|Norro Wilson has experienced unlimited success in every phase of the
music business. He is one of Nashville's most successful songwriters, with
songs recorded by nearly every artist on every major label. He has to his
credit 38 BMI awards and 29 #1 awards as a producer. Two of his most recognized
compositions are "The Most Beautiful Girl" and "A Very Special Love Song",
which Charlie Rich recorded and were #1 hits in the pop and country charts.
For fourteen years Norro worked with AI
Gallico Publishing where he was responsible for the success of the Nashville
operation. Later he followed Chips Moman at Warner Brothers as A&R head for
five years and was responsible for signing and producing records on Joe
Stampley, Rex Allen, John Anderson and Gary Mortis. As well as working with
Warner Brothers, Norro produced hits for other labels and their artists, some
of which included Reba McEntire, Charlie Pride, Janie Fricke, Charlie McClain
and Mickey Gilley. After leaving Warner Brothers, Norro became Chief Officer
for Merit Music, where he built a strong catalogue and served as CEO until it
was successfully sold.
again experienced songwriting success with Lorrie Morgan's recording of "A
Picture Of Me Without You" and Aaron Neville's recording of "The Grand Tour."
In 1996, he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame. Norro
produced Shania Twain's first album for Mercury, Mindy McCready's first album
for BNA Records and also co-produced several albums on Sammy Kershaw with Buddy
Cannon for Mercury Records. Norro and Buddy have also produced two albums on
George Jones for MCA.
past 2 years Wilson has received as producer, gold album awards for "Single
White Female" (Chely Wright), "No Place That Far" (Sara Evans) and "Brand New
Me" (John Michael Montgomery), Platinum awards for Kenny Chesney's "I Will
Stand" and "No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems", and Double Platinum awards for
Chesney's "Everywhere We Go" and "Greatest Hits".