BLACK RIVER PUBLISHING’S JOSH KERR EARNS FOURTH NO. 1 SONG WITH FOR KING & COUNTRY’S “GOD ONLY KNOWS”

Claiming the Top Spot on Both Billboard and Mediabase Christian Charts


NASHVILLE, TN (April 12, 2019) ­­­— Black River Publishing’s hit songwriter and producer, Josh Kerr, earns his fourth No. 1 song this week with for KING & COUNTRY’s current single, “God Only Knows” claiming the top spot on both Billboard and Mediabase Christian charts. The multi-chart No. 1 was penned by for KING & COUNTRY’s Joel Smallbone and Luke Smallbone, along with Josh Kerr, Jordan Reynolds, and Tedd Tjornhorn.

"'God Only Knows ' is such a special song to be a part of,” shared Kerr. “I'm thrilled to see it hit the #1 spot but it's even more amazing to see the impact it's having on people's lives. This song is why I chose to be a songwriter."

Additionally, Kerr is credited as co-writer on for KING & COUNTRY’s song, “Control,” also featured on their Burn The Ships album.

Newly signed to BMI, the CMA nominated producer co-wrote and co-produced Keith Urban’s Top 20 hit, “Never Comin’ Down,” co-wrote and produced Abby Anderson’s current single, “GOOD LORD,” and co-wrote Cassadee Pope’s “If My Heart Had A Heart.”  

Kerr initially signed to Black River Publishing in 2012 and re-upped his contract in 2018.

ABOUT JOSH KERR:
Josh Kerr is a CMA nominated hit-songwriter and music producer at Black River Publishing based in Nashville, TN. In 2018, Kerr earned a CMA nomination for Album of the Year as a co-producer for Keith Urban’s GRAFFITI U. His multiple US No. 1 songs include for KING & COUNTRY’s “God Only Knows,” the RIAA Platinum-certified “My Girl” recorded by Dylan Scott, and the RIAA Platinum-certified “Love Me Like You Mean It” and “Dibs” recorded by Kelsea Ballerini. As a songwriter and producer, Kerr has worked with a variety of artists spanning multiple genres including Abby Anderson, Danielle Bradbery, Camilla Cabello, Maddie & Tae, Cassadee Pope, Keith Urban, and more. In 2016, Kerr was nominated for MusicRow’s Breakthrough Songwriter of the Year. Kerr began making music early on in life while growing up in upstate New York and is a graduate of Messiah College.


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