2017 Hit Writer Line-Up

The songwriters listed in this line-up have been blessed to have reached every songwriter’s dream to have a song that makes it to the #1 spot on the Billboard Charts or earns a Dove Award in the Christian Music genre.

So far, the #1 Hit Singer/Songwriters coming to the 6th Annual SMSWF Aug. 16-20, 2017 are.

(Click on blue highlighted name for more information about the songwriter.)

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Tony Arata, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Tony Arata
The Dance
Garth Brooks

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Victoria Shaw, Country Artist, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Victoria Shaw
The River
Garth Brooks

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Pat Alger, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Songwriter, Gatlinburg, TN

Pat Alger
“Thunder Rolls”
Garth Brooks

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Bill LaBounty, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Bill LaBounty
“Somewhere In The Vicinity Of The Heart”
Allison Kraus & Shenadoah

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Jim Glaser, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Jim Glaser
“Woman, Woman Do You Have Cheatin On Your Mine”
Gary Puckett and The Union Gap

 

Bobby Tomberlin Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

Bobby Tomberlin
“One More Day”
Diamond Rio

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Larry Cordle, Songwriter, Bluegrass Workshop, SMSWF Gatlinburg, TN

Larry Cordle
“Highway 40 Blues”
Ricky Skaggs

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Carl Jackson, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Carl Jackson
“Fit For A King”
Garth Brooks

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Jerry Salley, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Jerry Salley
“When We Both Say Good-Bye”
Sir Elton John

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Mark Nesler, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Mark Nesler
“Just to See You Smile”
Tim McGraw

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festiva, Tim Stafford, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Tim Stafford
“Someday”
Blue Highway

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Mark Narmore, Muscle Shoals, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Mark Narmore
“That’s What I Love About Sunday”
Craig Morgan

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Will Nance, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Wil Nance
“She’s Everything”
Brad Paisley

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Steve Dean, Hits & Grins, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Steve Dean
“Watching You”
Rodney Atkins

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Bill Whyte, Songwriter, Nashville Hall of Fame Broadcaster, Nashville, TN, SMSWF Gatlinburg, TN

Bill Whyte
“Retired”
Ray Stevens

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Doug Johnson, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Doug Johnson
“Three Wooden Crosses”
Randy Travis

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Jeff Silvey, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Jeff Silvey
“Oh What A Perfect Day”
George Strait

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Songwriters. Danny Wells, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Danny Wells
“Check Yes Or No”
George Strait

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, John Condrone, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

John Condrone
“If You Stole My Heart”
Kym Simon

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Karyn Williams, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Karyn Williams
“He’s Already There”
Darin & Brooke Aldridge

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Benjy Gaither, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Benjy Gaither
“Love Can Turn The World”
The Gaither Vocal Band

Brian White, Gospel, Songwriter, Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Gatinbrg, TN

Brian White
“Watching You”
Rodney Atkins

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Gerald Smith, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

Gerald Smith
“What Part Of No”
Lorrie Morgan

 

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Tony Mullins, Songwriter, Gatlinburg, TN

Tony Mullins
“How Forever Feels”
Kenny Chesney

Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival, Kim Williams, Songwriter, SMSWF, Gatlinburg, TN

RIP Kim Williams
Hall of Fame Songwriter
         “Papa Loved Mama”             Garth Brooks

 

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