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Duets and Featured Artists: The Hot Trend in Recordings

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.25.22 It would be hard to look at a list of current hit songs without noticing a trend: the growing use of featured artists. A featured artist is one who makes a guest appearance on another artist’s recording to create a collaboration. What’s the difference between a duet and a song… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Dove Award Winners

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From News, posted 11.05.20 The announcement of the 51st Annual Dove Award winners over the weekend included an overwhelming number of BMI songwriters. Below is the complete list. Many, many congratulations to all of our winners! Artist of the Year for KING & COUNTRY**; (Label) Curb / Word Entertainment Bluegrass/Country/Roots Album of the… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Christian Music’s Best with 2020 Christian Music Awards

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From News, posted 7.27.20 BMI is proud to pay tribute to the best and brightest in Christian music with its annual Christian Awards celebration. The honorees were announced today on BMI.com and across the organization’s digital platforms, celebrating the encouraging and uplifting music of BMI’s Christian songwriters. To honor these achievements, BMI… Read more...


When it Comes to Song Titles, Don’t Hit the Nail Too Squarely on the Head

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From The Weekly, posted 6.03.20 Most of the writers who attend my songwriting workshops already know how to write perfectly crafted songs. My job is to help them write the kinds of songs that a music publisher, record label executive, record producer, or recording artist will feel compelled to choose over the competition. One of… 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...


Mia Fieldes & Jonathan Smith: Mia Fieldes & Jonathan Smith - “Yes I Will” - How I Wrote That Song | 2021 BMI Christian Awards

Captured at 2021 BMI Christian Awards

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