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Keith Urban And Songwriters Celebrate #1 Single “Blue Ain’t Your Color”

Keith Urban celebrated his most recent #1 hit single, “Blue Ain’t Your Color” with songwriters: Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey, and Steven Lee Olsen recently at Nashville’s The Basement East to a packed crowd of friends, family, and music industry.

Urban dubbed this song “the sexiest” song he has had to date.

Watch the clip below as he discusses “Blue Ain’t Your Color” with the songwriters from the #1 party:

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Brett Eldredge And Writers Celebrate #1 “Wanna Be That Song”

Pictured: (L-R): Carnival Music’s Frank Liddell, Warner Music’s John Esposito, ASCAP’s Beth Brinker, BMI’s Josh Tomlinson, ASCAP songwriter Scooter Carusoe, BMI singer-songwriter-producer Brett Eldredge, BMI songwriter-producer Ross Copperman, Sony ATV’s Josh Van Valkenburg and Rezonant’s Tim Wipperman. (Photo by Erika Goldring.)

One of Nashville’s best new bars, The Back Corner, was filled with friends and family of Brett Eldredge and the cowriters of his sixth consecutive #1 hit, “Wanna Be That Song,” Wednesday, April 5. Written by Brett, Ross Copperman, and Scooter Carusoe, the track is the third single from Brett’s sophomore album Illinois. Brett has tour dates scheduled through October, crisscrossing the country and giving fans plenty of opportunities to catch his energetic live show.

(L-R): ASCAP songwriter Scooter Carusoe, BMI singer-songwriter-producer Brett Eldredge and BMI songwriter-producer Ross Copperman. (Photo by Erika Goldring.)

 

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Keith Urban’s Chart-Topping, ACM Awards-Nominated Hit “Blue Ain’t Your Color” Celebrated In Nashville

Pictured (l-r): Producer Dann Huff, songwriter Steven Lee Olsen, Keith Urban, songwriters Hillary Lindsey and Clint Lagerberg. Photo credir: Ed Rode

Music Row friends and family packed The Basement East to celebrate the team behind the ACM Awards Song of the Year nominated Keith Urban hit single, “Blue Ain’t Your Color.” The tune marked eighteenth chart-topper for songwriter Hillary Lindsey and the second for co-writer Clint Lagerberg, while songwriter-artist Steven Lee Olsen celebrated his very first #1 song. Lindsey is also nominated for the ACM’s Songwriter of the Year award, while Urban is up for ACM awards in four additional categories: Entertainer, Male Vocalist, Album and Single of the Year.

The celebration kicked off with a live performance of “Blue Ain’t Your Color” by Urban, the songwriters and producer/guitarist Dann Huff, followed by a long line of music industry well-wishers who took to the mic to offer their congratulations, including publishers BMG’s Daniel Lee, Cornman Music’s Nate Lowery, Sea Gayle Music’s Marc Driskill, Spirit Music’s Daniel Hill and Warner/Chappell’s Ben Vaughn; and Urban’s label home Capitol/UMG Nashville’s Mike Dungan. Hosted by ASCAP’s Mike Sistad and Beth Brinker, the party was sponsored in part by First Tennessee Bank.
Photos by Ed Rode for ASCAP.
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About ASCAP
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP’s mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world’s best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business – from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With over 600,000 members representing more than 10 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.com, on Twitter @ASCAP and on Facebook.
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BMI & ASCAP Celebrate Cole Swindell and the Writers Of ‘Middle Of A Memory’

Pictured: (L-R): back row: Warner Chappell’s Ryan Beuschel, Warner Bros Nashville’s John Esposito, ASCAP’s Beth Brinker, Sony ATV’s Troy Tomlinson, KP Entertainment’s Kerri Edwards, Combustion’s Chris Farren. Front row: Producer Michael Carter, ASCAP songwriter Ashley Gorley, BMI songwriter/artist Cole Swindell, ASCAP songwriter Zach Crowell, BMI’s MaryAnn Keen.

Warner Music Nashville’s office was packed Tuesday, February 28, with fans, friends and the industry notables celebrating “Middle of a Memory,” which hit number one on the country charts. Written by ASCAP songwriters Zach Crowell and Ashley Gorley with BMI artist Cole Swindell, it is the second single from Swindell’s second studio album You Should Be Here and his 6th career number one as an artist.

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‘A Guy With A Girl’ Celebration Held By BMI & ASCAP

Pictured: (L-R): back row: Warner Chappell’s Ryan Beuschel, ASCAP’s Mike Sistad, Sea Gayle’s Marc Driskill, Combustion’s Chris Farren, producer Scott Hendricks, Warner Bros. Nashville’s John Esposito, BMI’s Bradly Collins, Spirit’s Daniel Hill. Seated: Songwriter BMI songwriter Bryan Simpson, BMI artist Blake Shelton, ASCAP songwriter Ashley Gorley. 

The Sutler Saloon was packed February 28 in celebration of Blake Shelton and the writers of “Guy with a Girl.” The chart-topping song was written by BMI songwriter Bryan Simpson and ASCAP songwriter Ashley Gorley and is the fourth single off Shelton’s tenth studio album If I’m Honest. Shelton has a stacked lineup of tours throughout the spring and summer, hitting everywhere from Kentucky to Colorado.

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WILLIAM MICHAEL MORGAN’S DEBUT #1 CELEBRATED IN NASHVILLE

 

A capacity crowd of friends, family, and Music Row insiders packed Nashville venue South on Monday, January 30th to celebrate the team behind Warner Music Nashville recording artist William Michael Morgan‘s debut #1 single, “I Met A Girl,” co-written by hit songwriters Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally and Trevor Rosen. The tune marked the 7th chart-topper for MCA songwriter/recording artist Hunt, the 25th for prolific writer/producer McAnally, and the 6th for Rosen, who is a songwriter/artist member of the band Old Dominion. “I Met A Girl” publishers Old Gringo Music, Rehits Music, SmackSongs and Universal Music, as well as producers Scott Hendricks and Jimmy Ritchey, were also on hand to congratulate the group. ASCAP Senior Creative Director Mike Sistad and Creative Manager Beth Brinker hosted the party, sponsored by First Tennessee Bank. 

All photos by Ed Rode for ASCAP.
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About ASCAP
The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) is a professional membership organization of songwriters, composers and music publishers of every kind of music. ASCAP’s mission is to license and promote the music of its members and foreign affiliates, obtain fair compensation for the public performance of their works and to distribute the royalties that it collects based upon those performances. ASCAP members write the world’s best-loved music and ASCAP has pioneered the efficient licensing of that music to hundreds of thousands of enterprises who use it to add value to their business – from bars, restaurants and retail, to radio, TV and cable, to Internet, mobile services and more. The ASCAP license offers an efficient solution for businesses to legally perform ASCAP music while respecting the right of songwriters and composers to be paid fairly. With over 600,000 members representing more than 10 million copyrighted works, ASCAP is the worldwide leader in performance royalties, service and advocacy for songwriters and composers, and the only American performing rights organization (PRO) owned and governed by its writer and publisher members. Learn more and stay in touch at www.ascap.com, on Twitter @ASCAP and on Facebook.
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KELSEA BALLERINI TOASTS TO “PETER PAN” WITH JET-SETTING #1 PARTY

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Pictured (L-R): ASCAP's Mike Sistad, Black River Publishing's Dave Pacula, ole's John Ozier, ASCAP's Beth Brinker, co-writers Kelsea Ballerini, Jesse Lee and Forest Glen Whitehead, producer Jason Massey, Black River Entertainment's Gordon Kerr, and BMI's David Preston. Photo credit: John Shearer

Celebrating her high flying, third consecutive #1 single surrounded by planes and parachutes, Kelsea Ballerini and her music industry supporters toasted to the success of “Peter Pan” at a massive party held yesterday (10/12) in a Nashville airplane hangar. Continue Reading →

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Celebration Of Dierks Bentley’s 14th Number

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Pictured (l-r): Songwriters Michael Tyler and Alexander Palmer, Dierks Bentley, and songwriters Josh Mirenda, Dave Kuncio and Jaron Boyer. Photo by Ed Rode for ASCAP.

Performance rights organizations ASCAP, BMI and SESAC hosted a #1 party on Wed., July 20th at South in Nashville to celebrate Dierks Bentley’s 14th #1 song, “Somewhere on a Beach,” which dominated the top spot on both the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase radio charts for two consecutive weeks. A packed-to-capacity crowd turned out to congratulate four first-time #1 songwriters, ASCAP’s Dave Kuncio and Josh Mirenda, BMI’s Alexander Palmer, and SESAC’s Michael Tyler, as well as SESAC writer Jaron Boyer, who was honored for his second chart-topper. Ross Copperman and Arturo Buenahora produced the Gold-certified track, which serves as the lead single from Bentley’s best-selling album, Black (Capitol Records Nashville). Publishers BMG, Cornman Music, peermusic and Warner Chappell were also on hand to celebrate the song.  Continue Reading →

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CHRIS YOUNG CELEBRATES CAREER MILESTONES WITH I’M COMIN’ OVER ALBUM AND SINGLE #1 PARTY IN NASHVILLE   

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CA Nashville’s CHRIS YOUNG celebrates his #1 album and multi-week chart topping single, I’m Comin’ Over
Photo Credit: Alan Poizner

RCA Nashville’s Chris Young and hundreds of his music industry friends came together Monday evening for a special celebration from Nashville’s One at the Cannery, honoring the “outstanding balladeer’s” (Associated Press) No. 1 album, I’m Comin’ Over, and the title-track’s three-week run atop the Billboard Top Country Airplay chart. As one of only two country artists to achieve a three-week chart-topper in 2015, Young (BMI) and his “I’m Comin’ Over” co-writers Corey Crowder (ASCAP) and Josh Hoge (SESAC) were surprised with the news of RIAA Platinum certification for the lead single, in addition to being presented with plaques recognizing the album and song’s many achievements.
 
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BRANTLEY GILBERT’S ONE HELL OF A #1 PARTY

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Pictured (L-RMike DekleBrantley Gilbert and Brian Davis

In many ways, platinum Country heavyweight BRANTLEY GILBERT is an outlier. The Georgia-born-and-remaining songwriter came to town to celebrate his #1 “One Hell Of An Amen” with co-writers and good friends Brian Davis and Mike Dekle – and gave an emotional speech that not only left the crowd at South visibly moved, but underscored his commitment to people living lives like the one he leads when he’s not touring the country.

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