Matt Warren is a Nashville native. In 2002, Warren made his staff writer debut when he signed a publishing deal with House of Fame in Muscle Shoals, AL. Matt’s first cut was “Puttin’ Memories Away”, co-written with Gary Allan. It was featured in Rolling Stone magazine & on the Oprah Winfrey show when Gary was her guest.
In 2009 he won an ASCAP award for the top 10 hit “Learning How to Bend”. In 2013 he received an ASCAP award for the #1 smash “Every Storm (Runs Out Of Rain)”, which was also nominated for the 2014 ACM song of the year. “Love Let It Do What It Do” by Robert Randolph & the Family Band featuring Darius Rucker (co-written with Warren) was the lead single from the “Got Soul” record nominated for blues record of the year at the 2018 Grammy Awards.
Matt’s songs have been recorded by Gary Allan, Darius Rucker, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Andy Frasco & the UN, Bucky Covington, Americana music icon Jim Lauderdale, Pittsburgh blue collar rock legend Joe Grushecky, The Voice season 17 winner Jake Hoot and many others. Matt currently has 4 songs on the latest Gary Allan record “Ruthless”.
As an artist, he has recorded his own songs for his 2013 solo record “Self-titled” as well as his band Papa Joe in 2001. His latest project is his band Goodfoot. Their debut record “Explosion of Love” is dropping in the fall of 2023.