Crosstown Songs has partnered with hit producer Dann Huff to head up the Nashville division for the publisher. Huff and his team will sign country songwriters and introduce Crosstown's international writers to the Nashville market.

Huff produced portions of albums currently sitting in the top three spots on the Billboard Top Country Album Charts: Rascal Flatts' "Me and My Gang," Carrie Underwood's "Some Hearts" and Keith Urban's "Love, Pain & The Whole Crazy Thing." A singer and songwriter, Huff also produced music for Faith Hill, LeAnne Rimes and Lonestar.

Huff will serve as Crosstown's Nashville president. Others on his team are Darrell Franklin, senior VP creative Nashville, and Katherine Blasingame, VP creative Nashville.