NEWS

"PRAYER FOR THE ROAD" - NEW VIDEO FROM ELI YOUNG BAND
February 27, 2015

The Eli Young Band recently released a music video for "Prayer for the Road", a song Billy co-wrote with the band and Kyle Jacobs. Click on the headline to check out the video.

"GOOD MAN" FROM LEE BRICE'S NEW ALBUM NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES
September 2, 2014

Lee Brice's newest album, 'I Don't Dance,' is yet to be released in its entirety, but the song "Good Man," which Billy wrote with Lee Brice, Kyle Jacobs, and Vicky McGehee, is now available for individual purchase on iTunes. The song is an edgy, rocking appeal to a lover that the speaker is indeed a good man, with a flowing chorus that you won't be able to get out of your head. Go download the song now, and preorder 'I Don't Dance' before its release on Tuesday, September 9.

"LOVE IS WAR" BY AMERICAN YOUNG TO BE ON ABC'S
"THE BACHELORETTE" JUNE 30TH
June 17, 2014
 

If you've been following the beautiful Ms. Dorfman on her journey to find love on this season of The Bachelorette, be sure not to miss out on Episode 8, airing Monday, June 30th at 8/7c. Not only will Andi be deciding who will continue into the week of hometown dates, where she will travel to each of the men's hometowns to meet their families, but Billy's song, "Love is War," will be performed by American Young during the episode. Tune in to watch Andi find out whether love is a feather or a cannonball!

TWITTER Q&A FEATURING AWARD-WINNING NASHVILLE SONGWRITERS BILLY MONTANA & LEE THOMAS
October 25, 2013
 

BMI award-winning songwriters, Billy Montana (“Suds in the Bucket” recorded by Sara Evans and “Hard to Love” by Lee Brice) and Lee Thomas Miller (“You’re Gonna Miss This” recorded by Trace Adkins and “In Color” by Jamie Johnson), will take over BMI’s Twitter (@bmi) for a live Q&A session with fellow songwriters and fans. Tweet your questions in advance or join us for the live session this Thursday, May 1 @ 7PM ET (6PM CT).

BEHIND THE SCENES...
October 25, 2013
 

The "Nashville" television series has been making a pretty big deal about "What If I Was Willing," the song penned by Billy and Randy Montana and Brian Davis. For a behind the scenes look at where and how the the tune came about, go to link below! 

 

http://abc.go.com/music-lounge/video/PL55204454/_m_VDKA0_idr10vau

"WHAT IF I WAS WILLING" ON NASHVILLE
Danielle Green  |  September 25, 2013
 

Billy's song "What if I Was Willing," which he penned with son and country recording artist Randy Montana along with Brian Davis, will appear on ABC's hit series Nashville this season. But don't worry about missing this song in the background, it will be an essential part of the plot in Episode 3, set to air October 9th. As one songwriter works on writing "What if I Was Willing," another songwriter steals the song, and... well, you'll have to watch to find out the rest. Don't miss Nashville on ABC October 9th as it showcases the talents of some real Nashville songwriters!

DOWNLOAD "LOVE IS WAR" NOW ON iTUNES
Danielle Green 2013
 

The first single for new Curb Records act American Young is “Love is War,” a song that Billy wrote alongside Jonathan Singleton and Kylie Sackley, and is now a featured download on iTunes. American Young is a duo formed by Jon Stone and Kristy O, two seasoned artists and writers who have already written hits for some of the biggest names in country music, and are now creating their own brand of music that they hope will deeply affect and impassion listeners with its euphonic, haunting melodies and its compelling, rich storytelling. “Love is War” is the perfect debut of American Young’s brand of music, as it stands pretty singular among most country music currently on the radio. The sparse, modest production of the song not only allows Jon and Kristy to showcase the pure, harmonic blending of their voices, but also allows listeners to focus on the simple brilliance of the lyrics. The song is an honest but triumphant look at love, even at its most difficult. Though love always looks tranquil in picture frames because “nobody hangs hard times on the wall,” the song explores the ways that love is sometimes a white flag, sometimes war, but is always worth fighting for. The melody and the sentiment of this song will linger with you long after the music stops.

"EVERY ONE OF YOU" SNAGGED BY TRACE ADKINS
Danielle Green 2013
 

Billy's ability to weave together seemingly simple words, imbue them with poignancy, and make them a foot-stomping good time to boot, has again caught the attention of one of the biggest names in country music. Billy's song "Every One of You," written with the talents of Steve Bogard, Kyle Jacobs, and Phil O'Donnel, will be a part of Trace Adkins' 11th studio album entitled 'Love Will…' that will drop May 14, 2013. The song playfully begins with references to Scarlett O'Hara, Thelma and Louise, and Marilyn Monroe to describe the many faces and facets of the speaker's lover, but builds into a powerful, driving chorus which sincerely professes love and acceptance of every one of those pieces of his partner. Adkins has aptly chosen "Every One of You" to sit proudly among the talent of other songwriters and performers, such as Colbie Caillat, The Harlem Gospel Choir, and the band Exile, in an album that seeks to encompass the many different aspects and emotions of that forever-elusive word, love. You can find the album 'Love Will...' on iTunes, now available for preorder. Don't miss experiencing what Adkins calls the most inspiring and satisfying album of his career, of which "Every One of You" is an integral part. 

 

LONESTAR RELEASES "MAYBE SOMEDAY"
Danielle Green 2013
 

Country supergroup, Lonestar, has released a Billy Montana song as a single to radio. "Maybe Someday," written by Lonestar's Richie McDonald and Dean Sams and multi-hit writers Frank Myers and Billy Montana, has been sent to Country radio for immediate airplay. The song is also available on iTunes. Early reviews of the song, which has the makings of a classic power ballad, have been great and word is, a video will be forthcoming. You can get additional information at lonestarnow.com

"HARD TO LOVE" GOES PLATINUM
 

"Hard To Love," the Lee Brice release that spent 2 weeks atop Billboard's Country Singles chart has been certified PLATINUM by the RIAA for one million single sales. Also, the album HARD 2 LOVE has made the “Best of 2012” New York Times and iTunes Lists. Congratulations to Lee and all those who had a part in making this project so successful!