SMACKSongs’ Walker Hayes will be performing in downtown Nashville at the Chevy Riverfront Stage during CMA Fest 2019, which will run from June 6th - 9th. More details on Walker’s performance will come at a later date.
Shane McAnally’s “Space Cowboy” won the GRAMMY Award for Best Country Song at this year’s 61st Annual Awards, marking his third win overall. Recorded by Kacey Musgraves, “Space Cowboy” was co-written with Musgraves and Luke Laird. The award-winning song was the first digital release off of Musgraves’ critically acclaimed album, Golden Hour, which won the highly coveted GRAMMY for Album of the Year, as well as the award for Best Country Album.
Writer/producer Aaron Eshuis has earned his first No. 1 song with Scotty McCreery’s “This Is It.” Co-written with McCreery and Frank Rogers, and co-produced by Eshuis, Rogers, and Derek Wells, “This Is It” has officially topped the Mediabase Country Aircheck Airplay chart.
SMACKSongs writer/producer Aaron Eshuis co-wrote “This Is It” with Scotty McCreery and Frank Rogers, and co-produced it with Rogers and Derek Wells. This marks Eshuis’ first Billboard Country Airplay No. 1.
SMACKSongs’ Josh Osborne, Shane McAnally, and Matt McGinn were all named to Music Row’s Top 100 Songwriters of 2018, with Osborne and McAnally taking the No. 1 and No. 3 spots, respectively.
On the heels of her debut single “Easy to Forget,” SMACKSongs’ Kylie Morgan has been named to CMT’s Listen Up Class of 2019.
SMACKSongs’ Shane McAnally earns his latest Grammy nomination with “Space Cowboy,” the critically acclaimed Kacey Musgraves song he penned alongside Musgraves and Luke Laird. “Space Cowboy” is nominated for Best Country Song at this year’s Grammy’s, and comes off of Musgraves’ album Golden Hour, which racked up two nominations for Album of the Year and Best Country Album.
SMACKSongs was awarded Publisher of the Year at this November’s SESAC Awards. SMACK’s Matt McGinn won Songwriter of the Year as well, having co-written Kane Brown’s No. 1 hit “Heaven,” which took home the award for Song of the Year.
SMACK’s Josh Osborne leads MusicRow’s Top Songwriter Chart yet again, after having previously spent a consecutive 13 weeks in the number one spot. Osborne has earned the coveted spot thanks to five songs of his currently rising up the charts.
SMACKSongs’ Grammy award-winning Shane McAnally has been tapped as a judge on NBC’s new songwriter competition series, “Songland,” co-produced by Maroon 5’s Adam Levine.
SMACK’s Walker Hayes releases his highly anticipated new single, “90’s Country,” a modern track that “embraces Nineties nostalgia” with references to past country hits, according to Rolling Stone.
SMACKSongs writer Teddy Robb sits down with Wide Open Country to talk about his new single, “Lead Me On,” writing influences, and more. Robb co-wrote this new release with fellow SMACK writers Ryan Beaver, Matthew McGinn, and Aaron Eshuis.
SMACKSongs has extended their worldwide publishing agreement with songwriter and producer Matt McGinn, who recently celebrated back-to-back No. 1 hits with Kane Brown’s “What Ifs” and “Heaven.”
Songwriter/producer Pete Good has signed a worldwide music publishing deal with SMACKSongs and King Pen Music, administered exclusively by Kobalt.
SMACKSongs has signed Emily Falvey to an exclusive worldwide publishing deal. The recent Belmont University graduate is the latest to join the SMACK roster.
SMACKSongs’ Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne are celebrating Sam Hunt’s “Body Like a Backroad,” which spent it’s 24th week straight at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart, tying the record.
SMACKSong's Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne recently earned another No. 1 with Kenny Chesney's chart topping song "Get Along". The song, which was co-written with frequent collaborator Ross Copperman, marks Chesney's 30th career No. 1.
SMACKSong's singer/songwriter Renee Blair released the single "I Gotta Quit Drinkin" just over a week ago (June 29). Available on all digital platforms, the song already has almost 91,000 streams on Spotify.
After spending the last 17 years as frontman for the genre-blending band, Green River Ordinance, singer-songwriter Josh Jenkins has stepped out with his debut single as a solo artist. Last week, "Perfect Mess" was dropped as the first release from his forthcoming solo project, due later this year.
SMACKSong's founder and CEO Shane McAnally is honored as one of the ten Secret Geniuses who are the driving forces behind the songs we know and love.
Founded as a way to shed light on the songwriters and producers who keep the music industry booming, Spotify's new list of geniuses will be featured on its podcast and Songshops, as well as honored at the second annual Secret Genius Awards later in the year.