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Frank Mandeville Rogers V (born in Florence, South Carolina) is an American record producer, songwriter, music publisher and session musician. In 1990, Rogers moved to Nashville, attending Belmont University and graduating with a Music Business degree. While at Belmont, he met friend and future collaborator Brad Paisley.[1] After graduation, Rogers went to work for EMI Nashville Productions and opened up Sea Gayle Music Publishing with Paisley and Chris DuBois. The successful publishing company, has over 300 cuts and 28 number one songs. The three business partners, in late 2009, also teamed up with Sony Nashville to form Sea Gayle Records, with a roster that includes Jerrod Niemann.

Frank Rogers
Birth nameFrank Mandeville Rogers V
OriginFlorence, South Carolina, United States
GenresCountry
Occupation(s)Record producer, songwriter, session musician
InstrumentsBanjo, guitar
Years active1999 - present
Associated actsTrace Adkins, Brad Paisley, Josh Turner, Darius Rucker, Darryl Worley, Brent Anderson, Scotty McCreery Granger Smith

In 2016, Rogers founded Fluid Music Revolution, a venture with Spirit Music Group.[2] Current writers include Justin Adams, Erik Belz, Ryan Creamer, Monty Criswell, Mike Fiorentino, Derek George, Palmer Lee, and Jason Lehning.

In 2018, Rogers was named CEO of Spirit Music Nashville.[3]

Rogers has produced music for several country music performers since 1999, including Trace Adkins, Brad Paisley, Josh Turner, Hootie & the Blowfish lead singer Darius Rucker, Phil Vassar and Darryl Worley. His work has resulted in thirteen Country Music Association award nominations, with one win (for Album of the Year — Paisley's Time Well Wasted in 2006[4]). Rogers has also received five Academy of Country Music awards (ACM), as well as Billboard magazine's #1 Hot Country Producer Award from 2006–2010 and Music Row magazine's Producer of the Year award in 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Frank’s songwriting credits include Number One songs: "I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" by Brad Paisley, "Five More Minutes" & "This Is It" (co-written by Aaron Eshuis)[5] by Scotty McCreery[6]", Backroad Song" by Granger Smith,[7] "Alright" and "This" by Darius Rucker. Other singles that Rogers co-wrote include Paisley's "Who Needs Pictures" and "Me Neither," Rucker's "History in the Making," Trace Adkins' "Don't Lie" and "Swing," Steve Holy's "Don't Make Me Beg," "He Will, She Knows" by Kenny Rogers, "Blow" by Ed Sheeran, Chris Stapleton and Bruno Mars, and

In 2018 Rogers and his wife Jessica endowed a $50,000 scholarship at Belmont University's Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Business.[8]

Songwriting creditsEdit

#1 singles producedEdit

The following is a list of #1 songs produced by Frank Rogers.

Song Year Artist
He Didn't Have to Be 1999 Brad Paisley
We Danced 2000 Brad Paisley
I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song) 2002 Brad Paisley
Mud on the Tires (song) 2003 Brad Paisley
The World (Brad Paisley song) 2006 Brad Paisley
She's Everything 2006 Brad Paisley
Letter to Me 2007 Brad Paisley
Ticks (song) 2007 Brad Paisley
Online (Brad Paisley Song) 2007 Brad Paisley
I'm Still a Guy 2008 Brad Paisley
Waitin' on a Woman 2008 Brad Paisley
Welcome to the Future 2009 Brad Paisley
American Saturday Night (song) 2009 Brad Paisley
Water (Brad Paisley song) 2010 Brad Paisley
Anything Like Me 2010 Brad Paisley
Then (Brad Paisley song) 2009 Brad Paisley
When I Get Where I'm Going 2005 Brad Paisley Dolly Parton
Start a Band 2008 Brad Paisley Keith Urban
Remind Me (Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood song) 2011 Brad Paisley Carrie Underwood
Old Alabama 2011 Brad Paisley Alabama (band)
Don't Think I Don't Think About It 2011 Darius Rucker
It Won't Be Like This for Long 2008 Darius Rucker
Alright (Darius Rucker song) 2009 Darius Rucker
Come Back Song 2010 Darius Rucker
This (Darius Rucker song) 2010 Darius Rucker
Wagon Wheel (song) 2013 Darius Rucker Lady Antebellum
Homegrown Honey 2014 Darius Rucker
I Miss My Friend (song) 2002 Darryl Worley
Have You Forgotten? (song) 2003 Darryl Worley
Awful, Beautiful Life 2004 Darryl Worley
Your Man (Josh Turner song) 2005 Josh Turner
Would You Go with Me 2006 Josh Turner
Why Don't We Just Dance 2009 Josh Turner
All Over Me (Josh Turner song) 2010 Josh Turner
In a Real Love 2004 Phil Vassar
Last Day of My Life 2006 Phil Vassar
Ladies Love Country Boys 2006 Trace Adkins
You're Gonna Miss This 2008 Trace Adkins
Backroad Song 2015 Granger Smith
Five More Minutes 2017 Scotty McCreery
This Is It (Scotty McCreery song) 2018 Scotty McCreery

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "Exclusive: Frank Rogers Charts His Course With Fluid Music Revolution". August 22, 2016.
  3. ^ "Songwriter-Producer Frank Rogers Named CEO of Spirit Music Nashville". Billboard.
  4. ^ "41st Annual CMA Awards | Award Winners".
  5. ^ "Scotty McCreery Celebrates Gold-Certified, Two-Week No. 1 "This Is It"". March 21, 2019.
  6. ^ "Scotty McCreery Chart History". Billboard.
  7. ^ "Granger Smith Takes 'Backroad' to No. 1; Charles Kelley Makes Solo Bow". Billboard.
  8. ^ Hefner, April (May 31, 2018). "Alumnus Frank Rogers, Wife Jessica Provide Scholarship Endowment for Curb College Students".

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