About Misha

Misha Williams began her musical journey performing at ten years old and has since become an international touring artist, an award-winning professional songwriter, and the head of publishing at a Nashville-based artist management company.
 

Misha graduated with honors from Belmont University and worked her way into the business side, eventually becoming the Director of Publishing at TKO Artist Management, home of superstar Toby Keith and Hall of Fame songwriter Mac McAnally.
 

As an international recording artist & songwriter, Misha supported Girls Aloud on an arena tour in the UK, released an album with Japan’s largest independent label, Avex Group, and her original song, “Unexpectedly,” was the featured theme song in the Japanese movie, Strings. She has performed at 100+ radio, press and television appearances throughout the UK and Japan. Misha has been recognized in several major song competitions, and her songs have sold over a quarter of a million units worldwide.

Misha's Highlights

UK Arena Tour Performances

Odyssey Arena - Belfast | Dublin Point Theatre | Bournemouth BIC | Brighton Centre | Nottingham Arena | Wembley Arena - London | Birmingham NIA | Cardiff CIA | Hallam FM Arena - Sheffield | Evening News Arena - Manchester | Glasgow SECC | Metro Arena - Newcastle |  Aberdeen AECC


Japan TV Appearances

Midtown TV | Music Fighter | Ontama | Music Japan | Our Music | Waratte Litomo - Fuji TV | Music On TV in Asakusa | TVK | Best Hit USA |Kabushikikaisha Yogaku

 
UK/Japan Radio & Press Interviews

BBC Southern Counties - Brighton | BBC Nottingham | 103 The Eye - Nottingham | TalkSPORT Radio - London | BBC Wales - Cardiff | BBC Sheffield | Dearne FM - Barnsley | Wythenshawe FM | Sun FM - Sunderland | Lanarkshire L107 - Hamilton | Your Radio - Dumbarton, Scotland | BBC Kent | Splash FM - Worthing | Palm FM - Torquay | BBC Radio Devon - Plymouth | South Hams Radio - Kingsbridge | BBC Somerset Sound - Taunton | BBC Three Counties - Luton | Radio Verulam - Watford | BBC Leeds | Fresh Radio - Skipton | The Bee 107 - Darwen | KCR FM 106.7 - Liverpool | BBC Merseyside - Liverpool | Signal One - Stoke-on-Trent | BBC Stoke | BBC Worcester | Lincs FM - Lincoln | BBC Lincolnshire - Lincoln | 103 The Eye - Melton Mowbray | Oak 107 FM - Loughborough | Quay West - Bridgwater/Somerset | BBC Coventry | Touch FM - Coventry | Rugby FM | BBC Essex - Chelmsford | Dream 107.7 - Maldon | Big L - Frinton-on-Sea | Dream 100 - Colchester | BBC Bristol | Time 106.6 - Slough | BBC Swindon | Capital Disney - London | Town FM - Ipswich | BBC Suffolk - Ipswich | Rutland Radio - Oakham | BBC Leicester | BBC Derby | Key 103 - Manchester | BBC Birmingham | BBC Nottingham | BBC Humberside - Null | Compass FM - Grimsby | Fuji FM - Tokyo | Cosmo Pops Best 10 - Tokyo FM | Yokohama FM | All That Radio - Tokyo FM | Oricon Web - Tokyo | Inter Express - Tokyo |  FM Yokohama - Tokyo | Radio X Nack 5 - Tokyo | Brand Bargain Magazine - Tokyo | Vanilla Magazine - Tokyo | TV Navi Magazine - Tokyo | Anan Magazine - Tokyo | Music Mobile Magazine - Tokyo | In Rock Magazine - Toyko | Tokyo Headline Magazine | Egg Magazine - Tokyo | BiDan Magazine - Tokyo | What's In Magazine - Tokyo | Roadshow Magazine - Tokyo | Screen Magazine - Tokyo | Edition - Norfolk/East Anglia | 3sixty - Brighton | BANG Showbiz | HMV Shibuya Signing - Tokyo

 
Songwriting & Vocal Recognitions
John Lennon Songwriting Contest | International Songwriting Competition | Billboard World Song Contest |

NSAI/CMT Song Contest | The Great American Song Contest | Song of the Year Songwriting Competition |

Belmont Song Search | Unisong International Songwriting Contest | FlightSafe Music QuickLaunch Song Contest | Positive Pop Song Contest | Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Talent Contest | Pasadena Livestock Show & Rodeo Singing Contest | Best Country Singer in Houston Talent Contest

 

International Releases 

"Take It Like It Is" Album - UK & Japan Release | "She's Got It" UK Single | "Unexpectedly" UK & Japan Single | Japanese Compilation - Superbest Trance Presents DJ Marie In Celebrity Mix - "Unexpectedly" | Japanese Compilation - Diva's Dream Festa International - "Unexpectedly"

 

Synch Placements 

Strings - Japanese Motion Picture Theme Song - "Unexpectedly"

 
Industry Organizations:

AIMP (Association of Independent Music Publishers) - Nashville Chapter Events Assistant

SOLID (Society of Leaders In Development) Alumni- Community & University Outreach Committees

WMBA (Women's Music Business Association) Alumni - Professional Member | PR & Communications Committee

ACM (Academy of Country Music) - Professional & Voting Member
CMA (Country Music Association) - Professional & Voting Member

Songwriters Hall of Fame - Professional Voting Member

Copyright Society of the South - Professional Member

BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) - Songwriter & Publisher Affiliate

 

Education:

Belmont University (Mike Curb College of Music Business) - Bachelor's Degree in Songwriting, Minor in Music Business

Houston Community College - Associate's Degree in Audio Recording Technology, Certificate in Music Business


Additional Highlights:

Opened for country recording artist Lee Ann Womack
Radio interviews/performance with The Island 107.1 & Conch Country 98.7- Key West, FL
Featured BMI songwriter/performer at Key West Songwriter's Festival
Co-manages & publishes New Orleans rock band Hazy Ray

 

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