Music Business Radio #201: Gretchen Peters


483731_10151412710399295_1794716682_nGrammy nominated singer/songwriter Gretchen Peters has composed hits for Martina McBride, Etta James, Trisha Yearwood, Faith Hill, and George Strait, as well as Neil Diamond and Bryan Adams.

Gretchen received the Country Music Association Song Of The Year award for McBride’s “Independence Day” in 1995, and was nominated for Grammy Awards for Best Country Song, in 1995 and 1996. As an artist, she has released seven albums of her own. She was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2014.

Gretchen talks about her career including the stories behind the songs as well as let us hear songs from her new album, Blackbirds.