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Award-Winning Songwriter, Sam Mizell, Signs Exclusive Contract With Centricity Music Publishing

Posted March 19, 2012 by in News

Award-Winning Songwriter, Sam Mizell, Signs Exclusive Contract With Centricity Music Publishing

Left To Right: Sam Mizell; Steve Rice, Head of Centricity Music Publishing

Nashville, TN (March 16, 2012) —– Centricity Music Publishing is happy to announce the signing of renowned songwriter Sam Mizell to an exclusive contract.  Mizell joins an illustrious roster of composers at Centricity Music Publishing that includes two other award-winning songwriters, Seth Mosley and Jason Gray.

“Sam Mizell is truly a master songwriter,” says Steve Rice, head of Centricity Pubilshing.  “I’ve watched Sam receive award after award over the years, heard nothing but great things about him from artists and co-writers, and am now thrilled to know him personally.   Sam is an excellent addition to the Centricity Publishing team, and I look forward to supporting him in what the Lord has called him to do through songwriting.

“For a writer, finding a champion is paramount,” says Mizell.  “I have found that champion.  Centricity’s heart towards being creative and Christ centered is overwhelming. From my initial conversation with Steve Rice there was no doubt this was home, and as always, God’s timing was perfect.  I am super stoked to partner with Centricity and be a part of what God is doing in music.”

Mizell is one of the most respected and successful songwriters in the Christian music industry, having numerous songs recorded by some of the biggest names in the business. His songs have been covered by Matthew West, Natalie Grant, Madisa, Francesca Battistelli, Phillips Craig and Dean and many others.  He’s a Grammy nominated (“The Motions”) and Dove award-winning (“There Is Nothing Better Than Grace”) songwriter, plus he has two ASCAP Songs of the Year, seven #1 singles, and was Billboard Magazine’s #1 Christian Songwriter in 2008.  He resides in the Nashville area with his songwriting wife, Becca, their two children and the family St. Bernard, Ruthie.

About Centricity Music Publishing

Launched in 2005, Centricity Publishing has quickly become a key player in the world of Christian song publishing.   The division of Centricity Music has placed songs in film and television that include; One Tree Hill, Jane by Design, 700 Club, the NFL Network and more.  Centricity Publishing has also expanded their writer roster to include such notable songwriters as Sam Mizell, James Tealy, Josh Bronwlewee, and Geoff Hunker, along with the artists/ writers on Centricity Music.  This successful publishing company has enjoyed radio chart success with several top songs including; “Remind Me Who I Am” (Jason Gray), “We Are” (Kari Jobe),  “Born Again”  & “Save Your Life” (newsboys), “Speechless” and “Our God Is Here” (Phillips, Craig & Dean), “Reach” & “Matter Of Faith” (Peter Furler), “Can’t Shut Up” (Anthem Lights), “Together Again” (Paul Brandt).

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About The Author: Centricity

Centricity Music is an independent recording and publishing company based in Bellevue, Washington and Nashville, Tennessee. The company’s mission is to enable our artists to create life-changing experiences for the world. Centricity Music’s artist roster includes Downhere, Aaron Shust, Jason Gray, Andrew Peterson, High Valley, Me In Motion, Sixteen Cities, and Jaime Jamgochian.

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