Liz Rose is a Grammy Award-winning songwriter, 2007 SESAC Nashville Songwriter of the Year, and founder of music publishing company Liz Rose Music. Most recently her song “Girl Crush” performed by Little Big Town won Song Of The Year at the Country Music Association awards and won the Grammy for Best Country Song.
Rose is a frequent collaborator of Taylor Swift’s, having co-penned 16 songs together, including the No. 1 crossover hits “Teardrops on My Guitar,” “You Belong With Me” (which won the 2010 BMI Award for Song of the Year), "Tim McGraw" and “White Horse” (which won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Country Song). Rose was also the recipient of the 2012 ACM Award for “Song of the Year” in honor of Eli Young Band’s “Crazy Girl.” Rose has also penned songs for many other artists including Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Allison Krauss, Hunter Hayes, LeAnn Rimes, Chris Yong, and more.
With a background in music publishing and an ear for hit songwriting, Rose signed her first songwriting publishing deal with Jody Williams Music and soon had three simultaneous songs on the country charts, one of which was Gary Allan’s hit “Songs About Rain.” In 2010, Rose launched Liz Rose Music with her son Scott Ponce as a home for burgeoning songwriter. The company’s roster now includes Phil Barton, Corey Crowder, Seth Ennis, Jeff Middleton, Emily Shackelton, and her daughter, Caitlin Rose.