BMI Nashville was the scene of a reception (8/14) honoring BMI Award-winning writer Tia Sillers and her latest #1 song, "I Hope You Dance," recorded by Lee Ann Womack with Sons of the Desert on MCA/Nashville. Tia and co-writer Mark D. Sanders celebrated six weeks at the top of the country charts as well as a recent CMA nomination for Song of the Year. "I Hope You Dance" is published by Choice Is Tragic Music and Ensign Music Corporation. The song is also the title track of Womack's CMA-nominated album, produced by Mark Wright of MCA Nashville and her husband, Frank Liddell of Carnival Music.
Mark D. Sanders and Tia Sillers
photos by Alan L. Mayor