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  1. Image of publisher Kirby Smith  About Winsongs Creative Director Kirby Smith...

    Kirby Smith is the Creative Director at WinSongs Music Publishing in Nashville, Tennessee. WinSongs is an independent music publishing company owned by hit songwriter and producer, Chris DeStefano. Throughout her time working in publishing Kirby has solidified cuts with Lady Antebellum, Luke Bryan, Chase Rice, Granger Smith, and more! She was previously working for Play It Again Publishing as their Creative Coordinator. Kirby is an avid lover of all genres of music, and went into publishing because she believes that it doesn’t “All start with the song,” but rather, “It starts with the songwriter.”

    Image of artist/pro songwriter Eric Van Houten  About Artist and Pro Songwriter Eric Van Houten...

    Country music singer/songwriter from Nashville by way of Buffalo NY, Eric Van Houten is not your typical country artist. He brings his high energy and new age songwriting styles to life through his music. Sporting an edgy, organic, and authentic sound, Van Houten transforms you to another place when you listen to his music. With a mixture of country/rock that bled into all of his sound, Eric easily sets himself apart from your typical artist. With his rock and roll background, the show he puts on stage is exhilarating, captivating, and entertaining. Over the last few years Eric has been on tour with artists such as Canaan Smith, Kelsea Ballerini, Kip Moore, The Cadillac Three, Michael Ray, Chris Young, Jake Owen, Old Dominion, and many more. New Single “Come Find Me” is out now on Spotify, Apple Music, and more!

    For more information and to listen, check out as well as Eric's spotify page.

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