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Celebrating Cam’s “Burning House”: An Inside Look at BMI’s #1 Parties

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From News, posted 3.04.16 For 63 years, BMI has celebrated the music of BMI country legends like Dean Dillon, Bobby Braddock, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson, Vince Gill, Mac Davis, and many others, and honored the writers of the top country songs played on radio and TV at the Company‚Äôs annual BMI Country Awards. But… Read more...


Lineup Additions Fuel Anticipation of Key West Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 3.01.12 The Better Angels Music Key West Songwriters Festival has announced red-letter additions to its 2012 lineup, set for May 2-6. The names on the growing bill continue and expand the festival’s tradition of elevating songwriters, from marquee performers to behind-the-scenes hit-makers. Most of the stacked schedule is free, including more… Read more...


Warner Bros. Celebrates the Song

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.28.10 Whether you enjoyed your history classes in school or not, chances are you’ve spent a little bit of time thinking about the past. Everyone likes a little historical exploration, whether it’s from the comfort of a couch, watching Indiana Jones whip his way to treasures of a long-forgotten era, or… Read more...


Holly Gleason Celebrates Chart-Topping ‘Better as a Memory’

From News, posted 12.10.08 BMI hosted an assembly of Music Row’s elite Monday, November 24 for a celebration of one already esteemed writer’s triumphant transformation into song writer. Holly Gleason co-penned Kenny Chesney’s no. 1 hit “Better as a Memory” under the pseudonym Lady Goodman, prompting industry-wide speculation as to the true identity of… Read more...


Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inducts Bob DiPiero, Flatt & Scruggs and Hank Williams, Jr.

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From News, posted 10.18.07 NSAI Also Presents Annual Awards Bob DiPiero, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs and Hank Williams, Jr. were honored for their songwriting contributions and welcomed to the esteemed ranks of the Nashville Songwriters Hall Fame during the 38th Annual Hall of Fame… Read more...


Mission to ‘Change and Save Lives’ Front and Center at CITR XII

From News, posted 3.06.06 Country in the Rockies XII, the annual signature fund-raising event for the T.J. Martell Foundation's Nashville division brought music fans to Club Med in Crested Butte, Colo., for four days of mingling with artists and songwriters in one of the best winter sport settings in the… Read more...


BMI Writers Take Home Majority of This Year’s Grammys

From News, posted 2.08.06 Some of BMI's biggest songwriters and artists were among the top winners at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, held February 8 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. 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...


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...