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September 1st – September 30th “Recommended” Songs Considered for P2P Luncheon.
Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between September 1st – September 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 for the February 2019 Publisher Luncheon.

Each quarter NSAI invites all of the local Nashville Music Publishers and PRO Reps to attend a luncheon. Congratulations to SONGS SELECTED for the PLAYLIST that gets sent to those 50+ Music Publishers. Songs considered for this PLAYLIST are recommended by the NSAI Song Evaluation Service, from staff through workshops and online events, and Membership Representative meetings. These songs were recommended between 5/1/18 - 8/31/18 and will be sent in the playlist at the beginning of November 2018.

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 PLAYLIST that gets sent to those 50+ Music Publishers. Songs considered for this PLAYLIST are recommended by the NSAI Song Evaluation Service and the NSAI Membership Representatives. These songs were recommended between 5/1/18 - 8/31/18.

Congratulations to the following members who had their song taken by Nina Jenkins of Curb/Word Music Publishing. A copy of your song and email will be sent to Nina, as she may reach out after further review of the song.
Keep up the good work!

BRYSON BARNES - IN THE FIRST PLACE
SELBY COPELAND/ CHELSEY SATTERLEE - LIQUID COURAGE
MARK GREENE/ BRIAN WHITE - NOT GONNA THINK ABOUT YOU
TYLER MADDEN - WHEN I DIE

Nashville, Tennessee (September 20, 2018) – A packed house at the RYMAN on Wednesday September 19th celebrated the inaugural Nashville Songwriter Awards, presented by the Nashville Songwriters Association International and City National Bank. The top honor of the night, ‘Song of the Year’ was awarded to Matt Dragstrem, Ben Hayslip, and Josh Thompson for “I’ll Name The Dogs,” recorded by Blake Shelton. Ashley Gorley was recognized as ‘Songwriter of the Year’ for the 4th time, and Brandon Lancaster received the award for ‘Songwriter-Artist of the Year.’

ORRIN G. HATCH MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT UNANIMOUSLY PASSES UNITED STATES SENATE
 
NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (September 18, 2018) – The Orrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act (MMA), legislation designed to improve streaming royalty rates for American songwriters, cleared one of the final hurdles today with adoption by the United States Senate.  It now awaits only a final vote by the U.S. House of Representatives within the next few days where it is expected to pass and be sent to President Donald Trump for his signature.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center Celebrates IP Leaders at 2018 IP Champions Gala


 
As SiriusXM Launches Last-Ditch Effort To Derail Music Modernization Act, Artists Tell Liberty Media CEO: “You can’t be Sirius”

Thanks to everyone who submitted their song to the Online Pitch with Samantha Jervey with Big Loud Music.
For the songs she selected, a copy of the song and your email address will be sent to Samantha for further review.
Congrats and keep up the good work!!

August 1st – August 31st “Recommended” Songs Considered for P2P Luncheon.
Congratulations to the writers below who had songs recommended between August 1st – August 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 for the October 2018 Publisher Luncheon.