Kaylee Rose selected for ASCAP GPS (Guidance from Publishers for Songwriters) Project class of 2020


ASCAP’s Nashville creative team, led by Vice President Mike Sistad, has revealed the songwriter participants for its ninth annual ASCAP GPS (Guidance from Publishers for Songwriters) Project, which showcases songwriters who are ready, or nearly ready, for a publishing deal.

The ASCAP GPS Project class of 2020, curated by ASCAP Creative Director Evyn Mustoe Johnston, includes songwriters Ethan Baumgarner, Bailey CallahanStephen CareyMorgan Johnston, Jordan KeimKate MaloneNell Maynard, and Kaylee Rose.

Publishers participating include Anthem Music Publishing’s Tim Hunze, BMG’s Jake Gear, Concord Music Publishing’s Brad Kennard, King Pen Music’s Kelly King, Red Door Music Group’s Abbey Adams, Sea Gayle Music’s Kim Wiggins, Sony/ATV Music Publishing’s Anna Weisband, and Spirit Music Nashville’s Katie Flynn and Kara Jackson.

Over the next year, these eight writers will be paired with publishers who will critique their songs and host virtual follow-up meetings to help the writers develop.


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