Meet Industry Veteran Publisher/Manager LeAnn Phelan
LeAnn currently runs her own artist/songwriter/producer management, publishing and consulting company - LP Creative Management. Phelan jointly lead the ASCAP Nashville Creative team from 2010 - 2015 where her passion was creating opportunities for Nashville's diverse creative community. Phelan previously worked with 19 Entertainment as a Writer/Producer Manager and served as a preliminary judge for American Idol auditions seasons 6-9. Before joining 19, Phelan was Sr. Director, A&R at Sony Nashville and VP at Combustion Music. She started in music publishing at Windswept in 1996.
LeAnn has been a part of the careers of ASCAP Song of Year songwriter/producer Jimmy Robbins, 8x ASCAP Songwriter of the year Ashley Gorley, BMI Songwriter of the year Luke Laird, SESAC Songwriter of the year Catt Gravitt as well as #1 hit songwriters Gordie Sampson, JT Harding, Steve McEwen, Jerry Flowers, Blair Daly, Barry Dean and Dan Couch. She has previously provided A&R services for Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe, Jessie Alexander and The Band Perry as well as Talent Scouting for American Idol and America’s Got Talent.
"Hey guys! I've been developing songwriters my whole career and I'm excited to give you a feel for what publishers behind the desk are looking for when signing new writers, producers, and artists in the current Nashville market. I'm glad you're here, so let's get started!"