In 2016, Nancy Deckant became a member of an elite group of songwriters when her song “We Are The Stars”, won first place in the Pop Category in the prestigious Indie International Songwriters Competition. Working in collaboration with fellow songwriter Anelda Spence, the well-crafted lyrics and melody together with the mesmerizing dream-scape musical production leaves listeners spellbound.
Nancy Deckant is a songwriter and Senior Creative Director for Riser Music. She writes music in the Country, Pop and TV/Film genre and has numerous indie artist cuts and songs in music libraries.
Whether it’s playing in the legendary writers’ rounds of Tin Pan South (2016), the SMSWF or the corridors of Nashville’s un-storied venues, you will find Nancy with her songs and her smile on “full shine”.
Prior to her full-time gig as a songwriter in 2013, Nancy spent 10 years playing guitar and mando in The Faders” an indie rock AC band; and fronted a classic rock cover band and her own country band “Black Rock County”. Nancy has opened for Craig Morgan, Brett Eldridge and George Jones.