Mississippi native Ben Johnson is a Grammy-Nominated songwriter, producer, and artist. He is signed to a worldwide co-publishing deal with Tape Room Music (Nashville) and Artist Publishing Group (Los Angeles) as well as a record deal with his band Track45 at BBR (Stoney Creek). He moved to Nashville in 2012 to pursue a career in music, attending Belmont University. He graduated in 2014 and began making connections in the music industry, writing and producing every day. Johnson met Ashley Gorley who became a mentor and eventually signed him to the Taperoom venture. Johnson's first cut was Charlie Puth's "Patient" which launched his career that now includes cuts with notable artists like Jake Owen, Lee Brice, Dierks Bentley, John Legend, Ava Max, Thomas Rhett, Kane Brown, Justin Timberlake, HARDY, Lauren Alaina, Parmalee, Weezer, and more. Johnson’s first number one record was Lee Brice’s “One of Them Girls” in 2020 when it stayed at the top of the charts for 3 consecutive weeks. He also has number one songs with Dierks Bentley (“Gone” and “Beers On Me”), Weezer (“All My Favorite Songs”), Jake Owen (“Best Thing Since Backroads” and “11 Beers” with the Recklaws), Dylan Scott (“New Truck”), and Parmalee (“Take My Name”) . In 2021, Johnson was nominated as the Music Row Awards Breakthrough Writer of the Year. That same year he won the AIMP Song of the Year with “One of Them Girls” as well as the AIMP Publisher’s Pick for “Give Heaven Some Hell” (HARDY). Johnson made history with the first song to ever win Song of the Year from ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC, all three PRO’s. This historic sweep happened with the Lee Brice song “One of Them Girls”. In 2022, Johnson was nominated for a GRAMMY for Rock Song of the Year for his work as a writer on Weezer’s 4 week number one “All My Favorite Songs”.