Author: Thornton Cline

Ever since his mother signed him up for piano lessons at age five, Thornton Cline has been writing non-stop. With over 1,000 published songs, 150 recorded songs, twenty-six adult and children’s traditionally published books, Thornton Cline has been nominated multiple times for Grammy and Dove Awards. Cline has been honored with “Songwriter of the Year” twice in a row and received a platinum certification for sales of over one million album units in Europe. Cline won the first place Maxy Literary Award in 2017 for “Best Children’s Young Adult Book”, and has had his songs recorded by Engelbert Humperdinck, Gloria Gaynor, Rebecca Holden, Gary Puckett, Tim Murphy, Ray Peterson, Billy and Sarah Gaines, Tammy Trent, Matt Newton, among others. Thornton Cline has had his original songs appear on TV and major films.

Cline has had five number one worldwide radio singles he was written with recording artists, Tommy G and Luckie Boy on the Euro and World Top 100 charts. In April of this year, Thornton Cline was inducted into the prestigious Tennessee Songwriter’s Association International Songwriters Hall of Fame in Nashville.


Several of Cline’s books have made the top 10 on the Amazon sales charts. Cline is an in-demand author, musician, songwriter and speaker. He lives in Hendersonville, Tennessee USA with his wife, Audrey and cat, Kiki.

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