The Warren Brothers

The Warren Brothers are highly sought-after songwriters and entertainers. They have written 8 #1 songs including hits for Tim McGraw (“If You’re Reading This”, “Felt Good on My Lips”, “Highway Don’t Care”), Toby Keith (“Red Solo Cup”), Keith Urban (“Little Bit of Everything”), Faith Hill (“The Lucky One”), Martina McBride (“Anyway”, “Wrong Baby Wrong”), Dierks Bentley (“Feel That Fire”), Jerrod Niemann (“Drink To That All Night”) and more. They’ve also had their songs recorded by Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Little Big Town, Lady Antebellum, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell, Gary Allan, Tyler Farr, Billy Currington and many other A-list country artists. In addition, the brothers have also written songs for rock artists including Lynyrd Skynyrd, Nickelback, Hinder, Joss Stone and Boys Like Girls. Their most recent #1 hits are “Lights Come On” by Jason Aldean, “Every Time I Hear That Song,” by Blake Shelton and “Sober Saturday Night” by Chris Young. They currently have Jason Aldean’s newest single “We Back,” which is quickly climbing the charts.

 

Brad and Brett Warren started as recording artists in their hometown of Tampa, FL. They moved to Nashville in 1995 and in 1997 signed a record deal with RCA records. They made 3 albums for RCA’s sister label BNA Records. During that time, they toured extensively as an opening act for Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, as well as opened for many other artists. Since then, McGraw has recorded over 20 of their songs.

 

The Warren’s are the total package of entertainment, hit songs, great stories, fun and making a connection to an audience.

 

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Lee Thomas Miller

Lee has charted 15-years-worth of chart singles with 8 of them reaching #1 including songs from Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw, Trace Adkins, Joe Nichols and Terri Clark. He is a 3-time Grammy award nominee and has won other major industry awards including CMA and ACM Song of the Year, as well as Music Row Magazine and Nashville Songwriter’s Association annual awards.

 

Miller has scored the last two Brother’s Osborne singles and had a new Tim McGraw song, “Thought About You,” released in October, which will be on McGraw’s forthcoming album. He has also written songs for Chris Stapleton, Jamey Johnson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Dierks Bentley, Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett and many others.

 

Lee is the former President of the Nashville Songwriter’s Association International (NSAI) and spends time in Washington D.C. representing and lobbying for the rights of the American songwriter.

 

Lee is an amazing songwriter performer, whether it’s in-the-round or a solo show, he skillfully delivers hit songs, fascinating stories, and is one of the best at interacting with a crowd and making them part of the experience.

 

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Awards and Recognition:
  • 2003 Music Row Magazine Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year
  • 2003 Grammy Country Song of the Year nomination for “The Impossible” (Joe Nichols)
  • 2008 NSAI Song of the Year award for “You’re Gonna Miss This” (Trace Adkins)
  • 2008 CMA Song of the Year nomination “You’re Gonna Miss This”
  • 2009 Double Grammy Country Song of the Year nominations for “You’re Gonna Miss This” and “In Color” (Jamey Johnson)
  • 2009 Double ACM nominee for Song of the Year: “You’re Gonna Miss This” and “In Color”
  • 2009 ACM Song of the Year award for “In Color”
  • 2009 Music Row Magazine’s Song of the Year for “In Color”
  • 2018 ACM Nomination for Song of the Year for “Whiskey & You” (Chris Stapleton)
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Wendell Mobley

His songs have been at #1 for 25 weeks and they’ve sold over 60 million records, but Wendell Mobley continues to create refreshing lyrics and melodies for the biggest acts and brightest newcomers. Since making his way from his hometown of Celina, OH, Wendell has had huge success with #1 hits such as “Take Me There” and “Fast Cars and Freedom” by Rascal Flatts, “How Forever Feels” and “There Goes My Life” by Kenny Chesney, “Tattoos In This Town” and “A Little More Summertime” by Jason Aldean, and “How Country Feels” by Randy Houser.

 

Mobley has had other songs recorded by Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Dustin Lynch, Rodney Atkins, Alabama, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, Trisha Yearwood, Edwin McCain and many others. He also has shown his range of talents with other projects including the national ad campaign for Napa Auto Parts, by writing and singing their theme song, “Napa Know How.”

 

Wendell has one of the best voices in country music (or any genre for that matter), and it’s always fun watching people be blown away by his incredible combination of writing and vocal talent at a live songwriter performance.

 

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Natalie Hemby

With an authentic heart and distinct style, Natalie Hemby has become one of music’s defining songwriters. The Nashville native has written six #1 singles including Lady Antebellum’s “Downtown,” Little Big Town’s “Pontoon” and “Tornado,” Miranda Lambert’s “White Liar” and “Automatic,” and Justin Moore’s “You Look Like I Need A Drink.”

 

“Automatic” earned Hemby a Grammy nomination for Best Country Song in 2015. The hit also took home ACM Song of the Year honors the same year, as well as a NSAI Song of the Year win and a CMA Song of the Year nomination in 2014. Hemby co-wrote 10 songs on Miranda Lambert’s latest award-winning album The Weight of These Wings, as well as seven tracks on her 2014 release Platinum. In 2017 she released her first solo project entitled Puxico and opened for Tim McGraw and Faith Hill on tour.

 

Natalie scored two cuts on the #1 album soundtrack to “A Star Is Born,” including “Always Remember Us This Way” and “I’ll Never Love Again,” both of which are performed by Lady Gaga in the film and received critical acclaim. She also has 3 cuts on Kacey Musgraves Grammy Award Winning Album “Golden Hour”, including the new single “Rainbow.” Most recently, Natalie joined with Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile and Amanda Shires to form the supergroup The Highwomen and have released several tracks including “Redesigning Women” and “Crowded Table,” both co-written by Hemby.

 

Natalie has also written songs for Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Maren Morris, Amy Grant, Eli Young Band, Rosi Golan, Toby Keith, Lee Ann Womack, Labrinth, Lucie Silvas, and many others.

 

Natalie’s unique style, striking vocals, and likable personality makes her a favorite. She’s a talent that outshines even the most popular recording artists.

 

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David Hodges

David Hodges is a multi-platinum, Grammy, and BMI award winning writer and producer. He was a founding member of Evanescence and has been penning hits with and for world-renowned artists for over a decade, selling over 65 million records. His #1 singles include “Bring Me To Life” and “My Immortal” (Evanescence), “A Thousand Years” (Christina Perri for Twilight), “Because of You” (Kelly Clarkson), “See You Again” (Carrie Underwood), and most recently “Miss Me More” (Kelsea Ballerini). He also co-wrote powerful hits such as “Dear Hate” (Maren Morris and Vince Gill), “Going Under” (Evanescence), and “What About Now” (Daughtry). Other artists who have cut his songs include Keith Urban, Jason Mraz, 5 Seconds of Summer, Blink 182, Ben Rector, Betty Who, Devin Dawson, Switchfoot, and many others.

 

Hodges has released many of his own albums and EP’s over the last ten years, including three in 2019 (“The December Sessions Volume 3,” “Discrepancies in the Recollection of Various Principles / Side A” and “Side B”). All fantastic projects.

 

David offers a unique mix of country, pop, and rock hits and is an incredible vocalist, musician, and entertainer. We are proud to have such a gifted artist as a Songwriter City partner.

 

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#1 SONGS
  • “Because of You” – Kelly Clarkson (worldwide #1 hit)
  • “See You Again” – Carrie Underwood
  • “Bring Me To Life” – Evanescence
  • “A Thousand Years” – Christina Perri
  • “Dear Hate” – Maren Morris and Vince Gill
  • “My Immortal” – Evanescence
TOP 5 SONGS
  • “Crush” – David Archuleta
  • “Going Under” – Evanescence
  • “What About Now” – Daughtry
Other Songs:
  • “Distance” – Christina Perri
  • “Everybody’s Fool” – Evanescence
  • “Hello” – Evanescence
  • “Here’s To Never Growing Up” – Avril Lavigne
  • “There’s A Place For Us” – Carrie Underwood (from Narnia soundtrack)
  • “Whisper” – Evanescence
  • “The Woman I Love” – Jason Mraz
  • “Haunted” – Evanescence

Other cuts by: Rascal Flatts, Katharine McPhee, David Cook, 5 Seconds of Summer, Blink 182, Kelsea Ballerini, Anastacia, Delta Goodrem, Nickelback, Switchfoot, Celine Dion, Train, and many more.

 

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Jessi Alexander

Jessi currently has the latest singles by Blake Shelton (“Jesus Got A Tight Grip”) and Scotty McCreery (“In Between”).

 

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Rhett Akins

Music has always been in Rhett Akins’ blood. The Valdosta, GA. native grew up in a close-knit family that supported his musical interests and his desire to pursue music as a career.

 

One of Rhett’s song demo tapes found its way to the reactivated Decca Records label. Impressed by what they heard, they quickly signed Rhett to a recording contract. In 1995 his first album, A Thousand Memories was released to critical acclaim and spawned his first # 1 single and a song he co-wrote “That Ain’t My Truck”. That success was duplicated the following year with his second #1 single, “Don’t Get Me Started”, from his follow up album “Somebody New”.

 

Rhett has an incredible 29 career number one singles as a songwriter, including: “Dirt On My Boots” by Jon Pardi, “All Over Me” by Josh Turner, “Gimmie That Girl” by Joe Nichols, “Put A Girl In It” by Brooks & Dunn, “Take A Back Road” by Rodney Atkins, “I Don’t What This Night To End” by Luke Bryan, “I Can Take It From There” by Chris Young, “All About Tonight”, “Honey Bee” and “Boys Round Here”, all three by Blake Shelton, “Point At You” by Justin Moore, “Hey Girl” by Billy Currington, “When She Says Baby” by Jason Aldean, “Get Me Some Of That” and “It Goes Like This” by Thomas Rhett and many others.

 

Akins was named BMI’s songwriter of the year in 2011 and received Triple Play Awards in January 2012, 2014, and 2018 for having three number one singles in a 12 month period. Most recently, he was named 2018 ACM Songwriter of the Year.

 

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Wynn Varble

What do you get when you combine one of Nashville’s top songwriters with one of Nashville’s funniest storytellers? Wynn Varble!
He had his first #1 song “Have You Forgotten” with Darryl Worley in 2003 and it was nominated for Song of the Year by the CMA. In 2008, his #1 “Waitin’ on a Woman,” which Wynn co-wrote with Don Sampson was nominated by the CMA for Song of the Year. His third #1, “I’m a Little More Country” recorded by Easton Corbin, was also nominated by the ACM for Song of the Year.
Other artists who have recorded Wynn’s songs include Garth Brooks, Jon Pardi, Lee Ann Womack, Gary Allan, Trace Adkins, and many others.

 

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  • “Have You Forgotten?” – Darryl Worley   #1
  • “Waitin’ on a Woman” – Brad Paisley  #1
  • “A Little More Country Than That” – Easton Corbin  #1
  • “Sounds Like Life To Me” – Darryl Worley  #11
  • “When You Need My Love” – Darryl Worley  #15
  • “Things That Never Cross a Man’s Mind” – Kellie Pickler  #16
  • “Mom” –  Garth Brooks

Other cuts by:  Jon Pardi, Lee Ann Womack,  Montgomery Gentry, Gary Allan, Trace Adkins, Tracy Byrd, The Kinleys, Chris LeDoux, Mark Chesnutt, Sammy Kershaw

 

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Don Schlitz

Don Schlitz was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina. He briefly attended Duke University before moving to Nashville in 1973.

His first recorded song, “The Gambler” won the Grammy for Best Country Song in 1978, and the Country Music Association’s Best Song Award in 1979.

Don’s songs have played major roles in the careers of Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, The Judds, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Tanya Tucker, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Keith Whitley, Alison Krauss, and many other singers. His 50 Top Ten’s include 24 #1’s.

Schlitz was the ASCAP Country Songwriter of the Year for four consecutive years from 1988-91. He has won three CMA Song of the Year Awards, two ACM Song of the Year awards, two Grammy’s, and has had many more nominations. He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Association hall of Fame in 1993.

In 2010, he released his first studio album in 30 years, “Allergic to Crazy”, and his first “Greatest Hits” album; he received the Academy of Country Music’s Poet’s Honor; and he was inducted into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.

Don’s hits include: “On the Other Hand”, “Forever and Ever, Amen”, “Deeper Than the Holler”, “Heroes and Friends” (all sung by Randy Travis), “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her”, “I Feel Lucky”, “I Take My Chances” (Mary Chapin Carpenter), “When You Say Nothing at All” (Keith Whitley and Alison Krauss), “Learning to Live Again” (Garth Brooks), “Houston Solution” (Ronnie Milsap), “Rockin’ With the Rhythm of the Rain”, “Turn Me Loose”, “I Know Where I’m Going” (The Judds), “One Promise Too Late” (Reba McEntire), “Forty Hour Week” (Alabama), “If You Can Do Anything Else” (George Strait), “Give Me Wings” (Michael Johnson), “Strong Enough to Bend”, “My Arms Stay Open All Night”, “I Won’t Take Less Than Your Love” (Tanya Tucker), “The Greatest” (Kenny Rogers), “Stand a Little Rain”, “When It’s Gone”, “I Love Only You” (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), “Old School” (John Conlee), “I Watched It All (on my radio)” (Lionel Cartwright), “You Can’t Make Old Friends” (Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton), and many, many more.

He also wrote the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”.

In 2012, Don was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York City. Kenny Rogers inducted him, saying “Don doesn’t just write songs. He writes careers.”

Schlitz was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in October of 2017, along with Alan Jackson and Jerry Reed.

 

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Kelley Lovelace

 

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