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 9, 2015: Mark Chesnutt has recorded “What I Heard” (Hill/Stone) for his upcoming 2015 CD for Row Entertainment Nashville.
JULY 6, 2015: Canadian singer Colleen Rae has announced her soon to be released CD, which will include songs written by Byron Hill, Duane Steele, Wood Newton, and others.
JUNE 24, 2015: Canadian artist Danielle Marie has released “Drive Away” (Hill/Marie) and “Where Does The Time Go” (Hill/Higgins) on her new Here Right Now 2015 CD.
MAY 29, 2015: Ottar “BIG HAND” Johansen has released three songs in Norway and other parts of Scandinavia on his new album 50 Years On The Road, May 29, 2015. The songs are “Carry On” (Hill/Cosner/Kenny), “Just Like In The 50s” (Hill/Andersen/Johansen), and “It Took You Away” (Hill/Andersen/Johansen).
MAY 25, 2015: A little late news on this, but Ryan Hinkle has released songs co-written by Byron Hill, Billy Yates, and Chris Young on his Once Is Enough CD.