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Penny Gattis has been championing songwriters for over a decade and brings her passion for the song to Eclipse Music where she leads as Publishing’s General Manager. In her role, Gattis oversees all aspects of the music publishing company including the songwriting careers of their writers & artists. Eclipse’s roster includes multi-platinum selling country songwriter & bluegrass artist Ronnie Bowman (IBMA Record of the Year, 3x IBMA Vocalist of the Year, Brooks & Dunn #1 “Getting Better All the Time”, Kenny Chesney #1 “Never Wanted Nothing More”, Chris Stapleton’s ACM song of the Year “Nobody to Blame”, four songs on Marcus Kings 2021 Grammy-nominated record El Dorado), Jim McCormick (5x Grammy-nominated songwriter, Jason Aldean #1 “Take a Little Ride”, Brantley Gilbert three week #1 “You Don't Know Her Like I Do”, Gabby Barrett “The Good Ones”), Big Machine recording artist Payton Smith (2021 most-streamed Spotify Hot Country Song “Like I Knew You Would” and 2021 MusicRow Artist to Watch) and newcomer Nick Connors who brings his own unique blend of rock pop and soul set afire by his massive voice which has already garnered him 1 million YouTube views.
Previous to Eclipse Music, Gattis served as Senior Director, A&R at Round Hill Music. While spearheading creative at Round Hill, Gattis was responsible for business development resulting in industry accolades including Billboard’s Top 10 Publisher and 40 Billboard Country #1 songs as well as numerous sync placements for the Nashville roster.
Other positions held include BMI’s Writer/Publisher Relations where her innovation brought sync opportunities to the Nashville community including creating Sync THIS!, a film/tv event that brought emerging chefs, artists and music supervisors together. Gattis also served as Creative Director for Hall of Fame songwriter Bob DiPiero’s Love Monkey Music and award-winning publisher Tom-Leis Music. Gattis serves on the AIMP Award planning committee and is a member of ACM, AIMP, NARAS, CMA, and NMPA.