One piece of encouragement at
11 years old changed everything for me and led me on an amazing musical journey.

I look forward to meeting you in one of the offerings. If it’s not your thing, find a mentor, teacher, coach, that resonates with you. There are great people out there! Just keep going!

Encouragement is the most powerful thing I can give or receive. That’s what every workshop, private session, speaking engagement and course is about. If that lights you up,

Phelan was formerly Co-Head of ASCAP Nashville Creative where her passion was creating opportunities for Nashville's diverse creative community, including the GPS Project which is still going strong today. Phelan previously worked with 19 Entertainment as a Writer/Producer Manager and served as a preliminary judge for American Idol seasons 6-9. Before joining 19, Phelan was Sr. Director, A&R at Sony Nashville and VP at Combustion Music. She started in music publishing at Windswept in 1996. She began her career as a background vocalist/musician touring with Steve Winwood's Roll With It World Tour in 1988.

LeAnn has managed and/or published ASCAP Song of Year and Grammy Award Winning Songwriter/Producer Jimmy Robbins, 9x ASCAP Songwriter of the year Ashley Gorley, BMI Songwriter of the year Luke Laird, SESAC Songwriter of the year Catt Gravitt, Grammy Award Winning Rock Band Kings of Leon, as well as #1 hit songwriters Gordie Sampson (Grammy Winner), JT Harding, Steve McEwan, Jerry Flowers, Blair Daly, Barry Dean, and Dan Couch. She has previously provided A&R services for Miranda Lambert, Ashley Monroe, Jessie Alexander and The Band Perry as well as Talent Scouting for American Idol and America’s Got Talent.  

LeAnn has received the following honors: Music City Milestone from her alma mater Belmont University, Billboards Most Powerful Women In Music 2014, Women in Music City 2017.

LeAnn has proudly served on the boards of ACM, The Recording Academy and The Onsite Foundation.  


LeAnn Phelan is a 25-year veteran Music Executive who currently runs multi-faceted LP Creative Management – a management, publishing and consulting company.
LeAnn created LP Creative Therapy where she mentors and educates songwriters/artists/producers/creative execs via workshops, private sessions and courses. She calls her unique brand of encouragement – Creative Wellness Coaching.
Workshop guests have been a virtual who’s who in the music industry. LeAnn has been invited to share her knowledge with prominent music schools such as Belmont, Berklee, University of Illinois and Blair School of Music as well as songwriter groups around the globe. SMACK, Combustion Music and BMG Music Publishing Nashville are clients of LeAnn’s services of uniquely supporting the songwriting community. Spirituality & Health featured LeAnn and her unique approach to nurturing talent through authentic encouragement and spiritual alignment. ASCAP, CMAEDU and Belmont WELL CORE are other companies who have called upon LP Creative Therapy educational services.

As a Transformational Speaker, LeAnn has shared her message at over 200+ events. While co-hosting ASCAP Awards show were also in the mix, LeAnn most recently used her speaking and creative coaching skills for The Kraft Heinz Company, The Cathy Heller Podcast and Dare to Interrupt – Meetings Today. 

The common thread throughout my career has been developing songwriters and I’ve been honored to work with some of the most successful songwriters in music”