Marv Green, a Southern California native, moved to Nashville in March of 1993. Within 6 months, Marv’s songwriting caught the attention of producer Scott Hendricks, who signed Marv to a publishing deal with Big Tractor and Warner Chappell music. Marv is still published by Warner Chappell. Artists including George Strait, Reba, Jewel, Lonestar, Faith Hill, Brooks And Dunn,Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Bon Jovi, Mark Chesnutt, Jo Dee Messina, Trent Willmon, Lee Ann Womack, Sara Evans, Martina McBride, Jessica Andrews, Kelly Pickler, Brad Paisley, Rodney Atkins, Billy Currington, Danny Gokey and Joe Diffie have recorded his songs.
Marv captured his first number-one hit, ‘True’, recorded by George Strait in 1998. The following year he scored his second number-one with ‘Amazed’ recorded by Lonestar. ‘Amazed’ spent a record breaking eight weeks at number one on Billboard. Green was honered by BMI with their Song Of The Year Award in 2000. Green was awarded the BMI Songwriter Of The Year in 2001. Marv also claimed the ACM Song Of The Year for ‘Amazed’ as well as a Grammy nomination. Green collected his third number-one song with ‘It Just Comes Natural’ recorded by George Strait and his fourth number-one with the Carrie Underwood single ‘Wasted’. His songs ‘Proud Of The House We Built’ (Brooks And Dunn), ‘Farmer’s Daughter’ (Rodney Atkins) and ‘Creepin’ (Eric Church) were all top 5 singles. Marv’s most recent number-one songs are ‘Who I Am With You’ (Chris Young) and ‘Shotgun Rider’ (Tim McGraw).