SESAC Congratulates Songwriter Jerry Salley For GRAMMY® Nominations


Nashville, Tennessee (February 12, 2016) Performing Rights organization SESAC congratulates songwriter Jerry Salley for his contributions to the 58th Annual GRAMMY® Awards which will broadcast live February 15, 2016 from Staples Center in Los Angeles. Salley co-wrote a song on the album Traveller, recorded by new country sensation Chris Stapleton. Traveller has received multi-GRAMMY nominations including Album Of The Year and Best Country Album Of The Year. Stapleton is scheduled to perform on the televised event. In addition to the GRAMMY nominations, the Traveller project is also nominated for the 51st Annual Academy of Country Music Award for Album Of The Year.

Salley is also a co-writer on no less than three (3) songs on the GRAMMY nominated Best Bluegrass Album of the Year, The Muscle Shoals Recordings, by The Steeldrivers.

Salley has started off 2016 strong with a chart topping bluegrass song, “Long Way Down”, recorded by the Steeldrivers and currently has a song in the top 10 Bluegrass charts with “It Could Have Been The Mandolin”, recorded by and co-written with Donna Ulisse. In addition, he has recently had multiple cuts by over 5 different country, bluegrass and Gospel artists that will be released later this spring.

While keeping a busy writing schedule, Jerry Salley is also heavily promoting his latest solo project, Gospel From My Grassroots, an all bluegrass gospel project. Salley is currently booked at several churches and church events this winter/spring including the Fellowship Church in Englewood, Florida later this month and Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia in March. Visit Jerry’s website,, for a full listing of scheduled appearances.

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