The only criteria these artists have to fit… they can’t have ever had a top 40 song on the chart.
Another member announced in Bobby’s Class of 2019 is Caylee Hammack. Her bio reads,
Since the age of 13, Caylee Hammack has been playing in smoky bars, opry houses, and music festivals around the southeast. After a medical scare at 16, she started focusing on her writing which eventually led her to Nashville. She started commuting every other week to write with different publishing houses and network as best as a young girl could. She finally made the official move in 2013 and started working full time, writing every morning and singing every night on Broadway to pay her bills. After 3 years in town and being part of the ASCAP’s GPS Program, she landed her first Publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group and also won the prestigious ASCAP Sammy Chan award. She is now focused is on writing songs for Nashville’s A-list artists while also working on her own artist career.