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Brett James Signs with Warner Chappel Music


Country music songwriter Brett James has signed a deal with Warner Chappel Music and Combustion Music Nashville. As part of the deal, James will retain rights to his own publishing company Combustion Music.

James has recently co-wrote Scotty McCreery’s “I Love You This Big,” the debut single from the latest American Idol winner.  Number one songs he has writing credits on include Kenny Chesney’s “Out Last Night,” Martina McBride’s “Blessed,” Carrie Underwood’s “Jesus, Take The Wheel,” and Jason Aldean’s “The Truth.”

ACM Lifting Lives Presents Music Camp in Nashville

Carrie Underwood.

The Academy of Country Music and the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities have announced their partnership for the second annual ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp in Nashville from June 26th until July 2nd, 2011. Participating artists include Carrie Underwood, Gary Allan, Little Big Town, Wynonna, and songwriters Odie Blackmon and Brett James, as well as producer Mark Bright.

A one-week program, the camp promotes musical education for children with developmental disabilities who have musical talents. It also serves as a chance to research Williams Syndrome. Children will participate in songwriting workshops; and the week ends with a special musical performance at the Grand Ole Opry on July 1st.