APRIL 7, 2016 (Updated) – Australian duo The Long And Short Of It has released an amazing futuristic video of ‘Two Thousand Years From Now” (Hill) from their You Made Me Stronger CD. The song “Is It Friday Yet” (Hill/Brown/Bamford) which was a hit in 2012 by Canadian artist Gord Bamford, has been licensed for […]
FEBRUARY 9, 2016 – Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) just concluded its 2016 Board of Directors election. New board members are Jeff Cohen, Ben Glover, Connie Harrington and Liz Rose. Current board member who were re-elected include Tony Arata, James Dean Hicks, Byron Hill, Lee Thomas Miller, Jenn Schott, Stephony Smith and Dave Turnbull. These members join existing […]
FEBRUARY 6, 2016 – The new season of The Right Place with Kevin Sport kicks off today with Byron Hill (Part 1) as the first guest. Set your DVR to record “The Right Place with Kevin Sport” today at 4 PM (EST) on RFD-TV, and/or catch the re-runs so you don’t miss a single episode, […]
FEBRUARY 3, 2016 – “When it comes to patriotic music, absolutely no one tops America’s country singers. For well over a century, America’s rural musicians have written, played, and sang tunes extolling our country’s greatness, its liberty, equality for all, and leadership in the world.” -Newsmax At #36 on the list is “Born Country” recorded by Alabama, […]
January 21, 2016 – (NASHVILLE, TN) – One of the most highly anticipated albums of the new year is and then there’s this … from beloved bluegrass group, The Grascals. The numbers are in and the new album makes its debut on the Billboard Magazine Bluegrass Album Chart in the top spot. Previously named “Album of […]
JANUARY 1, 2016 – The New Year’s Day issue of The Tennessean lists The Grascal’s And Then There’s This as one of the albums to watch in 2016. The album contains the song “A Place To Hang My Hat” (Byron Hill/Shawn Camp/Brice Long). And then there’s this… is set for release from Mountain Home Music Company […]
JANUARY 1, 2016: Canadian artist Danielle Marie will release “Drive Away” (Hill/Marie) on January 5th in Canada. Both “Drive Away” (Hill/Marie) and “Where Does The Time Go” (Hill/Higgins) are on Danielle’s current Here Right Now 2015 CD. The past year has been a fantastic year for this young artist – award nominations / breaking the Top 25 […]
DECEMBER 31, 2015: Thank you to Jeff Warfle for including four of our shows in Jeff’s “Best of 2015” year-end review of 801 shows he attended in 2015! Way to go Jeff and Kathy Warfle, for your continuing support of the Nashville songwriting community!….
DECEMBER 14, 2015 – It’s hard to keep up with all the new artists these days, but someone sent me an article about an up-and-coming singer on the scene named Drew Baldridge. He said some very kind words about the first country song he fell in love with, and it compelled me to post his words here […]
DECEMBER 12, 2015: “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!