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US Songwriting Chart – 28 November 2016

December 7, 2016 in News

Our Hot Hitmakers partnership with Royalty Exchange recognises the top songwriters behind the biggest hits on last week’s Hot 100… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tyler Joseph

US Songwriting Chart – 21 November 2016

December 1, 2016 in News

Our new Hot Hitmakers partnership with Royalty Exchange recognises the top songwriters behind the biggest hits on the Hot 100… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Royalty Exchange's Hot Hitmakers chart

Charting the hottest hitmakers

November 10, 2016 in News

Royalty Exchange introduces a new chart of the month’s 20 most successful songwriters of tracks on the Billboard Hot 100… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Casey McQuillen

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Come Back To Me’ by Casey McQuillen

October 31, 2016 in News

Our final exclusive of October is by a songwriter who’s using her gift for writing to help children overcome bullying… Tags: , , , , , ,

Tyler Johnson

Interview: Tyler Johnson

June 21, 2016 in Features, Interviews

We get to know the Grammy nominated producer-songwriter who went from studying law to working with Sheeran, Swift and Cyrus… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Carly Van Skaik

EXCLUSIVE! ‘Carly Van Skaik EP’ by Carly Van Skaik

March 23, 2016 in News

Today’s exclusive is a real treat for your ears, courtesy of the baroque pop of Hollywood-based songwriter Carly Van Skaik… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Were you one of the many award winners last night?

Grammy winners announced

February 16, 2016 in News

Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor, Chris Stapleton, Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars win big at this year’s Grammy Awards… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Adele

2016 begins with Adele on top

January 3, 2016 in News

The English songwriter’s record-breaking third studio album 25 remains No 1 in the UK Album charts, ahead of The King… Tags: , , , , , ,

Best Of 2015

Best Of 2015

December 31, 2015 in Features

As a brand new year beckons, we look back at the singers, songs and songwriters that made 2015 their own… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Kevin McGuire 'Alright Tonight' EP cover

‘Alright Tonight’ by Kevin McGuire (EP)

November 5, 2015 in Music Reviews

Although country pop might not be the sound you’d expect from a Glaswegian singer-songwriter, it has a surprising charm here… Tags: , ,

Ernie Ball Music Man St. Vincent signature guitar

Ernie Ball St Vincent signature guitar revealed

August 28, 2015 in Gear, News

St. Vincent debuts her new Ernie Ball Music Man electric guitar onstage with Taylor Swift and Beck in Los Angeles… Tags: , , , , , ,

Songwriting goes to Nashville

July 7, 2015 in Features, Interviews

On a recent trip to the US, Songwriting got to spend some time in the home of c0untry music, Nashville… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Vance Joy – ISC 2014 winner

Joy for the ISC winner

May 3, 2015 in Competitions, News

Million-selling ‘Riptide’ earns Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy the Grand Prize in last year’s International Songwriting Competition (ISC), announced this week… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Radio 1 Big Weekend

Final line-up for Radio 1’s Big Weekend announced

April 20, 2015 in Festivals, News

The line-up for Radio 1’s big weekend in Norwich has been announced, with Foo Fighters and Muse topping the bill… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Tidal

Jay Z reveals how his music streaming site Tidal is ‘artist-friendly’

March 31, 2015 in News

Last night Rapper and business mogul Jay Z announced just how his new music streaming site Tidal is ‘artist friendly’… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

James Bay

James Bay secures first festival headline spot

March 3, 2015 in News

Brit Award winning songwriter James Bay is to be the headline act at a festival for the very first time… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Brit Awards 2015

A Brit of all right

February 25, 2015 in News

This year’s Brit Awards throws up another slew of winners. But which artists will be standing on the podium tonight?… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Taylor Big Baby with Expression System Baby pickup

Expression System Baby pickup introduced to Taylor Guitars

January 25, 2015 in Gear, News

The ES-B pickup system is added to the Baby Taylor range of travel acoustic guitars, with onboard digital chromatic tuner… Tags: , , ,

Best of 2014

Best Of 2014

December 31, 2014 in Features

As the sun sets on another eventful year in music, we consider the songwriters, songs and moments that made 2014… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Noel Gallagher

Noel Gallagher says songwriting teams are ‘ruining music’

December 13, 2014 in News

Noel Gallagher has taken to BBC Radio Four to claim that artists that employ a songwriting team are destroying music… Tags: , , ,