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BMI Congratulates Our Members on More Than 375 Grammy Nominations!

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From News, posted 2.08.11 Read BMI’s 2011 Grammy nominees news story from December 2, 2010. Name, Number of Nominations Eminem, 10 Lady Gaga, 6 John Legend, 5 Rihanna, 5 The Roots, 5 B.o.B, 4 Drake (socan), 4 Cee Lo Green, 4 Lady Antebellum,… Read more...


BMI Pickers and Poets Dominate 2010 IBMA Awards

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From News, posted 10.04.10 Dailey & Vincent took home their third consecutive Entertainer of the Year crown during the 21st Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. The power-duo also earned Vocal Group and Album of the Year for Dailey & Vincent Sing the… Read more...


Dailey & Vincent Lead BMI List of IBMA Nominees

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From News, posted 8.18.10 The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced nominees for the 2010 International Bluegrass Music Awards, and BMI songwriters, artists and musicians lead the list. The prestigious trophies will be handed out Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, during World of Bluegrass week, September 27 –… Read more...


BMI Greats Dominate American Songwriter Top 50 List, Icon Merle Haggard Featured

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From News, posted 6.09.10 Nashville music writer and singer/songwriter Peter Cooper recently compiled “50 Country Songs Every Songwriter Should Know,” and the majority of ranking honky-tonk prototypes are BMI classics. Featured in the current issue of American Songwriter, the list kicks off with “Lost Highway,” penned by BMI songwriter Leon Payne and inimitably recorded… Read more...


Conversations: Béla Fleck & Earl Scruggs

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.06.09 Earl Scruggs died yesterday, March 28, in Nashville at age 88. In 2009, Mr. Scruggs talked with Béla Fleck about his legendary career. Are legends simply born, or are they made? In an exclusive interview for BMI MusicWorld, renowned bluegrass-jazz synergist Béla Fleck sat down with revered five-string banjo godfather… Read more...


Del McCoury Strikes With ‘Lightning’ at 2002 IBMA Awards

From News, posted 10.29.02 The Del McCoury Band and the live concert recording Down From the Mountain, featuring artists from the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, were each double winners at the 13th Annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards, held October 17 at the Kentucky Center for… Read more...


Triple Winners Brooks & Dunn Move to Front of ACM Herd

From News, posted 5.30.02 Brooks & Dunn collected three "Hat" trophies at the 37th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (5/22) to become the winningest act in the history of the ACMs. Their victories for top Entertainer, Vocal Duo and Video brought their total to16, surpassing Merle Haggard on… Read more...


‘O Brother’ Soundtrack Rules 44th Annual Grammy Awards

From News, posted 2.27.02 The soundtrack to the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? was the surprise winner at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, presented on February 27 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The multi-platinum album took home five Grammys including the coveted Album of The Year award, besting works by… Read more...


Soggy Bottom Boys Hit the Top at 35th CMA Awards

From News, posted 11.07.01 BMI songwriters dominated the 35th Annual CMA Awards (11/7), with The Soggy Bottom Boys -- Dan Tyminski, Pat Enright and Harley Allen -- and T Bone Burnett as the evening's double winners. Burnett produced and The Soggy Bottom Boys performed on… Read more...


Rhonda Vincent, Dan Tyminski Rake in Top Bluegrass Honors at IBMA Awards

From News, posted 10.09.01 Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Dan Tyminski, and the soundtrack from the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? shared the bulk of the honors at the 12th Annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards, held October 4th at the Kentucky Center for the… Read more...


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