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BMI Celebrates Partnership With Texas Roadhouse at Annual Conference

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From News, posted 5.02.16. Last week, BMI’s Mason Hunter attended the Texas Roadhouse Managing Partners Conference held at The Fontainebleau in Miami, Florida. This year, Texas Roadhouse is a sponsor of several BMI events including Mountain High Music Festival, Key West Songwriter’s Festival, the Maui Songwriter’s Festival, and several in-store promotions with BMI artists… Read more...


BMI Hosts Belmont Songwriters Retreat

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From News, posted 4.27.16. BMI hosted 10 Belmont University student songwriters over the weekend for a 3-day intensive workshop, held at the Sony ATV Firehall April 22-24. Featuring 10 Belmont students of all grade levels, the retreat encouraged new collaborations and writing groups. The students were able to record demos of their new tracks… Read more...


BMI Hosts Listening Party for Rob Baird

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From News, posted 4.25.16. BMI hosted a listening party of Rob Baird’s latest album Wrong Side of the River, expected May 13 from Hard Luck Recording Company. Hosted April 21, the party featured Rob previewing tracks to the crowd of music industry friends and family. Read more...


BMI Hosts Star-Studded Tin Pan South Showcase

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From News, posted 4.07.16. BMI continued the tradition of legendary shows at the Bluebird Café with its Tin Pan South showcase, featuring BMI icon Mac Davis, BMI songwriters Scotty Emerick and Leslie Satcher and a special appearance by Bobby Tomberlin. The packed out room enjoyed many hits by some of country music’s most prolific… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of BMI Icon Merle Haggard

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From News, posted 4.06.16. BMI is saddened by the news that country legend Merle Haggard passed away today, on his 79th birthday. Haggard influenced generations of artists in all genres of music. He recorded over 70 albums in his six decade career, and was a prolific songwriter writing numerous country classics such as “Workin… Read more...


BMI Supports A New Song Arts Academy Songwriters Workshop Starting May, 17 - Apply Now!

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From News, posted 4.05.16. BMI is proud to support its songwriter members at Song Arts Academy, a unique songwriters workshop taught by Billy Seidman (NYU & New School songwriting faculty member) in New York City. A new workshop has just been announced starting Tuesday, May, 17, running five consecutive Tuesday evenings; 05/17, 05/25, 05/31,… Read more...


BMI Award-Winning Songwriters Take the Stage at Tin Pan South

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From News, posted 4.04.16. BMI’s Tin Pan South showcase will be a one-of-a- kind event with BMI Icon Mac Davis, and hitmakers Scotty Emerick and Leslie Satcher. along with a special surprise guest playing at the Bluebird in Nashville on Wednesday, April 6. If you’re in town, don’t miss this showcase! The night begins… Read more...


BMI Writers Have Another Historic Night at the ACMs

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From News, posted 4.04.16. The Academy of Country Music again this year overwhelmingly celebrated BMI songwriters, who took home the majority of the awards given out last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Multiple wins were had by Little Big Town, who took home Vocal Group of the Year and… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Set to Take the Stage at French Quarter Festival

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From News, posted 3.23.16. 16 talented BMI songwriters are poised to ramp up the action at New Orleans’ French Quarter Festival, to be held at the Historic New Orleans Collection April 9 and 10. Now in its 5th year, the free BMI songwriter stage lineup is as follows: Saturday, April 9 Kelcy Wilburn:… Read more...


Worlds Collide: BMI Hosts Pop and Country Writers for Retreat at Fontanel

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From News, posted 3.10.16. BMI invited top pop songwriters from L.A. and country songwriters from Nashville to hunker down at the historic Fontanel Mansion in Nashville from January 18 to 22 and collaborate on new songs. The writers held multiple brainstorming sessions in the storied mansion, with special performance of the new tracks to… Read more...