In SongwriterUniverse Magazine
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.
Tom Luteran (pict. far right, with Josh Turner & Dallas Davidson) discusses his excellent career, working with Jamey Johnson, Thomas Rhett, Rhett Akins and others.
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 discusses his band X Ambassador’s new album, and their Top 5 alt. single “Renegades.” Harris also co-wrote Rihanna’s single, “American Oxygen.”
NMPA President David Israelite (pictured left with Steven Tyler) discusses updates with music streaming issues and the Songwriter Equity Act.
Hit Nashville songwriter Jim Beavers tells how he got started, and how he co-wrote many hit songs for top country artists.
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, a top creative exec for BMG Chrysalis (pictured left), explains how BMG has become one of the world’s largest music publishing companies.
Steve Garrigan, lead singer for Kodaline, talks about the band’s rise to success, their new album and their songwriting.