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BMI Helps Aaron Scherz Celebrate #1 Hit ‘Girl In A Country Song’

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From News, posted 2.28.15. Music industry notables gathered at the Country Music Association’s headquarters in Nashville to celebrate Maddie & Tae’s chart-topping hit, “Girl In A Country Song,” written with BMI songwriter and co-producer Aaron Scherz. It was a special celebration, as this was the first number one hit for all of the song’s… Read more...


BMI Joins Pollstar Panel to Focus on Venue/Songwriter Relationship

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From News, posted 2.24.15. BMI participated in a panel at the Pollstar Live Annual Conference held recently (2/20/15) at the Omni Hotel in Nashville that focused on the symbiotic relationship between music venues and publishers and songwriters. The session, entitled, “The Partnership Between Songwriters and Venues,” provided a behind the scenes look at where… Read more...


Majority of 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductions Go to BMI Writers

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From News, posted 2.23.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to congratulate its Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees, who make up the majority of the 2015 class. The venerable institution, dedicated since 1969 to celebrating the work of composers and lyricists responsible for some of the world’s most popular music, will host the 46th annual… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Win More Than Half of 2015 GRAMMYs

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From News, posted 2.09.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. congratulates all of its GRAMMY-winning songwriters and composers, announced during a star-studded event full of performances by top artists Sunday night in Los Angeles. Sam Smith, the winner of the coveted Best New Artist trophy, was also the winner of the Best Pop Vocal Album for In… Read more...


BMI Celebrates its Triple Play Award-Winning Songwriters at CMA Luncheon

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From News, posted 2.04.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. celebrated some of its top songwriters February 3, 2015, at the Country Music Association’s Songwriters Luncheon, which included the presentation of the Triple Play Awards, given to songwriters who pen at least three chart-topping hits in a 12-month period. Seven of the fourteen songwriters honored are BMI… Read more...


Keith Urban to be Featured Speaker at 2015 Country Radio Seminar in Nashville

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From News, posted 2.03.15. Country music superstar and BMI songwriter Keith Urban will be the featured speaker at this year’s Country Radio Seminar Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 at 3 p.m. during the annual convention, which takes place at the Nashville Convention Center Feb. 25-27, 2015. The Seminar is designed to educate and promote the… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Double-Platinum Hit ‘Bottoms Up’ with Brantley Gilbert

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From News, posted 2.03.15. Music industry guests assembled at the Pour House February 2, 2015, to celebrate BMI songwriter Brantley Gilbert’s #1 hit song “Bottoms Up.” The double platinum-certified hit was penned with Brett James and Justin Weaver. “Bottoms Up” marks the fifth chart-topper for Brantley as a songwriter and third as an artist… Read more...


Award-Winning BMI Songwriter Sonia Leigh Signs with HoriPro

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From News, posted 1.28.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. is pleased to announce the signing of award-winning BMI songwriter Sonia Leigh to HoriPro Entertainment Group. Leigh, an active force on the Nashville songwriting scene, was featured at Jake Owen’s Beach Party concert, held at BMI Nashville in August 2014. Her newest single, “When We Are Alone”… Read more...


BMI Announces Not-To-Be-Missed Lineup for the 20th Annual Key West Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 1.28.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. is pleased to announce the lineup for the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association’s Key West Songwriters Festival, presented by BMI. Benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and in association with Visit Florida, Jagermeister and the Key West & Florida Keys Tourist Development Council, the Key West Songwriters… Read more...


BMI Supports Dean Dillon’s Inaugural Mountain High Music Festival

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From News, posted 1.21.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. participated in the inaugural Mountain High Music Festival January 14-18, 2015, in Crested Butte, Colorado. Hosted by BMI’s 2013 Country Icon, Dean Dillon, the festival included performances by both top hitmakers and up-and-coming writers. Audiences were treated to sets by Robert Earl Keen, Lee Brice, Sonia Leigh,… Read more...