LEGACY SONGWRITERS

ALEX GREGGS

Alex Greggs is a songwriter, producer, and remixer who has collaborated with some of pop and hip-hop's most successful artists. Alex co-wrote and produced 7 songs on *NSYNC's records No Strings Attached and Celebrity, which have sold a combined total of over 25 million copies worldwide. Alex's writing credits include *NSYNC, JC Chasez, Brandy, Ricky Martin, Paris Hilton, Blake Lewis, and Keshia Chante. He has produced and remixed some of the hottest artists including Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, Pink, Shakira, Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Janet Jackson, T-Pain, M.I.A, Lilly Allen, Chris Brown, Jessica Simpson, Beck, and Duran Duran.

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ALONZO

Born and raised in Vancouver, B.C. Alonzo's music touches on his relationship with the environment, life and love, and more importantly how these emotions, along with a thousand others, have shaped his own experiences.

Over the last few years he has had success by placing two singles with the 2005 Canadian Idol winner Melissa O'Neil ("Let It Go" and "Speechless"); two songs on 2005 Idol runner-up Rex Goudie's platinum selling album; and the first single for 2006 Canadian Idol winner Eva Avila (... (read more)

BEN DUNK

Ben Dunk is a veteran Canadian songwriter best known for his versatile style and his work with the pop group Wave. In 2001 Ben had a #1 single with the song "California" and was nominated for a JUNO award for Producer of the Year. Other career highlights include the #1 song "Horseshoes" by Adam Gregory, as well as cuts with Canadian Idol winners Ryan Malcolm, Kalan Porter, Melissa O'Neil, and Eva Avila.

Ben is also a co-founder of Canadian record label Sound Of Pop and was an integral part of the debut alb... (read more)

BRANDON JONES

Hailing from Quispamsis in New Brunswick, Canada, 17 year-old Brandon received national attention as a Top 8 Finalist during the 2006 Canadian Idol competition. Brandon has spent his time since the competition flying back and forth between NB and Toronto, ON -- alternately completing high school and recording his full length debut album for Sound Of Pop Records. 'Stain of You', Brandon's first single, was released to triple format radio on March 26, 2007. 'Stain' was co-written by Brandon during a Sound Of Pop Songwriting Summit in January 2007 that brought together some of the best pop songwriter's in Canada...including ole's Ben Dunk (Starkicker, WAVE, Edwin, Canadian Idol ++)... (read more)

CADENCE GRACE

Cadence Grace is a young singer-songwriter from Whitby, Ontario. She began working with producer and songwriter JC Smith in the early 2000's, and eventually signed to Sound Of Pop in 2006. Her debut pop album, Somewhere Together, has received much attention, with several of the songs garnering placements on film and TV. Some of the shows on which her music has been featured include Dawson's Creek, Joan Of Arcadia, The Hills, and ... (read more)

CHRIS WALLIN

With his unique gift for finding the extraordinary in ordinary life, Chris Wallin has established himself as one of Music Row's most sought-after songwriters.

For the past several years, Wallin has topped the charts with classics-in-the-making for the industry's biggest stars: "Love Me If You Can" by Toby Keith, "Don't Blink" by Kenny Chesney, "I'm Tryin'" for Trace Adkins, "Something To Be Proud Of" and "Speed" by Montgomery Gentry.

In December 2009, Wallin took a huge career leap by signing worldwide co-publishing and catalogue acquisition deals with ole, one of the world's fastest growing independent publishers with offices in Nashville, Los Angeles and Toronto.

Most recently, Chris' work can be heard on the albums of Trace Adkins with the song "Damn You Bubba" and the title track "Proud To Be Here", and James Otto's "Soldiers and Jesus".

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COCO LOVE ALCORN

Born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, then growing up between Vancouver and Toronto, Coco Love Alcorn represents Canada from coast to coast.

Alcorn has gained an incredible and loyal fanbase while touring across Canada numerous times, playing an abundance of music festivals (including the female inspired Lilith Fair) as well as community performances. Over the years she has worked with a diverse and notable list of artists including Ani DiFranco, Burton Cummings, 54•40, Chantal Kreviazuk, Jesse Cook, Steve Poltz, Matt Andersen, C... (read more)

CYRIL RAWSON

Cyril Rawson began his career in the 1970's as a session guitarist in Toronto. After being signed as a songwriter to various Nashville publishers, he found a home at Balmur Entertainment as a staff writer in 1991. Throughout his eight year stint there he had over 250 songs recorded in Canada, and 26 in the US.

Some of his career highlights include "He Ain't Even Cold Yet", recorded by Gretchen Wilson on her 2006 platinum album All Jacked Up, "She Walked Beside The Wagon" by Lorrie Morgan, and "Jus... (read more)

DAMMIEN ALEXANDER

Dammien Alexander, the Philadelphia native has spent the past 5 years writing and recording in Canada. His first release "Beautifully" was a self-produced effort which was subsequently licensed to the Toronto based independent label Curve Music and distributed by Universal Music Canada in the summer of 2007 to positive reviews and plenty of buzz.

In 2008 he released "We Are Who We Have Been Waiting For" with its distinctive soul influenced urban rock sound. Following a radio campaign on US College and AAA stat... (read more)

DEREK BRIN

Derek Brin is an international, multi-platinum, award winning producer and songwriter. He is also the owner of Fierce Music Entertainment, which specializes in urban, Caribbean and ethnic-orchestral music.

Derek was an in-house composer for seven years prior to starting his own company, and 2 years ago signed his first publishing deal with ole, Canada's largest independent music publisher. He has also been a contributing composer for TM Century's world renowned IMAGIO collection. He has scored over 750 hours of television... (read more)

DOC WALKER

Doc Walker is a multiple award winning country/rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Signed to Open Road Recordings/Universal they are known for such Canadian country mega hits as "Rocket Girl", "The Show Is Free", "Get Up", and "That Train". In 2009 they released their 5th album Go to critical acclaim. The album won the band their 3rd consecutive Canadian Country Music Award for Group of the Year in 2010.

Comprised of Chris Thorsteinson, Dave Wasyliw and Murray Pulver, the group has also penned hits for acts such as The Higgins ("Real Thing"), Deric Ruttan ("California Plates") and Willie Mack ("Blacktop Time"). The band frequently tours across North America and Australia.

 http://www.docwalker.ca/

www.myspace.com/docwalker

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DREAM WARRIORS

The Dream Warriors were formed in 1988 in Toronto by King Lou (Louie Robinson) and Capital Q (Frank Allert). Their music fused jazz, hip hop and Caribbean influences to create a unique sound. Their first album And Now The Legacy Begins in 1991 was critically acclaimed across North America and in the UK. "Wash Your Face In My Sink", "My Definition Of A Boombastic Jazz Style" and "Ludi" were all top 40 hits in the UK.

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DRU

Determined. Revolutionary. Unstoppable. These are fitting words to describe Dru, the R&B/Soul/Dance/Pop singer & songwriter who has just released his second solo album, On The Brink (Effortless Entertainment/Universal Music Canada).

On The Brink's musical offering ranges from 
up-tempo dance/pop tracks, such as the lead single, "Gettin it In", to soulful mid-tempo songs like "Love Collision", to big ballads such as "Solid Ground", al... (read more)

ERIN ENDERLIN

Erin Enderlin, an Arkansas native, began writing songs at the age of 10. She moved to Nashville in 2000 where she has had the privilege of playing at the Ryman Auditorium, The Douglas Corner, and The Bluebird Cafe among other venues. Erin currently works as a staff writer for Universal Music Publishing Group.

Erin has had her songs recorded by Alan Jackson, Randy Travis, Terri Clark, and Lee Ann Womack, as well as Australian artists Adam Brand and Briana Lee. These include Jackson's top 5 hit "Monday Morning Church"... (read more)

GEORGE FOX

George Fox is a Canadian country singer and songwriter, and the recipient of multiple Canadian Country Music and JUNO Awards. Five of his eleven albums have been certified Gold in Canada and he has earned several top 10 hits.

His major singles include "Angelina", "Bachelor Girl", "With All My Might", "Mustang Heart", and "Wear and Tear On My Heart". He also hit #1 with "What's Holding Me" and "I Give You My Word".

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GERALD O'BRIEN

Gerald O'Brien is a highly successful, award winning songwriter who makes his home in Nashville, Tennessee. He has written successfully across all genres of music and extensively for film and television. O'Brien's music has been heard on hit TV series Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, The Insider, Extra and Celebrity Justice. He has also written music for notable events such as the Calgary Stampede, The 1998 Nagano Olympics, the NFL Super Bowl, The World Series, ABC's Wide World of Sports and the PGA.

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HAYDAIN NEALE

An integral part of the soul group jacksoul, Haydain Neale earned a well-deserved reputation as a gifted songwriter. Among some of the many accolades he has received are a SOCAN Award for R&B Song of the Year, a Canadian Urban Music Award for Songwriter of the Year, and a JUNO Award for Best R&B/Soul Recording. He and jacksoul have reached #1 on numerous charts for their singles and videos.

jacksoul have been internationally heralded as incredible musicians who deliver soul rousing, powerfully intoxicating music. The band... (read more)

IV THIEVES

Led by Nic Armstrong, IV Thieves is one of the strongest rock acts to emerge from Britain in the last few years. Now calling Texas home, the band's latest album If We Can't Escape My Pretty is a forceful collection of hits reminiscent of fellow British rockers Oasis. Standout tracks include "You Can't Love What You Don't Understand", "Catastrophe", and "Take This Heart".

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JC SMITH

JC Smith is a Toronto based songwriter and producer, and the founder of Canadian label Sound Of Pop. A former EMI recording artist (Bam Boo), he has written and produced albums for Cadence Grace, Brandon Jones, Chris Labelle, and Rebecca Everett. He is an extremely diverse musician who is equally comfortable working with developing artists, and established professional songwriters.

JC's songs have been recorded by Shiloh, Rides Again, Chris Labelle and Cadence Grace, and his music has been heard around the world on television... (read more)

JIM BEAVERS

A former industry executive and university professor, Jim Beavers has had songs recorded by artists such as Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley, Montgomery Gentry, Brooks & Dunn and Trace Adkins to name a few.

Career highlights include "Trying to Stop Your Leaving," recorded by Dierks Bentley and Brad Paisley's "Mr. Policeman." Recently, he had back-to-back #1's with Gary Allan's "Watching Airplanes" and Billy Currington's "Don't".

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JIM FEMINO

Jim Femino is a successful country music songwriter based in Nashville. He has several top 10 and #1 hits to his credit, including many of the songs he wrote with Toby Keith while he was a staff writer with Balmur Entertainment.

His ole hits with Toby Keith include "Forever Hasn't Got Here Yet", "Die With Your Boots On", "Hello" and "I Don't Understand My Girlfriend".

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JIM HUFF

ole is delighted to announce the signing of songwriter/producer Jim Huff to a co-publishing deal.
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JIMMY YEARY

Raised in the cornfield community of Hillsboro, Ohio, from the early age of 8, Jimmy Yeary began his music career singing in churches with his family. 
In 1994 Jimmy made the move to Music City where he was offered two artist developmental deals from record labels. This ultimately led to a full record deal on Atlantic Records.

While signed to Skyline Music Publishing, his songs were recorded by such artists as Rascal Flatts, John Michael Montgomery, Craig Morgan, Brooks ... (read more)

JOHN WESLEY CHISHOLM

Noted songwriter and documentary film producer, John Wesley Chisholm has been signed to a co-publishing deal by ole... (read more)

JOSH TURNER

A native of South Carolina, JoshTurner's career began singing lead and bass in his church choir. He also formed a gospel quartet called Thankful Hearts in which he sang bass and occasionally lead. He burst on the country scene in 2003 with the powerful "Long Black Train," a song Turner had written after listening to a Hank Williams Sr. box set.

Josh Turner released his platinum certified debut album ... (read more)

JUSTIN FORSLEY

Justin Forsley is a Tornoto based songwriter and producer whose discography boasts the likes of The Veronicas, Suzie McNeill, Keshia Chante and Massari to name a few.  In 2010 he co-wrote and produced the song "Stars" for Quanteisha Benjamin, which earned him Juno Award for the Best RnB/Soul Recording of the Year. 

Recently Justing co-composed the theme song and score for the Michael Poryes (Hannah Montana, That's so Raven) created show "Life With Boys," which currently airs in Canada, the UK, Ir... (read more)

KACI BOLLS

Singer-songwriter Kaci Bolls takes her audience back to a time when small town southern life held an innate innocence and optimism that was prevalent in her home town of Murray, Kentucky. Saturday night was spent hanging out in the parking lot of Dairy Queen and Sundays began with a morning of singing with the church congregation and a feast of southern cooking in the afternoon with family and friends. Kaci pulls from her days in Murray in a way that takes the listener back to that place and time. After high school, Kaci received her BA in Music at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas. Soon after college, she was asked to record for the internationally acclaimed group A Cappella and her love for the studio was born.

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KEITH FOLLESE

Keith Follese is a mega hit songwriter, former artist, and the owner and founder of Midas Records in Nashville. He is well known for his #1 songs "The Way You Love Me" by Faith Hill, "I Love You" by Martina McBride, and "Something Like That" by Tim McGraw. The latter song stayed at the top of the charts for 10 consecutive weeks. In 2001 he won the ASCAP songwriter of the year, and "The Way You Love Me" was nominated for a Grammy.

He is also the writer behind these other ole songs: "Smi... (read more)

KELLY ARCHER

Vancouver-born and based in Nashville since 2001, Kelly Archer is a world-class country and pop songwriter. She recently enjoyed her first top 40 US single with the song "15 Minutes Of Shame" by Season 7 American Idol finalist Kristy Lee Cook on Arista Records.

Kelly's songs have also been cut by Jo Dee Messina, Danielle Peck, Aaron Tippin, Tara Oram, The Isaacs, The Eli Young Band, Diane Chase and Nathalia Sequeira (Brazilian Idol winner). She also had a #1 song in 2008 with Warner Music Australia artist Steve Ford... (read more)

KIM MCLEAN

Kim McLean, formally known as Kim Patton or Kim Patton-Johnston is a singer-songwriter originally from Greensboro, North Carolina. Influenced by her grandmother, Sara Van McCoy McKinney McLean Redman, a songwriter, roadhouse pianist, and program director of a Southern Gospel radio station, McLean moved to Nashville to pursue a career in songwriting

Her songs have been recorded by such artists as Tim McGraw, Lee Ann Womack, Trisha Yearwood, and Gospel Song of the Year "Count Your Blessings" recorded by The Martins. This ... (read more)

KIM TRIBBLE

Originally from Alabama, Kim Tribble has called Nashville home for the past many years. He's been fortunate to have over 300 cuts, including several hit singles. Some of his highlights are "Guys Do It All The Time" by Mindy McCready, "People Like Us" by Aaron Tippin, "I Can Still Feel You" by Collin Raye, "On A Mission" by Trick Pony, "Lonesome USA" and "I Break Everything I Touch" by Jason Aldean, "It's My Time" by Martina McBride, and "Shoes" by Shania Twain.

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LIGHTHOUSE

One of Canada's most original pop groups ever, Lighthouse was formed in Toronto early in 1969 by Skip Prokop, Paul Hoffert, and Ralph Cole. The band would eventually grow to include dozens of performers over its 40 year career.

Lighthouse was undeniably one of the driving forces of the Canadian pop machine of the 1970's. With a total of nine gold and three platinum records, plus 4 JUNO Awards, no other band of the day could touch them. Their mega hits include the classics "Sunny Days", "One Fine Morning... (read more)

LIZ ROSE

Liz Rose SESAC's 2007 Writer of the Year, began her music industry career by opening an independent music publishing and song plugging company in 1996. A few years later, Liz signed to Jody Williams Music as a writer, and also as a song plugger.

In 2004 Liz scored with 3 songs on the country charts simultaneously. Gary Allan's "Songs About Rain" co-written with Pat Mc... (read more)

MAGNETA LANE

Magneta Lane has come a long way since they decided to start their musical journey in 2003. The three bewitching young Canadian women, Lexi Valentine, Nadia King, and French collaborated their talents to produce some of the most respected indie rock music that exists today. Their sound displays courage, strength, confidence, a bit of sarcasm but a uniqueness that no one but them have shown the world. Since being discovered, Magneta Lane has been unstoppable touring in Canada, the U.S, parts of Europe and Japan. They've also shared the stage with some of the most notable names in music such as K-os, The Stills, Sloan, Stellastarr and Silversun Pickups just to name a few. Their music videos have been played on MuchMusic, MTV Canada and have been heard in many parts of the world.

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MARK FEIST

Los Angeles based, Mark Feist is a multi-platinum producer/songwriter. His songs have contributed to the sale of more than 30 million records worldwide. He has written and produced hits for such artists as Kelly Rowland, Céline Dion, Mya, John Legend, Kimberley Locke, Jennifer Holiday, The Spice Girls, Shanice Wilson, OutKast, George Clinton, Brian McKnight, Natalie Cole, Aaron Carter, and many more. In 2001, Mark produced and arranged the Destiny's Child Number 1 "Emotion" - a song featured on their album Survivor.

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MARK SULTAN

Mark Sultan is back. A long-time fixture in the garage-rock scene since fronting infamous Montreal punk band, The Spaceshits. Further projects like Les Sexareenos, BBQ, Mind Controls, The King Khan & BBQ Show and The Almighty Defenders cemented his reputation as the man who spearheaded the modern garage-rock and doo-wop movement.

These days he is best known as the ʻBBQʼ half of The King Khan & BBQ Show or as a member of The Almighty Defenders. He often shirks recognition and credit but make no mistake, he is THE VOICE. ... (read more)

MATT MORRIS

Matt Morris is an American singer-songwriter currently signed to Tennman Records. He made his entertainment debut on the Mickey Mouse Club in the early 1990's and went on to a successful music career.

His string of hits includes the single "Miss Independent" by Kelly Clarkson and several cuts on Christina Aguilera's mult... (read more)

MATT NOLEN

Matt, a native Texan, has been singing, writing songs and playing the piano since age 5. His style is a fusion of country, rock, pop, gospel and the blues. He moved from San Antonio to Nashville when he was 18 to study music, recording and production techniques at Belmont University. Upon graduation, Matt began focusing on making a living as a recording artist and songwriter. He started playing with his band in small venues around Nashville and in Texas. In 2002, he moved to New York City where he continued playing his own songs in clubs around Manhattan. While in New York, Matt also began producing and arranging music for film and television. In 2005, he secured a spot on tour with legendary Rock n' Roll Hall of Famer, John Fogerty, playing keys, guitar, mandolin and singing background vocals. He moved back to Nashville in 2005 and in March of 2007, signed a publishing deal with Blacktop Music Group.

He is now a staff writer at ole in Nashville and has recently formed a band named "The Beagles" with Nashville songwriters Rick Huckaby and Ward Davis. Matt is an impressionable artist in his own right and will continue to write songs, produce albums and... (read more)

MLADEN

Three-time Juno Award nominee Mladen is a veteran singer, songwriter, producer and co-founder of the respected rock band Von Groove, with whom he released seven albums. He has also been an in-demand session guitarist, and appeared on Tom Cochrane's multi-million-selling Mad Mad World.

Mladen's extensive songwriting credits include co-writes on Lee Aaron's multi-platinum... (read more)

MONTY POWELL

Monty Powell is an award-winning songwriter who has seen his songs on over 50 million albums sold. For the past 25 years he has worked with artists such as Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, Chris Cagle, James Otto, Jo Dee Messina, Chuck Wicks, Diamond Rio, and Lady Antebellum.

In 2009, Monty swept the SESAC awards by winning Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Publisher of the Year.

He is also a best selling producer, having produced Diamond Rio's first three albums, as well as Keith Urban's band The Ranch.

In 2011, Monty appeared on Lady Antebellum's "Own the Night" album with the tracks "As You Turn Away" and "Somewhere Love Remains", and on David Nail's "Sound of a Million Dreams" with the track "I Thought You Knew".

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MURRAY YATES

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Murray Yates career took off in 2000 when a song he submitted to a Vancouver radio station was immediately added to the playlist. As a result, Yates' electronic-driven rock band Templar hit the ground running, scoring a deal with EMI Music Canada, releasing the album Under The Sun and striking radio pay dirt with the single "Here We Go." Yates then switched gears by founding the earthier, harder-rocking band Forty Foot Echo, and signed with Hollywood Records in the U.S.

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NOAH GORDON

Originally from Southern Illinois, Noah Gordon began his career joining his parents bluegrass band, "The Gordons". Since beginning his journey as a writer/producer, Noah has produced and/or co-wrote many chart hits including CCMA Independent Song Of The Year, "Addicted" (Number 2 CMN), "You Still Own Me" (Number 5 CMN), "U Make Me Love U" (Number 8 CMT) and many more.

In late 2005 Noah founded New Millennium Music on Music Row in Nashville. After 14 years of building success and a name in t... (read more)

O'LUGE

O'Luge is a musical collaboration of songwriting and studio manipulation between Orville ‘Wyz' Malcolm and Jeffrey A. Holdip a.k.a. Bobby O'Luge. The collaboration began in 1998 when Wyz and Luge created the first Luge Sessions release Hard End, which was nominated for a JUNO in 2000.

The relationship between Wyz and Luge continued to create the 2008 release... (read more)

PANURGE

Panurge was born of the musical experiments of Daniel Byrne, Chris Lovell, and Jon Schubert in the summer of 2000. The group is a unique blend of pop, rock, electronica, and largely driven by a spirit of experimentation.

In 2001 Panurge independently produced and released their debut, Erectangle. This was followed by a record deal with Nettwerk, and the 2004 album... (read more)

PAT MCLAUGHLIN

Pat McLaughlin is a singer/songwriter in Nashville, TN. In the late 1980s, McLaughlin experienced his first slice of mainstream country music success when Steve Wariner recorded his song "Lynda". Wariner's version climbed to the top of the charts, winning Pat his first BMI Country Award in 1988.


In 1992, Tanya Tucker and Delbert McClinton had a hit with McLaughlin's "Tell Me About It" which resulted in another BMI award for McLaughlin. McLaughlin's compositions have been recorded by artist... (read more)

REBECCA EVERETT

A Victoria, B.C. native, Rebecca is a talented vocalist and songwriter now based in Toronto. She has worked with world-class producers Alex Greggs (NSync, Beenie Man, South Rakkas Crew), Roman Klun (Sarah McLachlan, Tony Levin) and Joby Baker (dbClifford, Mae Moore.)  As an artist, Rebecca has shared the stage with dbClifford, jazz keys player Brent Jarvis, and recorded with bass player Rick May (Michael Jackson, Depeches Mode, Taj Mahal.)

Her 2008 EP... (read more)

RICK FERRELL

Rick Ferrell is part of the duo Bluefield, along with Jennifer Hicks. They are two of Nashville's most gifted and eclectic writers and artists. Their sound is timeless, with elements of country, rock, and a persistent honesty that defies any description except pure American music.

Rick Ferrell's songs include "Something Like That" recorded by Tim McGraw and Martina McBride's "Where Would You Be".

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RICK GILES

Rick Giles is celebrating four decades as a hit songwriter. During his career he has enjoyed cuts with some of Nashville's biggest stars, including: Rascal Flatts, Terri Clark, Patty Loveless, Reba McEntire, Tanya Tucker, Tim McGraw, Blackhawk, Collin Raye, Ricky Van Shelton, Restless Heart, Hall & Oates, Cliff Richard, Eddie Rabbitt, Charlie Pride, T. Graham Brown, Eddy Raven, The Oaks and many more.

His songs have garnered five CMA #1 awards, 20 BMI and ASCAP awards, eight BMI Million Performance awards and two BMI Two ... (read more)

ROGER SPRINGER

Originally from Caddo Oklahoma, Roger Springer moved to Nashville in 1989 and was immediately offered a writing deal with Warner Chappell. That same year he signed an artist deal with MCA which eventually led to several collaborations with platinum selling artist Mark Chesnutt. Their partnership yielded more than twenty cuts, including four singles and two #1 hits ("It's A Little Too Late" and "Thank God For Believers").

In the 20 years since he's been in Nashville, Springer has landed 65 songs with su... (read more)

RUPERT GAYLE

Rupert Gayle is a veteran of the Canadian music scene, with over 25 years of expertise ranging from his own career as an artist, to artist management, A&R and songwriting.

Rupert's songs have been included on albums by Canadian Idol winners and Sony BMG recording artists Brian Melo, Melissa O'Neil, Ryan Malcolm, Kalan Porter, and Rex Goudie, as well as Keshia Chante (Sony BMG), Cory Lee (Universal), George (Universal), Shawn Desman (Sony BMG), Jamelia (Parlophone UK), Audrey DeMontigny (Canadian Idol, BMG Canada), Len... (read more)

SCARLETT

Scarlett is a talented young singer/songwriter based in Toronto. She is currently the front woman of the popular band Running Red Lights and performs regularly throughout Southern Ontario.

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STEPHANIE CHAPMAN

Born in a small town in West Virginia's Eastern panhandle and raised in Round Hill, Va., Stephanie grew up with a geographic and demographic backdrop as eclectic as her father's music tastes. She was exposed to various types of music, including Broadway, Frank Sinatra, Bluegrass, Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash. Her varied musical influences translated into her songwriting where her songs have been recorded by such different artists as Bonnie Raitt and Trisha Yearwood.


Stephanie's songs seem increasingly poignant a... (read more)

STEVEN DALL

Hamilton native Steven Dall is described by theToronto Star as "one of the years best kept secrets," and "a true songwriting talent" by the Kingston-Whig Standard. In the course of his career, Dall has released six albums of emotionally resonant folk-rock driven hybrids that draw influences from Tom Waits, Bob Dylan, Nick Drake and other lyrical heavyweights.

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STEVEN LEE OLSEN

At the age of twenty, Steven Lee Olsen packed his bags, his guitar and his dreams in his 1997 Chrysler and headed to Nashville. Playing around town he met and began writing with songsmiths Angelo, Luke Laird, Richie Supa, Bryan White, Troy Verges and Bruce Wallace. Within months he signed his first publishing deal with Roots Three Music/ole.

"Ordinary Angels" cut by Craig Morgan has placed Olsen in the forefront of... (read more)

TEBEY

Tebey is a versatile and prolific Canadian songwriter with several accomplishments to his name at the age of only 28. When he was 16, RCA Nashville signed him to a major record deal, and by 17 he was a staff writer at Warner Chappell Music Nashville. His single "We Shook Hands (Man to Man)" garnered him a Canadian Radio Music Award nomination for Best New Male Country Artist. This was followed with an offer to star in a 1 hour CMT Music Special documenting his life. The show captured everything from his work with Bob Rock (Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, Metallica, Aerosmith, Cher) to Tebey's own journey of self discovery.
As a songwriter Tebey is responsible for the #1 single "Run" by Canadian Idol runner-up Rex Goudie (Sony/BMG), and #1 single "Let's Go" by Shawn Desman (Uomo/Sony BMG). He also co-wrote "Radio... (read more)

THE LONDON APARTMENTS

The London Apartments began as a bedroom-recording project for then 19-year-old Justin Langlois. Langlois lived in a small apartment with thin walls, no insulation and cold floors. To avoid disturbing his neighbours, Langlois began to sing ever so quietly and began toying with freeware drum machines and random sequencing software, eventually layering it all together.


By the winter of 2004, Langlois had begun recording what would become his debut album... (read more)

TOMMY KARLAS

Tommy Karlas is a singer/songwriter from East Alton, IL. He co-wrote the 2008 number 1 hit "Roll With Me" and currently writes for RPM and HoriPro Music.

His songwriting credits Include "Not Your Cross to Bear" by Randy Travis, Four Walls 2005 (w/Erin Enderlin), "What I Wouldn't Give" by Blake Shelton,... (read more)

WILLIE MACK

Singer/songwriter, Willie Mack is a true country boy who's ridden the range, built fences and roped and branded cattle on a ranch two hours west of Dallas near the town of Chico, Texas. Influenced by artists such as Steve Earle, Dwight Yoakum, Merle Haggard, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis and the Beatles, he began creating his own musical style at a young age.

Willie has written for Famous Music, Universal Music Publishing, Encore and Harlan Howard Songs. His music has been recorded by Sara Evans ("Restless"), George Cany... (read more)