In SongwriterUniverse Magazine

Country Singer/Songwriter Kelsea Ballerini Kicks Off Her Career With A Series Of Firsts

Interview with young country singer/songwriter Kelsea Ballerini, who’s had a big breakthrough with her debut single and album.


Stephan Moccio Co-Writes Big Hits For The Weeknd and Miley Cyrus, Composes Film & TV Scores

Interview with pop writer/producer & film/TV composer Stephan Moccio, who co-wrote the hits “Earned It” for The Weeknd and “Wrecking Ball” for Miley Cyrus.


R&B Star Miguel Talks About His New Album, Wildheart, And His Songwriting

New interview with R&B star Miguel, about the making of his acclaimed album Wildheart, and his songwriting process.


Lee Greenwood Talks About Writing HIs Classic Hit "God Bless the USA," And The Song's Impact

Country star Lee Greenwood tells how he wrote the patriotic anthem “God Bless the USA,” and discusses the song’s impact over the years.


Ben Maddahi, President of APG Music, Discusses The Company's Music Publishing Success

Interview with Ben Maddahi of APG Music (pictured far right, with CEO Mike Caren and DJ Frank E), which has become a top, independent music publishing company.


Interview with Tom Luteran, Vice President of Creative at Sony/ATV Music Nashville

Tom Luteran (pict. far right, with Josh Turner & Dallas Davidson) discusses his excellent career, working with Jamey Johnson, Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins and others.


Hit Writer/Producer Rick Nowels Talks About His Great Career, Working With Lana Del Rey, John Legend and Santana

Rick Nowels discusses his hit career, including his singles with Lana Del Rey (“Summertime Sadness”), Santana (“The Game Of Love”), Madonna and others.


Sam Harris Of X Ambassadors Talks About The Band's Hit Single "Renegades" and Album, VHS

Sam Harris discusses his band X Ambassador’s new album, and their Top 5 alt. single “Renegades.” Harris also co-wrote Rihanna’s single, “American Oxygen.”

March 24, 2014 WASHINGTON DC - Steven Tyler of Aerosmith met with Congressman Robert Goodlatte, R-VA, and David Israelite (NMPA CEO) regarding illegal use of intellectual property of singers and songwriters.  (Photo by Susan Biddle)

NMPA President David Israelite Discusses Music Streaming Issues and the Songwriter Equity Act

NMPA President David Israelite (pictured left with Steven Tyler) discusses updates with music streaming issues and the Songwriter Equity Act.