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BMI Congratulates its 2018 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 11.28.17 BMI is very proud to congratulate our many talented affiliates on their prestigious GRAMMY nominations, which were announced this morning by the Recording Academy. The 60th GRAMMY Awards, to be held in Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28, 2018, will salute a wide array of… Read more...


BMI Writers Receive Multiple GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.15.15 2015 proved to be another explosive year for BMI songwriters. In advance of the 58th Annual GRAMMY awards, BMI is very proud to congratulate all of our many affiliates who have earned impressive nominations for their musical contributions across a wide range of genres, including Taylor Swift and Maroon 5… Read more...


BMI Brings Veteran Bluesman to Hotel Association Conference

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From News, posted 12.07.15 BMI helped the International Society of Hotel Association Executives (ISHAE) celebrate the music and culture of New Orleans during their annual winter meeting held recently (12/3) at the JW Marriott. Veteran bluesman and BMI songwriter Seth Walker, a New Orleans based roots/blues artist, played a number of songs from 7… Read more...


BMI Icon Willie Nelson Honored By Library of Congress With Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

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From News, posted 11.19.15 Willie Nelson, legendary BMI Icon and writer of Patsy Cline’s unforgettable signature hit, “Crazy,” among many other incomparable works, was the 2015 recipient of the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Washington, D.C. last night. Nelson, who’s 60-year career includes seven GRAMMY Awards as well as the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2015 Americana Music Honors and Awards Winners

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From News, posted 9.17.15 BMI writers dominated the Americana Music Honors and Awards show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville last night with notable wins in nearly every category. Sturgill Simpson had an especially good night with wins for both Song of the Year for “Turtles All the Way Down” and Artist of the… Read more...


BMI Writers Nominated for Americana Honors & Awards

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From News, posted 6.09.15 Several Broadcast Music, Inc. writers, including triple-nominees Sturgill Simpson, Shakey Graves and Lucinda Williams, were named as contenders for 2015 Americana Honors & Awards. Artist of the Year nominee Simpson is also in the running for Song of the Year for the track “Turtles All The Way Down” from the… Read more...


10 Questions: Hector Saldana of the Krayolas

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.30.12 In 2007, the Krayolas—Hector Saldana’s long-defunct troop of Texas twangers—caught an unlikely second wind. That year, the band reissued a heap of their out-of-print recordings, which quickly garnered unexpected buzz on Sirius XM Satellite Radio’s “Kick Out the Jams!” with Dave Marsh and “Little Steven’s Underground Garage” and NPR’s “All… Read more...


Angelo Joins BMI

From News, posted 8.23.07 Nashville-based songwriter/producer/musician extraordinaire Angelo recently joined BMI. Once the guitar player for Kim Richey, Angelo has written tunes for a uniquely diverse collection of artists including EmmyLou Harris, Martina McBride, Kings of Leon, Brooks & Dunn, The Mavericks and Trisha Yearwood. Pictured are… Read more...


Hanna-McEuen

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.15.05 With the August release of their self-titled debut CD, new Dreamworks duo Hanna-McEuen is carrying on a family tradition. Jonathan McEuen is the son of acclaimed multi-instrumentalist John McEuen, and Jaime Hanna is the offspring of songwriter/vocalist Jeff Hanna, both founding members of the… Read more...


Cat Stevens: A Legacy of Lasting Favorites

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.19.04 The artist best known as Cat Stevens is a man of many names — born Steven Georgiou and now named Yusuf Islam — as well as a number of musical incarnations and at least a small measure of controversy. But his songs transcend all of that, as… Read more...


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