JUST RELEASED!I'M BEYOND THRILLED to finally share the project I've spent more than a year working on.
I've poured my heart and soul into co-writing several songs with the sensational,
multi-talented singer/songwriter KYLE VINCENT, for his brand new album!
One of our songs - DETOUR - is the TITLE CUT! And TODAY is the RELEASE DATE!
FORGET YOU GIRL was named the #1 POP/ROCK song of the year
by the DALLAS SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION!
And HAPPY ME made the AUSTRALIAN SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION's TOP TEN
list of INTERNATIONAL songs. Kyle also won BEST MALE VOCALS for this song
at the HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS.
I could not be more proud of these award-winning songs, and can't wait for you all
to hear them. Please support this incredible artist. You're gonna love this gorgeous
collection of songs!
ORDER HERE | REVIEWS | RADIO SPOT
BREAKING NEWS...FROM ENGLAND!IS THAT YOU?, co-written with Rik Howard, was just announced as
the WINNER of the UK SONGWRITING CONTEST! - Christian/Faith category.
Could there be a more appropriate present on Christmas Eve?
What a wonderful gift this song continues to be. HAPPY HOLIDAYS, everyone!
AND THE WINNER IS! ...DO U MISS THE HEAT?
BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY SONG!
(Written by Debra Gussin & Stacy Hogan)
THIS JUST IN!
• THIS IS OUR TIME will be the DEBUT SINGLE released by 2014 OTTAWA IDOL WINNER,
Bernice Reyes! Canada's newly-crowned vocal powerhouse celebrated her big win by
performing the song live on the "Daytime Ottawa" TV show. She'll be in the studio
recording the song on November 6th! Co-written with Dale Effren.
• The HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARDS has nominated TRIPPIN' ON U for
BEST DANCE SONG! Co-written with Jonathan Bluth.
And, CONGRATS to singer-songwriter Kyle Vincent for WINNING BEST MALE VOCAL
for our new song HAPPY ME, which will be the first cut on his upcoming album!
Winners were announced at a Red Carpet awards show on November 4th at the
Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, CA.
• I'm very honored that I'VE ALREADY WON is featured on the new CD, BOSTON STRONG!
With the upcoming first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing, this project will_____________________________________________________________________________________________________
benefit One Fund Boston, which distributes to those affected by the tragedy. The theme
is about overcoming adversity, and embodying the spirit that inspires hope, resilience,
and compassion. Co-written with Stacy Hogan.
BOSTON STRONG CD | ARTIST INFO | FRONT COVER
• I'VE ALREADY WON and THIS IS OUR TIME appear on a new inspirational CD,
"Living With A Dream." The CD accompanies the best-selling book, "Begin With Yes,"
written by author, Paul Boynton. Songs co-written with Stacy Hogan and Dale Effren.
And...my lyrics are featured on the inside cover of the CD package!
LIVING WITH A DREAM | FRONT COVER | BACK COVER | INSIDE COVER
• SOFT PLACE TO FALL has received an OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SONGWRITING
AWARD from the Great American Song Contest! Co-written with Jonathan Bluth.
ANNOUNCEMENT | DEMO
• Three of my songs have been nominated for a HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA AWARD!
Winners were announced at a Red Carpet awards show on November 21, at the
Fonda Theatre in Hollywood, CA.
WINNER! | DO U MISS THE HEAT? | BEST ADULT CONTEMPORARY SONG OF THE YEAR! ____________________________________________________________________________
• MAJOR. LABEL. CUT! U SO MEAN NOTHING 2 ME has been recorded and released
by WARNER MUSIC artist INNOCENCE, for her new album THIS IS LOVE.
Executive Produced by European superstar Carlos Marin of IL DIVO, the song was
written by Ryan Martinez, Stacy Hogan, Mike Westbrock, & Debra Gussin.
ORIGINAL DEMO | ALBUM COVER | TITLES | CREDITS
• KISS ME LIKE U MEAN IT, the DEBUT SINGLE released by OTTAWA IDOL WINNER,
Ally Mayson, is now available on iTunes! The song is in the Top 30 rotation at KKIC 89.9 Country Radio
in Montreal, Canada, and is being featured on COUNTRY RADIO SWITZERLAND, playing in Switzerland
and Germany. Written by Wood Newton, Debra Gussin, Tom Fekete, & James Lee.
ORIGINAL DEMO | ARTWORK | iTUNES
• OBEY THE DJ made it's PRIMETIME TELEVISION DEBUT on 90210 on the CW Network!
Co-written with Jonathan Bluth.
LYRIC VIDEO | iTUNES | WATCH SCENE
• IS THAT YOU? has just been named the GRAND AWARD WINNER
of SONGDOOR INTERNATIONAL! After taking First Place in the Christian category,
the song beat out 18,000 songs, across all genres, for this TOP honor!
Co-written with Rik Howard.
DO U MISS THE HEAT? WON the Soft Rock category. Co-written with Stacy Hogan.
ASCAP ANNOUNCEMENT | PRESS RELEASE
• The DALLAS SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION has just named my new song
GUITAR PLAYERS GET THE GIRLS as the WINNER of their COUNTRY category!
Co-written with Marty Dodson.
• YOU'LL BE BACK has received an OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SONGWRITING AWARD
from the Great American Song Contest! Co-written with Jonathan Bluth.
ANNOUNCEMENT | LYRIC VIDEO
Clip from "SUCCESS FOR YOUR SONGS" interview
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and for your entertainment...some old photos!
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STATE OF THE ARTWINNER! | AUSTRALIAN SONGWRITERS ASSOCIATION | International category
The Awards show, featuring an interview with me, is scheduled to air in a few months. Here's a
sneak peak at the awesome Fire Dancer
performing to DO U MISS THE HEAT?