Steve Bogard

Steve Bogard has written ten number one country songs including George Strait’s, “Carried Away” and “Carrying Your Love with Me,” and Rascal Flatts’ career breaker, “Prayin’ For Daylight.”

Total sales of albums containing Bogard songs are well over one hundred fifty million units. Bogard has won twenty-two ASCAP, BMI and SESAC awards with hits and cuts by artists as diverse as Reba, Tanya, Patty Loveless, Etta James, The Four Tops, Sinead O’Connor, Jack Ingram, and Restless Heart. He has had two Grammy nominations for Best Country Song with Dierks Bentley and has produced nine major-label album projects for Arista, Virgin, Lyric Street and Sony. Recent cuts include song recorded by Gary Alan, Kristian Bush, and Restless Road.

Bogard has had at least one #1 song in each of the last 5 decades!

Over fifteen years ago Steve was elected to the board of the Nashville Songwriter’s Association International and served an unprecedented seven years as NSAI’s Board President. During that time, he worked closely with the NMPA, DiMA, the RIAA, BMI, ASCAP, and SESAC on legislation affecting songwriters’ rights and income.

SongPerforming ArtistStream
Carried AwayGeorge Strait  
Carrying Your Love With MeGeorge Strait  
Damn Your EyesEtta James  
Every Mile a MemoryDirks Bentley  
Jealous BonePatty Loveless  
Long Trip AloneDirks Bentley  
Morning RideLee Greenwood  
New Fool at an Old GameReba  
Praying for DaylightRascal Flatts  
Where Ever You AreJack Ingram