Overstreet and Shelton Swear By ‘Some Beach’ as #1

Posted in News on March 2, 2005
BMI songwriting legend Paul Overstreet and Warner Bros. artist Blake Shelton celebrated a return to the top of the country charts during a palm tree-filled party (2/22) at BMI Nashville for their hit "Some Beach." Also saluted for their contributions to the song's success were producer Bobby Braddock, Overstreet's publishing company Scarlet Moon Music, and "Some Beach" co-writer Rory Feek. "Some Beach," the lead-off single from Blake Shelton's Barn & Grill, is Shelton's third #1, following "Austin" and "The Baby."

BMI's Joyce Rice, Rory Feek, Paul Overstreet, Scarlet Moon Music's Melissa Kij, Bobby Braddock, Blake Shelton, and Warner Bros.' Bill Bennett

A five-time BMI Country Songwriter of the Year, Overstreet also received BMI Million-Air certificates at the party for "When You Say Nothing At All" (4 million performances) and "Deeper Than the Holler" (3 million performances). Among his other award-winners are "On the Other Hand," "Forever and Ever, Amen," "Diggin' Up Bones" and "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy."

BMI's Paul Corbin and Bobby Braddock Paul Overstreet and Blake Shelton

Jo Walker-Meador and Paul Overstreet Paul Overstreet and Rory Feek

Julie, Paul and Nash Overstreet

Harmony, Paul, Charity, Julie, Skye and Summer Overstreet

Blake Shelton, Warner Bros.' Paul Worley, BMi's Joyce Rice, Even Stevens

Photos by Kay Williams