Nashville songwriter Byron Hill has written songs released on seventy-seven RIAA certified Gold and Platinum albums and singles, earning ten ASCAP awards, thirty-two U.S. and Canadian top-ten chart hits, and numerous hits in other worldwide markets. Since signing his first publishing deal in Nashville in 1978, his recorded catalog spans four decades and includes songs recorded by Ray Charles, Alabama, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Mark Chesnutt, Kenny Rogers, Don Williams, John Michael Montgomery, Anne Murray, Juice Newton, Joe Nichols, Randy Travis, Keith Whitley, Gary Allan, Rhonda Vincent, Johnny Lee, Blackhawk, Tracy Byrd, Neal McCoy, Doc & Merle Watson, Trace Adkins, Tommy Overstreet, Gil Grand, Asleep At The Wheel, Dionne Warwick, George Jones, Toby Keith, Gene Watson, Margo Smith, Tom Wopat, Mark Wills, The Kendalls, Porter Wagoner, Reba McEntire, Sammy Kershaw, Ed Bruce, Shanana, Moe Bandy, Clint Eastwood, Gord Bamford, Joe Diffie, Brooks & Dunn, Hank Thompson, Mila Mason, Larry Stewart, Doug Supernaw, The Road Hammers, Tyler England, Bill Medley, Conway Twitty, Jeff Bates, Highway 101, Clifford Curry, Doug Stone, Barbara Mandrell, Mel McDaniel, Rhett Akins, The Oak Ridge Boys, The Whites, Ricky Van Shelton, Rockie Lynne, The Seekers, Hey Romeo, The Boom Chucka Boys, Colt Ford, Mo Pitney, The Grascals, and many others. Byron currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).
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AUGUST 31, 2015 (updated): Here are some short bios about some of the performers I will be sharing the stage with soon. Please go to the SHOWS link to see the upcoming show schedule.
AUGUST 25, 2015 (Updated): The Stories Behind The Hits page on this website has been updated with lots of new information added. The page is listed under the DISCOGRAPHY menu, or you can click on the link below. Enjoy! Stories Behind The Hits
Why Songwriters are the Best Music Advocates (a short VIDEO explaining the current problems facing songwriters).
AUG. 14, 2015: A hot topic of discussion at this year’s 2015 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO was the need for music licensing reform. Several panelists focused on the need for songwriters and composers to step up, speak out and get involved in advocating for music creator rights.
AUGUST 1, 2015 (updated): “Whiskey Won’t Fix Me” (Hill/Metcalfe), is the new single by Canadian Amy Metcalfe…featuring Tristan Horncastle, on Royalty Records/Canada. The recording is starting to get great response at radio. Royalty Records has now released a cool video. “I usually lay low on radio calls and let the artists and label people do that, but this […]
JULY 24, 2015: Two very special benefit shows were held recently for two great causes: Hopkinsville, KY on July 25th. at James E. Bruce Convention Center Brice Long & Friends, 10th Annual Back To Back Foundation benefit show Byron Hill, and Brett Jones, opened for Brice Long & Band, with special guest Jamie McLaughlin. Nashville, TN […]
JULY 20, 2015: On August 28, 2015, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release the phenomenal concert film George Strait –The Cowboy Rides Away: Live From AT&T Stadium on DVD and Digital Formats [MSRP $14.98]. In 2014, the man known who has earned the moniker “The King Of Country” embarked on the second leg of his record-breaking two-year North American concert tour. The […]
JULY 17, 2015 (updated): Rising Curb Records star Mo Pitney has released “Come Do A Little Life” (Hill/Pitney/Nance) as a digital single, available at all digital outlets. The recording is also set to be on his upcoming 2015 CD. iTunes Store
JULY 13, 2015: Canadian Gord Bamford has released a re-recorded version of the song “When Your Lips Are So Close” (Hill/Bamford/Baxter) to radio in the U.S. “This is not same recording of ‘When Your Lips Are So Close’ that I produced (the one that is on Gord’s pinnacle ‘Country Junkie’ CD, earned Gord a #1 Canadian Country single in 2013, […]
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