In SongwriterUniverse Magazine

NMPA President David Israelite Discusses The DOJ's Decision On Consent Decrees, and the Latest Issues Facing Songwriters & Music Publishers

New interview with David Israelite of the National Music Publishers Association, about the Department of Justice’s ruling on the consent decrees, the upcoming Copyright Royalty Board hearings, and the Songwriter Equity Act.


Interview With Daryl Simmons, Co-Writer Of 18 Top 10 Pop Hits For Boyz II Men, Toni Braxton, Bobby Brown & Babyface

Daryl Simmons talks about his partnership with Babyface & L.A. Reid, co-writing such hits as “End of the Road,” “Don’t Be Cruel” and “Another Sad Love Song.”


U.K. Writer/Producer Trio TMS Co-Writes Hit "Me, Myself & I" for G-Eazy & Bebe Rexha, Plus Many U.K. Hits

Interview with hit writing/producing trio TMS. In addition to their worldwide hit “Me Myself & I,” they’ve had hits with Jess Glynne, Little Mix, Emeli Sande and Sigma.


Jimmy Robbins Co-Writes Seven #1 Country Hits, For Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett And Other Artists

Interview with Jimmy Robbins, about how he co-wrote the current hit “Lights Come On” for Jason Aldean, plus hits for Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett and Jake Owen.


Scott Harris Co-Writes Hits For The Chainsmokers ("Don't Let Me Down") and Shawn Mendes ("Treat You Better")

Interview with rising pop songwriter Scott Harris, who co-wrote two hit songs which are in the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.


Interview With Holly Knight, Hall Of Fame Songwriter for Tina Turner, Pat Benatar, Rod Stewart and Aerosmith

Holly Knight talks about her great career, co-writing such classic hit songs as “Love Is A Battlefield.” “The Best,” “Better Be Good To Me”, “Invincible” and “The Warrior.”


Interview With Dean Pitchford, Acclaimed Songwriter of "Footloose," "Fame" & "Let's Hear It For The Boy"

Dean Pitchford tells how he co-wrote such classic hits as “Footloose,” “Fame,” “Let’s Hear It For The Boy,” “All The Man That I Need” and “Almost Paradise.”


Lori McKenna Talks About Her New Album, And Writing Hits for Tim McGraw and Little Big Town

Interview with Lori McKenna about her new album, and how she wrote the hits “Humble And Kind” for Tim McGraw and “Girl Crush” for Little Big Town.


Interview with Tom Snow, Co-Writer Of The Classic Pop Hits "Let's Hear It For The Boy," "He's So Shy" and Other Hits

Pop songwriter Tom Snow tells how he co-wrote classic hits for Deniece Williams, Linda Ronstadt, the Pointer Sisters, Bonnie Raitt, Amy Grant and other artists.