Jeffrey Steele has been named to the Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame (2013), awarded BMI Songwriter of the Year (2007 and 2003) and the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) Songwriter of the Year (2006, 2005 and 2003). CMA has twice awarded him the coveted “Triple Play Award” for three No. 1 songs in a year (2010 & 2007). His country and A/C mega-hits include a string of chart toppers including: “Knee Deep”, “Here,” “My Wish,” “The Cowboy In Me,” “These Days”, “Everyday” and the groundbreaking “What Hurts The Most,” nominated for Best Country Song at the 2007 Grammy Awards. Additionally, he has won numerous BMI Country and Pop awards, was nominated for a Golden Globe and Critic’s Choice Award for Best Original Song “I Thought I Lost You” for the Disney/Pixar animated feature BOLT, performed by Miley Cyrus and John Travolta, been named one of Billboard Magazine’s top 5 writer’s 8 years in a row, as well as Music Row Magazine’s 2006 Songwriter of the Year Award. Steele was featured as an artist and writer on Colt Ford’s song it’s all off his latest Billboard no. 1 Country Album declaration of independence. BMI has recognized Jeffrey for 63 million airplays for hits he penned for a multitude of artists including Montgomery Gentry, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Trace Adkins, Steve Holy, Phil Vassar, LeAnn Rimes, Rascal Flatts and Van Zant. Jeffrey’s compositions can be found on recent and up and coming releases by Keith Urban, Cher, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw and more!
This year we are proud to have KASL performing before Jeffrey Steele takes the stage. . .
KASL (pronounced castle) is a Nashville super-group fronted by Kurtis John, from The Last Goodnight, his previous single's charted on most every chart in the English speaking world, and many countries beyond. KASL is supported by Grammy nominated songwriter, Alissa Moreno whose lyrical flexibility and harmonies on the vocals keep the narrative charging forward. With critically acclaimed prose and a prolific podcast, Casey Renee LeVasseur, grounds the trio in a steeped history of Nashville's songwriting elite while elevating the creative production with a stylistic twist that's uniquely (east) Nashville.