Recent Feature Articles
Interview with young country singer/songwriter Kelsea Ballerini, who’s had a big breakthrough with her debut single and album.
Interview with pop writer/producer & film/TV composer Stephan Moccio, who co-wrote the hits “Earned It” for The Weeknd and “Wrecking Ball” for Miley Cyrus.
New interview with R&B star Miguel, about the making of his acclaimed album Wildheart, and his songwriting process.
Country star Lee Greenwood tells how he wrote the patriotic anthem “God Bless the USA,” and discusses the song’s impact over the years.
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.
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.
Craig Wiseman talks about his company Big Loud Shirt, which publishes many country hits and represents Florida Georgia Line.
Bebe Rexha discusses her EP and upcoming debut album on Warner Bros., and how she co-wrote the smash hit “The Monster” for Eminem & Rihanna.
Rising singer/songwriter Greg Holden talks about his new album “Chase The Sun,” and how he co-wrote the big hit “Home” for Phillip Phillips.