SongTown Edge Groups
The SongTown “edge” is about stripping away the hype and giving songwriters real-life opportunities through real-life training.
Stop trying to figure out how to get a publishing deal and start working monthly with a top publisher. You'll have the opportunity to get songs published and pitched if you nail your assignments. Think of these groups as a virtual farm system for the music business, training you for the big leagues!
Do the Edge Groups work? Check out our member success stories at the bottom of the page!
The Sync Writer’s Edge Group
A monthly, online staff writer meeting with Rashad Richardson, Music Licensing Executive at Madden Flow Entertainment. Rashad will coach you on the unique aspects of writing for Film, TV, and Ads.
You will receive writing assignments from real music industry briefs with pitch opportunities for great songs in all genres. You'll also learn the ins and outs of the business side of sync.
Spots are limited and you must apply.
The Country Edge Group
Monthly, online "staff writer style" meetings with top publishers Michael August, Elizabeth Brahan, Tenasie Courtright, Lexi Stringer and Nathan Thomas.
Our Edge Publishers provide you with up-to-date pitch sheets and street intel on what artists are currently looking for. You’ll learn how to write a song that artists want to record– and target those who offer you the best shot at getting your songs cut. Each month you'll receive writing assignments and publisher feedback. If you nail your assignments, you’ll have the opportunity to get songs signed and pitched by one of the publishers.
We have writers and artists from all over the world in these groups. So, it’s a great place to meet talented co-writers and get your songs heard. Limited spots.
The Pop Edge Group
In partnership with Nic Swift of DEFI Entertainment. You’ll join a 1-hour staff writer-style meeting each month and be given assignments to help you create powerful powerful music for today’s pop market. Nic has worked signing artists to major record label deals, developing touring artists, and managing multiple Grammy-nominated songwriters and producers (credits on Miguel, Chloe x Halle, Panic! At The Disco, etc). If you are an artist, songwriter, or aspiring pop producer, this group is for you.
The Christian Edge Group
In partnership with top Christian publisher Lindsey O'Halloran, Vice President of Publishing at TRIBL Records. You’ll join a 1-hour staff writer-style meeting each month and be given writing assignments to help you become a powerful Christian writer for today’s Christian market. If you are a worship leader, songwriter, or aspiring CCM artist, this group is for you.
The SongTown Staff Writer Group
Staff Writer members are talented, up & coming songwriters, chosen from our Edge Groups to work with hit publishers Ronna Reeves and Shane Barrett.
The Staff Writer Group gives you the same real world opportunity that staff writers at major companies have: to have their great songs pitched to major artists!
In a world where so many writers are trying to learn how to get a publishing deal, SongTown students have signed with companies like Big Machine, Warner Chappell, Arthouse, Given Music, 3 Ring Circus, and more.
Limited to 21 spots.
SongTown Success Stories
#1 song on the Pop Chart! “abcdefu” recorded by GAYLE.
- GAYLE (SongTown Alum)
- Kenny Pitts (SongTown Member)
Song placement on TV Show "Temptation Island".
- Mary Haller (SongTown Member)
Song Placement on HGTV Revealed
- Marika Hallendy (SongTown Member)
Song written with artist Brandon Davis on the Top 10 Country iTunes Sales Chart.
- Peter Daniel (SongTown Member)
Signed to DWB Music LTD.
- Emma Kirkbride (SongTown Member)
Song placement on Hulu Show "Welcome To Chippendales".
- Skaie Knox
- Bill O'Hanlon, Mark Dolin & Chris Ising
Writer on Ashley McBryde's Album "Lindeville".
- Jon Decious
Song "Watcha Drinkin ’Bout" on the Big Sky TV series.
- VibeCity Publishing, Ryland Fisher, Stephanie Quayle and Joey Ebach
Song “Hallelujahville” recorded by Superstar Tim McGraw!
- Blake Griffith
Signs deal with world-wide publisher Big Machine Music and co-writes #1 song "abcdefu"
- Sara Davis (Staffwriter at Big Machine)
Wrote the #1 Billboard smash "My Boy" for country artist Elvie Shane!
- Lee Starr
Celebrates #1 song "I Will" (Darrin Morris Band) on the Texas Country Music Chart!
- Randy Morrison, Jan Edwards, and Matt Rodgers
3 weeks at #1 on the British and Irish Top 10 chart! "All Time Favorite", recorded by Hurricane Highway.
- Kelly McKay, Kevin Rowe, Nancy Moser
- Karen Kiley, Jan Edwards, Colleen Francis
5 million Tik Tok plays and over 37 million streams on her single “Just Drive!”
- Erin Kinsey
Songs featured on “The Voice” and “The Most Expensivist!”
- Rita Weyls
#1 song on Australian CMT Country Charts! "Right About Now” recorded by Josh Setterfield.
- Jesse Slack
Signs exclusive writer/record deal with Given Music Entertainment. First single cracking the Billboard Charts!
- Conner Sweet
Sync placement in movie “You Got This” on Netflix!
- Bobby Evans, Mathew Pownall, & Elias James Edlund
Celebrates a #1 song with Australian country artist Benn Gunn!
- Kevin Rowe & Andrew Cavanagh
Song placement on network TV Show - Lethal Weapon!
- Ray Weaver
Signs exclusive staff-writer deal with VibeCity Publishing!
- Kelly McKay
Gold Single for song "Tell You Everything" sung by Robyn Ottolini
- Jesse Slack