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Nancy Deckant Bio

Nancy Deckant is a top 40 Billboard songwriter, GM of Nashville Cool! publishing and the Founder/CEO of Discover Sooner, a professional development company that connects unsigned songwriters with publishers and music professionals.

In 2020 Nancy launched Discover Sooner whose mission is to help the next generation of songwriters and artists expand their network of music professionals. The company has successfully helped songwriters develop relationships with major publishers, collaborate with major label artists, write with signed and unsigned writers, and helped artist Ben Fuller round out his management team which lead to a record/publishing label with Provident.

As a publisher Nancy’s efforts are focused on songplugging. Her clients have included Bernie Nelson "Daddy Never Was The Cadillac Kind", Joe Doyle who penned "In Pictures" by Jamie Johnson and Dave Pahanish “Without You” by Keith Urban. She currently partners with music industry veteran Shar'n Clark to help songwriters get song placements through Row Call a songpugging group. Together the team have cuts and singles on Charles Esten, Gary Allen, Blake Shelton, Reba, and sync placements on Jack Ryan, The Real World, etc.

Nancy’s music achieved top 40 success on Billboard in 2021 “Princess” by Dallas Remington and “Hangin’ Moons” by Cody Clayton Eagle reached over a million Spotify streams in 2022. 

Prior to moving to Nashville, Nancy spent 10 years playing in bands and 8 years as a Workshop Coordinator for NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Assoc. Int’l) where she educated songwriters about the music business and in the craft of songwriting, evaluated countless songs and helped songwriters advance their songwriting skills. 

Nancy is an active member of the AIMP (Association of Independent Music Publishers), the NMPA (National Music Publishers' Association), GMS (Friends of the Guild of Music Supervisors), Global Songwriters Connection and is a member of the CMA. 

Learn more at Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok @discoversooner.

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