In SongwriterUniverse Magazine

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. They publish many hits including the #1 hit “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth.


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.


Hit Songwriter Jim Beavers Co-Writes #1 Hits For Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Tim McGraw And Others

Hit Nashville songwriter Jim Beavers tells how he got started, and how he co-wrote many hit songs for top country artists.


Ricky Reed Co-Writes & Produces Hits For Jason Derulo and Pitbull, Leads His Group, Wallpaper

Ricky Reed tells how he co-wrote & produced hits for Jason Derulo and Pitbull, and leads his own group, Wallpaper, which is signed to Epic Records.

Thomas Scherer of BMG

Interview with Thomas Scherer, Executive VP of Writer Services at BMG Chrysalis U.S.

Thomas Scherer, a top creative exec for BMG Chrysalis (pictured left), explains how BMG has become one of the world’s largest music publishing companies.


Irish Rock Band Kodaline Discuss Their New Album Coming Up For Air, And Their Songwriting

Steve Garrigan, lead singer for Kodaline, talks about the band’s rise to success, their new album and their songwriting.