Monty Powell Breakout Session Songwriter for Hire

Saturday February 3, 2018 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Monty Powell has successfully honed his songwriting craft and found his niche as a songwriter who often collaborates with such artists as Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw, Brooks & Dunn, Chris Cagle, James Otto, Jo Dee Messina, Chuck Wicks, Diamond Rio and many more. Over his storied career as a professional songwriter, Powell has written for every major music publisher in the music business.  He has received many top honors and career highlights over the years including a 2013 Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture for his co-written song with Keith Urban “For You” in the movie Act of Valor, as well as a 2013 Critics Choice Award nomination for the same.  In addition, in 2006 he was nominated for a Country Music Association Award for “Song of The Year” with Keith Urban’s, Tonight I Wanna Cry, was named SESAC’s Country Songwriter of the Year in 2009, and received the prestigious CMA Triple Play Award in 2010 for penning three #1 songs in the same year.