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John Frizzell Tackles an Animated Version of Three Chords and the Truth in “Tales From the Tour Bus”

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From News, posted 4.03.18 Every country music fan knows that there are more than a few tales about country stars that sound almost too unbelievable to be true. These stories work extremely well with the film genre of animated documentary, which is exactly what it sounds like: an animated version of the truth. What… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 MusicRow Award Winners

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From News, posted 6.29.17 A private ceremony celebrating the 29th Annual MusicRow Awards last night revealed that BMI songwriters again lead the pack in several categories of the country genre. We proudly salute the following winners for these exceptional awards: Lauren Alaina – Breakthrough Artist-Writer Maren Morris – Breakthrough Artist of the Year Jay… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its MusicRow Award Winners

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From News, posted 6.30.16 BMI songwriters captured several top awards on June 29 at the MusicRow Awards! Leading the charge were Lori McKenna, who walked away with Song of the Year for “Humble and Kind,” which was recorded by Tim McGraw and published by Songs of Universal/Hoodie; Maren Morris, who was crowned Breakthrough Songwriter… Read more...


BMI Writers Get Major Nods for 2014 CMAs

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From News, posted 9.11.14 Broadcast Music, Inc. is pleased to announce its songwriters are represented in every category of nominations for the 48th Annual Country Music Association awards, to be held November 5, 2014, aired live on ABC from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. An impressive 12 songwriters have multiple nominations, including Miranda Lambert, matching a… Read more...


BMI Writers Rack Up Multiple CMA Nominations

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From News, posted 10.15.13 On the heels of last year’s sweep of the CMA Awards, BMI’s country music songwriters and producers are well positioned for another great year in 2013. BMI affiliates received the vast majority of award nominations - four out of five in most categories, the entirety of the Male Vocalist of… Read more...


BMI Country Music Leaders Poised to Sweep 2012 CMA Awards

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From News, posted 9.07.12 BMI’s country music songwriters and producers clinched the overwhelming majority of the 46th Annual CMA Awards nominations, announced September 5. In almost every category, four out of five of the nominees are BMI members, such as the Entertainer of the Year field, in which Jason Aldean, Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney… Read more...


BMI Country Stars & Songwriters Win 89% of 2012 ACM Awards

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From News, posted 4.02.12 BMI’s country vanguard ruled the 47th Academy of Country Music Awards, taking home a jaw-dropping 89% of the year’s trophies. The wins reflect the unparalleled strength of BMI’s country repertoire, home to the genre’s biggest crossover stars, groundbreaking songwriters and icons. Taylor Swift earned her second consecutive Entertainer of the… Read more...


Country Vets, New Faces Among ACM Nominees

From News, posted 3.13.06 BMI superstars Brooks & Dunn continue to solidify their position as one of the top country acts of all time with another five Academy of Country Music Award nominations, announced March 8. The pair is up for Entertainer, Top Vocal Duo, Single Record, Song and Video of the… Read more...