Lyle Lovett to Be Honored with ASCAP Creative Voice Award

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will present Lyle Lovett with the ASCAP Creative Voice Award during the 50th Annual ASCAP Country Music Awards on Monday, October 29 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville. ASCAP will also honor the songwriters and publishers of ASCAP’s most performed country songs [...] Read More

Songwriter Allen Reynolds to be Honored at Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will honor songwriter Allen Reynolds during the quarterly series ‘Poets and Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters.’ The program, which honors songwriters who have made a significant contribution to country music history, will take place October 6 at 1:30 p.m. at the Museum’s Ford Theater. The in-depth interview will [...] Read More

Songwriter Bob McDill to be Honored with ASCAP Golden Note Award

ASCAP will honor legendary songwriter Bob McDill with the ASCAP Golden Note Award during its 50th Annual Country Music Awards, which take place October 29 at Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland. The ASCAP Golden Note Award is presented to songwriters, composers and artists who have achieved extraordinary career milestones. Past recipients include Don Williams, Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson [...] Read More

Garth Brooks Aids Songwriter Hall Celebration

The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame added four new people to its rolls Sunday night. They’re four people whose names are more likely to be in parentheses in an album’s liner notes than on a marquee. But without writers such as Paul Davis, Pat Alger, Steve Cropper and Stephen Foster to come up with the words and the melodies, many of the folks with a microphone in their hands would have nothing to sing. And the artists know it. That’s why Tanya Tucker, Jimmy Wayne, T. Graham Brown and Garth Brooks were among the acts who took part in Sunday’s induction ceremony at the Nashville Renaissance Hotel. Read More