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BMI Congratulates CMHoF Inductees Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and Dean Dillon

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From News, posted 8.12.20 BMI is proud to announce that our legendary songwriters, Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and Dean Dillon, make up this year’s class of inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame, bringing the total number of honorees to 142. Dean Dillon, who was named a BMI Icon in 2013, earns… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: Early James

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From News, posted 3.30.20 “I make songs for a living,” says singer/songwriter, Early James. “That’s a weird thing to say.” The Birmingham, AL resident caught the music bug at age six, when he witnessed a local musician perform at a family function. There isn’t a time in his life when there wasn’t a song… Read more...


BMI Indie Spotlight: Randy Rogers

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From News, posted 3.30.20 Randy Rogers knew from age 12 that playing music is what he wanted to do. After developing his musical talents in church and in the small Opry halls of Northeast Texas, he began writing songs that gave way to the formation of The Randy Rogers Band. Over the course of… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 Dove Award Winners – Celebrates With After-Party

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From News, posted 10.17.19 Honoring the top names in all the different genres of Christian and Gospel music, the 50th annual Dove Awards celebration, held Tuesday night at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, was buzzing with the success of many, many BMI songwriters. In addition to the awards ceremony, for the fourth year… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 Dove Nominees

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From News, posted 9.26.19 The nominations are out and many BMI songwriters are again in the running for this year’s prestigious Dove Awards. Honoring the top names in all the different genres of Christian and Gospel music, the 50th annual celebration will be held at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville. Congratulations to all… Read more...


Ken Burns Explores Country Music in New PBS Documentary Series

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From News, posted 9.12.19 On September 15, master storytellers Ken Burns, Dayton Duncan and Julie Dunfey’s new eight-part documentary, Country Music, will debut on PBS. The much-awaited series chronicles the evolution of country music and explores the question most asked about the genre, especially in today’s world, “What is country music?” The Emmy-winning trio… Read more...


SXSW Indie Spotlight: Logan Ledger

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From News, posted 2.27.19 An avid roots musician, Logan Ledger was already immersed in music from other eras when he first picked up a guitar at age 12. Though a child of the 90’s in San Francisco, Ledger’s grandmother introduced him to the sounds of Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison and the timeless doo-wop records… Read more...


John Frizzell Tackles an Animated Version of Three Chords and the Truth in “Tales From the Tour Bus”

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From News, posted 4.03.18 Every country music fan knows that there are more than a few tales about country stars that sound almost too unbelievable to be true. These stories work extremely well with the film genre of animated documentary, which is exactly what it sounds like: an animated version of the truth. What… Read more...


5 Tips for a Happy Marriage of Music & Lyrics

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.17.16 Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to join together this music with this lyric in holy matrimony … As it relates to songwriting, the marriage of words and music is referred to as prosody. When prosody is effectively employed, a song’s music and lyrics present a united front that… Read more...


BMI Writers Honored With 2015 Dove Award Nominations

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From News, posted 10.06.15 BMI congratulates its 2015 Dove Award nominees including for KING & COUNTRY, which leads the BMI pack with six nods and Matt Maher and Chris Tomlin each with four nominations. The theme of the 46th Annual GMA Dove Awards, which will take place on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, at Allen… Read more...


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