August 10, 2003
Vince Melamed Receives Million-Air AwardBMI Award-winning songwriter Vince Melamed was presented with a Million-Air award recognizing two million performances of his #1 Boy Howdy hit "She'd Give Anything." Melamed also penned the hits "Tell Me What You Dream" (Restless Heart), "Walkaway Joe" (Trisha Yearwood) and "What Mattered Most" (Ty Herndon). Based on the average song length of three minutes, two million performances is the equivalent of approximately 100,000 broadcast hours or more than 11 years of continuous airplay.
Pictured with Melamed (center) at the Nashville office are BMI's Paul Corbin and David Preston. photo: Brian Tipton