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Justin Ebach Named Songwriter of The Year At SESAC’s Nashville Music Awards

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NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess) — Justin Ebach was named SESAC’s Songwriter of the Year during the organization’s annual Nashville Music Awards on Sunday night.

Ebach, who won the accolade for the second year in a row, was recognized for his chart-topping hits from the past year that include “Good Girl,” recorded by Dustin Lynch and “Here Tonight,” recorded by Brett Young.

“Beautiful Crazy,” by Luke Combs which has was the longest-running number-one hit on the Country Airplay chart, and which was co-written by Combs, Wyatt Durrette III, and Robert Willford was named SESAC Song of the Year.

Warner Chappell Music took home the Publisher of the Year award, marking their second such victory since 2017.

The award ceremony included music from Blanco Brown, who performed his hit “The Git Up” and Jimmie Allen, who covered his hit “Best Shot” on piano alongside co-writer and fellow award winner Josh London.

Hosted by Shannan Hatch, SESAC’s Vice President of Creative Services, the Nashville Music Awards took place Sunday night at t Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

Country Awards:

“BACK TO LIFE”
Written by:
Cary BarloweNiko Moon
Published by:
Bennetts Dad Songs, Niko Moon Publishing, Roc Nation US Music, Song of Rhythm House Black, Warner Chappell Music
Recorded by:
Rascal Flatts

“BEAUTIFUL CRAZY”
Written by:
Wyatt Durrette III
Published by:
Rosest Music
Recorded by:
Luke Combs


“BEST SHOT”
Written by:
Jimmie AllenJosh London
Published by:
Castle Bound Music, Red Lining Music, Sony/ATV Lakeview, Songs of Downtown
Recorded by:
Jimmie Allen

“BLUE TACOMA”
Written by:
Casey Brown
Published by:
Not Just Another Song Publishing, So Essential Tunes
Recorded by:
Russell Dickerson

“BUY MY OWN DRINKS”
Written by:
Jennifer WayneNaomi CookeHannah Mulholland
Published by:
Hatchoooo Music Publishing, Legends Of Magic Mustang Music, Music Of Platinum Pen, Thunder Cookie, Wild Wild Wild West Songs, BMG Silver Songs US
Recorded by:
Runaway June

“DESPERATE MAN”
Written by:
Ray Wylie Hubbard
Published by:
Snake Farm Publishing, BMG Silver Songs US
Recorded by:
Eric Church

“DRUNK ME”
Written by:
Justin Wilson
Published by:
Legends Of Magic Mustang Music, Somebody Play It Again Music, BMG Silver Songs US
Recorded by:
Mitchell Tenpenny

“GIRL LIKE YOU”
Written by:
Michael TylerJaron Boyer
Published by:
peertunes LTD, MTNOIZE, Jaron Boyer Music
Recorded by:
Jason Aldean

“GOOD GIRL”
Written by:
Justin Ebach
Published by:
Curb Wordspring Music, Memory Days, Warner Chappell Music
Recorded by:
Dustin Lynch

“HANGIN’ ON”
Written by:
Josh Hoge
Published by:
EMI Foray Music, Write 2 Be Free Music
Recorded by:
Chris Young

“HERE TONIGHT”
Written by:
Justin Ebach
Published by:
Curb Wordspring Music, Memory Days, Warner Chappell Music
Recorded by:
Brett Young


“MILLIONAIRE”
Written by:
Kevin Welch
Published by:
Spur 66 Music, Universal Tunes
Recorded by:
Chris Stapleton

“RAISED ON COUNTRY”
Written by:
Cary Barlowe
Published by:
Bennetts Dad Songs, Roc Nation US Music, Song of Rhythm House Black, Warner Chappell Music
Recorded by:
Chris Young

“RUMOR”
Written and Recorded by:
Lee Brice

“TALK YOU OUT OF IT”
Written by:
Alysa Vanderheym
Published by:
Castle Bound Music, Songs of Downtown
Recorded by:
Florida Georgia Line

Americana Awards:

“NOT MANY MILES TO GO”
Written by:
Rosanne Cash
Published by:
Chelcait Music, Words & Music Songs
Recorded by:
Rosanne Cash

“HIGH STEPPIN'”
Written by:
Scott AvettSeth AvettBob Crawford
Published by:
Ramseur Family Fold Music, NemoIVMusic, First Big Snow Publishing, Truth Comes True Publishing
Recorded by:
The Avett Brothers

“NONE’YA”
Written by:
Hayes Carll, Allison Moorer
Published by:
Highway 87 Publishing, Bernard House Music, BMG Silver Songs US, Songs of Downtown
Recorded by:
Hayes Carll

“TIMES LIKE THESE”
Written by:
Hayes Carll
Published by:
Highway 87 Publishing, BMG Silver Songs US
Recorded by:
Hayes Carll