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BMI Participates in Educational Seminar at New England Brewers Conference

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From News, posted 4.03.18 The New England Brew Summit, held recently (3/29) in Portland, Maine, included a panel that focused on music licensing and featured an appearance by award-winning BMI songwriter Shane Minor who offered his perspective on the important role the BMI licensing fees paid by breweries that offer music in their tasting… Read more...


Hit BMI Songwriter Kicks Off Oklahoma Broadcasters Annual Convention

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From News, posted 4.04.17 BMI award-winning songwriter Shane Minor was the featured entertainment at the Oklahoma Association Broadcasters (OAB) welcome reception held recently (03/30) at the Skirvin Hilton in Oklahoma City, OK. Minor wowed the crowd by performing some of the hit songs he’s penned, including “Beautiful Mess” (for Diamond Rio), “Brand New Girlfriend”… Read more...


BMI and Entercom’s 94.1 The Wolf Bring Nashville Songwriters to Memphis for Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 3.14.16 BMI partnered recently (3/12/16) with Entercom’s 94.1 The Wolf to present the 1st annual BMI Songwriters Festival held at The Halloran Centre for Performing Arts and Education in Memphis, TN. Headlining the festival were award-winning BMI songwriters Phil O’Donnell, Shane Minor, Shelley Skidmore, and Greg Bates, who collectively have written… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Light up Dallas Skyline for Renaissance Hotel Guests

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From News, posted 8.25.14 BMI partnered with hospitality company Thomas Point Ventures recently (8/15/14) to present a special Nashville Songwriters Series at their Renaissance Hotel in Dallas. Award winning songwriters Bobby Tomberlin and Bill LaBounty performed in front of more than 100 guests at the hotel’s brand new meeting space that overlooks the Dallas… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Shane Minor is Major Hit at Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association Meeting

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From News, posted 6.09.14 BMI brought Nashville to the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Summer Board Meeting in the form of award-winning country songwriter Shane Minor. Minor was the featured entertainment at the trade association’s meeting held recently (6/5) at The Breakers Hotel in Palm Beach. Minor performed hits he wrote for some of… Read more...


Second Annual Sandestin Music Festival Slated for August 12 and 13

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From News, posted 8.01.11 Blue ribbon songwriters, tomorrow’s stars and a country songbird turned Broadway star compose the lineup of the 2nd annual Sandestin Music Festival, slated for the weekend of August 12-13 in the Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. Co-sponsored by BMI, the free, open-to-the-public event will feature BMI contemporary country… Read more...


Lady Antebellum Soars at 2011 Grammy Awards

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From News, posted 2.14.11 Lady Antebellum will bring a host of Grammy gold home to Nashville: With five wins, the crossover trio led the BMI charge at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, held last night in Los Angeles. Lady A’s “Need You Now,” co-written by members and BMI songwriters Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley,… Read more...


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...


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...


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...


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