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: "Smile" by Lonestar, "Unloved" by Brooks & Dunn, "Baby You Belong" by Faith Hill, "Everything You Do" by Marc Anthony, and "I Give" by Shawn King and Willie Nelson.