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BMI Songwriter Carter Winter Shows Off “The Whiskey In Me”

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From News, posted 7.22.16. BMI’s writer-publisher lobby turned into the site of celebration for the release of BMI songwriter Carter Winter’s sophomore album The Whiskey In Me. Produced by Grammy award-winning producer Chad Carlson with renowned producer Mark Bright, the album features Spotify New Boots playlist entry “Lipstick on My Bottle.” Carter treated the… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Songwriter Andrew Dorff’s Hits

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From News, posted 7.22.16. Nashville industry executives gathered last night at the private dining room of Park Café to celebrate BMI songwriter Andrew Dorff’s number one hit with Kenny Chesney’s “Save It For A Rainy Day.” Dorff was also awarded with four Million-Air Awards, honoring one million radio spins each of “Somebody’s Heartbreak,” “Neon… Read more...


BMI Welcomes Kalie Shorr as an Affiliate

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From News, posted 7.22.16. Singer-songwriter and Sirius XM “Highway Find” Kalie Shorr recently visited BMI’s Nashville office recently to officially affiliate with the company as a BMI writer. Shorr is on board with writerslist for publishing, CAA for booking, Flood Bumstead McCready & McCarthy for business management and Cassetty Entertainment for management. Her current… Read more...


Michaela Anne Finds Her Home in Country

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.21.16. Michaela Anne looks and sounds precisely like a character from “Urban Cowboy”—seemingly having borrowed the tiny frame, unruly curls and body-con western wardrobe of the film’s underdog hero, Sissy. That’s Michaela Anne’s favorite movie—she’s watched it more times than she can count—and she shares with it a heart for the… Read more...


Get to Know Multitalented Singer/Songwriter Rob Baird

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.21.16. Memphis-born, Texas-based artist Rob Baird is an artist who’s not afraid to get out of his comfort zone. Baird signed with Nashville-based Carnival Music straight out of college, and while he could have focused on commercial songwriting — and lucrative co-writes — along the city’s famed Music Row, he chose… Read more...


BMI Helps Songwriter Lori McKenna Celebrate New Album

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From News, posted 7.13.16. Friends, family and fans of BMI singer-songwriter Lori McKenna gathered at The Country in Nashville July 12 to celebrate Lori’s latest album The Bird & The Rifle. She performed an acoustic version of the title track of her tenth solo album. The Dave Cobb-produced record will be available from CN… Read more...


28th Annual MusicRow Awards Held at BMI’s Nashville Office

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From News, posted 7.06.16. MusicRow held its 28th Annual MusicRow Awards at BMI on Wednesday (June 29) in front of a packed house. The 2016 awards, sponsored by BMI and Anderson Benson, honored MusicRow‘s Top 10 Album All-Star Musicians in addition to the reader-voted Breakthrough Artist and Songwriter and Producer and Song of the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its MusicRow Award Winners

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From News, posted 6.30.16. BMI songwriters captured several top awards on June 29 at the MusicRow Awards! Leading the charge were Lori McKenna, who walked away with Song of the Year for “Humble and Kind,” which was recorded by Tim McGraw and published by Songs of Universal/Hoodie; Maren Morris, who was crowned Breakthrough Songwriter… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its NaSHOF Nominees

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From News, posted 6.29.16. Since 1970, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame has inducted some of the greatest writers ever to put words to music in Music City. This year, five of BMI’s most legendary writers have been nominated for this honor, which is one of the nation’s highest songwriting achievements. They are: Aaron… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Country Music’s Freddy Powers

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From News, posted 6.22.16. BMI is saddened by the loss of BMI songwriter, producer and musician Freddy Powers, who died Tuesday at the age of 84. Powers is responsible for a number of chart-toppers for BMI legends Merle Haggard and George Jones, including “Let’s Chase Each Other Around the Room,” “A Place to Fall… Read more...