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December 1- December 31 “Recommended” Songs Considered for P2P Luncheon.

Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between December 1st and December 31st 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 between September 1st and December 31st and will choose up to 15 for the February 2017 Publisher Luncheon.

HANNAH SHOWMAKER WILSON from BIG LOUD SHIRT PUBLISHING selected 16 songs at the Pitch to Publisher workshop on 1/12/17! Big congrats to those whose songs were chosen, and a extra big thank you to Hannah for joining us in our packed NSAI studio. A copy of the song, lyrics, and contact information for the selected writers will be given to the publisher:

Congratulations to the following whose songs were selected from the Online Pitch 1/10/17 with Brad Beausir of Liz Rose Music!

Ray Boone - Fishin' Alone
Lisa Wright - Back To You
Elysse Yulo - Ol' Blue Eyes

Congratulations to the following members who had their songs selected to go on the WINTER 2017 Publisher Luncheon CD. This CD will go home with 50+ of Nashville’s Top Music Publishers. Your email address will be also given to them, so they can reach out to you if interested!

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 CD that goes home with 50+ Music Publishers. Songs considered for this CD are recommended by the NSAI Song Evaluation Service and the NSAI Membership Representatives.

NSAI Executive Director Bart Herbison is Newest Member of Copyright Alliance National Board of Directors

Washington, D.C. – The Copyright Alliance, which represents the copyright interests of over 1.8 million individual creators and more than 13,000 organizations across the spectrum of copyright disciplines, announced the addition of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) as its newest member.   

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! 

November 1- November 30 Recommended Songs Considered for P2P Luncheon.
Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between November 1st and November 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 between September 1st and December 31st and will choose up to 15 for the February 2017 Publisher Luncheon.

JOE SALVO from BMG Music Publishing selected 7 songs at the Online Pitch session 12/6/16! A special congratulations to those who had their songs selected. For this selected few, a copy of the song, lyrics, and your contact information will be given to the publisher:

MATT STELL – SEE YOU IN THE DARK
MICHAEL MCGREGOR – BANJOS AND 808s
KELLY MCGRATH – SECTION 318
LESLIE BOWE – DRINK YOU UP
ALEX BORDONARO - LIKE WE USED TO
CAYDEN BERGERON – LEAVE IT ALL RIGHT HERE
MARK ALLAN – MY WAY

FILLING YOUR CREATIVE WELL
By Katie Brown, NSAI Member Representative