Billy Ray Cyrus is a prolific songwriter, artist, and actor. He started his career recording his first album, Some Gave All at The Music Mill. He visited NSAI in the last month to film... read more
Online Video Library
Members receive unlimited access to exclusive NSAI educational material to inspire your growth as a songwriter.
- Archived videos from the Nashville Thursday Night Workshops
- Lectures on the craft of songwriting
- Songwriter interviews
- Impromptu performances
- and more
We recently recorded a "Story Behind The Song" episode with songwriter and musician Jim Peterik! Our Administrative Assistant, McKenzie Parker knew every word to his legendary anthem, "Eye Of The... read more
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