Frank Rogers

About the Artist: 

Frank Mandeville Rogers V (born in Florence, South Carolina) is an American record producer, songwriter, musician, music publisher and label executive.

Rogers is a graduate of Sumter High School in Sumter, SC (1990) and Belmont University in Nashville, TN, (1994).

In 1995, Rogers went to work for EMI Nashville Productions where he rose to position of Vice President.   While at EMI, Rogers signed and produced artists including Brad Paisley, Darryl Worley and Josh Turner.  

In 1999, Rogers opened up Sea Gayle Music with Paisley and Chris DuBois. The successful publishing company has had over 650 cuts and 40 Billboard Number One songs, including the 2003 Grammy Best Country Song, “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”. In 2010 and 2011, Sea Gayle Music was named ASCAP Country Publisher of the Year. This was the first time since 1982 that an independent music publishing company won this award.  Songwriters who have written for Sea Gayle Music, in addition to Paisley, Rogers and DuBois, include Chris Stapleton, Brandy Clark, Don Sampson, Radney Foster, Brent Anderson, Lee Thomas Miller, Jerrod Neimann, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, among many others.

In 2009, the three partners formed Sea Gayle Records, who’s roster has included the likes of Sheryl Crow and Jerrod Niemann.

Rogers has produced hits for many prominent country music performers since 1999. His work has resulted 39 Number One songs, over 70 Top Twenty songs and multiple RIAA certified multi platinum, platinum and gold records.  He has received 18 Country Music Association (CMA) award nominations (with one win) and 27 Academy of Country Music (ACM) award nominations (with five wins).  He has been named Billboard magazine's No. 1 Hot Country Producer Award five times (2006–2010) and MusicRow Magazine Producer of the Year four times (2005, 2007, 2008 and 2009).  He has produced 17 Grammy nominated songs or albums including 4 Grammy winners.  He has produced records for Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Josh Turner, Trace Adkins, Scotty McCreery, Phil Vassar, Granger Smith, Darryl Worley, Joe Robinson, and The Jompson Brothers to name a few.  Other artists he has recorded include Allison Krauss, Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, BB King, Vince Gill, Lady Antebellum, Don Henley (The Eagles), Dolly Parton, Snoop Dogg, Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), George Jones, Buck Owens, Colbie Callet, Clint Black, Matthew West, and Chris Stapleton among others.

As a songwriter, Frank has had over 80 songs recorded by artists such as Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Josh Turner, Trace Adkins, Granger Smith, Kenny Rogers, Leona Lewis, Maddie and Tae, Julie Roberts, The Swon Brothers, Montgomery Gentry, Steve Holy, among others.

Frank’s songwriting credits include four Billboard Number One songs: "I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)" by Brad Paisley, "Alright" and "This" by Darius Rucker and “Backroad Song” by Granger Smith. Other singles that Rogers has written include Paisley's "Who Needs Pictures" and "Me Neither," Rucker's "History in the Making, Scotty McCreery’s “Feelin’ It”, Trace Adkins' "Don't Lie" and "Swing," Steve Holy's "Don't Make Me Beg," and "He Will, She Knows" by Kenny Rogers

Rogers has written and recorded many songs for movies and TV including songs for Disney Pixar’s Cars, Cars 2, Monte Carlo, Kit Kittredge An American Girl and the theme song for the TruTV series “Black Gold”.

In 2016, Frank opened Fluid Music Revolution in conjunction with Spirit Music Group.