Songs written by Anthony Smith are weaved into the fabric of country music. His songs have shaped the careers for some of the most iconic country music artists like George Strait, Tim McGraw, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Eric Church, Montgomery Gentry and others.
He has won numerous awards from BMI, ASCAP, and NSAI as well as the prestigious Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year award by Music Row Magazine. As a recording artist, his critically acclaimed record “If That Ain’t Country” produced three Billboard top 40 singles.
Alex Dooley has become a Music City staple in the songwriting community. His versatility, and carefully crafted lyrics, have earned him immense respect among his is co-writers, who include Earl Bud Lee (Garth Brooks), Rob Snyder (Luke Combs), Brian Carper (Walker McGuire), Josh Johnson (Kane Brown) and Jordan Walker (Luke Combs) just to name a few.
This Virginia-born song master has previously secured cuts with artists such as Easton Corbin, and Craig Campbell, while also amassing more than 23 cuts in his first 3 years at Banner Music.
In 1999, Daniel Kleindienst packed up his family, and moved to Tennessee to pursue a career in the music industry. He has been writing songs, performing in bands, and producing custom recording projects ever since. The Missouri born "Music Man" has secured hundreds of commercial recordings, performed all over the United States, played at The Ryman Auditorium and produced custom projects which have sold millions of units.
Josh Johnson grew up in Fort Oglethorpe, GA where he developed a love for bluegrass and country music. In 2009, after spending a few years touring and performing as a country music artist, Josh decided to focus on writing full time. The Georgia native found his first commercial success as a songwriter in his hometown with a young artist by the name of Kane Brown, who would eventually go on to be signed to a major recording contract.
In 2015, Josh was signed to Banner Music. The following year, he wrote "Granddaddy's Chair" with Kane Brown, which was RIAA Certified Platinum in January 2018.
Alice Lankford started her journey with Banner Music over 10 years ago. The Tulsa based tunesmith uses powerful lyrics and vivid imagery to enhance each song that she has a hand in creating. During her time at Banner Music, she has secured a #1 on the Bluegrass Today Chart with Australian Artist, Kristy Cox, for the song "Ricochet." Lankford has also secured cuts with artists such as Kacey Smith, Billy Dawson, and Audra McLaughlin.
As a professional songwriter for Banner Music in Nashville, TN, Jimbo Martin finds himself traveling from his hometown of Coweta, OK every other month to write in the Country Music Capital. Martin's list of notable co-writers includes the likes of Clay Mills ("Beautiful Mess", "Don't Think I Don't Think About It"), and Lance Carpenter ("Love Me Like You Mean It"). Martin scored a #1 on the Bluegrass Today Chart with "Ricochet," a song that was recorded by Australian Artist, Kristy Cox. He has also secured cuts with artists such as Kacey Smith, Audra McLaughlin, and Billy Dawson.