Disney Music Publishing Inks Melissa Peirce

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• December 3, 2012

Disney Music Publishing, Nashville has signed Melissa Peirce to its growing writer roster in a partnership deal between Disney Music Publishing and Pat Higdon’s Patrick Joseph Music.

Peirce says, “Pat and (Disney Music Publishing Vice President) Kos Weaver are two of the most respected song men and publishers in Nashville. Getting to work with them both, along with Barbara VanderLinde, Mio Vukovic, and the rest of Disney is a dream publishing home, and I feel very lucky to be a part of their team.”

Peirce is a native of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and has written on albums that have collectively sold over 10,000,000 units. Her songs have been recorded by Reba McEntire, LeAnn Rimes, Carrie Underwood, Joss Stone, Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, David Nail, Eli Young Band, Randy Montana and John Paul White (The Civil Wars), among others. Peirce has written two Top 10 singles including David Nail’s “Red Light” and Reba’s “I’m Gonna Take That Mountain,” both earning numerous awards. She also co-penned Eli Young Band’s current chart climbing single, “Say Goodnight.”

(L-R): standing: Pat Higdon, Patrick Joseph Music; Kos Weaver; Austen Adams, Crownover Blevins, PC; seated: Melissa Peirce

 

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