Aubrie Sellers cast in Love Actually Live

Love Actually is coming to the stage and non other than our Aubrie Sellers will be front and center! This “concert celebration” has a stacked cast with performers like Rex Smith and Manolakos. [...]

Hailey Whitters joins CMT’s Women of Country

Carnival artist Hailey Whitters will be joining ten other talented women in CMT’s Next Women of Country class of 2020. As a part of CMT’s mission highlight women in country music, they have [...]

Hailey Whitters hits the Road with Maren Morris

Hailey Whitters, christened “Nashville’s Newest Unsigned Star” by RollingStone magazine is taking no breaks 2019. Coming off a successful tour with grammy award winning artist Maren Morris, [...]

Lee Ann Womack, Waylon Payne, and Adam Wright nominated for Americana Fest “Song of the Year” award

Lee Ann Womack’s “All The Trouble” c0-written with Carnival writers Waylon Payne and Adam Wright was nominated for this year’s Americana Fest “Song of the Year” award. The winner will be [...]

Scooter Carusoe celebrates another #1 with Darius Rucker’s “For The First Time”

Scooter Carusoe celebrates another #1 song with Darius Rucker’s “For The First Time.” Rucker mentions “That song really made me sit down and write out a list of things I want to do that [...]

Scooter Carusoe and Chris Janson’s “Drunk Girl” wins Song of the Year

Scooter Carusoe, Chris Janson, and Tom Douglas win Music Row’s 30th Annual Song of the Year Award for “Drunk Girl.” This brilliant and impactful song addresses the all too [...]

Scooter Carusoe co-writes “Song for the Saints” with Kenny Chesney and Tom Douglas

Congratulations Scooter Carusoe for “Song for the Saints,” a song written in collaboration with Kenny Chesney and Tom Douglas. This song was inspired by the devastation in the Virgin Islands by [...]

Adam Wright releases new album Dust

Carnival writer Adam Wright released his new album Dust. This album defies convention and reveals a world wholly worth exploring. The Press House comments “The 11 songs on Dust have many layers [...]

Derik Hultquist puts in the work to create The Worktapes, Vol.1

Carnival writer Derik Hultquist recently released his two EPs called The Worktapes, Vol. 1.  All of the songs were recorded with either just a piano or a guitar. This project stemmed from Derik’s [...]

Gretchen Peters releases Dancing with the Beast

In her newly released album Dancing with the Beast, Carnival songwriter Gretchen Peters writes about the struggles that women deal with daily.  While “Dancing With The Beast is a tough listen, it [...]

David Nail and the Well Ravens release “Heavy”

David Nail and the Well Ravens released their new single “Heavy” from their upcoming album Only This and Nothing More.  Nail chose to introduce his new and different style of music with the [...]

Carnival Writer Plays Sundance Film Festival

Carnival Writer Dustin Christensen went out to Park City Utah for Sundance Film Festival, playing alongside other acts such as Stephen Kellogg, KT Tunstall, and more. While it may mainly be a [...]

Mando Saenz and Aubrie Sellers featured on “Story Behind the Song”

Carnival writers Mando Saenz and Aubrie Sellers were recently featured in a video on The Boot talking about how Sellers’ song “People Talking” came about. Check out the video [...]

Carnival Writer Cuts Single for The Oak Ridge Boys

Carnival writer Mando Saenz wrote the title single for the Oak Ridge Boys along with Aaron Raitiere, titled “Brand New Star”. It’s the first song on their new album titled [...]

Mando Saenz Plays Renowned 30A Songwriters Festival

Carnival writer Mando Saenz recently got back from playing the renowned writers festival in Florida, 30A Songwriters Festival. It’s a festival made up of some of the best songwriters around [...]

Scooter Carusoe Lands Cut on Jordan Davis’s New Album

Louisiana Native Jordan David signed with Universal Music Group in 2016, and is now releasing his debut album “Home State”. Carnival writer Scooter Carusoe wrote one of twelve tracks [...]

Brent Cobb Nominated for his First Grammy

We’re proud to announce that Brent Cobb is nominated for his first Grammy for Best Americana Album for his debut record “Shine On Rainy Day”. He was recently featured in a video [...]

Carnival Writer’s Land a Song with Alan Jackson

Carnival writers Adam Wright and Hailey Whitters co-write “The Older I Get” with Sarah Allison Turner for Alan Jackson’s new single. Rolling Stone magazine recently wrote an [...]