About Us

ABOUT WRITERSLIST

Writerslist is an online and physical community solution designed to enhance our songwriters and their songs within the global music industry.  Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee at the tech-focused INK Building, writerslist creates physical and digital communities for songwriters to collaborate and write songs, as well as interact with consumers. It utilizes key relationships within the music and entertainment industry to best promote the songwriters under contract. 

“We’re evolving the music industry with our online writerslist and unique opportunities for songwriters and their songs as music consumers turn to technology as their main source to find great music,” 

Nick R. Cua

writerslist Co Founder, COO

Nick R. Cua - Co-Founder, COO

Cua's immense experience in the entertainment industry spans more than 30 years and includes artist management, event production, concert promotions and national touring where he worked with some of the most successful artists in the industry, including Rod Stewart, ‪Deep Purple, The Police, ‪Motley Crue, ‪Ozzy Osbourne, ‪Def Leppard, ZZ TOP, Courtney Love, Bon Jovi, CHER, P!NK, ‪Tina Turner, ‪Lady Antebellum and ‪Tim McGraw among others. 

Cua successfully expanded his career to include the development of original creative content for both live and recorded entertainment programs. 

In 2017, Cua helped launch CHER's Residency show "Classic ‪CHER" at the new Park Theater at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas and the new MGM National Harbor in Baltimore.  He currently serves as CHER's Company Manager on behalf of writerslist.  Cua also launched "Nashville Unplugged,” a weekly songwriters show at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

Formerly, Cua served as President of Speer Entertainment.  Before joining Speer, he served as President of Magnatone Artist Management & COO of Magnatone Records. Additionally, he was a partner with Roy M. Speer, Founder & Chairman of the Home Shopping Network, where he implemented a joint venture project to develop original programming centered around the sale of recorded music and related merchandise.

Christy DiNapoli - SVP Music Publishing

Christy has enjoyed a rich career in the music industry as an artist manager, Grammy nominated record producer, independent music publisher, songwriter, record company rep and digital innovator. He has managed and published the careers of dozens of artists, including Little Texas, Walker Hayes, and Julie Reeves, and was honored by the Country Music Association as Record Producer of the Year. His writing credits include the top 15 hit “What Were You Thinking,” recorded by Little Texas. Before joining in the creation of writerslist, Christy helped form several companies: Square West Entertainment, Copyright.net, THE Music Group and Liquid Spins, Inc. A previous board member of the Academy of Country Music, Christy now serves on the board of directors for both the Young Leaders Council of Nashville and Orchestra Nashville, and is a 25-year voting member of The Recording Academy, which presents the Grammy Awards.

Aaron Pearce - SVP Production

Aaron Pearce is a Grammy Award winning, multiplatinum producer/songwriter. He has written and produced for artists such as Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Justin Bieber, Jill Scott, Jennifer Lopez, Fifth Harmony, Tori Kelly, Brian McKnight, Ricky Martin, Pitbull, Celine Dion, Lauren Alaina, Scotty McCreery, Cassadee Pope, Jonny Lang, New Kids On the Block, Wyclef Jean, Mary J. Blige, John Legend, Boyz II Men, just to name a few, producing records that have sold in excess of over 20 million albums worldwide throughout his career thus far. He has had 9 Billboard 200 #1 Albums and many #1 albums and songs in multiple Billboard genre categories worldwide, as well as many top songs at radio in multiple chart formats from Pop to R&B to Country to Gospel to Dance and beyond. Aaron has also won and been nominated for multiple Grammy, Juno, Dove, NAACP, Soultrain, Stellar, BET, Kids Choice,  and MTV Video awards over his career. As he continues to craft hits for today’s stars, he is also now developing the next generation of artists and hitmaking producers and songwriters through his partnership with Writerslist in Nashville and his company ClassicModern Entertainment. Together they are quickly putting together a roster of stellar talent and a catalog of hit songs to impact 2017 and beyond in a very big way.