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Taylor Swift, Global Superstar and Record-Breaking Singer-Songwriter, Re-Signs With BMI

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From News, posted 11.07.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to announce that international superstar Taylor Swift has re-signed with BMI for representation of the public performances of her legendary music catalog. One of the most successful and influential singer-songwriters in the world, the seven-time GRAMMY winner is also the best-selling digital music artist of… Read more...


BMI Affiliates Take Home 77% of 2014 CMA Awards

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From News, posted 11.06.14. BMI songwriters swept the 2014 Country Music Association Awards last night, winning 77% of the televised awards in 11 out of the 12 categories. Broadcast from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, the ceremony featured dynamic performances by BMI affiliates Little Big Town, who won Vocal Group of the Year, and Kacey Musgraves,… Read more...


Vince Gill Recognized as BMI Icon at the 2014 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.04.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly presented the 2014 BMI Country Awards, honoring the prolific songwriting career of BMI Icon Vince Gill, as well as the Country Songwriter, Song and Publisher of the Year tonight in Nashville. The 62nd annual event, which is the genre’s oldest awards ceremony, also celebrated the songwriters… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Phillip White Entertains Kansas Broadcasters

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From News, posted 10.31.14. BMI songwriter Phillip White was the featured performer at the Kansas Broadcasters Association Annual Awards Dinner held recently (10/20/14) at the Doubletree in Wichita, KS. White entertained the crowd with “I’m Movin’ On” (Rascal Flatts), “Nobody But Me” (Blake Shelton) and “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On” (Neal McCoy). After… Read more...


BMI Hitmakers Perform for Foundation in Nashville

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From News, posted 10.28.14. On October 13, 2014, Broadcast Music, Inc. treated Funeral Service Foundation’s Board of Trustees and donors, in Nashville for the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Annual Convention, to an intimate performance by award-winning BMI songwriters Dylan Altman, Phillip White and Tommy Lee James. The three hitmakers took the stage at… Read more...


BMI Writer George Ducas is a Hit at State Retail Conference

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From News, posted 10.27.14. BMI songwriter and recording artist George Ducas highlighted the Retail Association of Maine’s annual meeting by performing the many hits he has written for such country artists as Sara Evans, Eli Young Band, Garth Brooks and George Jones, including “A Real Fine Place to Start,” “Beer Run” and “Always the… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Wins John Lennon Songwriting Award

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From News, posted 10.27.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. congratulates BMI songwriter Jon D’Agostino on his win in the country music category of the John Lennon songwriting competition. Written with Adam Searan, the song “LAST” came in first, earning the writers $10,000 in prizes and an automatic eligibility for the $20,000 all-category contest. The songwriters stopped… Read more...


BMI and Southwest Airlines Partner at ‘Freedom to Fly’

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From News, posted 10.23.14. On October 12, 2014, Broadcast Music, Inc. proudly partnered with Southwest Airlines for “Freedom to Fly,” a celebration of the end of the Wright Amendment of 1979, which prohibited direct long-distance flights out of Dallas Love Field airport, restricting air travel out of the region. The inaugural one-day music festival,… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Chris Janson Rocks Radio Conference

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From News, posted 10.21.14. Attendees of the Fall Conference of the International IdeaBank Conference were treated to a blistering performance by BMI songwriter/artist Chris Janson at their closing night banquet. The annual meeting was held (10/14/14) at the French Lick Resort in French Lick, IN and Janson capped off the event with a high… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Paul Craft

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From News, posted 10.20.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. mourns the loss of legendary songwriter and recent Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Paul Craft, who passed away October 18, 2014, at the age of 76. Craft was known for his heartfelt and often humorous stories delivered by song, including GRAMMY nominated “Dropkick Me, Jesus,” “Hank… Read more...