Liz Rose is a Grammy Award-Winning songwriter, 2007 SESAC Songwriter of the Year, 2010 BMI Award winner for Songwriter Of The Year, 2012 ACM Award winner for Song Of The Year, 2015 Songwriter Of The Year at CMA Awards, founder of Liz Rose Music Publishing, and Texas Heritage Songwriter Hall Of Fame inductee. Rose is also on the board of directors for Country Music Association (CMA), Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), and most recently, being one of the first of two songwriters inducted into the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA).
One of Liz’s first cuts was “Elisabeth”, which was recorded by Billy Gilman. In 2003, Gary Allan took Rose’s “Songs About Rain” into the Country Top 20. She then went on to start collaborating with Taylor Swift. Among those came Taylor’s first two singles, “Tim McGraw” and “Teardrops On My Guitar”, which helped her win 2007 SESAC Songwriter Of The Year. Liz continued to collaborate with Taylor on her second album, Fearless, which included singles such as Grammy Award-Nominated for Song Of The Year “You Belong With Me”, the title track “Fearless”, and Grammy Award-Winning “White Horse” for Best Country Song in 2010.
She was Grammy Award-Nominated for Song Of The Year and Best Country Song again in 2016 for her co-written single “Girl Crush” performed by Little Big Town and won Best Country Song.
Recently, she has co-written single “Cry Pretty” performed by Carrie Underwood. She was also a co-writer on single “Crazy Girl” performed by Eli Young Band which won her the 2012 ACM Award for Song Of The Year.
Other artists she has collaborated with include Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Dan + Shay, Allison Krauss, Blake Shelton, LeeAnn Womack, Chris Young, Jill Johnson, and many more.
Liz Rose is not only a songwriter, but a successful publisher. Rose began as a publisher before signing her first songwriting deal with Jody Williams Music. In 2010, Rose launched Liz Rose Music with her son Scott Ponce as a home for burgeoning songwriters. The company’s roster now includes Phil Barton, Emily Shackelton, Seth Ennis, Cameron Bedell, Alyssa Micaela, Nick Boyd, Cassidy Daniels, and Caitlin Rose. Writer catalogs in Liz Rose Music include writers Corey Crowder, Jesse Walker, Jeff Middleton, Chuck Wicks, and Stephony Smith. The company operates on the simple principle, "Great Songs, Great People.”