NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Better Angels Music Group staff songwriter Matthew J. Rogers has landed a cut with American Idol winner Jordin Sparks. It will be released on iTunes on September 20th as part of the NFL's "Official Gameday Music of the NFL, Volume 2" package. The track, "You Gotta Want It," is co-written with Chris Weaver and produced by Cash Money Records' Cool & Dre. In addition, the original rendition of the song, "Want It," performed by The Chris Weaver Band, was launched September 13th to Official LSU Music: Geaux Tigers.
Songwriter Matthew J. Rogers said, "My writing relationship with Chris (Weaver) is one of the longest-standing collaborations that I have in Nashville, which adds another level of significance to this situation. It's a big step for both of our careers, and I'm thrilled to see our hard work result in such a great opportunity with Jordin Sparks and the NFL."
Gary Ray, Vice President/General Manager at Better Angels Music noted, "We're so excited to see Matt land the Jordin Sparks cut for the NFL's 'Official Gameday Music of the NFL, Volume 2' release. All of us at Better Angels Music feel strongly Matthew is finally getting the recognition that he deserves as a hit songwriter."
Rogers is also currently enjoying success on the bluegrass charts with the single, "Coal Minin' Man," by two-time ICM Vocal Duo of the year recipients, The Roys. The song earned top 5 status on Bluegrass Music Profiles' Top 30 singles chart, as well as No. 1 on both the Power Source Top 35 and HotDisc International Top 40.
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