Members in the News
May 29 2014
"Smoky Mountain Rain" Becomes Official State Song of Tennessee
February 20 2014
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member Jim Weatherly To Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame June 12
December 10 2013
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member and country icon Garth Brooks announced that he is set to return to the road for a world tour in 2014.
October 28 2013
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame members Vince Gill, Bobby Braddock and Bill Anderson are among the nominees for the 2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame.
September 24 2013
Hall of Fame songwriter, Roger Murrah, welcomed jazz great, Al Jarreau, back to Nashville Sunday night.
August 09 2013
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member, Loretta Lynn, has been named one of the sixteen 2013 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.
August 08 2013
1973 Hall of Fame inductee, Jack Clement, passed away at the age of 82 at his home in Nashville following an illness.
May 09 2013
County Music and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer and legendary singer/songwriter Whisperin’ Bill Anderson will serve as moderator of the inaugural Hank Williams Songwriting Workshop.
April 11 2013
The Country Music Hall of Fame formally announced the inductees for 2013. The newest class includes Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member, “Cowboy” Jack Clement.
March 07 2013
On Saturday, May 18th five of Nashville’s hit songwriters will come together at the Virginia Highlands Community College campus in Abington, VA for the Richard Leigh Music Festival.
February 19 2013
The Nashville Songwriters Association International hosted an intimate ceremony to commemorate the lifetime achievement of Willie Nelson and present him with the inaugural Kris Kristofferson Award.
November 11 2012
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member, Tom T. Hall, was honored as a BMI Icon at the 60th annual BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc) Country Awards. Hall joins a prestigious list of other Hall of Fame members who have previously been named BMI Icons including Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton and Merle Haggard.
September 13 2012
Allen Shamblin’s decision to host the 31st Annual Bluebonnet Youth Ranch Celebrity Golf Tournament was an easy one. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member holds the cause very close to his heart because his own mother grew up in an orphanage.
September 12 2012
Songwriter Joe South, best known for the classics “(I Never Promised You A) Rose Garden” and “Down in the Boondocks,” has died at age 70.
September 12 2012
2005 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee, Vince Gill, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 6, 2012.
July 10 2012
Country songwriter Kye Fleming will be featured in the upcoming program of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s “Poets and Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters.”
July 05 2012
On July 14th 2012 three generations of Guthries will come together to celebrate Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Member, Woody Guthrie’s, 100th birthday on stage for a “family reunion.” Led by legendary folk icon Arlo Guthrie, the tour will feature over a dozen shows across North America during July and August.
May 31 2012
Congratulations to 1986 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Dolly Parton, who’s song “Coat of Many Colors” was added to The Library of Congress National Recording Registry.
May 31 2012
2009 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Mark D. Sanders was the latest subject of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum programming series “Poets and Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters.”
April 27 2012
Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame Sonny Curtis receives honor decades after Buddy Holly
March 07 2012
Superstar Garth Brooks, a 2011 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member, will also take his place in the Country Music Association’s prestigious Hall of Fame in 2012. The 50-year-old Brooks was selected for the “Modern Era Artist” category.
March 02 2012
Congratulations to 1993, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Don Schlitz, one of the new class of six inductees to New York’s Songwriters Hall of Fame.
February 23 2012
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Sonny Curtis will take a seat at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum on Saturday, February 25, as the latest subject of the quarterly programming series Poets and Prophets: Legendary Country Songwriters.
November 21 2011
1981 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee Bobby Braddock was presented with BMI’s Icon Award for writing and co-writing such songs as;” D-I-V-O-R-C-E,” “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” “Time Marches On,” “Did You Ever,” “Golden Ring,” I Wanna Talk About Me,” “I Feel Like Loving You Again” and “People Are Crazy.”
October 25 2011
IBMA Entertainer of the Year Steve Martin Pays Tribute to Monroe and Scruggs
July 06 2011
Congratulations to Bill Anderson, a Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member on being inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame.
January 04 2009
Her songs have been recorded by artists ranging from Bob Wills to Elvis Presley to Ray Charles. Performing Songwriter features Cindy Walker in their Legends of Songwriting Series. Harlan Howard called her his favorite songwriter. Learn more about this amazing woman in the Performing Songwriter magazine profile.