Category: The Song Industry

3 Ways to Grow Towards Success in the Christian Music Business

Getting your songs “out there” I received a snarky email the other day that made me sad for a minute. Here’s what happened. I send out a lot of value-oriented content to our email community. Often I’ll invite our followers to consider joining our 8-week online NCS Coaching program, a

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“God Gave Me A Song… Now What” Workshop Happening October 2nd

Live Songwriting Workshop October 2nd, 2021 Nashville Christian Songwriters is announcing a LIVE 3-hour online workshop entitled “God Gave Me A Song… Now What?” featuring John Chisum and Robert Till. The workshop is happening Saturday, October 2nd, from 9:00 – Noon CDT. This interactive workshop experience expands the popular webinar

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NEEDTOBREATHE

BEAR RINEHART: NEEDTOBREATHE’s New Music, New Normal

If you know rock and roll, you know NEEDTOBREATHE. Hailing from Possum Kingdom, SC, this trio of hard rocking musicians have been at it for two decades and counting, straddling Christian and mainstream charts with their own blend of Gospel, roots, and pop.  Show host, John Chisum, sat down recently

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Musical instruments with "Our Best Songwriting Tips for 2021"

Our Best Songwriting Tips for 2021

With 2020 slowly fading in the rearview mirror, it’s time to turn our focus to the opportunities God is bringing us in this New Year. We thought some fresh songwriting tips might be just the ticket for you to get things off to a great start! The global hardships, pandemics,

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MIKE WEAVER: Songs of Deliverance in Times of Trial and Loss

“My entire theology is a Man, it’s Jesus,” says Mike Weaver, frontman of Christian music’s powerhouse band Big Daddy Weave. “I’m telling you, He is with you and He’s with you in the most real way.” With robust faith and authenticity, Weaver shares through this warm and often funny episode

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How to Copyright a Song – Protecting Your Music

How to Copyright Your Songs Many songwriters we know think dealing with copyright is about as much fun as a root canal. The thought of learning how to copyright a song for protecting your music may seem daunting and even scary enough to stop the process altogether. But it doesn’t

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Clinicians Announced for Ninth NCS “Song Revolution Workshop” March 26th – 28th in Nashville

With the multi-faceted Christian songwriters coaching and resource company well into its fifth year of serving the global songwriting community, Nashville Christian Songwriters is gearing up for its ninth onsite weekend event called the Song Revolution Workshop. “There’s nothing like this weekend for worship songwriters,” says NCS Vice-president Robert Till.

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ROSS KING: Full-Time Songwriting (Part 2)

In Part 2, John Chisum and Ross King continue to dig deep into the nitty gritty of what it takes to write quality songs in the changing music landscape. From writing on your own, to writing “top line” with producers and musicians in the room, this show will help give

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ROSS KING: Full-Time Songwriting (Part 1)

In this installment, John Chisum and Ross King dig deep into the nitty gritty of what it takes to write quality songs in the changing music landscape. From writing on your own, to writing “top line” with producers and musicians in the room, this show will help give you valuable

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Want to Become a Successful Songwriter? Here’s How!

I’ve just released one of the clearest and most important teaching episodes on the Song Revolution for Christian songwriters yet. It’s called “How to Become a Successful Songwriter” and in it I share the most important thing you can know about songwriting, a simple yet profound principle that jump-started me

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