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BMI Composer John Frizzell Starts the Buzz for “Call Me Mr. Bluegrass”

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From News, posted 3.14.19 The fiery mandolin of bluegrass icon, Bill Monroe, widely regarded as one of the most deeply influential artists in history, is once again blazing into the spotlight in a new documentary to be brought about by BMI composer John Frizzell and several other equally, and deservedly, spellbound fans of Monroe.… Read more...


BMI Proudly Congratulates its World of Bluegrass Awards Nominees

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From News, posted 8.16.18 Again this year, BMI affiliates dominate the list of nominees for World of Bluegrass Awards. The annual show celebrating the award winners will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Here’s the complete list of BMI nominees. Congratulations to all! ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Balsam… Read more...


BMI Writers Overwhelmingly Take 2015 IBMA Nominations

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From News, posted 9.17.15 Again this year, BMI writers made a sweep of the 2015 IBMA nominations with nods in every category and many, many BMI writers receiving multiple nominations. We congratulate them all for being recognized for their creativity and hard work and wish them good luck at the awards ceremony on Thursday,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.23.14 Broadcast Music, Inc. writers have a lot to celebrate following the announcement of the 2015 GRAMMY nominations. The winners will be revealed during the 57th annual GRAMMY awards, held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live February 8, 2015 on CBS. BMI writers are present in nominations… Read more...


BMI Writers Make Strong Showing in International Bluegrass Music Association Award Nominations

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From News, posted 9.18.14 Once again, Broadcast Music, Inc. writers are nominated for an impressive number of International Bluegrass Music Association awards, sweeping several categories such as Entertainer of the Year, Vocal Group of the Year, Instrumental Group of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year. The winners will be… Read more...


BMI Writers Clinch Major GRAMMYs

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From News, posted 1.28.14 Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriters and composers enjoyed several spectacular moments at the GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, January 26, 2014. Multiple wins were given to Best New Artist sensations Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who performed the show-stopping “Same Love,” which was one of the evening’s most memorable highlights. Daft Punk, Nile… Read more...


GRAMMY Nods Showcase Depth of BMI Roster

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From News, posted 1.16.14 The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards are less than two weeks away and the dozens of BMI affiliates nominated are well positioned for a huge evening. Rapidly ascendant newcomers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis snagged an impressive seven nods, including  Album of the Year for The Heist, Song of the Year and… Read more...


Majority of 2011 IBMA Awards Go to BMI Bluegrass Family

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From News, posted 10.03.11 The International Bluegrass Music Association Awards recognized the genre’s best on Thursday, September 29 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. From Bill Monroe to Flatt and Scruggs, bluegrass’s deepest roots are intertwined with the BMI story. The 2011 IBMA Awards celebrated that history and today’s torch-bearers, as BMI legends,… Read more...


BMI’s Bluegrass Family Dominates 2011 IBMA Nominations

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From News, posted 8.19.11 The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced nominees for its prestigious International Bluegrass Music Awards, and BMI songwriters dominate the list. Ageless traditionalists and high lonesome boundary pushers rub elbows with one another in the 2011 roll call of bluegrass’s best, pointing to the genre’s undiminished relevance. With nine… Read more...


Harley Allen Dies

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From News, posted 4.05.11 BMI singer, songwriter, and musician Harley Allen died last week after a battle with cancer. He was 55. Allen moved naturally from honky tonk to bluegrass to country music’s mainstream, and back again. The 2005 BMI Country Songwriter of the Year wrote or co-wrote BMI Country Award-winning songs including Alan Jackson’s… Read more...


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