In SongwriterUniverse Magazine

Interview with Ben Hayslip, Hit Songwriter For Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, Dustin Lynch And Other Artists

Ben Hayslip, 2-time ASCAP Country Songwriter Of The Year, talks about his excellent career, co-writing hit songs for many artists. He currently has hits on the charts with Luke Bryan and Dustin Lynch.


Country Duo Big & Rich Discuss Their New Projects, And Recall How They Wrote Some Of Their Classic Hits

Interview with Big & Rich, about their latest album and single, and how they’ve written hit songs for Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Jason Aldean and Gretchen Wilson.


JKash Co-Writes Big Hits With Meghan Trainor, Maroon 5, Jason Derulo, Kesha And Other Artists

Interview with JKash, who has co-written hits with Meghan Trainor (“No” and her new single “Me Too”), Maroon 5 (“Sugar”), One Direction and Jason Derulo.


Contemporary Christian Star Lauren Daigle Talks About Her Debut Album And Her Songwriting

Interview with singer/songwriter Lauren Daigle, who has emerged as a Contemporary Christian Music star with her debut album, How Can It Be.


NMPA President David Israelite Discusses The Issues For Songwriters & Publishers To Be Paid Higher Royalties

David Israelite of the NMPA explains the developments in the battle for publishers & songwriters to be paid higher rates from music streaming companies.


Skylar Grey Talks About Her Versatile Career As Hit Artist and Songwriter; Releases New Single

Interview with Skyler Gray, who has co-written several hits including “Love The Way You Lie” and “Coming Home.” Her new single is “Moving Mountains.”


Prince Remembered: Dale Kawashima Recalls Working As Songplugger For Prince

Dale Kawashima, Head of SongwriterUniverse, fondly recalls being a songplugger for Prince, placing cover hits for him, including “I Feel For You” by Chaka Khan.


Writer/Producer busbee Talks About His Hits With Maren Morris, Florida Georgia Line, Pink, And Other Artists

Interview with writer/producer busbee, who has co-written hits for Maren Morris (“My Church”), Florida Georgia Line (“H.O.L.Y.”), Pink (“Try”), and other artists.


Rob Thomas Talks About His Latest Album The Great Unknown, His Songwriting, And His New Projects

Rob Thomas discusses his latest album, his songwriting for his solo albums and for Matchbox Twenty, and how he co-wrote the #1 hit “Smooth” for Santana.