Jay Kay

BMI to honour Jay Kay with President’s Award

September 12, 2017 in News

The influential lead singer of Jamiroquai is to receive the accolade at the annual ceremony celebrating the year’s best songwriters… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Glen Campbell says ‘Adiós’

April 17, 2017 in News

The country music icon announces his final studio album ‘Adiós’ featuring songs from lifelong collaborator Jimmy Webb and other legends… Tags: , , , , ,

Various albums by Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood, Tommy Emmanuel, Loretta Lynn, Kacey Musgraves and Chris Young (Albums)

December 13, 2016 in Music Reviews

This quintet of festive country offerings, packed with notable guest appearances, provide plenty of enjoyable tunes for the holiday season… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Paul Cauthen 'My Gospel' cover

‘My Gospel’ by Paul Cauthen (Album)

November 21, 2016 in Music Reviews

The first album by the former Sons Of Fathers man is more than just a vehicle for his powerful vocals… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Stray Birds 'Magic Fire' album cover

‘Magic Fire’ by The Stray Birds (Album)

August 21, 2016 in Music Reviews

The roots trio have brought in a producer, bolstered their sound and come up with another album of serious quality… Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame announces 2016 inductees

August 11, 2016 in News

The NaSHOF gets set to welcome songwriters Aaron Barker, Beth Nielsen Chapman, Bob Morrison and the late Townes Van Zandt… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Chips Moman & The Memphis Boys

Legendary producer-songwriter Chips Moman dies

June 14, 2016 in News

Producer known for recording Elvis, and writing hits at Stax and American Sound, dies the day after his 79th birthday… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Beth Neilsen Chapman

Sodajerker presents… Beth Nielsen Chapman

June 9, 2016 in Features, Interviews

Our favourite podcasting duo Sodajerker bring you a real treat, with a songwriter full of tips to aid your writing… Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

No Mercy In The Night by Natalie Lurie

‘No Mercy In The Night’ by Natalie Lurie (Single)

February 10, 2016 in Music Reviews

If you’re one for convention then you’ll be surprised by what Nashville-based Lurie has to offer on this harmonious release… Tags: , , , ,

CMA Awards

CMA Awards 2015 nominations announced

September 9, 2015 in News

This year’s CMA (Country Music Association) Awards ceremony will take place on 4 November at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville… 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: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Merle Haggard Willie Nelson Django & Jimmie

Django And Jimmie by Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard (Album)

June 5, 2015 in Music Reviews

The latest collaboration between two outlaw country legends takes a nostalgic look at the dusty roads they’ve travelled down together… Tags: , , , , , ,

Willie Nelson & Alison Krauss

Krauss and Nelson recommence US tour

February 28, 2015 in News

Alison Krauss and Willie Nelson are picking up where they left off after joint tour dates were cancelled last summer… Tags: , , , ,

Grammy Museum

27 records added to Grammy Hall of Fame

December 17, 2014 in News

This year’s additions to the archive include records by Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Otis Redding, Bob Dylan and many more… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Justin Townes Earle – Single Mothers cover

Single Mothers by Justin Townes Earle (Album)

September 29, 2014 in Music Reviews

Country musician Justin Townes Earle has settled in Nashville and with ‘Single Mothers’ he’s released his most mature album yet… Tags: , , , , , , , ,