Jim Beavers

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Not to be confused with Jim Beaver.

Jim Beavers is an American country music songwriter.

Life and career

Jim Beavers grew up in east Texas.<ref>"Featured a small town in East Texas Writers". Sony/ATV Music Publishing. Retrieved 15 October 2011. </ref> His educational background includes a BBA from Baylor University<ref>"Baylor in Nashville". Baylor Magazine. Retrieved 15 October 2011. </ref> and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.<ref>Morris, Edward. "ASCAP and BMI Honor the Doers of Billy Currington's "Don't"". CMT.com. Retrieved 15 October 2011. </ref> Beavers moved to Nashville, TN in 1991 to pursue a career on the business side of music. His pre-songwriting work experience includes stints as Director of Marketing for Capitol Records<ref>Stark, Phyllis. <span />'Genre-Less' Combutions Blasts Off with Texan Faulkner, Two Soundtracks. Billboard Magazine. Retrieved 12 October 2011. </ref> and Virgin Records, touring musician with Lee Ann Womack, and professor at Middle Tennessee State University.<ref>"Featured Writers". Sonyatv.com. Retrieved 12 October 2011. </ref>

Since 2002, Beavers has focused primarily on songwriting. He has had dozens of songs recorded by artists such as Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Tim McGraw, Toby Keith, Gary Allan, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Josh Turner, Billy Currington, Trace Adkins, Brooks & Dunn, Brad Paisley, and Faith Hill among others.<ref>"All Music Guide". All Music. Retrieved 15 October 2011. </ref>

Beavers' compositions have received multiple CMA, ACM, BMI, and NSAI<ref>"NSAI Songwriter Achievement Awards – 2008". NSAI.com. Retrieved 12 October 2011. </ref> nominations and awards.

He is currently a board member of both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI).

Since 2008, Beavers has co-written nine #1 songs.

Singles by Jim Beavers

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