Warner Chappell Music (WCM) Nashville today (9/23) announces its new worldwide publishing agreement with Dustin Lynch. The hitmaker’s latest release, “Thinking ‘Bout You (feat. MacKenzie Porter)” – co-written by Lynch, Will Weatherly, Hunter Phelps, and Andy Albert – is currently Top 20 and rising fast at Country radio with critical praise stacking up.

“The small-town details in the lyric are groovy, and the tune bops along with verve,” admired MusicRow, as ABC News Radio found it “heady, nostalgic,” while American Songwriter called the power duet’s creative a “dreamy representation of a past love.” iHeartRadio further hailed, “Lynch and Porter make the track completely their own with captivating harmonies that make their duet even sweeter.”
Ben Vaughn, President & CEO, WCM Nashville says, “If you know Dustin you know he’s all about his fans and delivering memorable songs they’ll be singing for years. As a songwriter from his very first hit (the game-changing ‘Cowboys and Angels’), to ‘Good Girl’ and ‘Ridin’ Roads,’ to his current single (‘Thinking ‘Bout You’), he knows how to deliver a smash. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing him since he first came to Nashville and we’re all excited for the next part of his journey.”
Ryan Beuschel, VP, A&R Strategy, WCM Nashville adds, “Dustin is one of the most consistent and exciting artist/writers in Country music. His raw talent and incredible work ethic have helped cement him as a regular atop the charts. There’s a lot more on the horizon and I’m looking forward to working alongside him.”
“Ben [Vaughn], Ryan [Beuschel], and the WCM Nashville team have been in my corner as long as anyone on Music Row,” shares Lynch. “I’m thrilled to align my dreams and goals with theirs and take this next chapter of making music to a whole new level. Keep an eye on what we start building together and may the hit train roll on!”
Thanks in large part to the success of his fourth studio album, TULLAHOMA, Lynch ended 2020 as Billboard’s third most-played artist on the Country Airplay chart. TULLAHOMA delivered consecutive chart-toppers: PLATINUM “Ridin’ Roads” and GOLD “Good Girl” – both co-written by Lynch, in addition to Top 5 “Momma’s House.” Since his breakout in 2012, he’s earned four Top 5 albums, eight GOLD and PLATINUM certified singles, over 2.5 BILLION on-demand streams, and has achieved a total of seven #1s at Country radio including “Small Town Boy,” which was also the longest reigning #1 of 2017 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart.
The Tennessee native is an inducted member of the Grand Ole Opry and has toured with the likes of Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Brad Paisley, Thomas Rhett, and Keith Urban.
Lynch is managed by Homestead Music.




Dustin Lynch has "built one of the most consistent recording careers in modern country music” (Billboard), achieving seven #1s, four Top 5 albums, eight GOLD and PLATINUM certified singles, and tallying over 2.5 BILLION on-demand streams. His Top 20 power duet “Thinking ‘Bout You (feat. MacKenzie Porter)” is charging Country radio, as his fourth studio album, TULLAHOMA, has delivered consecutive chart-toppers: PLATINUM “Ridin’ Roads” and GOLD “Good Girl” – both co-written by Lynch, in addition to Top 5 hit “Momma’s House.” He’s also released sun-drunk anthem, “Tequila On A Boat (feat. Chris Lane),” plus Country classics “Not Every Cowboy” and “Pasadena,” with more music on the way. Since his PLATINUM breakout “Cowboys and Angels” in 2012, Lynch’s headlined packed venues and toured with the genre’s biggest names like Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, and Brad Paisley. Likewise, the Tennessee native has earned industry recognition as a Grand Ole Opry member, as well as high-profile nominations for the Billboard Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, and CMT Music Awards.