Brice said hit song writing was "magical"
Thursday, January 26, 2012
– , Lee Brice, nominated today by the Academy of Country Music in the "Song of the Year" category for Crazy Girl
said the writing was magical.
The song because a hit for Eli Young Band. Brice shares writing credit with collaborator, Liz Rose. Crazy Girl was Billboard's number 1 country song for 2011, and Brice's Love Like Crazy was the at the top for 2010.
"Liz Rose and I were just fortunate enough to be in the same room that magical day and wrote a magical song. Within a few hours, the song came together. I'm so honored to be acknowledged along with these other amazing writers."
Brice also extends his congratulations to the Eli Young Band for their ACM nomination. "I'm so happy for the Eli Young Band. They've worked so hard for so long, and they deserve all the success that's coming to them."
As a songwriter, Crazy Girl is Brice's second number one hit. In 2007, he made history when another single he co-wrote, Garth Brooks' More Than A Memory, became the first song in the history of Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart to debut at number 1.
Brice's current single, A Woman Like You, from his upcoming album to be released this spring, is at 24 on Billboard's Hot Country Songs chart.
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