EARS February 2019


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In observance of Memorial Day to honor all of those who have sacrificed for our country, NSAI will be closed on Monday, May 27th, 2019.

February 1st– February 28th“Recommended” Songs Considered for Pub Luncheon.

Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between February 1st– February 28thfor 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 May 2019 Publisher Luncheon.


Be sure to take a look at the hometowns of these great writers. Who knows… you may find your next co- writer! With NSAI members from all over the world, one of these folks might live just around the corner from you!


Writers below had songs “Recommended for Consideration”from February 1st– February 28th


Andrew Bontempo “Over Again” Burlington, ON

Bobby Evans “Greater Good” Silex, MO

Brittany Moore “What Do They Think” Antioch, TN

Brittany Moore “What If Jesus” Antioch, TN

Brooklyn Steele “Life Gets Better” Delray Beach, FL

Ceri Usmar “Keep Going There” Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Charlie Miller “That’s a Good Thing” Douglasville, GA

Christopher Hagans “Nothing to Do” Roseville, CA

Denny Martin “Don’t Go Fallin’” Antioch, TN

Frank Stopak “Ice on Fire” Rockville, MD

Frank Stopak “Mister Time” Rockville, MD

Jefferson Hyll “Crater Town” Cleveland, TN 

Jefferson Hyll “Drive All Night” Cleveland, TN

Jefferson Hyll “Heart of the Young” Cleveland, TN

Jefferson Hyll “Lost Forever” Cleveland, TN

Jerry Andrews “Bluegrass Roots” Moundsville, WV

Joe Zimmer “I Ain’t Ready Yet” Omaha, NE

Larry Jay “Drunk on Dreams” Topanga, CA

Michael Nelson “Good at Us” League City, TX

Phillip Hommes “Need Me Now” Two Harbors, MN

Phillip Sandifer “Go Find the Sunshine” Dripping Springs, TX

Rheannon MacFarland “With You” Columbia Falls, MT

Steven Smentek “Let Ya Shine” Woodridge, IL

*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have had songs recommended at any time other than February 2019.


These writers are being recognized by our evaluators as writers who are on the rise! These members have gotten the attention of our evaluators for their unique and promising writing skills. Keep an eye on these folks… they just keep getting better!


Al Lama: Brooklyn, NY

Andrew Wolf: Washington, DC

Ava Paige: Mt. Juliet, TN

Ben Earls: Frisco, TX

Bill Roemer: Ofallon, MO

Brian Payne: Nashville, TN

Brittany Moore: Antioch, TN

Bryan Jobi: Olathe, KS

Ceri Usmar: Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Chad Sellers: Hendersonville, TN

Charles Cravey: Statesboro, GA

Chris Plante: Rowley, MA

Christina Meyer: New Berlin, WI

Claire Ulanoff: Nashville, TN

Dana Rogers: Nashville, TN

David Edmaiston: Bartlett, TN

Dennis O’Connor: Whippany, NJ

Emily Samuel: Brentwood, TN

Eric Harper: Jeffersonville, IN

Erinn Bates: Nashville, TN

Everette Stephens: Merritt Island, FL

Frank Stopak: Rockville, MD

Gabrielle Fequiere: Hendersonville, TN

Greg Wilson: Louisville, KY

Jasmin Bade-Boom: Nashville, TN

Jason Goolesby: Lebanon, TN

Jason Street: Springfield, TN

Jeff Johnstone: Portsmouth, RI

Jefferson Hyll: Cleveland, TN

Jeffrey Clarke: Des Plaines, IL

Jillian Valentine Oak: Franklin, TN

John Rowe: Queensland, AU

Kathy Kay Wallace: Ballwin, MN

Kevin Kenney: Leawood, KS

Kyra Hunter Constancio: San Angelo, TX

Larry Jay: Topanga, CA

Lauren Hungate: Franklin, TN

Matt Lally: Nashville, TN

Matt Strachan: Helena, MT

Michael Jackson: Cottontown, TN

Michael Nelson: League City, TX

Michael Scott: Franklin, TN

Michael Triandafils: Titusville, FL

Mike Vaughn: Newberg, OR

Mira Goto: Santa Cruz, CA

Natalie Gray: Burbank, CA

Phillip Hommes: Two Harbors, MN

Riaan Pretorius: Durban, ZA

Robert “Bobby” Johnston: Strawberry Plains, TN

Sal Cosentino: Brooklyn, NY

Sarah Bonsignore: Brentwood, TN

Steven Smentek: Woodridge, IL

Taylor Meyer: Scottsdale, AZ

Thomas Pino: Santa Monica, CA

Tom Lohrmann: Vienna, VA

Tommy Sutherlin: Nashville, TN

Tony Memmel: Nashville, TN

Troy Raymond: Missoula, MT

Yulia Kazantseva: Yekaterinburg, RU


*Names listed above do not reflect writers who have been recognized at any time other than February 2019.