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Published: 2/25/2011

SESAC Hosts Christian Music Awards

NASHVILLE – SESAC, the nation’s fastest growing performing rights organization, named Christian songwriter/producer Jason Ingram as SESAC’s 2010 Christian Songwriter of the Year at ceremonies held today at the chic Hutton Hotel in Nashville. Sony/ATV Timber Publishing was named SESAC’s 2010 Christian Publishers of the Year.


Sony/ATV wins SESAC Christian Publisher of the Year

SESAC's Tim Fink, Jason Ingram, SESAC's Trevor Gale and John Mullins

Other SESAC award winners included such Christian songsmiths as Cary Barlowe, Ian Eskelin, Michael Donehey, Regie Hamm and Tiffany Arbuckle Lee to name but a few.

Jason Ingram continued to amaze music lovers in 2010 with his stunning and prolific work in the Christian format with such hits as “Keep Changing The World” by Mikeschair, “Light Up The Sky” by The Afters and “Healing Begins” by Tenth Avenue North.

A simple but stunning version of “Born Again,” one of the evening’s honored songs, was performed by Seth Mosley who wrote the song with his partner, Juan Otero.  Mosley and Otero make up the exciting new writing team, The Write Brothers.

SESAC also took the opportunity to acknowledge and reward the #1 songs that topped Billboard’s Christian charts in 2010.

Over 25 songs were acknowledged at the awards dinner which was hosted by SESAC’s Tim Fink and John Mullins.


SESAC's Tim Fink, Mike Doyle, Cary Barlowe, SESAC's John Mullins

SESAC's John Mullins, Dale Bray, Juan Otero, Seth Mosley, Conor Farley, SESAC's Tim Fink

Seth Mosley performs "Born Again"

Eric Hurt, Stacey Wilbur, John Andrade, SESAC's Tim Fink, Daniel Biro, Ian Eskelin, Dale Mathews, SESAC's John Mullins


Established in 1930, SESAC is a service organization created to assist both the creators of music and music users through timely, efficient royalty collection and music licensing. The second oldest and fastest growing performing rights organization in the U.S., SESAC maintains a diversified repertory that includes the best of Adult Contemporary, Urban, Jazz, Rock, Americana, Contemporary Christian, Latin, Country, Gospel, Dance, Classical, New Age, and music for Film and Television. Headquartered in Nashville, the company also has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and London (www.sesac.com).

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2010 SESAC CHRISTIAN MUSIC AWARD RECIPIENTS

2010 CHRISTIAN SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Jason Ingram

2010 CHRISTIAN PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR: Sony/ATV Timber Publishing


A list of this year’s SESAC Christian Award winners follows.

SESAC CHRISTIAN AWARDS 2010 – NATIONAL PERFORMANCE ACTIVITY SONGS:

“Lead Me”
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram
Artist: Sanctus Real
Publisher(s): Windsor Hill Music, Sony/ATV Timber Publishing

“Healing Begins"
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram, Michael Donehey
Artist: Tenth Avenue North
Publisher(s): Windsor Hill Music, Sony/ATV Timber Publishing, Formerly Music

“Light Up The Sky”
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram
Artist: The Afters
Publisher(s): Windsor Hill Music, Sony/ATV Timber Publishing

“More Like Falling In Love”
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram
Artist: Jason Gray
Publisher(s): Sony/ATV Timber Publishing 

"Blink"
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram, Dave Hanbury, Rich Thompson
Artist: Revive      
Publisher(s): Windsor Hill Music, Sony/ATV Timber Publishing, Up And Over Songs 

“Can Anybody Hear Me”   
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram
Artist: Meredith Andrews
Publisher(s): Windsor Way Music, peertunes Ltd

“You Can Have Me”
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram
Artist: Sidewalk Prophets
Publisher(s): Windsor Way Music, peertunes Ltd

“Keep Changing The World”
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram, Michael Grayson, Seth Jones
Artist: Mikeschair feat. LeCrae
Publisher(s): Windsor Way Music, peertunes Ltd, Strength To Shout Music, Spring Bayou Publishing

“Hanging On”
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram
Artist: Britt Nicole
Publisher(s): Windsor Hill Music, Sony/ATV Timber Publishing

“Alive Again”
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram
Artist: Matt Maher
Publisher(s): Windsor Hill Music, Sony/ATV Timber Publishing 

“Anchor "
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram, Geoff Hunker
Artist:  Satellites & Sirens
Publisher(s): Windsor Way Music, peertunes Ltd, Wordspring Music 

“Greatness Of Our God”
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram, Stuart Garrard
Artist: Natalie Grant
Publisher(s): Windsor Hill Music, Sony/ATV Timber Publishing 
 
“Human”
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram, Scott Savol
Artist: Natalie Grant
Publisher(s): Windsor Way Music, MPCA Songs of Lehsem, peertunes Ltd

“Your Love”
Songwriter(s): Jason Ingram
Artist: Brandon Heath
Publisher(s): Windsor Way Music/peertunes Ltd

“The Night Before Christmas”
Songwriter(s): Regie Hamm
Artist: Brandon Heath
Publisher(s): BBGB Music

“Get Back Up”
Songwriter(s): Aaron Rice, Cary Barlowe
Artist: tobyMac
Publisher(s): Songs of Essbearre, Bummerman Music, Castle Bound Music, Songs of Third Base, Universal Music-Brentwood Benson Tunes

“Born Again”
Songwriter(s): Juan Otero, Seth Mosley
Artist: newsboys 
Publisher(s): Plight Publishing, 2 Hour Songs, CentricSongs, My Friend Cabo Music  

“Beautiful, Beautiful”
Songwriter(s): Ian Eskelin
Artist: Francesca Battistelli
Publisher(s): Designer Music/Honest & Popular Songs

“Follow You”
Songwriter(s): Jack Mooring
Artist: Leeland feat. Brandon Heath
Publisher(s): Meaux Jeaux Music

“Fight Another Day”
Songwriter(s): Cary Barlowe
Artist: Addison Road
Publisher(s): Bummerman Music/Castle Bound Music

“Something Holy”
Songwriter(s): Adam Agee, Doug McKelvey, Ian Eskelin
Artist: Stellar Kart
Publisher(s): Countermechanical Music, Honest and Popular Songs, Designer Music, Inotof Music, Simply Complex Music

“Castaway”
Songwriter(s): Chasen Callahan
Artist: Chasen
Publisher(s): Inotof Music, Stonebrook Music

“Alive”
Songwriter(s): Stuart Garrard
Artist: Pocket Full Of Rocks
Publisher(s): Sony/ATV Timber Publishing

“Hold On”
Songwriter(s): Cary Barlowe
Artist: tobyMac
Publisher(s): Bummerman Music, Castle Bound Music

“Walls”
Songwriter(s): Michael Cavallo, Michele Cavallo, Shawn Cavallo
Artist: Manic Drive
Publisher(s): Cavallo Publishing, L4M3 Publishing, Manic Drive Publishing

“Beautiful History”
Songwriter(s): Seth Jones, Tiffany Arbuckle Lee
Artist: Plumb
Publisher(s): Curb Congregation Songs, ShoeCrazy Publishing

“Live Life Loud”
Songwriter(s): Daniel Biro, Jason Dunn
Artist: Hawk Nelson
Publisher(s): Stonebrook Music

“Speak To Me”
Songwriter(s): Philip Zach
Artist: Remedy Drive
Publisher(s): Wordspring Music

“The God I Know”
Songwriter(s): Juan Otero, Seth Mosley
Artist: Me In Motion
Publisher(s): Plight Publishing, CentricSongs, My Friend Cabo Music, Wordspring Music 

“Elevator”
Songwriter(s): A.J. Babcock, Tim Skipper, Colin Rigsby, Jared Rigsby
Artist: House Of Heroes
Publisher(s): Universal Music-Brentwood Benson Tunes, House Of Heroes Music

“Ride With Me”
Songwriter(s): Caleb Oliver, Joshua Oliver, Chris Clonts, Brandon Mills
Artist: Decyfer Down
Publisher(s): ChrisClontsPublishing, Sobx Music, Caleb Oliver Publishing Group, Rythmic Publishing

“Never Enough”
Songwriter(s): Jason Dunn, Daniel Biro
Artist: Hawk Nelson
Publisher(s): Stonebrook Music

“Crazy Love”
Songwriter(s): Jason Dunn, Daniel Biro, Ian Eskelin
Artist: Hawk Nelson
Publisher(s): Designer Music, Daniel Biro Publishing, Honest & Popular Songs, DayThirtySixPublishing

“God Save The Foolish Kings”
Songwriter(s): A.J. Babcock, Tim Skipper, Colin Rigsby, Jared Rigsby
Artist: House Of Heroes
Publisher(s): Universal Music - Brentwood Benson Tunes, House Of Heroes Music

“Fragile”
Songwriter(s): Jamie Slocum
Artist: Jamie Slocum
Publisher(s): Curb Congregation Songs, Hugo Simon Music

“You Deliver Me”
Songwriter(s): David Pearson, Mike T. Post
Artist: Selah
Publisher(s): David Pearson Music, Flying J Bird Music, Michael T. Post Music

 
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