Our Hit Songwriters

Jeffrey Steele

In addition to having written multiple #1 Hits for Rascal Flatts, Steve Holy and Tim McGraw, Jeffrey has co-written more than 60 Hit songs, and won a plethora of awards, including NSAI Songwriter of the Year and the BMI 2003 Country Songwriter of the Year.

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Kendell Marvel

An award winning hit songwriter who has co-written Chris Stapelton's new single EITHER WAY. An amazing singer in his own right, Kendell also has Hit songs with Jake Owen, Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker and George Strait.

Tim James

Tim has co-written Chris Stapelton's new single EITHER WAY and has three #1 Hits MY LIST (Toby Keith), GIVE IT ALL YOU GOT (George Strait), LOVE LIKE CRAZY (Lee Brice) and ALL I ASK FOR ANYMORE, and is a keynote speaker.

Gary Nicholson

With over 500 recordings of his songs
for artists from BB King, Bonnie Raitt and Willie Nelson to Stevie Nicks, Etta James and Ringo Starr, Gary has earned his stance in Songwriter's Hall of Fame.

Danny Flowers

Enjoying a career as a solo artist, Flowers has also written Hits for Eric Clapton, Don Williams, Willie Nelson, Nanci Griffith and Emmylou Harris, and is hailed as one of the finest slide guitar players in Nashville.

Gordon Kennedy

Most famously known for the Hit CHANGE THE WORLD which was #1 Hit for 13 weeks on Billboard's AC chart, Kennedy also reached #2 on Billboard's 200 Chart for his contributions to Garth Brook's alter-ego album.

Bill Lloyd

Bill's songs have been cut by Trisha Yearwood, Martina McBride, Sara Evans, Keith Anderson, Hootie & the Blowfish and many more, and has played guitar on albums by Ricky Van Shelton, Al Kooper, Kim Richey, Marshall Crenshaw, and Steve Earle.


Chris Wallin

For the past several years, Wallin has topped the charts with classics-in-the-making for the industry's biggest stars: LOVE ME IF YOU CAN by Toby Keith, DON'T BLINK by Kenny Chesney, I'M TRYIN` for Trace Adkins, SOMETHING TO BE PROUD OF and SPEED by Montgomery Gentry.

Paul Jenkins

Throughout Jenkins career, his songs have garnered Grammy, ACM, CMT, and ACA awards and nominations. To date, his 5 #1 hits and various compositions have sold in excess of 11 million copies.

Ray Stephenson

Multi-Grammy award-winning writer, Ray has written major cuts for Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Kenny Chesney (to name a few). Hailed as the "Andy Warhol of the South," Ray is also a renowned and skilled painter of legendary musicians and artists.

Jim Lauderdale

Two-time Grammy-winning singer and songwriter, Jim is a "songwriter's songwriter." The Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill, Patty Loveless and George Strait are just of the few of the big-name artists Jim has written multiple Hits for.

Leslie Satcher

Leslie has written hit songs for Pam Tillis, George Strait, Kelly Pickler and more. She has also penned songs recorded by Vince Gill, Sheryl Crow, Patty Loveless, Lee Ann Womack, Trisha Yearwood, Reba McEntire and more.

Cory Batten

With his two #1 Hits in the same year, SHE WOULDN'T BE GONE (Blake Shelton) and GETTIN1 YOU HOME (Chris Young), Cory isn't slowing down. 

Buddy Owens

Buddy has been awarded both the Single of the Year as well as the Songwriter of the Year for both years 2013 and 2015 at the Canadian Country Music Awards, in addition to bringing home Video of the Year in 2013. Buddy is also a gifted painter.

Gary Burr

Many of Gary's songs have become Top-10 Hits and he has written and co-written songs for a large number of country artists, including The Oak Ridge Boys, Reba McIntyre, Patty Loveless, Juice Newton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Lisa Loeb.

Karla Davis

Finding fame when she was selected to be on Season 2 of NBC's hit vocal competition "The Voice," Karla climbed up to the Top 16 gaining confidence along the way.



Phil O'Donnell

Phil O’Donnell’s songwriting credits include George Straits 60th No. 1 radio single "Give It All We Got Tonight,” “Back When I Knew It All” (Montgomery Gentry), “Love Remembers," “I Got You” and "More Trucks Than Cars" (Craig Morgan) and “Tougher Than Nails” (Joe Diffie).

Alyssa Bonagura 

Alyssa is one half of Sony Records The Sisterhood. Her hits include I MAKE MY OWN SUNSHINE (Steven Tyler) which debuted at #1 on Billboard's Country Chart, Alyssa is also a solo artist.  


Shawn Camp

In addition to solo albums and being a Grammy-nominated Producer, Shawn has written a host of Billboard #1's and awards for Garth Brooks, Brooks and Dunn, Guy Clark and Blake Sheldon.

Danny Myrick

Author of the Certified Double Platinum Number-One Song, SHE'S COUNTRY, Myrick also wrote Tim McGraw's most played country song and highest solo chart debut ever, TRUCK YEAH

"Big" Al Anderson

Al has over 900 cuts in all from Vince Gill, Jimmy Buffet, Etta James, George Jones, Bob Segar, and many more. 3 Million Play BMI Awards, 15 BMI Awards/Million Plays or more, and 20 Gold and Platinum CD awards.

Kent Blazy

Kent has written many tracks for an array of Grammy-winning artists including multiple Hits for Garth Brooks and most currently penned the title track on Reba McEntire's latest album, "All The Women I Am."

Georgia Middleman

One of Nashville’s most accomplished singer/songwriters, Georgia has had songs recorded by Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Terri Clark, Joe Nichols, Maia Sharp and Sheila E.

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Monty Holmes

Monty brings his Texas roots to his love of songwriting and County music. Once he made his way to Nashville he penned several songs for George Strait including I KNOW THAT SHE STILL LOVES ME, and the Top Ten WHEN DID YOU STOP LOVING ME, as well as Lee Ann Womack's smash NEVER AGAIN, AGAIN.

Erin Enderlin


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ashville Entertainment Group