Jason Aldean records another Deric Ruttan song

Broken Bow Records recording artist Jason Aldean has included “Blacktop Gone” (written by Deric Ruttan, Brett Beavers, and Josh Thompson), on his new album Rearview Town (released April 13, 2018).  This isn’t the first time Aldean, (the Academy of Country Music’s reigning Entertainer Of The Year), has recorded a Deric Ruttan song.  One year ago today, the singer took the Deric Ruttan/Josh Thompson-penned song “Any Ol’ Barstool” to the top of both the Mediabase and Billboard charts.  Download your copy of Rearview Town today.


Warner Music Canada country artist Meghan Patrick has recorded a Deric Ruttan song.  “Case Of Beer And A Bed” (co-written by Meghan Patrick, Deric Ruttan, and JT Harding), was released today on Meghan’s sophomore album Country Music Made Me Do It.  Meghan Patrick is the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA)’s reigning Female Artist Of The Year.

Deric receives two ASCAP Awards at The Ryman

At the 55th Annual ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers) Country Music Awards at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN on Monday, November 6th, 2017, Deric was honored with awards for two of his songs - “Came Here To Forget” (written by Deric and Craig Wiseman and recorded by Blake Shelton), and “Any Ol’ Barstool” (written by Deric and Josh Thompson and recorded by Jason Aldean).  Each year, ASCAP Country Music Awards are handed out to the songwriters and publishers of the year’s most-played songs at American country radio.  Deric’s awards for “Came Here To Forget” and...

Read More +

Granger Smith records “When The Good Guys Win”

Broken Bow Records recording artist Granger Smith has made the Deric Ruttan/Jonathan Singleton/Ben Hayslip song “When The Good Guys Win” the title track of his new album (album released yesterday, October 27).  “‘When The Good Guys Win’ is one of my favorite songs that I’ve been a part of writing lately,” says Deric.  “I love the message and I’m glad that that message resonated with Granger enough to not only record the song, but also to make it the title of the album.”  Look for When The Good Guys Win by Granger Smith, available now.  

Jon Wolfe goes #1 in Texas with another Deric Ruttan song

Texas artist Jon Wolfe has taken another Deric Ruttan song to #1 in the Lone Star State.  “Baby This And Baby That” (co-written by Deric, Jonathan Singleton and Darius Rucker), achieved #1 status on the Texas Regional Radio Report on August 7, 2017.  This is the third Ruttan/Singleton collaboration Wolfe has taken to the top of the Texas charts — his last single, “Boots On A Dance Floor” (Ruttan/Singleton) was #1 for Wolfe in Texas on December 5, 2016.