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Atlas/Combustion Congratulate Spotify Secret Genius nominees Ashley Gorley & Zach Crowell9/29/2017

Congratulations to Atlas/Combusiton writers, Ashley Gorley and Zach Crowell, who have been nominated for the inaugural Secret Genius Awards by Spotify due to their outstanding acheivements in country music! These awards celebrate the songwriting and production geniuses behind some of Spotify’s most streamed songs in various genres, such as pop, hip-hop, R&B, dance, latin, and rock. Awards for songwriter and producer of the year will also be given when the ceremony is held on Wednesday, November 1st, at the Vibiana Cathedral in Los Angeles. Please see below for a list of the songs that contributed to Gorley's and Crowell's nominations.

Ashley Gorley
Songs: “T-Shirt” – Thomas Rhett, “Play It Again” – Luke Bryan, “Middle of a Memory” – Cole Swindell

Zach Crowell
Songs: “Body Like A Back Road” – Sam Hunt, “Make You Miss Me” – Sam Hunt, “Take Your Time” – Sam Hunt, “House Party” – Sam Hunt, “Break Up In A Small Town” – Sam Hunt, “Middle of a Memory” – Cole Swindell

You can find the full list of nominees here: Secret Genius Nominees


Founded by Richard Stumpf (CEO) in 2013, Atlas Music Publishing is a service-oriented, digital market-minded alternative to big box, high volume music publishing. Atlas was built on the belief that “Bigger is not better. Better is better.” Bringing together a team of veteran music publishing executives with proven track records, the company currently represents songs performed by top stars including Madonna, Al Green, Booker T. and the MG’s, Otis Redding, John Legend, Sam Hunt, Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan, Dr. Dre, BJ the Chicago Kid, T.I., Justin Bieber and Tori Kelly. The company boasts a roster of hitmakers that spans multiple genres, including Counting Crows, Van Halen, Toby Gad, Sean Garrett, Brian Howes, Dan the Automator, Mike & Keys,Matthew West and Ashley Gorley, as well as emerging artists Oshea, Alex Winston, Alex Vargas, TOTEM, and Secret Weapons, amongst others. Well-funded by a mix of long-term strategic and financial partners, with access to up to $400 million in capital, Atlas provides its writers with on-the-ground representation in every global territory, with its headquarters based in New York. For more information, visit For breaking news updates and behind-the-scenes information, follow @atlasmusicpub on Twitter.


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