Spirit Music Nashville Acquires Cary Barlowe Catalog

Cary Barlowe

Spirit Music Nashville has acquired the song catalog of Cary Barlowe, as announced today by David Renzer, Chairman, Spirit Music Group and Daniel Hill, President, Spirit Music Nashville. Barlowe was named SESAC Songwriter of the Year in 2015.

“We are thrilled to welcome the amazing catalogue of Cary Barlowe to our growing Spirit Music Nashville family,” said Renzer.

“Cary is such a talented and versatile writer, and this catalog reflects that fact in every way. We are very pleased that Cary has entrusted Spirit Music Nashville with this great collection of songs,” said Hill.

Over the past few years, Barlowe has written four No. 1 country hits with and for artists including Dustin Lynch (“Where It’s At”), Florida Georgia Line (“Sun Daze”), Lady Antebellum (“American Honey”), and Billy Currington (“It Don’t Hurt Like It Used To”). He’s also had nine No. 1 Christian songs with TobyMac (“Made to Love,” “I’m for You,” “Tonight,” “City On Our Knees,” “Hold On,” “Christmas this Year,” “One World,” “Get Back Up,” and “Feel It”) as well as three Grammy nominations for Contemporary/Gospel Song of the Year with TobyMac.

Other prominent songs written by Barlowe include “Beat Up Bible” by Little Big Town; “Good Good” and “Guys and Girls” by Florida Georgia Line; “Making Me Say” by Brett Young; “Good Morning” by American Idol alum Mandisa; and “Just Around the Corner” by Martina McBride, to name a few. Barlowe also has upcoming cuts slated to be released by leading artists Rascal Flatts and Dan Tyminski, among others.


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