Online Video Library

Members receive unlimited access to exclusive NSAI educational material to inspire your growth as a songwriter.





Topics include:

  • Archived videos from the Nashville Thursday Night Workshops
  • Lectures on the craft of songwriting
  • Songwriter interviews
  • Impromptu performances
  • and more
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Songwriter/artist Adam Hambrick has written several songs for recording artists like Miranda Lambert and Eli Young Band. He celebrated two number 1’s in 2017, “How Not To” (Dan & Shay) and “... read more

In this video, we'll run through the guidelines of participating in Open Mic, signing up for auditions and making reservations to see a show at the Bluebird! Open Mic Guidelines can be found... read more

The 19th Annual NSAI Song Contest presented by CMT and Martin Guitar and Strings is live! Enter your song(s) NOW through October 31st, 2018 and view the full list of prizes at nsai.cmt.com.

If you’ve ever seen ­­­­shows like Parenthood, This Is Us, and Grey’s Anatomy, you have likely heard music written and performed by our guest today. Songwriter/Recording... read more

An upcoming tribute album, Muscle Shoals - Small Town, Big Sound is dedicated to the studio that has made classic American hits! It features artists like Steven Tyler, Chris Stapleton, Alison... read more

Today’s guests are known for their harmony and blend of country and rock influences. Trey Smith and Jennifer Fielder of country duo Smithfield, share their long road to discovering their place in... read more

This past month we welcomed about 100 songwriters to our NSAI Song Camp Event! Check out what a few of our attendees, guest speakers and panelists had to say about the event and songwriting... read more

This past week, we hosted our first Pop-Up event at the Trimble House in the WeHo neighborhood of Nashville! Kara DioGuardi and Jeff Cohen shared song and performance feedback to 20 out of 40 NSAI... read more

Songwriter and recording artist Phil Wickham is our guest on today’s episode. His new album “Living Hope” was just released a week ago and if you have not yet heard it, it's absolutely beautiful!... read more