ASCAP, Belmont University Honor LeAnn Phelan

Pictured (L-R): ASCAP's Michael Martin and LeAnn Phelan, Belmont University's Sarah Cates and Dan Keen

Pictured (L-R): ASCAP’s Michael Martin and LeAnn Phelan, Belmont University’s Sarah Cates and Dan Keen

Belmont University‘s Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business, along with industry partner ASCAP, honored Belmont alumnus LeAnn Phelan (class of ’89) with the 2013 Music City Milestone Award (MCMA). The award recognizes a Belmont graduate who has achieved success in the entertainment and music industry.

Phelan co-heads the ASCAP creative team with Michael Martin; Phelan has a B.B.A. from Belmont University with an emphasis in music business. She also serves on the NARAS board and the board of Possibilities! Inc., a non-profit organization that aids those struggling with addiction and childhood abuse.

Phelan’s career has included time as a vocalist with Steve Winwood, as well as work with Sony Records, 19 Entertainment, Windswept Pacific and Combustion Music. Throughout her career, she has worked in songwriter management, production coordination, A&R, music supervision, song plugging and writer development. Phelan’s work has impacted artists and songwriters Ashley Gorley, Kings of Leon, Catt Gravitt, Blair Daly, Steve McEwan, Miranda Lambert and Gordie Sampson, among others.

Pictured (L-R): ASCAP's Meghan Muse, Alison Toczylowski, Kele Currier, Martin, Phelan, Mary Self, Anna Maki, Suzanne Lee, Mike Sistad and Ryan Beuschel

Pictured (L-R): ASCAP’s Meghan Muse, Alison Toczylowski, Kele Currier, Martin, Phelan, Mary Self, Anna Maki, Suzanne Lee, Mike Sistad and Ryan Beuschel

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