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Americana Music Association Shines Spotlight on Roots Artists

From News, posted 10.04.08 BMI continued its enthusiastic support of the Americana Music Festival and Conference this year, sponsoring the 9th annual installment of the roots music extravaganza. On Thursday, September 18, BMI’s official showcase offered wistfully soulful singer/songwriter Sarah Siskind and melodically brazen rockers the Branded Sons. At the Americana Honors & Awards… Read more...


Toby Keith Discusses ‘Beer for My Horses’ at BMI

From News, posted 6.29.08 Toby Keith satisfied inquiring minds with the details surrounding his second full-length motion picture Beer for My Horses during a press conference Thursday, June 19 at BMI’s Music Row offices. As Keith fielded questions, journalists took advantage of the thematically inspired beverages: namely, beer. Beer for My Horses hits theaters… Read more...


AMA Announces Nominees for 2008 Honors & Awards

From News, posted 6.15.08 BMI played happy host to the Americana Music Association Honors & Awards nominees’ announcement party Wednesday, June 11 in Nashville. Guests including Jason Ringenberg and Warner Hodges of Jason and the Scorchers fame, Fats Kaplin, Justin Townes Earle, legendary A&R executive Mary Martin, Mike Farris, Chuck Mead, Webb Wilder and… Read more...


Americana Music Elite Gather at BMI Nashville for AMA Announcement Party

From News, posted 6.25.06 Roots music aficionados and creators gathered in BMI Nashville's main lobby on June 15 to hear Americana giants Steve Earle and Allison Moorer announce the 2006 Americana Music Association Awards nominees. The packed house enjoyed margaritas and tapas, while the audience's ears feasted on the music of… Read more...