NSAI's 16 Best Moments From 2016

As we end another year serving the songwriting community and educating creatives in the music industry, we'd like to look back on some the best and most memorable moments of the year! Check out our top picks for NSAI's 16 Best Moments from 2016. We look forward to celebrating 50 years in 2017 with more memories like these.

Happy New Year from the NSAI Staff and Board of Directors! See you in 2017! 


First Tennessee Bank Executive Vice President Andrew Kintz accepting the NSAI Stephen Foster Institutional Award along with his family.


All hands in for change in the songwriting community; songwriters with Rep. John Conyers during a legislative trip to DC.

​Cole Swindell accepts the 2016 NSAI Songwriter/Artist of the Year Award from NSAI Board and Staff.

NSAI President Lee Thomas Miller and wife Jana Miller with Olivia Newton-John during the 2016 NaSHOF Gala.


Songwriter Jimmy Yeary with NSAI Members after a Wednesday with a Pro workshop.









Capitol Records Nashville Recording Artist Charles Kelley with NSAI's Libby Oellerich during an interview promoting The Driver.





Songwriter JT Harding with 2016 Song Camp attendees.









Singer-songwriter Lori McKenna performing "Humble and Kind" (2016 NSAI Song of the Year) at the 2016 NaSHOF Gala.








Songwriter Ashley Gorley accepting the 2016 NSAI Songwriter of the Year Award at the 2016 NaSHOF Gala.



















NSAI Staff with Tin Pan South 2016 Performers: Chris DeStefano, Bobby Bones, Ashley Gorley and Lee Thomas Miller at 3rd & Lindsley.








NSAI Membership Representative Erin Kidd with matching NSAI Members!








NSAI NYC Chapter participating in Check In For Charity benefiting Toys for Tots.







Berklee College of Music Professor and songwriter Pat Pattison sharing his experience and words of wisdom at Song Camp 2016.








MCA Nashville singer-songwriter Kip Moore closing Spring Training 2016 with NSAI Senior Director of Operations, Jennifer Turnbow.









NSAI's Libby Oellerich, Bart Herbison and Jennifer Turnbow with songwriters Jimmy Yeary, Deric Ruttan and Tim Nichols in DC, March 2016.












NSAI Staff touring Sun Studio in Memphis, TN, Summer 2016.