CMA, ACM and Grammy Nominee, Bobby Tomberlin, recently signed an extension to his songwriting contract with CURB Word Music. Tomberlin is entering his 27th year with the company, with over 100 songs recorded and the co-writer of the recent Willie Nelson/Barbra Streisand single, “I’d Want It To Be You”. Artists who have recorded songs written by the accomplished song smith include Blake Shelton, Dolly Parton, Faith Hill, Kenny Rogers, Josh Turner, Dylan Scott, Rodney Atkins, Joe Nichols and the Oak Ridge Boys. BMI recently presented Tomberlin a Five Million Airplay Award for his song, “One More Day”, recorded by Diamond Rio and a One Million Airplay Award for “A Good Day To Run”, recorded by Darryl Worley.
“I’m so thankful to Mike Curb for giving me a chance to make my dreams come true. He has been so loyal, and it’s such a blessing to have a team like Ciara, Colt and Jonathan to work with,” stated Bobby Tomberlin.
Curb Word Publishing – Ciara Shortridge added, “Bobby Tomberlin is such a rare true talent, a wonderful human, and a pure joy to work with. He has created such a rich and diverse legacy of music in our catalog across these 27 years. With a deep connection to traditional country, his lyrical prowess brings a distinct timeless quality to every writing room he walks into, and his talents continue to evolve to fit the modern soundscape while staying true to those roots. I am proud to work with him, and can’t wait for what he will surprise us with next!”
About Bobby Tomberlin:
CMA, ACM & Grammy nominee, Bobby Tomberlin, was raised in Luverne, Al, where he was a disc jockey at the young age of 11 and interviewed Country music icons including Johnny Cash, Keith Whitley and Tammy Wynette. Bobby was discovered by Mel Tillis and recently celebrated his 26th year as a staff songwriter for CURB Word Music. He co-wrote “One More Day”, recorded by Diamond Rio as well as Darryl Worley’s Top 10 hit, “A Good Day To Run” and the new Willie Nelson/Barbra Streisand single, “I’d Want It To Be You”. He has also had songs recorded by Blake Shelton, Faith Hill, Josh Turner, Kenny Rogers, Joe Nichols, Dolly Parton, Rodney Atkins, Joe Diffie, Dylan Scott, Pam Tillis, Mo Pitney, Jamey Johnson, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Oak Ridge Boys, Thompson Square, actor Chris Pine, Bill Anderson, Chris Young, Ty Herndon, Terri Clark, John Schneider, Lee Greenwood, Jeannie Seely, Rhonda Vincent and many others. Bobby was one of the cast members of the CMT hit series, The Singing Bee, for four seasons and has appeared on numerous television shows including Country’s Family Reunion, Opry Backstage and Authentic America. Bobby has also been featured in several films including Wheeler, co starring with Stephen Dorff and Kris Kristofferson. Bobby has done voiceover work on projects by Trace Adkins, Micheal McDonald and Peter Frampton and was featured on Righteous Brother, Bill Medley’s DVD project, Damn Near Righteous, where he interviews Medley in the legendary Capitol Studios Hollywood. Bobby’s 2016 release, Out Of Road, featured guest vocals by Vince Gill, Bill Anderson and Bobby Bare. Like his song says, Bobby really has lived Country Music.