Magic Mustang Signs Vicky McGehee

Top Row L-R: BBR Music Group’s Colton McGee and Jon Loba; Magic Mustang’s Juli Newton-Griffith; Almon & McPike’s Orville Almon.  Bottom Row L-R : BBR Music Group’s Benny Brown; Vicky McGehee

Top Row (L-R): BBR’s Colton McGee and Jon Loba; Magic Mustang’s Juli Newton-Griffith; Almon & McPike’s Orville Almon. Bottom (L-R): BBR’s Benny Brown; Vicky McGehee

BBR Music Group announced today (August 4) the signing of songwriter Vicky McGehee to its Magic Mustang Music publishing roster, administered by Warner/Chappell.

McGehee was named MusicRow’s Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year in 2006 and BMI’s Songwriter of the Year in 2007.

She co-wrote the Grammy award winning song “Like We Never Loved At All” (Faith Hill feat. Tim McGraw) and also penned Jason Aldean’s “Hicktown,” “Johnny Cash,” and her first No. 1 song “Why.” McGehee scored No. 1 hits with “How Country Feels” (Randy Houser) and “God Love Her” (Toby Keith). She co-wrote Craig Campbell’s current single “Tomorrow Tonight” and “Holy Water” for Big & Rich, in addition to 14 songs on Gretchen Wilson’s first three albums.

McGehee has earned eleven Top 50 Played Songs of the Year awards from BMI and received eight BMI Millionaire Awards. Over the course of her career, McGehee has earned several CMA, ACM and CMT Award nominations.

“Vicky is an amazing talent,” says Juli Newton-Griffith, VP of Publishing for Magic Mustang Music. “She is truly one of a kind and I am so happy to have her join our family! Feel like she has been a part all along!”

“I’ve been blessed in my career to have worked and written with some of the most amazing people in the music business,” shares McGehee. “I have been blessed again by signing with a company that is not only leading the industry but one I truly consider family. Thank you Benny Brown, Juli Griffith, Jon Loba, Paul Brown, Colton McGee. Let’s do this!”

She joins a publishing roster including Jason Aldean, Kurt Allison, Steve Bogard, Westin Davis, Brooke Eden, Lindsay Ell, David Fanning, Rob Hatch, Tully Kennedy, Justin Lantz, Dave Pittenger, Thompson Square, Justin Wilson, Craig Campbell and Jason Vanover.

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