songwriting

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Interview: Lauren Alaina Delves Into Songwriting For Her Sophomore Album

While in the midst of working on the follow-up to 2011’s ‘Wildflower,’ Alaina sat down with Radio.com to discuss the songwriting process and give a taste of what to expect.

08/22/2013

Chris Stapleton (Jason Davis/Getty Images)

Tom Petty To Write Country Songs? Chris Stapleton Says He’ll Help

Petty recently called current country music “bad rock with a fiddle.” Country songwriting vet Stapleton challenges the rock superstar to ‘put [his] money where [his] mouth is in a tangible way.’

08/12/2013

Dallas Davidson

Interview: Randy Houser On His Partnership With ACM Songwriter Of The Year, Dallas Davidson

Although he may not have the household name recognition of his collaborators, Dallas Davidson is certainly no stranger to country music. He moved to Nashville nearly 10 years ago and has written a slew of […]

04/02/2013

James Otto

‘No Hurry’ Cowriter James Otto On Touring, Zac Brown, And Why Songwriting Is The ‘Life Blood’

James Otto, the cowriter behind the Zac Brown hit “No Hurry,” speaks out on why touring is an essential part of life for him–and why songwriting is the “life blood.”

08/16/2012

Lee Brice at the 2012 Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards

Lee Brice Says ‘Hard To Love’ ‘Matched A Part Of My Life I’m In Right Now’

During an interview with CBS Local, ACM Award-winner Lee Brice talks about the situation that led to his current radio single, “Hard To Love.”

07/13/2012

Martina McBride performing in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images for The Smith Center)

Martina McBride Finds Her New Focus On Songwriting ‘Really Liberating’ [Interview]

For the last several years (and her past three albums), vocal superstar Martina McBride has been working more on writing the songs she sings. It’s a process that didn’t come easily at first, but one […]

05/17/2012

Josh Thompson Speaks Out On Songwriting

[photogallerylink id=4745 align=right] We all know [lastfm link_type=""]Josh Thompson[/lastfm] and hit hit songs like ‘Beer on the Table,’ and ‘Way Out Here.’ But what we don’t know is how hard the singer-songwriter has been working […]

07/25/2011

Taylor Swift – Ten Seconds You Have To See!

ACM Award Nominee [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Taylor Swift [/lastfm]stopped into The One Show while she was touring the U.K., and the hosts confronted her with video from one of her earliest public performances. You have to see […]

03/24/2011

Billy Ray Teams Up With COPD Songwriters Contest

Billy Ray Cyrus and Patty Loveless are partnering up for a songwriting competition that brings awareness to COPD.

03/08/2011

Jerrod Niemann Compares Songwriting To Getting A Song Stuck In Your Head

You know [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jerrod Niemann[/lastfm] from his #1 hit song “Lover, Lover“, and his current single, “What Do You Want”. Jerrod is a talented singer-songwriter, and co-wrote many of the songs on his album Judge […]

02/25/2011

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