Close

Booker T. Jones appears in...

News Archive

Gillian Welch, Jason Isbell Lead BMI Sweep of 2012 Americana Music Awards

Photo

From News, posted 9.13.12 BMI roots songwriters swept the 2012 Americana Music Association Honors and Awards ceremony, held Wednesday, September 12 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Gillian Welch, Jason Isbell, Alabama Shakes, the Civil Wars and Dave Rawlings all earned top honors, while BMI pioneers Booker T. Jones and Richard Thompson received recognition… Read more...


Remembering Donald “Duck” Dunn: 1941-2012

Photo

From News, posted 5.17.12 Longtime BMI songwriter and profoundly influential bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn died Sunday, May 13 while on tour in Tokyo with Stax band Booker T. and the MG’s, of which he was a key member. To learn more about Dunn’s significant career, read the recent tribute published in his… Read more...


BMI Songwriter/Artists Win 68% of Grammys; Adele Takes Home Six

Photo

From News, posted 2.13.12 The 54th annual Grammy Awards belonged to BMI songwriters, who earned almost 70% of the year’s 78 trophies – resounding proof of the strength of the BMI repertoire. Adele took home Grammy gold in every category in which she was nominated. She won six trophies in all, including Album, Record… Read more...


2010 Award Season Belongs to BMI Songwriters & Composers

Photo

From News, posted 1.27.11 BMI songwriters dominated the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, winning almost two-thirds of the awards that were handed out across all genres and categories. The Grammy wins cap an incredible year in which BMI songwriters and composers were the most celebrated creative voices in awards presentations and on the… Read more...


Taylor Swift Wins Album of Year at 2010 Grammys

Photo

From News, posted 2.01.10 Taylor Swift capped off her past year of pop culture domination with four career-defining wins, including the coveted Album of the Year for Fearless, during the 52nd annual Grammy Awards, held Sunday, January 31 in Los Angeles. She and her producer, fellow BMI songwriter Nathan Chapman, took the stage, as… Read more...


Musicians Hall of Fame Inducts BMI Legends

From News, posted 11.19.08 The Musicians Hall of Fame inducted another class of the American musical elite on Tuesday, October 28 in Nashville. The overwhelming majority of 2008 inductees are longtime BMI songwriters: Booker T. and the MGs (Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Al Jackson and Donald “Duck” Dunn), The Memphis Horns (Wayne Jackson… Read more...