Susan Ruth began her songwriting career as a performing artist in Seattle, Washington, where she garnered multiple performance and writing awards. In 2006, she made the move to Nashville, Tennessee and has since penned songs in multiple genres, including: pop, country, rock, AAA and Euro dance.

Notable cuts include “Promise Me Love” – Reba McEntire (Love Somebody, 2015), Lonestar “Here We Go Again” and “I’ve Been Wrong Before” (Never Enders – April 2016). Other cuts include: ”What If" - Ali Isabella (#13 Eurodisc, #1 Belgium Eurodisc – Say You’ll Be Mine), "A Little Love This Christmas" – Ali Isabella (debuted #6 FMQB), “Shine” - Erdem Kinay – (#4 Turkey - PROJE), “Missing Miracles” - O’Shea (One+One debuted at #3 on the ARIA Country Charts and the top 30 on the all genre chart in 2013), “You’ve Got Everything” – Don Pedigo #15 Americana/Roots). Susan also has songs featured in the 2016 release major motion picture, 'Life on the Line' and independent film 'After Life', as well as songs for MTVs Road Rules and Real World.

Seattle Area Music Awards (Seattle Washington)
Album of the Year - How To Say Goodbye
Pop/Rock Album of the Year - How To Say Goodbye
Female Vocalist of the Year – Susan Ruth
(nominated: Contemporary Songwriter of the Year, Artist of the Year)

XM Radio DIY Awards (Los Angeles): Album of the Year - How To Say Goodbye - Artist of the Year

USA Songwriting Competition: Finalist - Rock Category – "Everything You/Everything Me"

7th annual CMT/NSAI Song Contest: Top 10 finalist - “The Fall Back Inn”

ASCAP Achievement Award Recipient: 2001 – 2004