Creative Nation

139 Added | 9 Magazines | 47 Followers | @CreativeNation | Creative Nation is a music company committed to maximizing creative potential by inspiring people to become the best versions of themselves.  Owned by Luke and Beth Laird, Creative Nation is home to some of music's top songwriters, producers, and artists.  The company was founded in November of 2011 and is based in Nashville, TN.

20th Number One Song And Grammy Nods Mark Memorable Week For Songwriter Luke Laird

Hit songwriter Luke Laird is having a pretty good week. On the heels of his most recent GRAMMY nominations (a Best Country Song nod for co-writing the Tim McGraw hit “Diamond Rings And Old Barstools” and a production nomination for Kacey Musgraves’ <i>Pageant Material</i>), today Laird is celebrating his …

Country Music

My first @tinpansouth at the @listeningroomcafe was nothing short of amazing. @jessgrommet slayed per usual. @creativenationmusic is the most magical place on earth. It was so cool to finally meet some people I've only stalked on social media. Thank for you so Maria for getting this video! Thanks to everyone that braved the line and came out! @joshkerrmusic and @jasnsaenz, y'all the real MVPs for writing this banger with me. Love all of you forever 🤘🏼🤘🏼🤘🏼 #repost @oconnorm4 with @repostapp ・・・ HOPELESS •• @kassiashton #TinPanSouth

Meet the Songwriting Moms Behind Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and Lady Gaga

Songwriter supergroup, the Love Junkies, brings together three hitmakers<p>Three of the most powerful moms in Nashville are working on a new song when someone blurts out a lyric about a woman stripping off her clothes. The line—“Don’t drop that dress”—seems like one that could actually be in a country …

Country Music

Country Music’s Most Unassuming Genius

<b>Ultimately, it was due to the country smash “Girl Crush”</b> that I drove to the Boston area on October 26 to interview Lori McKenna in her natural …

The Writers Round with Barry Dean

<i>Welcome to the Writers Round, a monthly column where Sounds Like Nashville sits down with Nashville-based songwriters and learns about each writer’s</i> …

Steve Moakler - Suitcase

Steve Moakler - Wheels

a single sweeter than cinnamon gum

<b>V+V: What’s your process for writing a song?</b><p><i>MD:</i> It depends on the song! Sometimes I’m up at midnight playing piano or guitar, sometimes I’m just …

Luke Laird

Writers’ Round: The Songs of Eric Church

Tyler Johnson Interview - Hit Songwriter & Producer

<b>Update: Tyler Johnson co-wrote & co-produced the new pop hit single by Harry Styles, called “Sign of the Times.”</b><p>The legal world’s loss became the …

Demo of The Week: "Tumbleweed" (Emily Landis, Kassi Ashton)

<b>Writers:</b> Emily Landis, Kassi Ashton<p><b>Vibe:</b> Smooth, dark, and edgy<p><b>Key Lyrics:</b> “I roll around from town to town / and I ain’t bound from nowhere / I …

County Showcase: Kassi Ashton

Kassi Ashton is not your cookie-cutter country musician.The rough-around-the-edges country soul artist was raised in two opposite worlds. Her time as …

Loretta Lynn

Small Town Big Talent: Kassi Ashton

Kassi Ashton started singing before she could read. When she was 3 or 4 years old she sang “Mary Had A Little Lamb” on stage at a karaoke contest at …

#VideoOfTheWeek: Kassi Ashton's blues-country "Tumbleweed" goes acoustic

Filmed at a recentSong Suffragettes showcase at the Listening Room in Nashville, Ashton's co-writer Emily Landis accompanies her on guitar and …

Country Duo Muscadine Bloodline Releases New Single “WD-40”

New country duo, Muscadine Bloodline, have released their new single, “WD-40” TODAY!Natives of Mobile, Alabama, Gary Stanton and Charlie Muncaster …

New Singles

Exclusive Premiere: Listen to Muscadine Bloodline's Acoustic Version of 'WD-40'

Unapologetically Alabama… That’s what the new country duo Muscadine Bloodline calls their gritty sound. Comprised of Gary Stanton and Charlie …

Thomas Rhett Throws Kung Fu Party to Celebrate Two No. 1 Songs, "T-Shirt" and "Star of the Show"

Thomas Rhett’s 2017 is off to a memorable start.<p>The 26-year-old singer, who will welcome two babies into his family this year, recently kicked off …

5 best Luke Laird lyrics

Luke Laird may not be a known name to the general masses but his songs sure are. Luke Laird is one of country's top songwriters who has written for …

Ten Songs I Wish I’d Written

Each year, the "Ten Songs I Wish I'd Written" are voted on by the Professional Members of NSAI honoring the work of their peers during the balloting …

Luke Laird Interviewed at BMI's "How I Wrote That Song" Panel

NASHVILLE HITMAKER AND GRAMMY WINNING SONGWRITER/PRODUCER LUKE LAIRD RENEWS EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE DEAL WITH UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUBLISHING GROUP NASHVILLE - UMG

<b><br>Nashville, TN, March 5, 2015</b> – Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) Nashville has re-signed Grammy winning hitmaker and songwriter/producer Luke …

Luke Laird's 'Blessed' Year on Country Charts

It's definitely been a year to remember for hit Nashville songwriter Luke Laird. He has been responsible for ten top-40 singles on Billboard's …

Masters Of Songwriting: Luke Laird

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