Ashley Gorley has written 34 #1 singles and has had more than 300 songs recorded by artists such as Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Florida Georgia Line, Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Jason Aldean and Darius Rucker. He was named the ASCAP Country Songwriter of the Year in 2009, 2014, 2015, and 2016, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year 2013 and 2016 and the NSAI Songwriter of the Year 2013 and 2016.
Gorley has been nominated for multiple Grammy and CMA Awards, he was nominated for ACM Awards Songwriter of the Year in 2016 and 2017, and has received the CMA’s Triple Play Award nine times in his career, which recognizes songwriters with three or more #1 songs in one year. In 2016, he became the first songwriter to be honored with three CMA Triple Play Awards in a single year, for earning nine chart-topping songs in a 12-month period.
In 2011, Gorley partnered with Combustion Music and Warner/Chappell Music to begin his own publishing venture, Tape Room Music. Writers for Tape Room Music have already celebrated eleven #1 songs and eight top ten singles by artists such as Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Keith Urban and Dustin Lynch.
CHART-TOPPING SONGS WRITTEN BY ASHLEY GORLEY
"Black" -Dierks Bentley
"Dirt On My Boots" -Jon Pardi
"A Guy With A Girl" - Blake Shelton
"American Country Love Song" - Jake Owen
"T-Shirt" - Thomas Rhett
"You Should Be Here," "Middle of a Memory" - Cole Swindell
"I See You," "Kick the Dust Up," "Play It Again,"
"That's My Kind of Night," "Crash My Party"
- Luke Bryan
"Nothin' Like You" - Dan + Shay
"Young & Crazy" - Frankie Ballard
"Do I Make You Wanna," "Don't It," "Hey Girl" - Billy Currington
"Rewind" - Rascal Flatts
"Don't Ya" - Brett Eldredge
"Just Gettin' Started," "Tonight Looks Good on You"
- Jason Aldean
"Aw Naw" - Chris Young
"Yeah" - Joe Nichols
"Runnin' Outta Moonlight" - Randy Houser
"Today," "American Saturday Night," "Then," "Start a Band"
- Brad Paisley
"It Won't Be Like This For Long" - Darius Rucker
"You're Gonna Miss This" - Trace Adkins