Troy Verges

Troy Verges is an American songwriter of country and pop music from Louisiana.

Troy Verges
Born20th-century
OriginLouisiana, United States
GenresCountry, pop
Occupation(s)Songwriter
Years active2000s–present

CareerEdit

His first cut as a songwriter was a track on Faith Hill's Breathe.[1] His credits include the singles "Wanted", recorded by Hunter Hayes; "Beer Money", recorded by Kip Moore; "Who I Am", recorded by Jessica Andrews; "Blessed", recorded by Martina McBride; "Wasted", recorded by Carrie Underwood; "Day Drinking", recorded by Little Big Town;[2] "Shotgun Rider", recorded by Tim McGraw;[3] and "I Want Crazy",[4] recorded by Hunter Hayes – all of which went to number one on the country music charts.

"Wanted" was ACM nominated in 2013 for Song of the Year,[5] while "I Want Crazy" received a 2014 Grammy nomination[6] and "Day Drinking" received a 2015 Grammy nomination.[7] "Wanted", composed by Hunter Hayes and Troy Verges, took home Song Of The Year honors at the 2013 BMI Country Awards.[8] and was also named one of Billboard's top ten songs of the decade [9]

He produced and mixed the Anders Osborne album Coming Down.[10]

AwardsEdit

Verges was named "Songwriter of the Year" in 2002 by Broadcast Music Incorporated and "Songwriter of the Year" by the Nashville Songwriters Association International.

In 2011, Verges garnered both and Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe nomination in the Best Original Song category for his composition "Coming Home" from the film Country Strong.

List of songs co-written by VergesEdit

(alphabetical by song title)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bessman, Jim (November 30, 2002). "Words & Music". Billboard. New York City: Prometheus Global Media. p. 36. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
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  11. ^ A Perfectly Good Heart lyrics at Elyrics.net
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Troy Verges discography at DisCogs.com
  13. ^ Kip Moore readies to share his ‘Beer Money’ single with country radio, fans at kipmoore.org
  14. ^ a b c "Kip Moore Announces New Album, "Slowheart," for Sept. 8 + Track Listing". June 21, 2017.
  15. ^ Verges ‘Blessed’ With Second #1 at BMI
  16. ^ Bulletproof Weeks lyrics at Elyrics.net
  17. ^ a b c d e "Every Girl – Trisha Yearwood | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic" – via www.allmusic.com.
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  19. ^ "Netflix's First-Ever Unscripted Music Series, WESTSIDE, is Streaming Now".
  20. ^ "Carly Pearce on New Song 'Closer to You,' Dating a Fellow Country Star". November 2, 2018.
  21. ^ "Kip Moore Readies Acoustic EP 'Room to Spare'". October 15, 2018.
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  23. ^ "Rascal Flatts Reveal 'Back to Us' Album Track Listing".
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  25. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on August 16, 2013. Retrieved January 3, 2017.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  26. ^ "Caylee Hammack Shows off Her Roots in Exultant "Family Tree"".
  27. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 31, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  28. ^ "David Nail Reveals Track List for New Album, 'Fighter'". June 2016.
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  38. ^ [16] Archived May 6, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
  39. ^ a b c d "Steven Lee Olsen Releases Debut Album 'Timing Is Everything'". November 9, 2018.
  40. ^ "Caylee Hammack Details Upcoming Debut Album 'If It Wasn't For You'". June 24, 2020.
  41. ^ "Like Nothing Else Lyrics". www.lyrics.com.
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  43. ^ BWW News Desk. "Josh Dorr's 'Rocket' Available for Download; Video Out Now with Sirius XM's Highway Find". BroadwayWorld.com.
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  45. ^ Freeman, Jon (January 24, 2018). "Brothers Osborne Announce New Album 'Port Saint Joe'".
  46. ^ Hudak, Joseph (June 27, 2016). "Hear Steven Tyler's Funky New Song 'We're All Somebody'".
  47. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 11, 2015. Retrieved July 10, 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  48. ^ "Listen to Caitlyn Smith's new 'love song' for the city of St. Paul". Star Tribune.
  49. ^ a b Hudak, Joseph (August 15, 2019). "Hunter Hayes Previews Surprise Album 'Wild Blue' With Groove-Heavy Title Track".
  50. ^ Telluride at Songlyrics.com
  51. ^ "Lori McKenna to Release New Music". The Boot.
  52. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 13, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  53. ^ https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/country/9621067/trace-adkins-interview-the-way-i-wanna-go-album
  54. ^ "Country Musician Steve Moakler Reveals His New Album 'Born Ready' Was Inspired By Life on the Road". Billboard.
  55. ^ Too Good to Be True at Songfacts.com
  56. ^ Wanted – Hunter Hayes at Urban Country News
  57. ^ "Higgins' We Go Driving an instant hit". Delta Optimist.
  58. ^ "What It Takes Lyrics by Montgomery Gentry – Act of Valor Soundtrack Lyrics". Lyrics On Demand.
  59. ^ "Tim McGraw, Damn Country Music: Everything You Need to Know". Taste of Country.
  60. ^ 'Who I Am' Hitmakers Revealed at BMI Nashville Celebration at BMI
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  62. ^ Staff 11/20/2019, CMT com. "High Valley Share the Blessings of "Your Mama"". CMT News.

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