Frank Rogers (record producer)

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Frank Rogers
Birth name Frank Mandeville Rogers V
Origin Florence, South Carolina, USA
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Record producer, songwriter, session musician, label executive, music publisher
Instruments guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, programming
Years active 1995 - present
Associated acts Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley, Josh Turner, Darius Rucker, Darryl Worley, Brent Anderson, Scotty McCreery, Phil Vassar, Granger Smith, Joe Robinson, Alison Krauss, Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, BB King, Vince Gill, Lady Antebellum, Don Henley, Dolly Parton, Snoop Dogg, Billy Gibbons, George Jones, Buck Owens, Colbie Caillat, Clint Black, Matthew West, Chris Stapleton
Website http://fluidrev.com

Frank Mandeville Rogers V is an American record producer, songwriter, musician, music publisher, and label executive.

Early life[edit]

Rogers is a graduate of Sumter High School (1990) in Sumter, South Carolina, and Belmont University (1994) in Nashville, Tennessee.

Career[edit]

In 1995, Rogers went to work for EMI Nashville Productions where he rose to position of Vice President. While at EMI, Rogers signed and produced artists including Brad Paisley, Darryl Worley and Josh Turner.

In 1999, Rogers opened Sea Gayle Music with Paisley and Chris DuBois. The successful publishing company has had over 650 cuts and 40 Billboard Number One songs, including the 2003 Grammy Best Country Song, “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”. In addition to Paisley, Rogers and DuBois, songwriters who have written for Sea Gayle Music include Chris Stapleton, Brandy Clark, Don Sampson, Radney Foster, Brent Anderson, Lee Thomas Miller, Jerrod Neimann, and Carolyn Dawn Johnson. Sea Gayle Music was named ASCAP Country Publisher of the Year in 2010 and 2011. The 2010 award marked the first time since 1982 that an independent music publishing company won this award.

In 2009, Rogers, Paisley and DuBois formed Sea Gayle Records whose roster included Sheryl Crow and Jerrod Niemann.

Rogers has produced hits for many prominent country music performers. His work has resulted 39 Number One songs, over 70 Top Twenty songs and multiple RIAA certified multi platinum, platinum and gold records.

He has produced records for Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Josh Turner, Trace Adkins, Scotty McCreery, Phil Vassar, Granger Smith, Darryl Worley, Joe Robinson, and The Jompson Brothers. Other artists he has recorded include Alison Krauss, Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, BB King, Vince Gill, Lady Antebellum, Don Henley (The Eagles), Dolly Parton, Snoop Dogg, Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), George Jones, Buck Owens, Colbie Caillat, Clint Black, Matthew West, and Chris Stapleton.

As a songwriter, Frank has had over 80 songs recorded by artists such as Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Josh Turner, Trace Adkins, Granger Smith, Kenny Rogers, Leona Lewis, Maddie and Tae, Julie Roberts, The Swon Brothers, Montgomery Gentry, and Steve Holy.

Rogers has also written and recorded many songs for movies and TV including songs for Disney Pixar’s “Cars”, “Cars 2”, “Monte Carlo”, “Kit Kittredge: An American Girl” and the theme song for the TruTV series “Black Gold”.

In 2016, Frank opened Fluid Music Revolution as a joint venture with Spirit Music Group.

Awards and Recognition[edit]

Year Organization Award
2000 ASCAP Country Songwriter Award - Who Needs Pictures
2001 ASCAP Country Songwriter Award - Don't Lie
2001 ASCAP Country Songwriter Award - Me Neither
2003 National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammys) Publisher, Best Country Song - It's Five O'Clock Somewhere - Alan Jackson & Jimmy Buffett
2003 ASCAP Country Songwriter Award - I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin’ Song)
2004 Academy Of Country Music Vocal Event Of The Year - Brad Paisley & Alison Krauss, Whiskey Lullaby
2005 Academy Of Country Music Album Of The Year - Brad Paisley, Time Well Wasted
2005 Academy Of Country Music Vocal Event Of The Year - Brad Paisley & Dolly Parton, When I Get Where I'm Going
2005 Music Row Magazine Country Producer Of The Year
2006 Country Music Association Album Of The Year - Brad Paisley, Time Well Wasted
2006 Billboard Magazine #1 Hot Country Producer
2007 National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammys) Best Country Instrumental Performance - Brad Paisley, Throttleneck
2007 Billboard Magazine #1 Hot Country Producer
2007 Music Row Magazine Country Producer Of The Year
2007 ASCAP Country Songwriter Award - Swing
2008 National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammys) Best Male Country Performance - Brad Paisley, Letter To Me
2008 National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammys) Best Country Instrumental Performance - Albert Lee, Brad Paisley, Brent Mason, James Burton, John Jorgenson, Redd Volkaert, Steve Wariner & Vince Gill - Cluster Pluck
2008 Academy Of Country Music Vocal Event Of The Year - Brad Paisley & Keith Urban, Start A Band
2008 Academy Of Country Music Single of the Year - Trace Adkins, You're Going To Miss This
2008 Billboard Magazine #1 Hot Country Producer
2008 Music Row Magazine Country Producer Of The Year
2009 Billboard Magazine #1 Hot Country Producer
2009 Music Row Magazine Country Producer Of The Year
2010 Billboard Magazine #1 Hot Country Producer
2010 ASCAP Country Songwriter Award - Alright
2010 ASCAP Country Songwriter Award - History In The Making
2010 ASCAP Country Publisher Of The Year - Sea Gayle Music
2011 ASCAP Country Songwriter Award - This
2011 ASCAP Country Publisher Of The Year - Sea Gayle Music
2013 National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (Grammys) Best Country Solo Performance - Darius Rucker, Wagon Wheel

Select Discography[edit]

#1 Singles/Producer[edit]

Year Artist Song Peak Chart Position
1999 Brad Paisley He Didn't Have To Be 1
1999 Brad Paisley We Danced 1
2002 Darryl Worley I Miss My Friend 1
2003 Brad Paisley Mud On The Tires 1
2003 Darryl Worley Have You Forgotten 1
2004 Darryl Worley Awful, Beautiful Life 1
2004 Phil Vassar In A Real Love 1
2005 Brad Paisley The World 1
2005 Brad Paisley She's Everything 1
2005 Brad Paisley When I Get Where I'm Going 1
2006 Josh Turner Your Man 1
2006 Josh Turner Would You Go WIth Me 1
2006 Phil Vassar Last Day Of My Life 1
2006 Trace Adkins Ladies Love Country Boys 1
2007 Brad Paisley Letter To Me 1
2007 Brad Paisley Ticks 1
2007 Brad Paisley Online 1
2007 Brad Paisley I'm Still A Guy 1
2007 Brad Paisley Waitin’ On A Woman 1
2007 Trace Adkins You're Gonna Miss This 1
2008 Brad Paisley I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin’ Song) 1
2008 Brad Paisley Start A Band 1
2008 Darius Rucker Don't Think I Don't Think About It 1
2008 Darius Rucker It Won't Be Like This For Long 1
2008 Darius Rucker Alright 1
2009 Brad Paisley Then 1
2009 Brad Paisley Welcome To The Future 1
2009 Brad Paisley American Saturday Night 1
2009 Brad Paisley Water 1
2010 Brad Paisley Anything LIke Me 1
2010 Josh Turner Why Don't We Just Dance 1
2010 Josh Turner All Over Me 1
2010 Darius Rucker Come Back Song 1
2010 Darius Rucker This 1
2011 Brad Paisley Old Alabama 1
2011 Brad Paisley Remind Me 1
2013 Darius Rucker Wagon Wheel 1
2015 Darius Rucker Homegrown Honey 1
2015 Granger Smith Backroad Song 1

#1 Singles/Songwriter[edit]

Year Artist Song Co-Writer Peak Chart Position
2002 Brad Paisley I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin Song) Brad Paisley 1
2009 Darius Rucker Alright Darius Rucker 1
2010 Darius Rucker This Darius Rucker, Kara DioGuardi 1
2015 Granger Smith Backroad Song Granger Smith 1

Top 20 Singles/Producer[edit]

Year Artist Song Peak Chart Position
1999 Brad Paisley Who Needs Pictures 10
2000 Brad Paisley Me Neither 16
2000 Darryl Worley When You Need My Love 15
2000 Darryl Worley A Good Day To Run 12
2000 Darryl Worley Second Wind 20
2001 Brad Paisley Wrapped Around 2
2001 Brad Paisley Two People Fell In Love 4
2002 Brad Paisley I Wish You'd Stay 7
2003 Brad Paisley Celebrity 3
2003 Brad Paisley Little Moments 3
2003 Brad Paisley & Alison Krauss Whiskey Lullaby 2
2003 Josh Turner Long Black Train 14
2004 Darryl Worley If Something Should Happen 9
2004 Phil Vassar I'll Take That As A Yes (The Hot Tub Song) 17
2005 Brad Paisley Alcohol 5
2006 Trace Adkins Swing 17
2006 Josh Turner Me And God 14
2006 Darryl Worley I Just Came Back From A War 18
2007 Josh Turner Firecracker 2
2008 Trace Adkins Muddy Water 20
2008 Trace Adkins Marry For Money 15
2008 Trace Adkins All I Ask For Anymore 13
2008 Josh Turner & Trisha Yearwood Another Try 13
2008 Josh Turner Everything Is Fine 20
2009 Darius Rucker History In The Making 3
2010 Brad Paisley Water 2
2010 Josh Turner I Wouldn't Be A Man 18
2011 Brad Paisley This Is Country Music 2
2011 Brad Paisley Camouflage 15
2011 Darius Rucker I Got Nothin 17
2012 Josh Turner Time Is Love 2
2013 Scotty McCreery See You Tonight 8
2013 Scotty McCreery Feelin' It 10
2013 Darius Rucker Radio 3

Top 20 Singles/Songwriter[edit]

Year Artist Song Co-Writers Peak Chart Position
1999 Brad Paisley Who Needs Pictures Chris DuBois, Brad Paisley 10
1999 Brad Paisley Me Neither Chris DuBois, Brad Paisley 16
2006 Trace Adkins Swing Chris Stapleton 20
2009 Darius Rucker History In The Making Clay Mills, Darius Rucker 3
2013 Scotty McCreery Feelin' It Matthew West 10

RIAA Certified Albums/Producer[edit]

Album Artist RIAA Certification
Your Man Josh Turner 2x Platinum
Time Well Wasted Brad Paisley 2x Platinum
Mud On The Tires Brad Paisley 2x Platinum
5th Gear Brad Paisley Platinum
Who Needs Pictures Brad Paisley Platinum
Learn To Live Darius Rucker Platinum
Long Black Train Josh Turner Platinum
This Is Country Music Brad Paisley Gold
Hits Alive Brad Paisley Gold
American Saturday Night Brad Paisley Gold
Charleston, SC 1966 Darius Rucker Gold
Have You Forgotten? Darryl Worley Gold
Everything Is Fine Josh Turner Gold
Phil Vassar Phil Vassar Gold
American Man, Greatest Hits Vol. II Trace Adkins Gold
Dangerous Man Trace Adkins Gold
True Believers Darius Rucker Gold

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