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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The NSAI Staff welcomed songwriters from all genres to experience three days of co-writing, song feedback, and performance opportunities! Watch the recap video below.Thank you to the songwriters,... read more

Hit songwriter Ed Hill ("It Matters to Me," recorded by Faith Hill and "Most People Are Good," recorded by Luke Bryan) takes readers back to the beginnings of his musical journey and on through... read more

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

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

NSAI, CMT and Martin Guitars & Strings are all proud to announce the award recipients of the 19th Annual NSAI Song Contest! Take a listen to the finalist's... 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