Ronnie Milsap Contest Announced

Ronnie Milsap Songwriting Contest Is Now Open. Country music legend Ronnie Milsap, along with American Songwriter, have announced Ronnie Milsap’s Country Cut Contest. Starting June 18, the special song contest will give one aspiring songwriter the chance to have their song recorded by Milsap on his upcoming album hitting stores this Fall 2012. “This really opens it up to receive material from a broader range of songwriters, different than what Ronnie would’ve normally been pitched going into the recording of a new album. We’re going to find an amazing song.” -John Ritchie, Creative Director American Songwriter and a panel of industry professionals will listen to every song submitted and present Ronnie Milsap with 25 finalists. The deadline for songs to be heard is August 10. Milsap will select the winning song. Submissions fees are $20 for the first song and $10 for each additional song. All submissions will include a signed copy of the new upcoming album from Milsap. “Knowing the American Songwriter audience, we should be able to find some fantastic songs. We have a great group of judges who will help narrow the field of hits for Ronnie to pick from.” -Ken Madson, President of Average Joes Management With over 26 albums, 62 singles, 40 no. 1’s, 6 Grammy’s and over 35 million albums sold, Ronnie Milsap is giving one lucky songwriter their chance to win a piece of the business. To enter your song, visit Industry Judges: -John Ritchie, Creative Director, American Songspace -Caine O’Rear, Editor, American Songwriter Magazine -Ken Madson, Manager, Average Joes Management -Noah Gordan, Head of A&R, Average Joes Entertainment -Matt Bjorke, Editor, -Clay Hunnicutt, Senior VP of Programming Clear Channel Media & Entertainment -Colt Ford, Artist, Average Joes Entertainment -Caitlin Rose, Artist, ATO Records -Craig Shelburne, Writer, -Shannon Hatch, Sr. Director Writer/Publisher Relations, SESAC -Bradley Collins, Director Writer and Publisher Relations, BMI With more judges to be announced at a later date. The Final Decision Makers: Ronnie Milsap, along with producer Rob Galbraith

Ronnie Milsap New Album Country Again

Ronnie Milsap Set To Release His New Album Country Again This July! Ronnie Milsap will release his new album, Country Again, on Tuesday July 26. The first single, “If You Don’t Want Me To (The Freeze)” will be hitting radio July 18th, but first Mr. Milsap will be taking the Grand Ole Opry stage July 16th to premier the album. This is his first country album in 5 years, but with 40 #1 hits under his belt he is sure to impress the fans! “I’ve been very fortunate to have had a lot of successful records. Now it’s time to make some more.” The Grammy award winning artist has given the world a gift by doing what he does. He has had some timeless songs that have a crisp sound that you can’t help but sway to. Some of my favorites are “Pure Love“, “Stranger In My House“, and “Day Dreams About Night Things“…classics! Country Again Track Listing 1. “A Better Word For Love” 2. “Country Again” 3. “Cry Cry Darling” 4. “You’re The Reason I’m Living” 5. “Almost Mine” 6. “Oh Linda” 7. “Even Fools Get Lucky” 8. “For A Minute There” 9. “Fireworks” 10. “On My Own” 11. “Trapped In An Old Country Song” 12. “If You Don’t Want Me To (The Freeze)”