Josh Thompson Signs Publishing Deal With MV2 Entertainment

(L-R): Nicole Sherrill – Creative Director; Tony Harrell – General Manager; Josh Thompson; Mike Whelan – Senior Creative Director; Ben Strain – Creative Director; Lauren Davis – Artist Management and Contract Services.

Hit songwriter Josh Thompson has signed an exclusive publishing deal with MV2 Entertainment. Thompson is a co-writer on Jon Pardi’s current single “Ain’t Always The Cowboy,” as well as Tyler Farr’s “Only Truck In Town,” and has cuts on upcoming albums from Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt, Florida Georgia Line, and Morgan Wallen. He also co-wrote recent hits including Blake Shelton’s “I’ll Name The Dogs,” Aldean’s “Any Ol’ Barstool,” and Aldean’s hit collaboration with Miranda Lambert, “Drowns The Whiskey.”

He has co-written more than 35 major label placements since 2016, with songs recorded by  Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Luke Combs, Brett Young, Jake Owen, Justin Moore, Chris Lane, Michael Ray, Maddie and Tae, and more.

Thompson also had his own hits as an artist earlier in his career, including the Top 20 songs “Beer on the Table” and “Cold Beer with Your Name On It,” as well as the Gold-certified “Way Out Here.”

“Josh Thompson is a true journeyman hitmaker, and our entire team is ecstatic about having him here at MV2,” says MV2 General Manager Tony Harrell.

“Writing and creating songs with my buddies is the best job in the world. I’m truly honored to live this life and be in this special industry. I’m excited to start the next chapter of my music row story with the passionate team at MV2. I genuinely look forward to further building on what James, Tony, Mike, and Ben have started,” says Josh Thompson.

MV2 Entertainment’s roster includes Thomas Archer, Nora Collins, Nick Donley, Forrest Finn, David Frasier, and Houston Phillips.


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