Still Working Music Group Names New Creative Director

Emily Olson

Still Working Music Group has named Emily Mueller Olson as Creative Director. Emily will oversee the extensive Still Working catalog and work closely with Still Working writers to make sure their amazing songs are heard.

“We feel so lucky to have Emily join our Still Working family. She is extremely passionate and talented and we can’t wait to see what the future holds!” said Alex Orbison.

Emily moved to Nashville in the Summer of 2005 with a passion for songs and songwriters. She graduated from Belmont University with a Music Business degree and has over 10 years of experience in publishing including stops at Disney Music Publishing, Tom-Leis Music, Pain in the Art Productions, ole, and launching her songwriter/producer/musician management business called listen + connect creative. Notably, Emily holds the credit of Production Assistant on almost a dozen major label projects, including Taylor Swift’s Speak Now album and The Band Perry’s self-titled debut. She has secured over 150 cuts for artists including Brett Young, Randy Houser, Sara Evans, Mickey Guyton, Justin Moore, Sister Hazel, and Trent Harmon.

“All I really want is to be surrounded by great music and great people…get incredible songs floating around Nashville heard….and to help songwriters I really believe in get to where they want to be. Getting to work with the Still Working roster is a dream come true,” said Olson.

Still Working Music was founded in 1990 by the late Barbara Orbison and is now run by her sons, Alex Orbison (President) and Roy Orbison, Jr. (Co-President) along with Chuck Fleckenstein (COO and General Manager). Recent Still Working successes include Kenny Chesney’s No. 1, “All The Pretty Girls,” Miranda Lambert’s “Tin Man” (nominated as 2017 Country Song of the Year) and Lost Frequencies’ “Are You With Me,” a No. 1 in 18 countries around the world. Still Working’s catalog includes hits by Taylor Swift, One Direction, Ashley Monroe, Travis Denning, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Brooks & Dunn, and George Strait as well as cuts by Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts, Easton Corbin, Reba McEntire, Martina McBride, Faith Hill, Celine Dion, and Joe Walsh.

Still Working Music writers include Tommy Lee James, Gordie Sampson, Jon Randall, Chase Bryant, Dylan Altman, Alana Springsteen, Dominic Scott Kay, and Lance Miller. Still Working Music partners with BMG, Kobalt, and Big Deal, among others.


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