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BMI Congratulates its Americana Music Award Winners and Honorees

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From News, posted 9.18.17 BMI is proud to congratulate its writers who took home the majority of trophies and honors at the Americana Music Honors and Awards ceremony at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on September 13. Congratulations to all. Here’s the list: Album of the Year A Sailor’s Guide… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Americana Music Awards Nominees

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From News, posted 9.08.17 BMI writers are taking center stage this year with multiple nominations for Americana Music Awards. BMI songwriter Sturgill Simpson leads the pack with three nods, while Lori McKenna and Drive-By Truckers each earned two nominations. The ceremony, which takes place annually at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and is this… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Bonnie Bishop Headlines Louisiana and Mississippi Broadcasters Convention

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From News, posted 6.16.17 Award-winning BMI songwriter Bonnie Bishop brought her unique sound to the annual meeting of the Louisiana and Mississippi Associations of Broadcasters held recently (6/1) at the Hotel Monteleone in New Orleans. The Texas native performed songs from her critically acclaimed album, Ain’t Who I Was, which was produced by Dave… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Bonnie Bishop Rocks the House at the NAB State Leadership Conference in DC

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From News, posted 3.07.17 Thirty Tigers recording artist and BMI songwriter Bonnie Bishop traveled to Washington DC to headline this year’s State Leadership Conference (2/28) sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters with a high energy, soulful performance in front of state broadcaster association executives from across the state, along with their respective TV… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.14.17 It was another triumphant night for BMI writers at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, as songwriter after songwriter took the stage to claim GRAMMY gold. A truly unstoppable force, Adele continued her reign as pop monarch, claiming five awards, including Record of the… Read more...


The GRAMMYs: A Reflection of Ever-Changing Musical Trends

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From The Weekly, posted 2.03.17 Music’s biggest night of the year is almost here! When the GRAMMY awards are handed out on Sunday, February 12, they will celebrate music that has come a long way since the first GRAMMYs were presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Science (NARAS) in 1959. By taking… Read more...


BMI Writers Take Major GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.27.16 After another prolific year of incredible music, BMI songwriters made a strong showing in the nominations for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, slated to be presented Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Earning multiple nods across the prestigious Recording Academy accolade’s 84 separate categories, the… Read more...


The Art of Quitting: Bonnie Bishop’s Story

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.13.16 For nearly 13 years, Bonnie Bishop had been waiting for her big break. After graduating from the University of Texas in Austin in 2001, she immediately started making a living as an artist, never even holding a day job. She played regularly in fairs and festivals around Texas, steadily building… Read more...


Get to Know Hit Country Songwriter Lori McKenna

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.13.16 We know you’re wondering, and the answer is yes. Yes, Lori McKenna is humble and kind, even with that GRAMMY to her name. And yes, if you didn’t have one already, you will have a girl crush on her. Not only is she one hell of a songwriter (a song… Read more...


Higher Learning: Josh Abbott Band Surveys the Music Scene

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.17.16 In 2006, Josh Abbott was just months away from earning his master’s degree at Texas Tech University when he decided to pursue music with his namesake band. The Josh Abbott Band, which he’d recently started with a couple of his fraternity brothers, was gaining momentum quickly, and Josh knew he… Read more...


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