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SENATE INTRODUCES MUSIC MODERNIZATON ACT
Bi-Partisan Bill to Aid Songwriters Continues to Gain Support

NASHVILLE, TN—The Music Modernization Act (MMA) was introduced today in the United States Senate.  The bill which makes several beneficial changes for songwriters in the way music is licensed and streaming rates are set continues to gain support.  

Congratulations to the members who had their songs taken by Noreen Prunier of BMG!
A copy of your song and email address will be sent to her.

JOSH COTTRELL - TOO BEAUTIFUL
CAROLINE DARE - TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT
LESLIE BOWE/ KELLY MCKAY/ BRAD MCKINNEY - BEST SONG I EVER HEARD
ERYN MICHEL - OLD HABITS
DAVID VILLA - SO DAMN GOOD

Keep up the great work!

Congratulations to the members whose songs have been 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 and the NSAI Membership Representatives. Songs are further selected by the NSAI Membership Representatives.
These songs were recommended between 7/1/17 - 12/31/17. The songs will be sent to publishers after the luncheon on 2/14/18.

(In no particular order)

KAT SAUL: COOLER THAN HELL (POP)

HAILEY VERHAALEN: DAMN YOU DIDN’T GIVE (COUNTRY)

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 7/1/17 - 12/31/17.

Michael Peterson: Song to Drink On (Country)

Ken Nogan: God Our Savior (Praise/Worship)

John Stanislawski: Magnetic (Country)

Congratulations to the members who had their songs taken by Jamie Bruno of Being Bob Music and Tom Leis in an Online Pitch. A copy of the lyrics, audio, and your email address will be sent to her.

CHRISTMAS TIME IN THIS LITTLE TOWN - KIRKLAND CLARK III
10 COMMANDMENTS - LORALEI ELLS
PLAY LIKE KEN - ASHLEY TAYLOR & JASON TERRY
MAKING MEMORIES - MARY ALICE VANDERWATERS

Keep up the great work!

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 for the January 2018 Publisher Luncheon.

MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT of 2017 INTRODUCED

Bill Addresses Songwriter Streaming Rates and Music Licensing

 

STATEMENT by the NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL

Congratulations to the following writers who had their song selected by Nina Jenkins of Word Country. A copy of your song, lyric, and email will be sent to her.

Casey Cattie - TRY IT AGAIN
Kyle James - BREAKING UP THE HARD WAY
Ben Wagner - AFTER THE WAR

Keep up the great work!