“I Just Wanna Be Mad” Gladly Takes #1 Seat

Posted in News on March 31, 2003
BMI songwriter Lee Thomas Miller and co-writer Kelley Lovelace celebrated the #1 achievement of "I Just Wanna Be Mad" during a party at BMI Nashville (3/19). Recorded by Terri Clark, the song is the first single from her Mercury Nashville album Pain To Kill.

(Front row) Mosaic Music's Tim Hunze, Lee Thomas Miller, Kelley Lovelace, Byron Gallimore, (back row) Mosaic Music's Lionel Conway and Lisa Ramsey, Terri Clark, BMI's David Preston, Mercury Nashville's Luke Lewis

Producer Byron Gallimore and publishers Mosaic Music and Hold Jack Music were also honored by BMI at the event. "I Just Wanna Be Mad" is the writing duo's second #1 smash, following the immense success of "The Impossible." Recorded by Joe Nichols, "The Impossible" earned Miller and Loveless a 2003 Grammy nomination for Best Country Song.

(Front row) Mosaic Music's Lisa Ramsey, Lionel Conway and Amy Shepherd, (back row) Lee Thomas Miller, Terri Clark, Mosaic Music's Nancy Tuck and Tim Hunze

Previous cuts penned by Miller include "Brand New Me" (John Michael Montgomery), "Days Of America" (BlackHawk) and "What We're Gonna Do About It" (Tommy Shane Steiner). Most recently, he produced the upcoming debut project of Curb recording artist Amy Dalley.

BMI's Perry Howard and Michael Heeney

Gilles Godard, Jazz Godard and Bobby Tomberlin

Mosaic Music's Lionel Conway and Lisa Ramsey, Terri Clark, BMI's David Preston, Roxie Dean

BMI's Harry Warner, Lee & Jana Miller

Mosaic Music's Lionel Conway, BMI's David Preston and Billy Yates

Terri Clark (c) with William Morris Agency's Keith Miller and Tinti Moffat

Carson Chamberlain and Lee Thomas Miller

photos by Kay Williams

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