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GOLD STARS Report: Songs Recently Picked Up (latest update)

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On our SongU virtual campus, success is achieved through our focus on education and making each song the strongest it can be BEFORE spending money on a demo. We offer numerous opportunities for songwriters to reach their goals, from one-on-one coaching to live feedback sessions, to peer and mentor co-writes.

CONGRATULATIONS to the following members for having their songs signed or pitched for the following SongU leads during the time period 7/22/2020 – 8/3/2020.

Pitch For Publisher. Christian. VARIOUS CHRISTIAN & POSITIVE COUNTRY ARTISTS. Extended! (“I’m finding some great songs from these SongU writers! Keep them coming.” – D.G.) Street Pitch guest, D.G., veteran music publisher, who has already generated income for SongU members, is looking for songs to pitch to Christian labels Daywind Records /Mountain Fever Records / Red Hen Records – 65/40 Records. Submit the following: Southern Gospel / Bluegrass and Positive Country songs, male …

      • Karen Mitchell “WORTHY” (Date picked up: 7/28/2020)

Pitch For Publisher. Contemporary Country. SEAFORTH. Street Pitch guest and publisher, Bob D., who has already generated income for SongU.com members is looking for songs for is looking for songs for Sony Records artist Seaforth. (Note: This is the same artist but a different pitch guest listening than previous listing #1778). Still looking, no studio date yet. They need GREAT songs to beat what they have done. Nothing dirt-country. Think laid back, a touch of R&B, contemporary pop country. …

   • John Cirillo “LOVE IN MOTION” (Date picked up: 8/1/2020)
    • James Hoppe “SOMETHING’S UP” (Date picked up: 8/1/2020)
    • Lucy Leblanc “PAYING MY DUES” (Date picked up: 8/1/2020)

Pitch For Publisher. Country. REVERIE LANE. Extended! Still current and actively looking. Street Pitch guest, D.G., veteran music publisher, who has already generated income for SongU members, is looking for songs for Dreamlined Entertainment artist Reverie Lane. Female duo consisting of Spencer Bartoletti and Presley Tucker (daughter of Tanya Tucker). Needing hit radio singles, any tempo. Describing themselves as “nouveau traditional country duo.” Raw, honest, edgy lyrics. Think …

      • Hollie Brogunier “A LITTLE BIT O’HONEY GOES A LONG WAY” (Date picked up: 8/3/2020)
    • Wes Bullock “DRAWN TO THE NEON LIGHTS (FEAT. THE RUNNING MATES)” (Date picked up: 7/21/2020)
    • James Hoppe “ARETHA” (Date picked up: 7/21/2020)
    • Kelly Mckay “YOU REWIND ME” (Date picked up: 8/3/2020)
    • Ava Paige “OPEN THAT DOOR “ (Date picked up: 8/3/2020)
    • Jill Smith “STORM CHASER” (Date picked up: 8/3/2020)

Pitch For Publisher. Country. CARTER WINTER. Street Pitch guest and publisher, Bob D., who has already generated income for SongU.com members is looking for songs for Average Joe Records artist Carter Winter. Submit Mids/Uptempo honest heartfelt lyrics ala Garth Brooks and George Strait.
View the following for more info on artist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V04F3P2gCfc
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvazJBJgvA71avc-lfwvYFw
https://www.carterwinter.com/bio

   • Ronald Brown “CRAZY FOR ME” (Date picked up: 7/30/2020)
    • John Condrone “YOUR LOVE’S GOT SOMETHING ON ME” (Date picked up: 7/30/2020)
    • Ben Krahne “THREE MINUTE VACATION “ (Date picked up: 7/30/2020)
    • Ken Wank “MORE THAN THAT” (Date picked up: 7/30/2020)

Pitch For Publisher. Country, Rock. JAY ALLEN. Street Pitch guest and publisher, Bob D., who has already generated income for SongU.com members is looking for songs for Verge Records artist Jay Allen. Looking for real, raw, in your face undeniable SMASH Country hits with meat on the bones! For more on this artist go to https://www.jayallenofficial.com/. Pitch follow-up info: If this guest expresses interest in your song, before pitching it, they will ask for publishing if a major recording …

 • Avrim TopelPRAYERS AND WHISKEY (Date picked up: 7/31/2020)

And a round of applause to those marked ‘Maybe’ too. Keep up the great work, everyone!

Author: Sara Light

Sara Light has been writing professionally in Nashville since 1996. Her credits include the John Michael Montgomery title track and the hit single "Home To You" which received an ASCAP airplay award in addition to being named SESAC song of the year for having garnered 2 million spins on radio. She also composed songs for the musical "Urban Cowboy, The Musical" which opened on Broadway in March 2003 and was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Original Score." Sara has always combined her love of teaching with her love of songwriting and has given countless songwriting seminars throughout the U.S. and Canada. In 2001 she co-founded, along with her husband Danny Arena, the online educational website www.SongU.com. Besides being one of the main administrators (and now bloggers) Sara teaches Song Feedback and Lyric Writing at SongU.com.

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