When Rogers isn’t on the road he is writing music with some of Nashville’s best songwriters. Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) and CMT selected his song “I Was Raised” for a songwriting achievement award. It went on to be selected by NSAI as a Top 40 song and secured him a finalist spot for the Georgia Music Awards for Country Male Artist and Music Video of the Year. “Read My Mind” was selected as an official entry into the International Songwriters Competition.
The Georgia native creates a connection with his listeners through his emotionally gripping lyrics and unmistakable melodies. His talent has caught the attention of thousands of fans as well as country music legends like TG Sheppard, “[Matt’s] the real deal…the total package. [He’s] a great singer, a great picker and a great songwriter.”