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BMI Blues Legends Honored at Annual Awards Ceremony

From News, posted 5.21.06 BMI songwriters once again dominated the annual Blues Music Awards, held May 11 in Memphis. Presented by the Blues Foundation and co-sponsored by BMI, the Blues Music Awards, formerly known as the W.C. Handy Awards, celebrate excellence in the performance and recording of the blues, and… Read more...


Blues Legend ‘Little’ Milton Dies

From News, posted 8.04.05 Legendary BMI bluesman "Little" Milton Campbell, best known for his signature song "Hey, Hey, the Blues is Alright," died August 4 from complications from a stroke. He was 71. Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 1988, the Grammy-nominated songwriter/artist was also the recipient of several W.C. Handy Blues… Read more...


BMI Blues Artists Repeat Near Sweep of Handy Awards

From News, posted 5.10.05 Representing an astounding 98% of the winners, BMI once again proved its dominance in the field of blues at the 26th annual W.C. Handy Awards, held May 5 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Presented by the Blues Foundation and co-sponsored by BMI, the… Read more...


Holmes Brothers Lead Blues Artists in Handy Nominations

From News, posted 1.05.05 Blues trio the Holmes Brothers lead the list of BMI artists and composers nominated for the 26th Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards with six, it was announced by the Memphis, Tennessee-based Blues Foundation. Co-sponsored by BMI, a long-time supporter of the non-profit organization,… Read more...


Hank Cochran Inducted to Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame

From News, posted 8.19.03 Legendary BMI songwriter Hank Cochran was inducted to the Mississippi during ceremonies at the Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson on August 9. Hank joked with the exuberant crowd before serenading them with a medley of some of his best-known compositions: "I Fall To Pieces,"… Read more...


BMI Ain’t Singin’ the Blues with Sweep of Handys

From News, posted 6.02.02 BMI's top blues artists and composers made an impressive sweep of the 23rd Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, winning 100% of the coveted awards in all categories. Co-sponsored by BMI, the Handy Awards were presented on Thursday, May 23 at the Orpheum Theatre in… Read more...


BMI Stars Grab Fistful of Handy Nominations

From News, posted 1.23.02 BMI's top Blues artists/composers lead the list of stars nominated for the 23rd Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, announced recently by the Blues Foundation. Singer/pianist Marcia Ball earned the most nods with five including the coveted Entertainer of the Year nomination. Singer/guitarist Ike Turner, harp… Read more...


B. B. and Shemekia Two-Fisted Winners At Handy Awards

From News, posted 5.30.01 B. B. King and Shemekia Copeland were double winners at the 22nd Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, handed out on Thursday, May 24, 2001 at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee. BMI greats inducted into the Blues Hall Of Fame were Etta… Read more...


BMI Stars Grab Fistful of Handy Nominations

From News, posted 1.17.01 Congratulations to all of the BMI artists and songwriters nominated for the 22nd Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards, announced recently by the Blues Foundation. The Handy Awards, co-sponsored by BMI, will be presented on Thursday, May 24, 2001 at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, Tennessee. BMI once… Read more...


BMI Gets Handy with 96% of Blues Awards

From News, posted 5.29.00 BMI songwriters and performers scored a remarkable 96% of the awards given out for the best in blues at the 21st annual W.C. Handy Awards, the preeminent awards in the Blues community, held at the historic Orpheum Theater on Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee on May 25th.… Read more...


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