What does songwriter mean?

Definitions for songwriter
ˈsɔŋˌraɪ tər, ˈsɒŋ-song·writ·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. songwriter, songster, ballad maker(noun)

    a composer of words or music for popular songs


  1. songwriter(Noun)

    Someone who writes the lyrics and usually the music of songs.

    We are now collaborating with a famous songwriter.


  1. Songwriter

    A songwriter is an individual who writes songs, also called a composer. Although songwriters of the past commonly composed, arranged and played their own songs, more recently the pressure to produce popular hits has tended to distribute responsibility between a number of people. Popular culture songs may be written by group members, but are now usually written by staff writers: songwriters directly employed by music publishers. Some songwriters serve as their own music publishers, while others have outside publishers. Furthermore, songwriters no longer need labels to support their music. Technology has advanced to the point where anyone can record at home. The old-style apprenticeship approach to learning how to write songs is being supplemented by some universities and colleges and rock schools. A knowledge of modern music technology and business skills is seen as necessary to make a songwriting career, and music colleges offer songwriting diplomas and degrees with music business modules. Since songwriting and publishing royalties can be a substantial source of income, particularly if a song becomes a hit record, legally, in the US, songs written after 1934 may only be copied by the authors. The legal power to grant these permissions may be bought, sold or transferred. This is governed by international copyright law.

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How to say songwriter in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of songwriter in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of songwriter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of songwriter in a Sentence

  1. Harold Bradley:

    He was very creative. He had a knack for picking songs and he was a great songwriter.

  2. Harold Bradley:

    He was great to work for, he was very creative. He had a knack for picking songs and he was a great songwriter.

  3. Cat Ellington:

    Songwriters are the architects of the music industry. Without a songwriter there could not, and would not, be a music industry. We create the blueprint.

  4. The American singer:

    It's about a young girl in New York City who's a fledgling songwriter and singer and has a really special gift and ... doesn't know what to do with it yet.

  5. Jason Derulo:

    I started off as a songwriter writing for other people in the industry, i feel like country music is songwriters' music, so for me country music is always dope to listen to.

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