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BMI Writers Make Strong Showing in International Bluegrass Music Association Award Nominations


From News, posted 9.18.14. Once again, Broadcast Music, Inc. writers are nominated for an impressive number of International Bluegrass Music Association awards, sweeping several categories such as Entertainer of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Instrumental Group of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year. The winners will be… Read more...

Broadcast Music, Inc. Reports Record-Breaking Revenues of $977 Million


From News, posted 9.18.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. today reported that it had achieved the highest revenues and royalty distributions in the Company’s 75-year history for its fiscal year ended June 30th. BMI generated record revenues of $977 million, and distributed and administered more than $840 million to its songwriters, composers and music publishers. These… Read more...

New Nashville Duo Impresses at Municipal Lawyers Conference


From News, posted 9.16.14. BMI treated more than 100 municipal lawyers to a special performance by up-and-coming Nashville duo Muddy Magnolias at the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) annual conference held recently (9/13) in Baltimore. Muddy Magnolias are Mississippi transplant Kallie North and Brooklyn native Jessy Wilson, who entertained the group with their unique… Read more...

BMI’s Stage at 2014 LouFest is a Hit!


From News, posted 9.13.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. brought ten impressive bands from all parts of the country to its stage at LouFest in St. Louis on September 6 and 7 to promote fresh talent that the Company represents in every genre of music. The first day featured a wide range of music, opening with… Read more...

BMI Writers Nominated in Every Category of the Americana Music Awards


From News, posted 9.11.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. is making a good showing with nominees in every category for the upcoming Americana Music Honors & Awards. The winners will be announced during a ceremony on September 17, 2014, at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, during the Americana Music Festival and Conference, which runs from September… Read more...

BMI Writers Get Major Nods for 2014 CMAs


From News, posted 9.11.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. is pleased to announce its songwriters are represented in every category of nominations for the 48th Annual Country Music Association awards, to be held November 5, 2014, aired live on ABC from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. An impressive 12 songwriters have multiple nominations, including Miranda Lambert, matching a… Read more...

Vince Gill to be Named a BMI Icon at 2014 BMI Country Awards


From News, posted 9.10.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. will celebrate the extraordinary songwriting career of Vince Gill by naming him a BMI Icon at the Company’s 62nd annual BMI Country Awards. The invitation-only event, which will be held on Tuesday, November 4, at BMI’s Music Row offices in Nashville, will honor Gill and the songwriters… Read more...

Country Rock Album ‘Love & Logic’ From Sons of Bill Inspires Introspection


From News, posted 9.10.14. For brothers Abe, James and Sam Wilson, the absence of a stereo in their childhood home in Virginia was no impediment to their musical discoveries. Their father, University of Virginia professor of theology and literature William Wilson, kept the sons serenaded with hymns, ballads, love songs and more. It was… Read more...

BMI Songwriter and Americana Legend Robert Earl Keen Kicks Off ‘Musicians Corner’


From News, posted 9.09.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriter and Americana icon Robert Earl Keen helped open the season for ‘Musicians Corner,’ a free weekly series in Nashville’s Centennial Park. The Saturday shows bring a selection of talented singers, songwriters and musicians to perform in the historic park. Read more...

BMI Helps Bring ‘Sounds Like Summer’ to Nashville


From News, posted 9.09.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. sponsored the “Sounds Like Summer” showcase August 29 and 30, 2014, at Nashville’s popular Mercy Lounge and the High Watt venues. Co-hosted with Nashville’s alternative weekly paper, The Nashville Scene, and its music blog, Nashville Cream, a total of thirteen acts took the stages during the two-night… Read more...

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