Josh Kear Named ASCAP Country Music Songwriter of the Year

Josh Kear was named ASCAP Country Music Songwriter of the Year during the 51st annual ASCAP Country Music Awards which took place November 4 in the Grand Ballroom at Nashville’s Music City Center. The writers of country’s most performed songs between April 2013 and March 2013 were honored during the event. Josh wrote or co-wrote [...] Read More

Songtellers with Darius Rucker: The Story of True Believers Premieres June 20

Darius Rucker will share the stories behind the songs on his new album, True Believers, as well as the stage with the songwriters who helped co-write them, in Songtellers with Darius Rucker: The Story of True Believers. Premiering Thursday, June 20 at 10/9c on GAC, the special was filmed at Nashville’s Belcourt Theatre. Read our [...] Read More

Lady Antebellum Releases “Goodbye Town” as New Single

Lady Antebellum has released “Goodbye Town” as the follow up to their multi-week No. 1, “Downtown.” The song was co-written by the band and Josh Kear backstage during the band’s Own The Night World Tour. “Josh came out to see us on the road because that’s where we did so much of the writing for [...] Read More

Dakota Bradley to Release Debut Single Produced by Tim McGraw

Country newcomer Dakota Bradley will release his debut single, “Somethin’ Like Somethin’,” to radio on April 29. The track was co-written by Mark Irwin, Josh Kear, and Shane McAnally and is the lead single from his upcoming debut album, produced by Tim McGraw and Byron Gallimore. Watch a clip of Dakota singing “Somethin’ Like Somethin’” [...] Read More

Carrie Underwood Drives to No. 1 with “Two Black Cadillacs”

Carrie Underwood drove her latest single, “Two Black Cadillacs,” all the way to No. 1 on the Mediabase Country Airplay charts this week. The feat marks Carrie’s 17th No. 1 single and her 8th No. 1 as a songwriter. Co-written by Carrie, Josh Kear, and Hillary Lindsey, the track was recently certified Gold by the [...] Read More