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10 Questions: Phil Madeira

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.25.12 Nashville multi-instrumentalist Phil Madeira has been seen and heard alongside Emmylou Harris, playing guitar, accordion and singing as one of her Red Dirt Boys; prior, he spent a decade with Americana hero Buddy Miller. He hasn’t been such a slouch in the writing room, either, with songs cut by the… Read more...


Mississippi Celebrates Rich Musical Heritage Aug. 20 & 21

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From News, posted 8.05.10 Mississippi music’s roots run deep, and this month, the state will salute all that implies with A Celebration of Mississippi’s Music Heritage, presented by the Jimmie Rodgers Foundation and the Mississippi State University Riley Center for Education and Performing Arts in partnership with the Mississippi Development Authority Tourism Division. Slated… Read more...


Lanz

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.20.07 Rap’s not the easiest genre to break into, especially if you’re an 18-year-old white woman. But New York native Lanz isn’t one to be fenced in by expectations. Signed to Interscope Records, which will be releasing her debut album, Young $ Restless, on Feb. 12, 2008, Lanz is currently on… Read more...


BMI Jazz Greats Sweep ‘Downbeat’ Critics Poll

From News, posted 7.17.06 Once again, BMI members swept the jazz world's annual "best of" list presented by Downbeat magazine, the voice of jazz since 1934. BMI's dedication to the advancement of original forms of American music exists as a cornerstone of the organization's very conception, and remains a priority today. Read more...


It’s Eight Grammy Nods for Mariah, Kanye and Legend

From News, posted 12.11.05 BMI superstars Mariah Carey, Kanye West and John Legend led the list of nominees for the 48th Annual Grammy Awards with eight nods each when contenders were announced at a star-studded press conference held December 8 at Gotham Hall in New York City. Their three-way tie pushed the… Read more...


46th Grammy Awards Spotlight BMI Stars

From News, posted 2.08.04 BMI songwriter/artists were once again at the top of the winners list for the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, held February 8 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Leading the BMI pack with three wins was Alison Krauss, who took home two statuettes with her band Union… Read more...