Matt McGinn

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Matt McGinn is a Nashville-based multi-platinum songwriter and producer with award-winning music publishing powerhouse, SMACKSongs. The Virginia native has had songs recorded by Kane Brown, Florida Georgia Line, Walker Hayes, Jake Owen, Carly Pearce, Michael Ray, Cassadee Pope and more. McGinn celebrated his first No.1 in 2017 with Kane Brown’s triple-platinum hit, “What Ifs ft. Lauren Alaina,” which spent five consecutive weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart. He recently earned his second No.1 with Kane Brown’s, double-platinum two week chart topper, “Heaven.”

 
 

List of songs written by Matt McGinn:

Year Artist Album Song Co-writer(s)
2018 Renee Blair Single Gotta Quit Drinkin Renee Blair, Kylie Sackley
Michael Ray Amos I'm Gonna Miss You Corey Crowder
Adam Sanders Adam Sanders Anything Like Me Adam Sanders, Tommy Cecil
2017 Walker Hayes boom. Prescriptions Walker Hayes
Queen V Bridges Vol. 2 While I'm Alive Veronica Stigeler-Cowher
Kane Brown Kane Brown (Deluxe Edition) Heaven Shy Carter, Lindsay Rymes
The Swon Brothers Pretty Cool Scars EP About Last Night Swons, Jeff Hyde
2016 Kane Brown Kane Brown What Ifs Kane Brown, J. Schmidt
Kane Brown Chapter 1 Last Minute Late Night Corey Crowder, Ben Caver
Florida Georgia Line Dig Your Roots Island J. Schmidt, Ryan Hurd

Awards and Nominations

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
2018 AIMP Nashville Awards Rising Songwriter of the Year n/a Nominated
Billboard Music Awards Top Country Song What Ifs Nominated