Before Thomas Rhett became a country superstar with a string of number-one hits and sold-out tour dates, he was a budding teenage songwriter who learned important lessons about country music from his dad, Rhett Akins. Back in the ‘90s, Rhett had a successful career as... Read More.
Toby Keith, Rhett Akins, Buddy Cannon, Amy Grant and John Scott Sherrill will join the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame this year. “Today is one of my favorite days of the year, as we begin our journey to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame... Read More.
Jake Owen is giving back to the songwriters who helped shape his career, and paying it forward to the CMA Foundation in the process. On July 15, the singer will headline "Jake Owen & Friends: A Concert Made for You" at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. The one-night-only... Read More.
KISS co-founder Gene Simmons is among the many artists who are supporting and participating in ASCAP's virtual "Stand with Songwriters" Advocacy Month, during which members of the performing-rights organization are encouraging members of Congress to support the rights of music creators. Launched because of the... Read More.
Steve Miller and Eurythmics members Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart are among the latest honorees chosen to be inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame, but now the ceremony, originally scheduled for June 2020 and then moved to June 10 of... Read More.