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BMI Writers Dallas Austin, Tom T. Hall & John Prine to be Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 1.15.19. BMI is exceptionally proud of its affiliates being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame for 2019. As announced on Saturday, January 12, the Hall will soon welcome in BMI songwriters Dallas Austin, Tom T. Hall and recent BMI Troubadour Award recipient John Prine. Dedicated to honoring the contributions of… Read more...


BMI Singer-Songwriter Lena Stone Kicks Off Connecticut Restaurant Association Awards Dinner

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From News, posted 12.21.18. One of Rolling Stone’s “Country Artists You Need To Know,” Lena Stone, was the featured entertainment at the Connecticut Restaurant Association’s 24th annual awards dinner held recently (12/03/18) at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT. Stone kicked-off the dinner performing “Fight Like A Girl,” which was recorded by Kalie Shorr,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.13.18. BMI is exceptionally proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for awards by the Recording Academy at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on December 7. In… Read more...


Billboard Honors BMI’s Alison Smith, Cyndi Lauper, SZA & Kacey Musgraves at 2018 Women in Music

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From News, posted 12.07.18. Billboard held its annual Women in Music event on Thursday, December 6, at Pier 36 in New York City, celebrating several talented BMI songwriters and BMI Executive Vice President, Distribution, Publisher Relations & Administration Services, Alison Smith, along with others whose impact on the music industry is indisputable. Longtime BMI… Read more...


Legendary BMI Songwriter Steve Dorff Shares Stories and Songs

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From News, posted 11.19.18. BMI and Hearst Radio were on hand in Baltimore recently (11/14) when Hall of Fame songwriter Steve Dorff performed at Germano’s Piattini Cabaret, a long time BMI customer that has been supporting BMI songwriters for a number of years through the licensing fees they pay for their live music. The… Read more...


BMI Teams up with Aloft Hotels on Songwriters Showcase

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From News, posted 11.16.18. BMI and the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association recently (11/11) collaborated with the Aloft Downtown Cleveland on a special songwriters showcase featuring 3 BMI songwriters with roots in the state. The show was headlined by Jason White, an award-winning BMI songwriter, who has a huge following in Northeast Ohio as… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 CMA Winners

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From News, posted 11.15.18. BMI is so proud to congratulate our affiliates who took home prestigious CMA trophies in nearly every category last night, including Kacey Musgraves (Album of the Year), Keith Urban (Entertainer of the Year), Carrie Underwood (Female Vocalist of the Year) and Luke Combs (New Artist of the Year). The ceremony,… Read more...


Steve Cropper Receives BMI Icon Award at 2018 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.13.18. BMI proudly presented its 2018 BMI Country Awards this evening, honoring the prolific musical career of BMI Icon Award recipient Steve Cropper, as well as the Country Songwriter, Song and Publisher of the Year. The 66th annual event, which is the genre’s oldest awards ceremony, also celebrated the songwriters and… Read more...


Award-Winning BMI Songwriter Lights Up Louisiana Restaurant Association Board Meeting

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From News, posted 11.07.18. Award-winning BMI songwriter Frank Myers was the featured entertainment at the Louisiana Restaurant Association annual board meeting and awards show held recently (10/30) at L’Auberge Resort in Lake Charles. Myers got his start in Nashville as band leader, road manager and lead guitarist for Eddy Raven. During the performance, Frank… Read more...


Country Music: What’s New—and What’s Next

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From The Weekly, posted 11.06.18. Music in all genres is constantly evolving, and that is certainly evident on today’s country music charts. Hits by artists such as Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line, Carrie Underwood, and Thomas Rhett bear little resemblance to those by country music legends who paved the way, such as Willie Nelson, Dolly… Read more...