALL, ROBERTS - PUT UP A FIGHT

Keep up the good work!

Congratulations to all the members who had their song taken by Sarah Schumacher of Disney Music Publishing.
She will receive a copy of your song to review and your email address to reach out further if she chooses to do so!

Great work everyone!

David Villa - Blame California
Emily Samuel/ Jacob Noe - Iceburg
Jonathan Posey - Miss You Already
Ryan Fine - Gone Wild
Joshua Cottrell - The Captain
Krystan Bellows/ Mallory Johnson/ Christie Huff - Hungover
Chuckie Aiello - Someone New

September 1st – September 30th “Recommended” Songs Considered for P2P Luncheon.
Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between September 1st – 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 for the February 2019 Publisher Luncheon.

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, from staff through workshops and online events, and Membership Representative meetings. These songs were recommended between 5/1/18 - 8/31/18 and will be sent in the playlist at the beginning of November 2018.

Each quarter NSAI invites all of the local Nashville Music Publishers and PRO Reps to attend a luncheon. Congratulations to the NOMINEES whose songs are being considered 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. These songs were recommended between 5/1/18 - 8/31/18.

Congratulations to the following members who had their song taken by Nina Jenkins of Curb/Word Music Publishing. A copy of your song and email will be sent to Nina, as she may reach out after further review of the song.
Keep up the good work!

BRYSON BARNES - IN THE FIRST PLACE
SELBY COPELAND/ CHELSEY SATTERLEE - LIQUID COURAGE
MARK GREENE/ BRIAN WHITE - NOT GONNA THINK ABOUT YOU
TYLER MADDEN - WHEN I DIE

Nashville, Tennessee (September 20, 2018) – A packed house at the RYMAN on Wednesday September 19th celebrated the inaugural Nashville Songwriter Awards, presented by the Nashville Songwriters Association International and City National Bank. The top honor of the night, ‘Song of the Year’ was awarded to Matt Dragstrem, Ben Hayslip, and Josh Thompson for “I’ll Name The Dogs,” recorded by Blake Shelton. Ashley Gorley was recognized as ‘Songwriter of the Year’ for the 4th time, and Brandon Lancaster received the award for ‘Songwriter-Artist of the Year.’

ORRIN G. HATCH MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT UNANIMOUSLY PASSES UNITED STATES SENATE
 
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (September 18, 2018) – The Orrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act (MMA), legislation designed to improve streaming royalty rates for American songwriters, cleared one of the final hurdles today with adoption by the United States Senate.  It now awaits only a final vote by the U.S. House of Representatives within the next few days where it is expected to pass and be sent to President Donald Trump for his signature.