NRS Series 7 Prelim 5

We had an awesome Prelim #5 at Dogwood Nashville. We heard lots of good songs!

The winners of Nashville Rising Song Series 7 Prelim #5! From left to right, Chris Love (music industry judge), Kim Shrum (music industry judge), Daniel Olsson (music industry judges winner) Jessi Lyn (audience winner), Shawn Carnes (emcee), Keith Mohr (NRS creator/director).


1- Tylar Bryant
2- Courtney Wite
3- Zach Hartman
4- Daniel Olsson
5- Amanda Fama
6- Jesse Taylor
7- Eric Dupree
8- Jessi Lyn
9- Seth Mills
10- Zach Laas
11- Lauren Christine
12- Chris Mozo
13- Evan Perich
14- Jessie Jordan
15- Jake Ingamar
16- James Emmett
17- Joey Dee
18- Dalton Black
19- Nick Haynes
20- Benny Jenkins


Jessi Lyn (Audience Winner)
Daniel Olsson (Judges Winner)

Jessi Lyn and Daniel will come back and join 19 other writers for the semi-final round to be held Monday March 16, 2020 at 7PM at Dogwood Nashville. The finals will be held Monday, March 23, 2020 at 7PM at Dogwood Nashville.


Kim Shrum is CEO of Dream Music Group, a songwriter/artist development company and a music producer. Kim has worked with many top companies including Opryland, BMI, SONY/BMG, and Walt Disney World.

NOTE: Kim tells me he took our last grand prize winner, Becca Rae over to Sony/ATV and they have her writing with some of their top writers. Now that is a NRS Connection!
Dream Music Group on Facebook

Chris Love is a 5 time nominated Producer and mix engineer from Nashville, Tennessee. In 2015 he won “Best Producer” by the Nashville Industry Music Awards.
At the age of 16 Chris won the Jimi Hendrix Guitar competition in Memphis, TN, sanctioned by the Jimi Hendrix family. Most recently, Chris was nominated for the 2019 Southern Entertainment Awards for Best Producer.

Chris has produced records for numerous artists from The Voice, American Idol, as well as work for espn, and multiple films, commercials and documentaries.

As an artist Chris performed with the remaining members of the Jimi Hendrix Experience, Maroon 5, Switchfoot, Gavin Degraw, Julie Roberts, 112, Foghat, Will Hoge, Jason Derulo and many more.

Chris currently owns and operates Chris Love Studios in Lebanon, TN.

Here’s our music industry judges winner, Daniel Olsson performing his winning song, “Higher.”

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