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How to Use the “List Technique” in Your Song

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From The Weekly, posted 2.19.19 What do the songs in the list below have in common? “The Twelve Days of Christmas” (traditional) “Achy Breaky Heart” (recorded by Billy Ray Cyrus, written by Don Von Tress) Sting’s “If I Ever Lose My Faith” (written by Sting) Carrie Underwood’s “ Read more...


Are Your Songs Too “Rangy” for Today’s Singers?

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.19.18 At the beginning of my career, I had a song go on hold for a female country music star whose singles regularly went to #1. The head of her record label said my song was a “must-cut” situation, and I was faced with a daunting decision: should I buy a… 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...


Big Wins for BMI Writers at 2015 CMAs

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From News, posted 11.05.15 BMI songwriters had a great night last night at the Country Music Association Awards in Nashville. Some of the big wins went to Luke Bryan, who took Entertainer of the Year, and Miranda Lambert, who was named Female Vocalist of the Year. In addition, BMI songwriters Liz Rose and Lori… Read more...


BMI Writers Sweep 2015 CMA Nominations

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From News, posted 9.15.15 BMI songwriters have once again completely dominated the CMA nominations, with nods across all of the categories. Leading the pack with the most nominations are Eric Church and Little Big Town, each with an astounding five. Church’s nominations include Male Vocalist; Single of the Year for “Talladega”; Song of the… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Little Big Town and Writers of “Day Drinking” and “Girl Crush”

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From News, posted 8.24.15 Nashville’s Ruby turned into the site of a celebration for the writers of Little Big Town’s hits “Day Drinking” and “Girl Crush,” both off of their latest album Painkiller. Music industry executives, family and friends gathered under the sparkling light of a disco ball to praise BMI songwriters Karen Fairchild,… Read more...


‘Just a Dream’ Marks Eight Trips to the Top for Carrie Underwood

From News, posted 12.17.08 Music Row movers and shakers gathered for lunch co-hosted by BMI on Thursday, December 10 to toast the writers behind Carrie Underwood’s latest no. 1 single, “Just a Dream.” Co-penned by elite songwriting trio Steve McEwan, Hillary Lindsey, and Gordie Sampson, the poignant tune marks the vocal powerhouse’s eighth consecutive… Read more...


‘Last Name’ Marks 7 Trips to the Top for Carrie Underwood

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From News, posted 7.27.08 A Friday luncheon July 11 provided the cozy setting for toasting Carrie Underwood’s latest chart-topper, “Last Name.” Co-hosted by BMI, the party feted the three co-writers, Underwood, Luke Laird and Hillary Lindsey, whose lyrical wit paired with an infectious melody made “Last Name” the seventh consecutive no. 1 hit for… Read more...


BMI Toasts Carrie Underwood’s ‘So Small’

From News, posted 12.20.07 BMI’s Carrie Underwood may now add the moniker “hit songwriter” to her bejeweled resume. The pop culture phenomenon celebrated her first self-penned No. 1 hit, “So Small,” Tuesday, December 11 at BMI’s Music Row offices. Underwood co-wrote the uplifting tune with BMI songwriter Luke Laird and Hillary Lindsey, and it… Read more...


BMI Welcomes Luke Laird

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From News, posted 8.07.07 BMI couldn’t be prouder to welcome songwriter Luke Laird to its growing family. Luke’s already auspicious career recently took another leap forward: he co-wrote Carrie Underwood’s brand new single “So Small” with Underwood and Hillary Lindsey. Read more...


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