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Combining his background in gospel and soul music, the Nashville based Singer/Songwriter has managed to blend a plethora of styles that dance on the outskirts of country music into a sound that stands on its own that we like to call, Southern Soul.
Terri Jo has written songs on four Grammy nominated albums, a CMA nominated Album Of The Year and her song “Dear Old Sun” was on Miranda Lambert’s 2018 ACM Album Of The Year. She has also written songs recorded by Eric Church, Cody Johnson, Ashley McBryde, Lainey Wilson, Trisha Yearwood, Patty Loveless, and more.
Marla Cannon-Goodman grew up surrounded by some of the greatest songwriters in the business, with one of them being her own father, Buddy Cannon. Marla has had cuts by everyone from Sammy Kershaw, Billy Currington, Blake Shelton, Eric Church, Kenny Chesney, George Strait, Sarah Evans, Willie Nelson and many others.
Kensie Coppin is a traditional country singer/songwriter from Texas. She was named the Texas CMA artist of the year for 2022. She sang on the grand ole opry when she was 11/12. This Texas Top 40 artist has written songs with Curly Putman, Bernie Nelson, Barrett Baber, Pete Sallis, Quinn Loggins, Jeff Silvey & more.
Clare is an independent, award-winning singer-songwriter, performing, touring, and recording artist making her first debut this year on the Gran. Clare has recently been crowned 'ARTIST OF THE YEAR' at the 2022 Josie Music Awards and was previously crowned ‘FOLK/AMERICANA ARTIST OF THE YEAR' amongst a host of others.
Dillon has written songs for George Jones, Restless Heart, Natalie Cole, Ronnie Milsap, Neil McCoy, Steve Holy, Alabama, Josh Gracin and Rodney Atkins among countless other American artists as well as songs for blockbuster films. He has had top 10 hits with pop & EDM markets as well.
CJ has performed on stage with Ashley McBryde, Aaron Lewis, Trent Tomlinson, Delta Blues legend Lil’ Sammy Davis and more.
He co-wrote “Home Sweet Highway” with Ashley and Blue Foley, which she put on her Grammy, ACM and CMA nominated album Girl Going Nowhere that debuted at #7 on the Billboard Charts.
Winner of the 2022 Rocky Mountain Songwriting Contest, Goldpine has been delivering their own brand of aggressive Americana-country. Touring from Nashville, the bold harmonies of the husband-wife duo are clearly a channel for their highly charged songwriting and behind-the-lyrics storytelling.
Newly signed Curb Records recording and Jonas Entertainment Group managed Artist Harper Grace is a Texas native with dreams the size of her home state. The rising country star’s initial experience in the spotlight came at just 11 years old when her first public performance of the National Anthem didn’t go as planned, eliciting widespread criticism from an array of online observers and media outlets. Seven years later, the “American Idol” alum redeemed herself by returning to the same stadium and nailing a version of the patriotic song. Now residing in Nashville, Harper Grace is set to release brand new music in 2023, including the recently released “Sparkle”, and “Oh Say Can You See,” an autobiographical track she penned for her 11-year-old self, on 5/19/23.
Adam Hood is an artist who exudes that substantial musical lineage each time he straps on his Telecaster for a show or picks up his pen to write a song. The roots of his Opelika, AL upbringing inform his musicality and guide his soul-stirring lyrics. While initially making waves as a performer of his own songs, it has been other folks singing those songs over the past decade that have added a new layer to Adam Hood’s formidable career. An impressive roster of artists has recorded songs from Adam Hood’s pen, including Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Whiskey Myers, Cody Jinks and Travis Tritt.
KYNDAL INSKEEP's "we're in this together" approach to songwriting and performing is a breath of fresh air. Her hauntingly rich vocals are medicine for the soul and have listeners experiencing emotions they had long since forgotten. Kyndal’s debut single “Honest” has accumulated over 25 million streams, as her Spotify monthly listeners have grown to over 500,000. Kyndal has continued to release music throughout 2023, including new singles “If You Know You Know” and “Friends That Kiss”. Her songs are a real and raw reminder that we all have similar journeys that may take different paths.
Singer-songwriter Kristen is from Texas. Her single "Ex-Old Man" was her first top 30 billboard charting single. As one of CMT’s Next Women of Country, Kristen has been writing, recording, playing the Grand Ole Opry while touring with Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Montgomery Gentry, Jake Owen, Gary Allan and more.
Casey Renee LeVasseur is no stranger to the music industry. She spent much of her childhood in studios and publishing houses learning the craft and business from some of the very best producers, managers and writers. Her list of teachers and mentors includes her father, Hall of Fame songwriter, Jeffrey Steele.
At 15 years old, Skinny’s career started with a golden ticket to Hollywood on the famous music TV series American Idol where he would later return to compete again 6 years later at age 21, finishing in the Top 40. Since then, he has had many different achievements, from graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Industry, studio work for Dolly Parton, performing 100+ shows a year, and playing for fans from Las Vegas to Key West and everywhere in between.
After signing with Droptine Music, Skinny plans to release new music by the Fall of 2023 with the help of industry legends. Jim Catino and Jimmy Ritchey
Morgan began hitting the top of radio charts with his Gold Certified song “I Met a Girl”. Following this, he released his debut album “Vinyl” which earned a spot on the Billboard Top 5 in 2016. He has performed over 50 times at the Grand Ole Opry stage.
Chancie is a Nashville-based country artist from Louisiana. She is a platinum-selling songwriter and the current record holder as the youngest World Champion Barrel Racer. Chancie has written a song for Duck Dynasty, and recorded a song with Luke Bryan that went platinum. Chancie toured with Luke Bryan for 7 years.
Trick is a lifetime music professional and Grammy nominated songwriter from Oklahoma. He has written & produced music for clients from ESPN, TBN and WGN to Levis, Arby’s, Sonic as well as presidential candidates. Trick has had cuts with Eric Church, Ashley McBryde, Dan Smalley, Trisha Yearwood, Cody Johnson & more.
Five time Grammy Nominee, Jeffrey Steele has been recognized by BMI for over 65 million airplays for hits he penned for a multitude of artists including Keith Urban, Eric Church, Zac Brown Band, Jimmy Buffett, Montgomery Gentry, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cher, .38 Special, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Trace Adkins, LeAnn Rimes, Rascal Flatts and Van Zant, Joe Cocker, Little Feat ft. Bob Seger, Joe Bonamassa, Cascada and more.
Among his many accolades over the past few years, Jeffrey Steele has been named to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, honored by the Country Music Hall of Fame as a Poet and Prophet, twice awarded BMI Songwriter of the Year and thrice the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) Songwriter of the Year. CMA has twice awarded him the coveted “Triple Play Award” for three No. 1 songs in a year.
Bridgette co-wrote the Most Played Song on Country radio stations across the United States. “She’s Country”, recorded and released by Platinum-selling country superstar Jason Aldean.
In 2010, Tatum’s song, “Loud” was selected as the Official Theme Song for ACC Football’s 2010 Season.
Tatum’s own Album released on all platforms, her single releases (I like my Cowboy’s Dirty, That’s Love Y’all, Hillbilly Rockstar) Gretchen Wilson single, (Summertime Town from “Ready to get Rowdy”), Randy Houser (Fired Up 2016), Kristy Lee Cook (Lookin’ for a Cowgirl), The Farm (Farm Party), and George Clinton cuts, you have the makings of a woman building a sustainable music career for a lifetime of success.
Brian White is passionate about writing songs. With over 400 cuts to his credit, his work has earned him Sixteen #1’s , 2 Dove Awards, SESAC Song of The Year as well as ACM , CMA and Grammy Nominations. His songs have been recorded by such artist as Rascal Flatts , Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Kutless, Mandisa, & many.
A dynamic woman with a powerful life story, Karyn is a #1 songwriter, and author of a best selling book. Was named by BILLBOARD Magazine as a “Best Bet” for new music in the CCM industry. Duet hit single with Newsboys, Michael Tait. Toured with Third Day, Mandisa, & touring this fall with Michael W. Smith.
Williams' has cuts on albums that have sold more than 15 million copies, including “I’m Movin’ On” by Rascal Flatts, Ty Herndon’s “Hands Of A Working Man” and James Otto’s “Just Got Started Lovin’ You.” He's had songs recorded by Kenny Rogers, Randy Travis, Reba McEntire, Ronnie Milsap, Jason Aldean, & Lee Ann Womack.
Wilson comes from a long line of southern gospel singers and musicians. He has shared the stage with many national and regional acts including Wayne Mills, Montgomery Gentry, John Rich, Joe Dee Messina, Riley Green. Wilson has had his songs recorded by artists Drake White & the Wilson Brothers Band.
Emma is a powerhouse singer/songwriter and one to watch in the Nashville music scene today - armed with her guitar, vocals, and dynamic presence she captivates downtown Nashville and Broadway bars night after night. Writing with hitmakers Anthony Smith, Jason Duke, Mark Nesler, Marty Dodson, Mark McGuinn, and more.
Kevin Adair is a singer/songwriter from Tuskegee, Alabama. An Americana artist, his roots are deep in traditional country, blues, and Southern Gospel. He recently signed with AHERO Records, and released his first single "Pretty Thing", available on ALL platforms now.
The Brown Barnes duo Is composed of husband and wife Buddy Barnes and Brooke Brown. They fill a room full of harmonies, guitar picking, and storytelling with a unique blend of Country & Americana. The duo that started in 2019 has already achieved significant recognition, winning the prestigious Josie Music Award for "Song of the Year" and Nappie Award for "Best Country Band". Presently, they are working on producing their debut album, comprising entirely of original compositions, as the Brown Barnes Band!
Haley Hawkins is a songwriter born and raised in Dayton, Ohio. She relocated to Lake Martin in the fall of 2021 after graduating college. At just seven years old she began writing songs on the piano and soon after picked up guitar. Throughout the years she played music in church, open mic nights, talent shows, and occasionally made appearances playing her original songs with her dads band. Her playful mix of pop folk has been inspired by artists and writers such as Julia Michaels, Gregory Alan Isakov, and Colbie Caillat.
Hailing from Bullock County, Alabama at an early age, Sid Phelps has had a love for music; from singing in church to learning songs on the radio with his sister, there has always been music. When Sid was eight, his father brought home his first guitar, and by the time he was thirteen, the guitar became part of his daily routine. In 2008, Sid began playing shows locally around Troy, Al., and other local markets. During this time, he honed his craft in small bars, restaurants, and parties’ night after night.
Josiah Rodda is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist from Childersburg. Throughout Josiah Rodda’s musical career, Josiah has performed at multiple different venues, recorded numerous singles, and made several appearances on local television and radio stations. He enjoys writing music that people from all walks of life can relate to. Josiah is so humbled to have gained so many fans across the state of Alabama whom he considers part of his family. Josiah’s goal is to continue putting everything he has into writing more songs that his fans will love and promoting his music across different platforms.