Troy Verges

Troy Verges

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Troy Verges
Origin Louisiana, U.S.
Genres Country, pop
Occupations Songwriter
Years active 2000s-present

Troy Verges is an American songwriter from Louisiana.

His credits include the singles "Wanted" recorded by Hunter Hayes, "Beer Money" recorded by Kip Moore, "Who I Am" recorded by Jessica Andrews, "Blessed" recorded by Martina McBride, "Wasted" recorded by Carrie Underwood and "I Want Crazy" [1] recorded by Hunter Hayes, all of which went to number one on the country music charts. "Wanted" was ACM nominated in 2013 for Song Of the Year,[2] while "I Want Crazy" received a 2014 Grammy nomination.[3] Verges was named "Songwriter of the Year" in 2002 by Broadcast Music Incorporated and "Songwriter of the Year" by the Nashville Songwriters Association International. In 2011 Verges garnered both and Oscar nomination and a Golden Globe nomination in the Best Original Song category for his composition "Coming Home" from the movie "Country Strong". "Wanted," composed by Hunter Hayes and Troy Verges, took home Song Of The Year honors at the 2013 BMI Country Awards.[4] His first cut as a songwriter was a track on Faith Hill's Breathe.[5] He produced and mixed the Anders Osborne album Coming Down [6]

List of songs co-written by Verges

  • Taylor Swift "A Perfectly Good Heart"[7]
  • Sara Evans "Backseat of a Greyhound Bus"[8]
  • Kip Moore - "Beer Money"[9]
  • Martina McBride "Blessed"[10]
  • Marié Digby "Breathing Underwater"
  • Matt Nathanson "Bulletproof Weeks"[11]
  • Marié Digby "Come Find Me"
  • Gwyneth Paltrow "Coming Home"
  • Carrie Underwood "Crazy Dreams"[12]
  • Kellie Pickler "Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You"
  • Jason Aldean "Don't Give Up On Me"[8]
  • Tim McGraw "Drugs or Jesus"[12]
  • Cassadee Pope - "Everybody Sings" [13]
  • Kelleigh Bannen - "Famous" [14]
  • Carolyn Dawn Johnson "Georgia"
  • Craig Morgan "God Must Really Love Me"
  • Gordie Sampson "Hanging By A Wire"
  • Kellie Pickler "Happy"
  • Gordie Sampson "Hurricane Jane"
  • Backstreet Boys "Helpless When She Smiles"[8]
  • Nikki "How To Break A Heart"
  • Hunter Hayes - "I Want Crazy" [15]
  • Trisha Yearwood "I Would've Loved You Anyway"
  • LeAnn Rimes "I Wish I Was Wrong"
  • Kellie Pickler "I'm Your Woman"
  • Dia Frampton - "Isabella"[8]
  • Nitty Gritty Dirt Band "It's Good To Be Alive"
  • Rhonda Vincent "I've Forgotten You"
  • Carrie Underwood "Leave Love Alone"[8]
  • Joe Nichols "Let's Get Drunk And Fight"
  • Marco Borsato & Sita "Lopen Op Het Water"
  • Emerson Drive "Lemonade"
  • Faith Hill "Love Is A Sweet Thing"
  • Jessica Simpson "Man Enough"[8]
  • Jessica Simpson "Might As Well Be Making Love"[8]
  • Celine Dion "Naked"
  • Sara Evans "Niagra"[8]
  • BoA "Obsessed"[8]
  • Cassadee Pope - "One Song Away" [16]
  • Sara Evans "Otis Redding"
  • Faith Hill "Paris"[8]
  • Kelly Sweet "Raincoat"[8]
  • Katharine McPhee "Say Goodbye"[8]
  • Carolyn Dawn Johnson "Simple Life"
  • Tim McGraw "Sleep Tonight"
  • Easton Corbin "Someday When Im Old"[12]
  • Matraca Berg "South Of Heaven"
  • Maura OConnell "Spinning Wheel"
  • Backbone (Meat Loaf, John Rich, Lil John, Mark McGrath) "Stand In The Storm"[8]
  • Faith Hill "Stronger"[8]
  • Gordie Sampson "Sunburn"
  • Tim McGraw "Telluride"[17]
  • Danielle Bradbery "The Heart of Dixie"[18]
  • Il Divo "The Man You Love"[8]
  • Paulina Rubio "The One You Love (Todo Mi Amor)"[8]
  • Lindsay Lohan "The Very Last Moment In Time"[8]
  • Maura OConnell "Theres No Good Day For Dying"
  • Jon McLaughlin "Things That You Say"
  • Tara Oram "Things I Shouldve Said"
  • Terri Clark "Three Mississippi"
  • Andy Griggs "Tonight I Wanna Be Your Man"
  • Edens Edge "Too Good To Be True"[19]
  • Martina McBride "You're Not Leaving Me"[8]
  • Hunter Hayes "Wanted"[20]
  • Carrie Underwood "Wasted"[8]
  • Bon Jovi "We Can Dance"[8]
  • Jessica Andrews "Who I Am"[21]
  • Chuck Wicks "What If You Stay"
  • Danielle Bradbery - "Wild Boy" [22]
  • Lonestar "With Me"
  • Keith Urban "You Or Somebody Like You"
  • Kenny Chesney "You Save Me"

External links

  • Troy Verges at BMI
  • Troy Verges at Universal Music Publishing Group
  • Troy Verges discography at


  5. Jim Bessman, Words & Music, Prometheus Global Media, November 30, 2002, p. 36. URL accessed on December 17, 2012.
  7. A Perfectly Good Heart lyrics at
  8. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 8.14 8.15 8.16 8.17 8.18 8.19 Troy Verges discography at
  9. Kip Moore readies to share his Beer Money single with country radio, fans at
  10. Verges Blessed With Second #1 at BMI
  11. Bulletproof Weeks lyrics at
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Nashville Songwriter Series: Troy Verges at American Songwriter
  17. Telluride at
  19. Too Good to Be True at
  20. Wanted Hunter Hayes at Urban Country News
  21. Who I Am Hitmakers Revealed at BMI Nashville Celebration at BMI
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