Early Praise for Song Sampler Vol. 1 & 2

Humbled. Blushing. Grateful.

These are just a few reactions I have when I receive reviews like this for my music. There are so many people behind this album and I'm grateful for Bill McDermott who produced it, Judy Rodman who

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Opening for Sawyer Brown!

In November I was incredibly honored to open for Sawyer Brown in my home state of Utah! It was an amazing night and so many friends and family members where there to support me as well as hear a…

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Shantell Ogden set to Tour UK and Preview New EP

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 24, 2019) - Award-winning songwriter and Americana artist Shantell Ogden is returning to the UK for the third time with a six-date tour that begins this Friday.

As part of the tour, Ogden will…

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Shantell Ogden joins Songs and Stars Roster for UK Booking

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NASHVILLE, TN- July 24, 2019- Nashville-based award-winning artist/songwriter Shantell Ogden announced today she has joined the Songs & Stars roster for UK booking. Ogden is planning a late September early October tour in England.

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4 Songs for the 4th by Independent Artists

Since moving to Nashville 15 years ago, I've come to believe that many of the best songs never make it through the major label system to get heard by the masses. But today I'm changing that! 

In the spirit of…

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Featured in "Write Away" Magazine in the UK

 

A Tale of Two Lyrics 

Songwriting is a choose your own adventure process that exposes how we feel and what we think about the world. Even though there are millions of songs, there are only two primary types…

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Michael Noble: Hard Work Never Goes Out of Style

Michael Noble Backstage at the Opry

 

Michael Noble is a hit songwriter, session guitar player and member of the Grand Ole Opry band. His story is a fascinating and weaves in names like Roy Orbison, Kenny Rogers…

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Canine Carpool Karaoke with Jane Bach

One of the greatest gifts of my life is the opportunity to learn from other songwriters, and listen to their Nashville stories. Watch this episode of Canine Carpool Karaoke with hit songwriter Jane Bach as she shares stories about…

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My Two Loves

Jessi Lu and me

Music and animals have always been part of my life. 

My dad used to put me on the edge of the watering trough at the farm as a kid to wait for him…

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Ogden Honored at 2018 IMEA Awards

 

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OGDEN HONORED AT 2018 INTERNATIONAL MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT ASSOCIATION AWARDS

Named Songwriter of the Year and Americana Album of the Year Winner for The Road that Drives Me

NASHVILLE, TN, June 18…

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The Parable of the Hike

 

In-the-Round: Me, Jan Buckingham and Donna DeSopo. Photo credit Bill Warrington.

Years ago, a friend shared a story with me about a very challenging hike she went on. The trail would end at an amazing summit that…

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Music City Orange Coconut Bark

Last October I gave up desserts. For those of you who know me this is a VERY big deal as my sweet tooth is legendary. But, there was one thing I just couldn't give up: CHOCOLATE.

After trying…

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