In SongwriterUniverse Magazine

Top Music Publishing Administration Exec Randall Wixen Discusses The State Of Music Publishing, Songwriter Royalties, And His Company Wixen Music

Interview with music exec & author Randall Wixen, who discusses the state of music publishing and songwriter royalties. Wixen represents many top catalogs including Tom Petty, Neil Young, the Black Keys, Santana and Journey.

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Singer/Songwriter Stephen Bishop Talks About His Classic Hit Songs, And His New Album, Blueprint

Stephen Bishop tells how he wrote his hits “On and On” and “Save It For a Rainy Day,” and the #1 hit “Separate Lives,” recorded by Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin.

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Tucker Beathard Talks About His Country Hit “Rock On,” New Single “Momma and Jesus” And His Songwriting

Interview with rising country artist Tucker Beathard, who co-wrote his recent Top 10 hit, “Rock On.” He has signed with Dot/Big Machine Records and released his debut EP.

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Michael Carter Co-Writes Hits For Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell and Thomas Rhett, And Plays Lead Guitar in Bryan’s Band

Interview with hit songwriter Michael Carter, who co-wrote Luke Bryan’s current hit “Move,” plus hits for Thomas Rhett and Cole Swindell.

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Ricky Reed Releases New Single, Co-Writes Hits With Meghan Trainor, and Produces Twenty One Pilots

Interview with Ricky Reed, who co-wrote the hits “No” and “Me Too” for Meghan Trainor, and produced the hit “Ride” for Twenty One Pilots. His new single is “Express Myself.”

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Interview With John Ryan, Hit Songwriter & Producer For One Direction, Jason Derulo, John Legend and Pitbull

John Ryan tells how he co-wrote several hits for One Direction (“Best Song Ever,” “Story Of My Life”) plus hits for Jason Derulo, Pitbull and John Legend.

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Renowned Artist Joan Armatrading Talks About Her Songwriting and New Projects

Interview with acclaimed singer/songwriter Joan Armatrading, who talks in-depth about her songwriting, and about her new live concert DVD/CD release, Me Myself I World Tour.

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Olivia O'Brien Co-Writes Her Duet Hit With Gnash, "i hate u, i love u," And Signs With Island Records

Interview with Olivia O’Brien, who has a big duet hit with Gnash, “i hate u, I love u.” She tells how she co-wrote this song, and discusses the new songs she’s released.

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Sebastian Kole Co-Writes Two Hits With Alessia Cara and Releases Debut Album on Motown Records

Interview with writer/producer/artist Sebastian Kole, who discusses his debut album on Motown Records, and how he co-wrote two hits with Alessia Cara.