• Grammy Award Winner
• ASCAP Songwriter of the Year
• 17 #1 Hits
For over a decade, Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Brett James has been one of the most prolific and versatile songwriters in Nashville having had more than three hundred of his songs recorded by major label recording artists. James has become a fixture on the Billboard Country chart with 17 #1 songs and scores of top 20 singles to his credit.
The list of artists that have recorded songs penned by Brett James resembles a who’s who in country music list, but also straddles genre lines into American and world pop music. Some notable pop artists to record James’ songs include Kelly Clarkson, Jon Bon Jovi, Daughtry, The Backstreet Boys, Chicago, and Leona Lewis. Brett has also scored #1 songs in Europe and a worldwide top 5 Latin hit with the song ‘Todo Mi Amor’ recorded by Paulina Rubio. Outside the writer’s room, Brett’s talents have earned production credits that include Taylor Swift, Jessica Simpson, Josh Gracin and MCA recording artist Kip Moore who’s single “Somethin’ ‘Bout a Truck” was a breakthrough smash in 2012!
Brett has toured with the CMA Songwriters series since 2010 sharing the stage with some of country music’s biggest stars; Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Chris Young, Martina McBride and many more! James current has four Top 20 songs climbing the Country charts with Dierks Bentley, Brantley Gilbert, Thompson Square and Danielle Bradbery.
James recent #1’s include; “I Hold On” recorded by Dierks Bentley which Bentley refers to as his “favorite and most personal song,” “Bottoms Up” recorded by country rebel Brantley Gilbert, and two of Carrie Underwood’s last three chart-toppers “Something Bad” and “Something In The Water” both co-written with fellow Music City Hit-Maker Chris Destefano!