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BMI Nashville Kicks Off New ‘Eastside Sounds’ Showcase


From News, posted 4.23.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. will present a free monthly showcase entitled “Eastside Sounds” at the newly opened Basement East, better known as The Beast, located at 917 Woodland Street in East Nashville. The kick-off showcase, to be held Wednesday, April 29, at 6 p.m., will feature a wide range of genres… Read more...

BMI Brings Nashville to Natchez


From News, posted 4.22.15. BMI partnered recently (4/18/15) with First Natchez Radio Group to present the 1st annual BMI Songwriters Showcase held in conjunction with Riverstock, a festival the company sponsors each year on the banks of the Mississippi River in Natchez, MS. Headlining the showcase were award-winning BMI songwriters Phil O’Donnell and George… Read more...

BMI Bulletin Board: April


From MusicWorld, posted 4.20.15. WORKSHOPS Jason Blume Songwriting Workshop: Nashville BMI’s popular Songwriters’ Workshop Series in Nashville is held monthly under the tutelage of hit songwriter and best-selling author Jason Blume. When: May 12, 2015, 12:30 - 4:30 p.m. Where: BMI’s Nashville offices (10 Music Square East, Nashville, TN) Who: Aspiring… Read more...

Finding Great Song Titles and Fresh Angles


From MusicWorld, posted 4.20.15. Your title and concept are the foundations upon which your entire lyric will be built. The strongest lyrics deliver listeners to the title, and the title is the logical conclusion of the lines that precede it. If you build on a weak foundation you’ll be facing an uphill battle to… Read more...

2nd Annual Songwriter’s Summit in Salt Lake a Huge Success


From News, posted 4.16.15. The 2nd annual Songwriter’s Summit held recently (3/27-3/28) in Salt Lake City featured live performances and panel discussions that celebrated the craft of songwriting. The two-day event, sponsored by BMI and Bonneville Radio, featured an iconic line-up of BMI songwriters who not only delivered powerhouse performances, but also imparted their… Read more...

BMI Songwriter Kent Blazy Performs for Oklahoma Broadcasters


From News, posted 4.16.15. BMI songwriter Kent Blazy performed for the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters (OAB) on March 26, as part of their annual convention. The beautiful Oklahoma City night saw Blazy deliver a high-spirited set laced with several of his number one songs including: “If Tomorrow Never Comes,” recorded by Garth Brooks and… Read more...

BMI Celebrates Luke Laird, Frankie Ballard’s Hit “Sunshine and Whiskey”


From News, posted 4.15.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. was proud to help celebrate BMI songwriter, and recently named ACM Songwriter of the Year, Luke Laird, who along with songwriter Jaren Johnston, wrote Frankie Ballard’s number one hit, “Sunshine and Whiskey.” Music industry executives gathered at the City Winery venue in Nashville to laud the song,… Read more...

BMI Writers Honored With ACM Nominations and Awards


From News, posted 4.14.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. writers were honored with nominations in nearly every category of the 2015 Academy of Country Music Awards. Powerhouse Miranda Lambert has nominations in an astounding seven categories, including Entertainer of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year, while Luke Bryan has four nods, including Entertainer of… Read more...

BMI Celebrates Justin Moore and His Fifth Number One Song


From News, posted 4.10.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. helped BMI singer/songwriter Justin Moore celebrate his fifth number one hit, “Lettin’ The Night Roll,’ March 18, 2015, at the Country Music Association in Nashville. The song, written with BMI songwriter Rodney Clawson and songwriter Jeremy Stover, is Moore’s fifth hit as an artist and third as… Read more...

BMI Helps Keith Urban Celebrate 17th Number One Hit


From News, posted 4.10.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. singer/songwriter Keith Urban joined with music industry executives March 18, 2015, at Nashville’s Musicians Hall of Fame to celebrate Urban’s 17th number one single, “Somewhere In My Car,” written with songwriter JT Harding. The celebration kicked off with a performance of the hit, followed by presentations of… Read more...

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