TRANNIE ANDERSON, RENEE BLAIR, BEN JOHNSON, TRACY LAWRENCE, MEGAN MORONEY, HUNTER PHELPS, EMILY SHACKELTON, BLAKE SHELTON, COLE SWINDELL, AND DALLAS WILSON ANNOUNCED TO PERFORM AT THE 6TH ANNUAL NASHVILLE SONGWRITER AWARDS PRESENTED BY CITY NATIONAL BANK
Tickets on sale Friday July 21, 2023 at Ryman.com
Nashville, Tennessee (July 19, 2023) – The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) along with presenting partner City National Bank is proud to reveal the first round of stellar artists and songwriters set to take the stage at the 6th annual Nashville Songwriter Awards. TRANNIE ANDERSON, RENEE BLAIR, BEN JOHNSON, TRACY LAWRENCE, MEGAN MORONEY, HUNTER PHELPS, EMILY SHACKELTON, BLAKE SHELTON, COLE SWINDELL, DALLAS WILSON and more will appear at Ryman Auditorium on September 26, 2023 to perform in celebration of the award-winning songs, songwriters, and honorees of the night.
Tickets will be available for purchase at Ryman.com beginning at 10:00am Central on Friday, July 21, 2023.
The two hour performance-filled ceremony will be an evening dedicated to the brilliant minds behind the hit songs we love, as well as those that contribute to the success of the songwriting profession. The ‘Songwriter’ and ‘Songwriter-Artist of the Year’ will be revealed, and the peer-voted ‘Song of the Year’ and ’10 Songs I Wish I’d Written’ awards, one of the most cherished honors in the songwriting industry, will be celebrated.
As previously announced, the evening will also include special segments for honorees, BOBBY BRADDOCK (Kris Kristofferson Lifetime Achievement Award), TIM MCGRAW (NSAI President’s Keystone Award), and DAVID ISRAELITE (NSAI Advocacy Award), who will each be celebrated by the organization. Presenting partner City National Bank returns for the fifth year in a row, continuing their unwavering support of NSAI and the songwriting community.
“City National Bank has a long history of supporting the music industry, especially songwriters,” said Lori Badgett and Diane Pearson, heads of Entertainment Banking for City National in Nashville, in a joint statement. “We are proud to support the Nashville Songwriter Awards again this year and to celebrate the talent and contributions of these amazing songwriters who mean so much to our industry.”
The Nashville Songwriter Awards are revered as the some of the most coveted in the industry, as the ’10 Song I Wish I’d Written’ and ‘Song of the Year’ are solely determined by the recipients’ peers, and the Songwriter and Songwriter-Artist of the Year awards are given to the Nashville-based Songwriter and Songwriter-Artist that had the highest chart activity during the eligible period. The event is produced each year by the Nashville Songwriters Association International, the world’s largest not-for-profit songwriters trade organization dedicated to protecting the rights of and serving aspiring and professional songwriters in all genres of music. Follow @nsaiofficial / #songwriterawards on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay up-to-date on all announcements and news.
The Nashville Songwriter Awards is made possible by City National Bank and our event partners: Loeb & Loeb LLP, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp, The Recording Industry Association of America®, Renaissance Nashville Hotel, Jack Daniel’s, Recording Academy Songwriters & Composers Wing, SoundExchange, Tennessee Association of Broadcasters, and The Mechanical Licensing Collective.
About City National
With $95.4 billion in assets, City National Bank provides banking, investment and trust services through 69 branches, including 21 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada, New York City, Nashville, Atlanta, Washington, D.C. and Miami*. In addition, the company and its investment affiliates manage or administer $94.5 billion in client investment assets.
City National is a subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC), one of the world’s leading diversified financial services companies. RBC serves more than 17 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the United States and 27 other countries.
For more information about City National, visit the company’s website at cnb.com.
*City National Bank does business in Miami and the state of Florida as CN Bank.
About Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI)
The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) is the world's largest not-for-profit songwriters trade organization. Established in 1967, the membership of more than 5,000 spans the United States and 10 foreign countries. For over 55 years, NSAI has been dedicated to protecting the rights of and serving aspiring and professional songwriters in all genres of music. For more information, visit nashvillesongwriters.com.