by Stephani Simmons
February 27, 2019
Originally from New York City, Laura Veltz has spent her entire adult life writing and performing music.
After a decade touring and recording with her family band, Cecilia, culminating in a record deal with Atlantic Records, she zeroed in on her love of commercial songwriting in 2008 and was lured to Music City by Nashville Songwriter’s Hall of Fame inductees Kye Fleming and Mark D. Sanders.
Since then, Laura has garnered cuts and hits by Country’s newest and hottest superstars alike, and has become one of today’s most respected songsmiths. Her list of hits and placements continues to grow daily including the four week #1 smash, “Speechless” co-written and performed by Dan + Shay, as well as the chart toppers “I Could Use A Love Song” (Maren Morris), “Drunk Last Night” (Eli Young Band), and “Lonely Eyes” (Chris Young). She is also a co-writer of “There’s A Girl” (Trent Harmon), and the 2018 hit “Rich,” one of four co-written songs from Morris’s GRAMMY® nominated album, Hero.
Upcoming, RCA recording artist, Ryan Hurd, is set to release the co-written single “To A T” to terrestrial radio in February 2019. Veltz had previously collaborated with Hurd on the song “Diamond or Twine” which hit #1 on the Sirius XM’s The Highway Top 30 in June of 2018.
Veltz has also co-written songs from the latest albums by Dierks Bentley (“One Way”), Little Big Town (“We Went To The Beach”), Kane Brown (“Live Forever”), The Brothers Osborne (“Weed, Whiskey, and Willie”), Dan & Shay (“Keeping Score” featuring Kelly Clarkson), Carly Pearce (“Color”) and Cody Johnson (“Y’all People”). Her songs have also been recorded by such artists as Devin Dawson, The Cadillac Three, Maddie & Tae, Cassadee Pope, and the Queen of Country Music, Reba.