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Gospel Music Channel to Air 2009 Trailblazers Celebration Feb. 22

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From News, posted 2.18.09 The Gospel Music Channel (GMC) will broadcast the world premiere of the 2009 BMI Trailblazers of Gospel special Sunday, February 22 at 8 p.m. EST as part of the channel’s celebration of Black History Month. Co-hosted by Grammy Award-winning and platinum-selling star Kirk Franklin and BMI’s Catherine Brewton, the event… Read more...


BMI’s Thomas Cain to Receive HAL Cornerstone Award

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From News, posted 8.19.08 Ceremony Slated for September 28 in Beverly Hills BMI Senior Director, Writer/Publisher Relations, Nashville Thomas Cain will number among the elite recipients of the 2008 Heroes And Legends (HAL) Awards Sunday, September 28 at the star-studded ceremony in Beverly Hills. Cain will be honored alongside legendary Motown musicians The Funk… Read more...


Yolanda Adams, Fred Hammond Honored as BMI Gospel Trailblazers

From News, posted 1.23.07 BMI’s 8th Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music luncheon kicked off the 2007 Stellar Award weekend activities Jan. 12 in Nashville. The event, hosted by BMI’s Catherine Brewton, lauded trendsetters Yolanda Adams and Fred Hammond for their epic contributions to the gospel genre, and featured impassioned tribute performances in honor of… Read more...


BMI and CCA Finalize WorshipCast License Agreement

From News, posted 10.25.06 BMI and the Church Copyright Administration (CCA), a leader in Christian copyright clearances for six years, have announced a licensing agreement for CCA's Internet license website, WorshipCast License. The licensing agreement allows the CCA to license its members to use BMI's repertoire on its website. … Read more...


BMI Songwriters Top List of NEA National Heritage Fellows

From News, posted 9.11.06 Since 1982, the National Endowment for the Arts has awarded the National Heritage Fellowships to noted individuals in the folk and traditional arts for "their artistic excellence, cultural authenticity and contributions to their field." Virtually every one of the award winners who writes songs… Read more...


Trailblazers of Gospel Music Feted at 7th Annual Awards Luncheon

From News, posted 1.25.06 BMI honored the Hawkins Family and Bishop Paul Morton with a "who's who" of gospel music at its 7th Annual Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards Luncheon in Nashville on January 20. The standing-room-only event was held in conjunction with the 2006 Stellar Awards. … Read more...


Dr. Bobby Jones

From News, posted 1.24.02 Dr. Bobby Jones hosted the Ninth Bi-Annual International Gospel Record Label Executives & Artist Retreat, December 9-11, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Resort in Las Vegas. Pictured at the MGM Grand Hotel luncheon… Read more...


BMI Salutes Gospel ‘Trailblazers’

From News, posted 1.21.02 BMI honored the best in gospel music at its third annual "Trailblazers of Gospel Music" luncheon on Friday, January 11 at 103 West in Atlanta. The invitation-only special event, hosted by BMI's Catherine Brewton, was held in conjunction with the 17th Annual Stellar Gospel… Read more...


Elvis, Albertina and Larry Among Chosen People In Gospel Music Hall of Fame

From News, posted 9.16.01 BMI affiliates Elvis Presley, Larry Norman, Albertina Walker, Wendy Bagwell & the Sunliters and The Rambos are included in the latest class of Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductees, it was announced recently by The Gospel Music Association (GMA). The induction ceremony, to be held on Tuesday,… Read more...


BMI Atlanta Hosts Stellar ‘Trailblazers’ Salute

From News, posted 2.11.01 BMI honored the best in gospel music at its second annual “Trailblazers of Gospel Music” luncheon on January 12 at Justin’s in Atlanta. Hosted by BMI Writer/Publisher Relations representatives Catherine Brewton (Atlanta) and Thomas Cain and Joyce Rice (Nashville), this special event was held in conjunction with the 16th Annual… Read more...


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