Organizational Awards

NSAI President’s Award: Given in recognition of significant contributions to the betterment of all songwriters, chosen by NSAI President Lee Thomas Miller. 
2017: Bart Herbison
2016: Elwyn Raymer
2015: Jeff Carlton

Maggie Cavender Award: Given in recognition of extraordinary service to the songwriting community, voted by the NSAI Board of Directors.
2017: Tim DuBois
2016: Ralph Murphy
2015: Jo Walker-Meador, Layng Martine, Jr. and Billy Block

Stephen Foster Award: Given in recognition of generous support for – and dedication to – songwriters, the music industry and NSAI, chosen by NSAI Executive Director Bart Herbison.
2017: John A. Hardaway
2016: Andrew Kintz
2015: Liz and Casey Anderson

No.1 Plaques: Twice a year, NSAI hosts a No.1 party to honor songwriters with chart-topping songs. 

May 2017 Award Recipients


February 2017 Award Recipients

September 2016 Award Recipients

May 2016 Award Recipients

February 2016 Award Recipients

September 2015 Award Recipients


February 2015 Award Recipients