Still Working Music welcomes Lance Miller!

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Pictured (left to right) at the Country Music Hall of Fame:  Shannan Hatch (VP of Creative Services, SESAC), Sara Beal (Director of Publishing, Still Working), Chuck Fleckenstein (COO and General Manager, Still Working), Tim McGraw (StyleSonic Music), Lance Miller, Roy Orbison, Jr. (Co-President, Still Working), Courtney Allen (Creative Director, BMG), Chris Oglesby (Vice President of Creative, BMG), Tiffany Dunn (Partner, Loeb & Loeb), Scott Siman (President, EM.Co) Photo: John Shearer

 

Still Working Music, in partnership with StyleSonic Music and BMG, has signed hit songwriter Lance Miller.  Lance co-wrote and StyleSonic Music published the #1 country hit and 2014 SESAC Song of the Year, Jerrod Niemann’s “Drink to That All Night.”  Lance’s songs have also been recorded by Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett, and Lee Brice.  Lance is an ACC Award nominated singer/songwriter and successful artist in his own right, having toured as a solo act with Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, and others.  Lance can also be heard as a background vocalist on many major label records including his personal favorite, singing background on “A Horse Called Music” with Merle Haggard on Willie Nelson’s Heroes album.  You might also remember Lance from the hit cable television series Nashville Star.

 

“Lance is such a multi-faceted and talented songwriter and musician; we are honored to have him writing songs for us and join our roster.  Lance brings an everyday positive attitude, pro ethic and cutting edge skill; it’s a simple joy welcoming Lance to our Still Working family!” – Roy Orbison Jr.

 

“We are grateful to our friends at Still Working to be partnering with a great writer like Lance Miller.  I have wanted to work with Lance for a long time and am thrilled for Tim McGraw to join us in championing this talented writer.”

–  Kos Weaver

 

 

Still Working Music was founded in 1990 by the late Barbara Orbison and is now run by her sons, Alex Orbison (President) and Roy Orbison, Jr. (Co-President) along with Chuck Fleckenstein (COO and General Manager).  Still Working Music’s writers include Tommy Lee James and his 8 Country #1’s and Grammy and ACM Song of the Year winner Jon Randall and Grammy winning Gordie Sampson.  Recent Still Working successes include Kenny Chesney’s #1, “All The Pretty Girls,” Miranda Lambert’s Grammy nominated and 2017 ACM Song of the Year “Tin Man,” and Lost Frequencies’ “Are You With Me,” a #1 in 18 countries around the world.  Still Working’s catalog includes hits by Taylor Swift, One Direction, Ashley Monroe, Travis Denning, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Brooks & Dunn, George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts, Easton Corbin, Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Faith Hill, Celine Dion, and Joe Walsh.

 

StyleSonic is a music publishing company founded by McGraw.  In addition to Miller, StyleSonic is a part of the music publishing team of Locash, the legendary Mark Collie and McGraw.  EM.Co, headed by Scott Siman, is a unique  collection of entertainment executives with experience in publishing, management, record labels, branding and technology, and oversees the day to day operation.


BMG is the new model music company founded by Bertelsmann in 2008 as a direct response to the challenges of music’s digital revolution. Key to its innovative approach is the fact it represents the traditionally separate music publishing and recording rights off the same state-of-the-art platform internationally. BMG is already the world’s fourth biggest music publisher and the first new global player in the recordings business in decades. BMG’s pitch is unique – a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG’s 14 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over 2,5m songs and recordings, including the catalogues of Chrysalis, Bug, Virgin, Mute, Sanctuary, Primary Wave and Talpa Music, as well as literally thousands of artists and songwriters attracted by its fresh approach. BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann, which also includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds. With its multi-platform perspective, integrated technology platform and commitment to help artists maximize their income, BMG aims to be the best company in music with which to do business.

Nick Martin’s new EP Cool Love featuring “You Again” by TLJ

Nick Marin’s new EP, Cool Love, features “You Again,” a touching love song leaning a bit more toward the melancholy side, composed by esteemed Nashville writer Tommy Lee James, who has worked with Robin Schulz, Lost Frequencies (“Are You With Me”), Taylor Swift, One Direction and many more. The longing vocal, builds over muted synth chords and ticking hi-hats, before the soaring chorus gives way to a deliriously happy combo of keys and cute flute sounds.

Click here to read more and hear “You Again.”

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Ashley Monroe’s Sparrow out today!

Ashley Monroe’s new album, Sparrow, is out today! It features the single, “Hands On You,” written by Ashley Monroe and Still Working Music writer Jon Randall. Click here to listen to the album and read more about it!

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SWM Welcomes New Creative Director, Emily Mueller Olson

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March 28, 2018- Nashville, TN- Still Working Music Group has named Emily Mueller Olson as Creative Director.  Emily will oversee the extensive Still Working catalog and work closely with Still Working writers to make sure their amazing songs are heard.

“We feel so lucky to have Emily join our Still Working family. She is extremely passionate and talented and we can’t wait to see what the future holds!” – Alex Orbison

Emily moved to Nashville in the Summer of 2005 with a passion for songs and songwriters. She graduated from Belmont University with a Music Business degree and has over 10 years of experience in publishing including stops at Disney Music Publishing, Tom-Leis Music, Pain in the Art Productions, ole, and launching her songwriter/producer/musician management business called listen + connect creative. Notably, Emily holds the credit of Production Assistant on almost a dozen major label projects, including Taylor Swift’s Speak Now album and The Band Perry’s self-titled debut. She has secured over 150 cuts for artists including Brett Young, Randy Houser, Sara Evans, Mickey Guyton, Justin Moore, Sister Hazel, and Trent Harmon.

“All I really want is to be surrounded by great music and great people…get incredible songs floating around Nashville heard….and to help songwriters I really believe in get to where they want to be. Getting to work with the Still Working roster is a dream come true.” – Emily Mueller Olson

Still Working Music was founded in 1990 by the late Barbara Orbison and is now run by her sons, Alex Orbison (President) and Roy Orbison, Jr. (Co-President) along with Chuck Fleckenstein (COO and General Manager).  Still Working Music’s writers include Tommy Lee James and his 8 Country #1’s and Grammy winners Jon Randall and Gordie Sampson.  Recent Still Working successes include Kenny Chesney’s #1, “All The Pretty Girls,” Miranda Lambert’s “Tin Man” (nominated as 2017 Country Song of the Year) and Lost Frequencies’ “Are You With Me,” a #1 in 18 countries around the world.  Still Working’s catalog includes hits by Taylor Swift (Swift’s “You Belong With Me” is the #8 all time Country song), One Direction, Ashley Monroe, Travis Denning, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Brooks & Dunn, and George Strait as well as cuts by Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts, Easton Corbin, Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Faith Hill, Celine Dion, and Joe Walsh.

 

Still Working Music writers include Tommy Lee James, Gordie Sampson, Jon RandallChase Bryant, Dylan Altman, Alana Springsteen, Dominic Scott Kay, and Lance Miller.  Still Working Music proudly partners with BMG, Kobalt, and Big Deal, among others.

Welcome, Dominic Scott Kay to the Still Working Music Family!

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Actor Dominic Scott Kay Signs Comprehensive, Multi-Faceted Deal with Still Working Music Group

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February 26, 2018- Nashville, TN- Still Working Music has signed musician, director and film star Dominic Scott Kay to a comprehensive, multi-faceted, exclusive agreement involving recording, songwriting and music management.  By the time Dominic was five years old he was writing songs and performing on stage, with influences from Motown to Bluegrass. Also at a very young age, Dominic landed his first film role, playing the son of Tom Cruise’s character in Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report. Dominic would go on to play Henry Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, after providing the voice of Wilbur in Charlotte’s Web opposite Julia Roberts, Oprah, and Reba. He also directed his first film, Saving Angelo, at age 9, which starred Kevin Bacon. Now 21, Dominic still holds the record for highest working film actor under 18, having racked up nearly 50 credits to his name by his eighteenth birthday.

Born and raised in Malibu, Dominic spent the last four years in Nashville receiving an education of sorts, learning the ins and outs of studio recording and production all while honing his craft and discovering his signature sound. Now based in Bel Air, California, Dominic is perhaps most at home on the road performing.

In addition to his impressive music and film career, Dominic is an Ambassador for Mending Kids International, supports the Humane Society of the United States and SPCLA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) among other charitable organizations.

“I’ve known Dominic since the beach in Malibu and have been a huge fan since I saw him in Minority Report. When we reconnected in Nashville and I heard his music, I knew he would fit in perfectly with our Still Working family. I am excited to see what lies ahead for Dominic and honored to be part of his musical journey,” says Alex Orbison, President of Still Working Music.

Still Working Music was founded in 1990 by the late Barbara Orbison and is now run by her sons, Alex Orbison (President) and Roy Orbison, Jr. (Co-President). Still Working Music’s writers, include Grammy winners Jon Randall and Gordie Sampson and songs by Still Working writers continue to top the charts. Recent successes include Kenny Chesney’s #1, “All The Pretty Girls,” Miranda Lambert’s “Tin Man,” nominated as 2017 Country Song of the Year by both the Country Music Association and the Recording Academy, and “Are You With Me,” a #1 hit in 18 countries around the world. Still Working’s catalog also includes hits by Taylor Swift (Swift’s “You Belong With Me” is the #8 all time country song), One Direction, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Brooks & Dunn, and George Strait.  Still Working Music’s extensive catalog also contains cuts by Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts, Easton Corbin, Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Faith Hill, Celine Dion, and Joe Walsh.

In addition to newly signed Dominic Scott Kay, Still Working Music proudly represents Tommy Lee James, Gordie Sampson, Jon RandallChase Bryant, Dylan Altman, and Alana Springsteen.

 

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Publishing: sara@orbison.com

 

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Jon Randall is a Co-Writer and Producer on Dierks Bentley’s New Album, The Mountain!

Set for release early this year, Bentley says the album owes its creative genesis to a recent experience at Telluride Bluegrass Festival – a long-running roots music gathering held each year in the Rocky Mountains resort town of Telluride, Colorado. Click here to read more about Bentley’s upcoming album, The Mountain, set for release early this year!