Jim Beavers

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Jim Beavers is an American country music songwriter.

Life and career[edit]

Jim Beavers grew up in east Texas.[1] His educational background includes a BBA from Baylor University[2] and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.[3] Beavers moved to Nashville, TN in 1991 to pursue a career on the business side of music. His pre-songwriting work experience includes stints as Director of Marketing for Capitol Records[4] and Virgin Records, touring musician with Lee Ann Womack, and professor at Middle Tennessee State University.[5]

Since 2002, Beavers has focused primarily on songwriting. He has had dozens of songs recorded by artists such as Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith, Gary Allan, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Josh Turner, Billy Currington, Trace Adkins, Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley, and Faith Hill among others.[6]

Beavers' compositions have received multiple CMA, ACM, BMI, and NSAI[7] nominations and awards.

He is currently a board member of both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).

Since 2008, Beavers has co-written nine #1 songs.

Singles by Jim Beavers[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Featured a small town in East Texas Writers". Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Baylor in Nashville". Baylor Magazine. Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Morris, Edward. "ASCAP and BMI Honor the Doers of Billy Currington's "Don't"". CMT.com. Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  4. ^ Stark, Phyllis. 'Genre-Less' Combutions Blasts Off with Texan Faulkner, Two Soundtracks. Billboard Magazine. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  5. ^ "Featured Writers". Sonyatv.com. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "All Music Guide". All Music. Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  7. ^ "NSAI Songwriter Achievement Awards – 2008". NSAI.com. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  8. ^ Tasteofcountry.coml. "Canaan Smith, 'Love You Like That'". Tasetofcountry. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  9. ^ Roughstock.coml. "Story Behind the Song: Luke Bryan's "Drink a Beer"". Roughstock. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  10. ^ Rousey, John. "Faith Hill to Debut New Single in Social Sphere". Music Row. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  11. ^ Conway, Alanna. "Dierks Bentley "5-1-5-0" - lyrics uncovered". Taste of Country. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  12. ^ Beville, Darden. "Dierks Bentley, '5-1-5-0' Is No. 1!". The Boot. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 
  13. ^ Conway, Alanna. "Easton Corbin "Lovin' You is Fun" - lyrics uncovered". Taste of Country. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  14. ^ Country Girl. "Toby Keith's "Red Solo Cup" Goes Viral". Country Music TattleTale. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 
  15. ^ Skates, Sarah. "Major Hit Parade". Music Row. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  16. ^ King, Christie. "Beavers & Warrens Top Charts". Music Row. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  17. ^ Skates, Sarah. "Josh Turner And Team Toast No. 1". Music Row. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  18. ^ Morris, Edward. "Dierks Bentley, Jim Beavers Take Their Bows for "Sideways"". CMT.com. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  19. ^ Morris, Edward. "ASCAP and BMI Honor the Doers of Billy Currington's "Don't"". CMT.com. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  20. ^ "ASCAP Honors Gary Allan, Writers of "Watching Airplanes"". CMT.com. Retrieved 12 October 2011.