A look back Songwriter Fest 2016...
Songwriter Phil O'Donnell wrote George Strait's 60th No. 1 hit! Here he is performing it for our 2016 Songriter Fest audience!
Greg Bates perfomering "Chillin It" made popular by Cole Swindell!
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Sarah Buxton – This American country music singer co-wrote "Stupid Boy", which went on to be recorded by Keith Urban on his mid-2006 album Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing, taking his version to No. 3 on the country charts in 2007. Urban recorded another one of Buxton's songs, "Put You in a Song", for the 2010 album Get Closer. Buxton also co-wrote "Prizefighter" with Trisha Yearwood and Kelly Clarkson, and "Sun Daze" by Florida Georgia Line. Buxton has co-written several songs that have appeared on the ABC hit TV show Nashville. Songs include "Yellin' from the Rooftop," "Loving You is the Only Way to Fly," "Stronger Than Me," "Every Time I Fall in Love," and "Nothing in This World Will Ever Break My Heart Again" for which she and her co-writer Kate York received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.
Here's Sarah Buxton performing "Stupid Boy"
Casey Beathard has had recordings by most of the mainstream artists in country music and he has had hits with country greats, Eric Church (“Like Jesus Does”), (“Like A Wrecking Ball”) George Strait (“How ‘Bout Them Cowgirls”, “The Breath’s You Take”), Kenny Chesney (“No Shoes No Shirt No Problems”, “Don’t Blink”, “Boys Of Fall”), Tracy Lawrence (“Find Out Who Your Friends Are”) Trace Adkins (“Hot Mama”, “Just Fishin”), and others. Casey became BMI’s 2004 & 2008 songwriter of the year and NSAI’s 2008 songwriter of the year.
Here's Casey Beathard performing a song he wrote for Kenny Chesney, "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems." (Yes! That's a Baby Eric Church next to Casey!)Barry Dean
- Reba McEntire recorded his song "Moving Oleta" for her Room to Breathe album and he had a #16 Billboard single with Martina McBride's “God’s Will”. Dean landed his first Billboard #1 song with Little Big Town’s summer smash “Pontoon.” His songs have been recorded by Carrie Underwood, Alison Krauss, Jason Aldean, Julianne Hough, Sheryl Crow, Little Big Town, Billy Currington, Hunter Hayes, LeAnn Rimes, Toby Keith, Kellie Pickler, Charlotte Church, Laura Bell Bundy, Ricky Skaggs, Katharine McPhee to name a few. He co-wrote ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here campaign theme song "Here's Hope" that was recorded by Jay Sean, Jewel, and Owl City to donate over 5 million meals to hungry children in America.
Here's Barry Dean perfomering his song "Pontoon" made popular by Little Big Town!
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