SMACKSongs has signed a worldwide publishing deal with singer-songwriter Caroline Watkins.
Watkins was born and raised in Nashville. After landing her own round at the legendary Bluebird Café when she was only 16, she signed her first publishing deal right out of high school with Warner Chappell. She attended Belmont University, where she received the Miranda Lambert Women Creators Scholarship.
Watkins has opened for Brett Eldredge, Walker Hayes, and Willie Nelson. In 2018, one of her songs was featured in the film Forever My Girl.
“Caroline’s songwriting talents and abilities make her a natural fit for our roster” says SMACKSongs Chief Creative Officer, Robin Palmer. “Our entire team couldn’t be more excited to work with her. We feel like this is perfect timing for the next chapter in her career.”
“I could not be more excited to start working with SMACK. Shane [McAnally] has been an incredible mentor and friend to me over the years, so it’s a dream come true to get to work with his team” adds Watkins. “I’ve always been a fan of SMACK, but when I met Robin, Carly [Sater], and the rest of the team, they immediately made me feel so at home and like part of the family, and I could not imagine a better place to get to write songs every day. I am just so thankful to them for believing in me and my songs and am so excited for my future with them!”
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