Gretchen Peters

Gretchen Peters is the Grammy-nominated songwriter of “Independence Day,” an empowering women’s anthem recorded by country artist Martina McBride, and “The Secret Life,” a hit made popular by country singer Faith Hill. Hailed as one of Nashville’s best contemporary songwriters, Gretchen’s intelligent and introspective songs have been covered by pop, country, blues, and folk artists throughout the world, including Etta James, the Neville Brothers, Bonnie Raitt, Bryan Adams, Neil Diamond, and Trisha Yearwood.