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Raised in Nashville, Natalie Hemby signed her first publishing deal in 1997 and has since written songs recorded by artists Sheryl Crow, Miranda Lambert, Eli Young Band, Lady Antebellum, Rosi Golan, Toby Keith, Little Big Town, Lee Ann Womack and more. In the past four years, Hemby has garnered five No. 1 country singles — Lady Antebellum’s “Downtown,” Little Big Town’s “Pontoon” and “Tornado,” and Miranda Lambert’s “White Liar” and “Automatic.” Among her impressive discography of songs are Miranda Lambert’s “Baggage Claim” (#3 Billboard single), “Only Prettier” (#12 Billboard single), as well as Toby Keith’s “Drinks After Work” (#17 Billboard single) and Kelly Clarkson’s “Don’t Rush” feat. Vince Gill (#27 Billboard single). Hemby is a driving force among songwriters, being revered as one of the top female writers of the industry. This year, Hemby co-wrote seven songs on Miranda Lambert’s album Platinum, and has cuts on Keith Urban’s Fuse and Little Big Town’s Painkiller.