Monday, May 13, 2013


Hosted By Craig Wiseman, Evening Celebrates The Success Of The Company’s Writers & Artists
Photo Credit: Justin Mrusek for Big Loud Shirt
Pictured (back row, L-R): Big Loud Shirt writers Tyler Hubbard and Rodney Clawson, Big Loud Bucks' Steven McMillian, Craig Wiseman, Big Loud Bucks' Heather Buresh, Big Loud Shirt/Big Loud Mountain’s Seth England and Joey Moi, Big Loud Shirt writer Brian Kelley

(front row, L-R): Big Loud Shirt writer Chris Tompkins, Big Loud Mountain’s Kevin Noble, Big Loud Shirt’s Amy Allmand and Kimberly Gleason

Not pictured: Big Loud Shirt writer Sarah Buxton
Nashville, TN - (May 13, 2013) - Celebrating the success of Big Loud Shirt Industries, company founder and esteemed songwriter Craig Wiseman hosted a spirited party Thursday evening (5/9) in the parking lot of the Big Loud Shirt office building in Nashville, TN, marking the 7th annual event. Staff, friends and music industry insiders all gathered to reveal with Craig and his accomplished team of writers and artists, including, Rodney Clawson, FGL’s Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley, Joey Moi and Chris Tompkins. Thanks to Fireball/Firefly and Gigi’s Cupcakes, the guests toasted cocktails and enjoyed an array of delectable snacks while rocking out to Dee Jay Silver’s choice playlist.

“The party was GREAT! We had the whole Big Loud family out to put on balloon hats and celebrate an amazing year,” exclaims Craig Wiseman. “And being the same week that Florida Georgia Line’s ‘Shine On’ went #1 made it even better. This celebration is a big deal for the Big Loud crowd and we appreciate everybody stopping by. Always great to see all of our old friends and meet a few new ones!”

With 23 #1 hit singles, over 60 singles and countless awards, Big Loud Shirt has become one of the most successful and creative independent music publishing companies, ranking as one of the nation’s top ten publishing companies based on radio airplay this year according to Billboard. Established in 2003 by multiple award winning songwriter and producer, Craig Wiseman, the company has earned Grammy awards for Country Song of the Year with Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dying,” Carrie Underwood’s “Before He Cheats” and “Blown Away,” while also garnering three other Grammy nominations including George Strait’s “I Saw God Today.” To date BLS writers have won 14 ASCAP performance awards, a BMI performance award, ASCAP Song of the Year awards, People’s Choice Best Country Song, NSAI “Songs I Wish I’d Written” and ACM, CMA and IMBA Song of the Year awards. Wiseman has been named ASCAP Songwriter of the Year on three separate occasions.

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