Bogard To Ride With Magic Mustang

(L-R) Juli Newton-Griffith, Bogard and BBR CEO Benny Brown.

Grammy-nominated songwriter veteran Steve Bogard has signed a publishing deal with Magic Mustang Music, which is affiliated with Broken Bow Records.

“I have been a fan of Steve’s for many years,” said Juli Newton-Griffith, Sr. Creative Director of Magic Mustang Music. “He is a songwriting machine and a master at everything he does. We are honored to have him in the Magic Mustang family.”

Bogard has nine No. 1 country songs and has garnered 18 ASCAP and/or BMI awards. Some of his well known compositions inlcude “Carried Away,” “Carrying Your Love With Me,” and “Prayin’ For Daylight.” Albums containing Bogard songs have sold over 70 million units.

“I’ve admired the BBR/Magic Mustang operation from the start,” said Bogard. “Now it’s an honor and a pleasure to partner with a great independent team where music is the number one priority. It already feels like home.”

Bogard has been the President of the Nashville Songwriters Association International Board since 2006. He also serves on the CMA Board of Directors, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Foundation and MyWerx, recently voted one of Billboard Magazine’s top ten tech startups of 2010. A former Board Member of the Academy of Country Music, Steve is a 1995 graduate of Leadership Music, served on ASCAP’s Southern Writer’s Advisory Board and has hosted the ASCAP Song Seminar. He is a member of the ACM and The Recording Academy.

Magic Mustang Music represents songwriters Jason Aldean, Thompson Square, Sherrie Austin, Ash Bowers, Rob Hatch, Kristy Lee Cook, Kurt Allison, Tully Kennedy, John Edwards, Rich Redmond and Westin Davis. The company is administered by Big Loud Bucks.

 

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