20 Most Recent Feature Articles

This section features our most recent interviews/articles with hit songwriters,
top recording artists, and producers, in all genres of music.

Pete Ganbarg
Cole Swindell
Cole Swindell Breaks Through As Artist, Co-Writes Hits for Florida Georgia Line and Luke Bryan
Rising country star Cole Swindell talks about his career as an artist, and how he co-wrote hits for Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett.
 
'Weird Al' Yankovic
'Weird Al' Yankovic Talks About His New Album Mandatory Fun, And His Songwriting
Interview with renowned music artist & comedian 'Weird Al' Yankovic, who tells how he comes up with creative ideas for the hit songs he parodies.
MAGIC!
Interview with Hot Pop Band MAGIC! About Their Hit Single "Rude" And Their Songwriting
Rising group MAGIC! talk about their rise to success with their worldwide hit "Rude," and their success writing songs for other top artists.
 
Pete Ganbarg
Pete Ganbarg
Interview with Pete Ganbarg, Executive Vice President of A&R at Atlantic Records
Updated interview with Pete Ganbarg, Head of A&R at Atlantic Records. He has A&R'd albums for Daughtry, Kelly Clarkson, Christina Perri and Halestorm.
Toby Gad
Toby Gad Talks About Co-Writing John Legend's Big Hit, "All Of Me"
Hit writer/producer Toby Gad recalls how he and John Legend wrote the romantic ballad "All Of Me," which is the biggest hit of Legend's career. He also discusses his other projects.
 
Lindsey Stirling
Lindsey Stirling Talks About Her Fast-Rising Career As Independent Artist & Violinist
Interview with hot new artist Lindsey Stirling, about her new album Shatter Me and how she became a worldwide success as an indie artist.
Donald Passman
Top Attorney Donald Passman Discusses 360 Deals, Streaming Royalties and Other Key Issues
Interview with prominent music attorney & author Donald Passman, about the latest issues and trends in the music business..
 
Tiffany Vartanyan
Tiffany Vartanyan Co-Writes Hit For Demi Lovato, Collaborates With Ryan Tedder, Other Artists
Rising songwriter Tiffany Vartanyan co-wrote the Demi Lovato hit "Neon Lights," and is enjoying success writing with artists in several genres.
Brandy Clark
Brandy Clark Talks About Her Dual Career as Country Artist and Hit Songwriter
Interview with Brandy Clark, who has released an acclaimed solo album, and co-written hits for Miranda Lambert, Keith Urban and Darius Rucker..
 
Scott Hendricks
Interview with Scott Hendricks, Exec VP A&R at Warner Music Nashville and Hit Record Producer
Scott Hendricks is one of the top music execs and record producers in Nashville. He has produced 50 #1 hit singles with many country stars.
Ron Fair
Interview with Ron Fair, Chief Creative Officer & Exec VP at Virgin Records
Top music exec & producer Ron Fair talks about his great career working with Christina Aguilera, Black Eyed Peas, Fergie, Pussycat Dolls, Mary J Blige, Vanessa Carlton and others.
 
Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton Talks About Her New Album Blue Smoke, And Her Songwriting
Country music legend Dolly Parton discusses her new album, her duets with Kenny Rogers & Willie Nelson, and her songwriting process.
Ashley Gorley
Interview with Ashley Gorley, Hit Songwriter for Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan and Many Country Stars
Nashville writer Ashley Gorley has co-written 13 #1 country hits. He talks about his career, his co-writing and how he wrote some of his hits.
 
Julian Bunetta
Julian Bunetta Breaks Through, Co-Writing & Producing Big Hits for One Direction
Pop writer/producer Julian Bunetta has become a top hitmaker, co-writing & producing "Best Song Ever" and "Story Of My Life" for One Direction.
George Thorogood
George Thorogood Talks About His Great Career, His Songwriting, New Icon Album and Live DVD
Interview with rock star George Thorogood, about his songwriting and performing, and his new compilation album Icon, and tour.
 
Gavin DeGraw
Gavin DeGraw Talks About His New Album Make A Move, And His Songwriting Collaborations
Hit singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw tells how he decided to co-write with top songwriters Ryan Tedder and Butch Walker for his new album.
Ziggy Marley
Reggae Star Ziggy Marley Talks About His New Album Fly Rasta, And His Songwriting
Interview with six-time Grammy winner Ziggy Marley, about his new album, Fly Rasta. He also talks about songwriting and his other projects.
 
Bonnie McKee
Hot Songwriter Bonnie McKee Writes Hits for Katy Perry & Taio Cruz; Readies Her Own Album
Interview with Bonnie McKee about writing big hits for Katy Perry and other artists, plus recording her own album for Epic Records.
Sevyn Streeter
Sevyn Streeter Co-Writes Hits For Ariana Grande and Chris Brown, Records EP For Atlantic Records
This pop/urban singer/songwriter has already co-written several hits for other artists, and has been signed an artist deal with Atlantic Records.
 
Josh Kear
Interview with Josh Kear, Grammy-Winning Hit Songwriter For Carrie Underwood and Lady Antebellum
Top country writer Josh Kear talks in-depth about his excellent career, writing the hits "Blown Away," "Need You Now," and "Before He Charts".
Matt D'Arduini
Interview with Matt D'Arduini, Vice President of A&R at Island Records and 4th & B'way Records
Matt D'Arduini is a rising A&R exec who specializes in pop, dance and electronic music. He is an exec for two labels: Island and 4th & B'way..
 
ASCAP's 100th Anniversary
ASCAP Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary with Strong Earnings, Programs and Events
ASCAP's Paul Williams talks about its 100th Anniversary and the latest news. Hit songwriters Billy Steinberg & Toby Gad tell why they like ASCAP.

     
   
 
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