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 more than 700 recordings. His songs have been recorded throughout the world, and released by artists in the United States, England, Ireland, Scotland, Norway, Sweden, France, Germany, Holland, Canada, Australia, and South Africa. With song catalogs at various publishers including Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing, Warner Chappell Music and other companies, Byron is currently a staff songwriter at Dan Hodges Music LLC. Byron also serves on the Board of Directors of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). For more details, click on the About menu link on this website.
NOVEMBER 18, 2015 – Thank you to my friend Randy Bachman for featuring Alabama’s “Born Country” (Hill/Schweers) on his popular CBC Radio show called Vinyl Tap, on the Nov. 14, 2015 episode (part one).
NOVEMBER 18, 2015 – Norwegian artist Steinar Albrigtsen has released three songs on his new The Sailor CD on Grammofon Records/Norway.
NOVEMBER 9, 2015 – Congratulations to Amy Metcalfe for being in the nominations for the 2015 ACMA Awards (Association of Country Music in Alberta) for ACMA Song of the Year…
OCTOBER 20, 2015 – Dan Hodges Music, has signed Byron to an exclusive worldwide co-publishing agreement…
OCTOBER 17, 2015 (Updated): The Stories Behind The Hits page has been updated with lots of new information added. Enjoy!
OCTOBER 11, 2015 – “Congratulations to all the 2015 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees…..Even Stevens, Mark James, Craig Wiseman, and Rosanne Cash. I feel so very honored to have even been nominated.”-BH
OCTOBER 5, 2015 – A very cool surprise came in the mail last week!
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015 – From Wide Open Country by Matt Alpert: This week George Strait announced he’s coming out of retirement with a new album, which drops tomorrow (Sept. 25), and a Las Vegas residency with fellow Texan Kacey Musgraves early next year. Shortly after the announcement, Strait dropped his new single, “Cold Beer Conversations”. It’s a laid back tune […]
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015 – From Music Row Magazine: Answer To No One: The Colt Ford Classics (includes “No Trash In My Trailer” written by Byron Hill, Mike Dekle, and Colt Ford), will chronicle the entertainer’s music from 2008 through 2014. Set for release on Oct. 23 via Average Joes Entertainment, the project includes his duets with Brantley Gilbert […]
SEPTEMBER. 18, 2015 – News from Country Music Nation: Columbia Records releases Home Free vocal band’s Country Evolution (album includes Born Country, written by Byron Hill and John Schweers).
SEPTEMBER 13, 2015 – from the desk of Byron Hill…..
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 […]
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