Natalie Hemby

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Natalie Hemby
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Background information
Born Nashville, Tennessee
Origin Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Songwriter
Years active late 2000s-present
Associated acts Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town

Natalie Hemby (born in Nashville, Tennessee) is an American country music songwriter. She has written songs for Lee Ann Womack, Eli Young Band, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert, Sunny Sweeney and Little Big Town. She is the wife of record producer Mike Wrucke.[1] Hemby has accumulated five #1 Billboard singles during her career. Hemby's cuts include "White Liar" and "Only Prettier" by Lambert,[2] "Pontoon" and "Tornado" by Little Big Town,[1] "Drinks After Work" by Keith and "Automatic" by Miranda Lambert. She is currently a writer at Creative Nation Music Publishing, and has formerly been affiliated with EMI Publishing and Carnival Music.[3]

Songwriting Discography[edit]

Year Artist Album Song Co-written with
2008 LeeAnn Womack Call Me Crazy "The Bees" Daniel Tashian
Eli Young Band Jet Black & Jealous "Mystery in the Making" Mike Eli, James Young
2009 Miranda Lambert Revolution "White Liar" Miranda Lambert
"Only Prettier"
"Airstream Song"
"Virginia Bluebell" Miranda Lambert, Jennifer Kennard
Carrie Underwood Play On "Play On" Carrie Underwood, Luke Laird
2010 Amy Grant Somewhere Down the Road "Overnight" Amy Grant, Luke Laird, Audrey Spillman
2011 Miranda Lambert Four the Record "Fine Tune" Luke Laird
"Baggage Claim" Miranda Lambert, Luke Laird
Eli Young Band Life at Best "The Fight" Tim Putnam
"How Quickly You Forget" Mike Eli, Daniel Tashian
2012 Kelly Clarkson Greatest Hits – Chapter One "Don't Rush" Blu Sanders, Lindsay Chapman
Little Big Town Tornado "Pontoon" Barry Dean, Luke Laird
"Tornado" Delta Maid
Nashville Cast The Music of Nashville: Season 1 Volume 1 "Buried Under" Chris DeStefano
2013 Sheryl Crow Feels Like Home "Stay at Home Mother" Sheryl Crow
Toby Keith Drinks After Work "Drinks After Work" Luke Laird, Barry Dean
Lady Antebellum Golden "Downtown" Shane McAnally, Luke Laird
Keith Urban Fuse "Good Thing" Keith Urban, Mike Elizondo
2014 Miranda Lambert Platinum "Automatic" Miranda Lambert, Nicolle Galyon
"Girls" Nicolle Galyon, Jimmy Robbins
"Babies Makin' Babies"
"Smokin' & Drinkin'"
feat. Little Big Town
Luke Laird, Shane McAnally
"Hard Staying Sober" Miranda Lambert, Luke Laird
Sunny Sweeney Provoked "Second Guessing" Sunny Sweeney
"Used Cars"
"Backhanded Compliment"
Blake Shelton Bringing Back the Sunshine "Anyone Else" Luke Laird, Barry Dean

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Grammy Awards

ACM Awards


  1. ^ a b "Natalie Hemby | EMI Music Publishing". Retrieved May 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ Hemby, Natalie (June 8, 2011). "Songwriting Tips with Natalie Hemby". Retrieved May 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Natalie Hemby Finds New Publishing Home : MusicRow – Nashville's Music Industry Publication – News, Songs From Music City". May 3, 2013. Retrieved May 9, 2013.