March 9, 2017 – Check out the mid-season finale (Season 5, Episode 11) of the Nashville TV series on CMT for a featured performance of a song written by Byron Hill and Ian Janes entitled “Can’t Remember Never Loving You”, performed by co-stars Connie Britton (as Rayna) and Charles Esten (as Deacon). […]
MARCH 1, 2017 (UPDATED) – On March 9th, the mid-season finale of the CMT series Nashville (Season 5: Episode 11) featured a song written by Byron Hill and Ian Janes, performed by co-stars Connie Britton (as Rayna) and Charles Esten (as Deacon). The recording continues to move up the iTunes chart. Byron will be in the studio this […]
JANUARY/FEBRUARY, 2017 (UPDATED) – Australian female duo Baylou have recorded ‘Even With A Broken Heart’ (Hill/Baillie/Baillie) with label-mates The Wolfe Brothers for ABC Records in Australia. A little trivia….the chart-topping song ‘Born Country’ (Hill/Schweers) recorded by Alabama made its debut on the chart twenty-five years ago on January 11, 1992 and has been released on at least 16 albums […]
DECEMBER 31, 2016: “Thank you to my fellow songwriters, performers, and musicians for sharing the stage, and to the venues, promoters, show sponsors, benefactors, media, and many others, and a special thank you to the people who come to the shows and enjoy the music!
DECEMBER 19, 2016 (UPDATED) – It’s been a good year for traditional country cuts by legacy artists…Mark Chesnutt, Mickey Gilley, Tracy Byrd, Moe Bandy, and The Oak Ridge Boys have all recently recorded and released Byron’s songs. In a recent interview Byron mentioned….“It feels a little like going back in time. All of these artists […]
OCTOBER 1, 2016 – Congratulations to Canadian artist Danielle Marie for her two nominations for the 2016 BCCMA (British Columbia Country Music Association) Awards. One of Danielle’s nominations is for 2016 BCCMA Song of the Year, a song she co-wrote with Byron called “Drive Away”. The award winners will be announced at the BCCMA Awards on October 23rd in […]
SEPTEMBER 1, 2016 – Thank you to WSM Radio’s Bill Cody and Charlie Mattos of the WSM Coffee, Country & Cody show for listing eleven Country Music Hall of Fame inductees who have recorded Byron’s songs! And speaking of lists, when you’ve written a song that appears on Rolling Stone Magazine’s list 25 Hottest Country Songs About […]
AUGUST 12, 2016 – The Alabama: Song Of The South Exhibit opens at the Country Music Hall of Fame on August 25th and runs through June 12, 2017. Alabama was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2005. Founding members Cook, Gentry and Owen continue to record and tour. In 2014 Alabama returned to […]