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American country music songwriter. He has been writing since the late 1980s, and his songs have been recorded by Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Dolly Parton, Blake Shelton, and numerous other acts. He has written twenty-six #1 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs music charts, and has won a number of industry awards. In 2009 he was named "Songwriter of the Decade" by the Nashville Songwriters Association International, and in 2015, he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.