Kirsti Manna cowrote the 6 week Billboard #1 smash hit, “Austin,” the song that introduced Blake Shelton (of NBC’s The Voice) to country radio. She is also the co-publisher with her company Kirsti Mannasongs on this smash hit. She’s also the co-writer/co-publisher for Big & Rich’s rockin’ hit, “Loud” (WB/Nashville) which was the theme song for CMT’s show Gone Country. Artists such as the 80’s pop star Tiffany, Colt Prather (Sony/Nashville), Australian artists Christie Lamb, Amber Lawrence, and many others have released Kirsti’s songs. Her songs have been heard around the world in such places as CMT, ESPN, Gayle King’s Grammy Special, The Tonight Show, The David Letterman Show, Friday Night Lights, and Dance Wars.

Besides creating and hosting the inspirational podcast, KIRSTIcast, Kirsti has launched her own online course “Spark Your Creativity: The Steps to a Successful Creative Journey.”

Known as the go-to person for inspirational information, Kirsti’s “whatever you do stay inspired” mantra has helped girls and women find their creative voice. In 2008, Kirsti launched “Songwriter Girl” and “Songwriter Girl Camps” ( Kirsti has hosted events in such places as Germany, Los Angeles, Alaska, and Florida to name a few.

Besides being a Nashville-based songwriter/publisher, she’s an actress with numerous credits that include creating and starring in her own national children’s TV show, “Kirsti’s Manor” viewed by 34 million homes.

Kirsti is also VP and Creative Director of Publishing for the Nashville based record label, LuckySky Music.

When she’s not writing songs or performing, Kirsti enjoys traveling and watching movies with her husband, Bill Warner, spending time with friends and family, and volunteering as a master cat trapper for trap/neuter/release projects in Nashville, TN. She is a member of the CMA, AIMP, ASCAP, and an officer of Nashville Publishers Network.

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