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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...


Fourth Generation Stampley Signs with BMI

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From News, posted 1.16.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to announce the affiliation of Tara Stampley, a fourth generation BMI affiliate. Her great-grandfather, R.C. Stampley, was the first of the family to affiliate with BMI, followed by her grandfather, Joe, a member of the 1960’s rock group The Uniques and a charting country recording… Read more...


BMI Hosts ‘Buzz at the Basement’ Showcase for Songwriters

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From News, posted 1.15.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. hosted its quarterly showcase “BMI Buzz at the Basement” at the iconic Basement venue in Nashville January 14, 2015. Country singer/songwriters Josh Martin, Emma White, Tristen Smith and Matt Chase took the stage to perform their best original tracks in front of a packed house of music… Read more...


Craig Wayne Boyd, Winner of ‘The Voice,’ Stops by BMI Nashville

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From News, posted 1.14.15. Craig Wayne Boyd, the winner of The Voice, stopped by the Broadcast Music, Inc. Nashville office before getting ready to head out on tour, including a residency in Las Vegas opening for Rascal Flatts. The season seven winner was part of BMI songwriter Blake Shelton’s team and debuted at the… Read more...


2014 Rewind: Songs of the Year From BMI Awards Shows

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From News, posted 12.30.14. The penchant for penning certified hits comes to fruition at BMI Awards shows, as the Song of the Year award, given to the track that received the most performances within that genre, celebrates a songwriter’s ability to enthrall music fans. Take a look back, listen to the 2014 Songs of… Read more...


BMI Foundation Announces Opening of John Lennon Scholarships Competition

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From News, posted 12.08.14. The BMI Foundation, a nonprofit corporation founded in 1985 to support the creation, performance, and study of music through awards, scholarships, commissions, and grants, has announced the opening of the 18th annual John Lennon Scholarships competition. The 2015 competition will award three scholarships totaling $20,000 to U.S. college-student songwriters for… Read more...


BMI to Sponsor Dean Dillon’s Mountain High Music Festival

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From News, posted 12.01.14. Dean Dillon, Broadcast Music, Inc.’s 2013 Country Icon and prolific songwriter, along with BMI and other sponsors, will host the inaugural Mountain High Music Festival January 14-18, 2015, in Crested Butte, Colorado. The festival will feature a varied lineup of hit singers and songwriters, along with performances by up-and-coming writers.… Read more...


BMI Writers Barker and Bowen Entertain Restaurant Association Execs

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From News, posted 11.25.14. As has become tradition, a meeting of the Council of State Restaurant Associations featured a performance by two of Nashville ‘s finest BMI songwriters. The legendary Aaron Barker and up and coming writer Will Bowen provided the entertainment for the closing dinner at the 2014 CSRA State Government Affairs Conference… Read more...