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BMI Partners with Hotel and Radio Group to Present Montana Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 9.16.15 BMI proudly partnered recently (Sept 11-12) with the historic Sacajawea Hotel and Cherry Creek Radio with support from the Montana Lodging and Hospitality Association to present the 1st annual Sacajawea Songwriters Festival in scenic Three Forks, Montana. The two-day festival featured a songwriter’s clinic and a local songwriting competition, as… Read more...


BMI and Starbucks Present San Antonio Songwriter Series

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From News, posted 5.14.14 BMI partnered recently (4/30-5/2) with Starbucks to present the first annual Country Songwriter Series. Two award-winning Nashville songwriters performed shows at three San Antonio, Texas, area Starbucks. The purpose of the three-day event was to expose Starbucks customers to the Nashville tradition of songwriters performing their hits and telling the… Read more...


Twitter Q&A ft. Award-Winning Nashville Songwriters Billy Montana & Lee Thomas Miller: #AsktheSongwriters

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From News, posted 4.28.14 BMI award-winning songwriters, Billy Montana (“Suds in the Bucket” recorded by Sara Evans and “Hard to Love” by Lee Brice) and Lee Thomas Miller (“You’re Gonna Miss This” recorded by Trace Adkins and “In Color” by Jamie Johnson), will take over BMI’s Twitter (@bmi) for a live Q&A session with… Read more...


BMI Writers Owen, Steele, Jennings and Martine Honored at NaSHOF

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From News, posted 10.17.13 On Sunday, October 13, 2013, friends, family and music industry notables celebrated the induction of Broadcast Music, Inc.’s legendary songwriters Jeffrey Steele, Layng Martine Jr., Will Jennings and Randy Owen into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Among other chart-busters, Steele’s work includes “The Cowboy in Me,” “Everytime I Hear… Read more...


Inaugural 30A Songwriters Festival Slated for January 15-17 in Florida

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From News, posted 12.04.09 The first annual 30A Songwriters Festival will debut January 15-17 along the resort highway on the Florida panhandle between Destin and Panama City Beach. More than 50 songwriters, including Jeffrey Steele (“The Cowboy in Me” for Tim McGraw, “What Hurts the Most” for Rascal Flatts), BMI Icon John Oates (“Sara… Read more...


Inaugural Amelia Island Songwriter Festival Claims Place in the Sun

From News, posted 9.11.08 The First Annual Amelia Island Songwriter Festival recently celebrated its inaugural installment in Fernandina Beach, Florida, August 27 through 31. The BMI-sponsored event offered an innovative mash-up of hit songwriter showcases, aspiring troubadour workshops, song contests and networking opportunities. Successful songwriter and author Jason Blume transplanted his invaluable workshop south,… Read more...


First Annual Amelia Island Songwriter Festival Slated for August 27-31

From News, posted 8.05.08 The First Annual Amelia Island Songwriter Festival will drop anchor in Fernandina Beach, Florida, August 27-31. The BMI-sponsored event offers a unique combination of workshops, showcasing and networking opportunities for aspiring songwriters of all levels. Established Nashville hitmakers will also attend, performing their smashes at evening showcases on the island… Read more...


Vince Gill, Roger Murrah, Jerry Reed Join Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

From News, posted 10.17.05 Vince Gill, Jerry Reed and Roger Murrah are the newest additions to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. They were inducted Sunday, October 16 during annual ceremonies conducted by the Nashville Songwriters Foundation at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. … Read more...


‘Bring On The Rain’ Makes #1 Splash

From News, posted 4.21.02 Songwriters Helen Darling and Billy Montana were recently feted at BMI Nashville in honor of their first #1 hit, "Bring On The Rain." Recorded by Curb artist Jo Dee Messina with guest vocalist Tim McGraw, the track was co-produced by Byron Gallimore and McGraw and published… Read more...


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