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Nashville Newcomer Morgan Evans Takes Off

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.15.18 Nashville is a fabled destination for many aspiring singer-songwriters, and those who’ve made the trek will tell you that it’s rarely an easy road to get there. But if there’s a prize for the most frequent flyer miles earned on the path to Music City, it might go to Morgan… 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...


B.B. King, Sonic Youth Added to Library of Congress List

From News, posted 4.17.06 The Library of Congress has announced the fourth annual selection of 50 sound recordings to be preserved in the National Recording Registry. The news conference, held April 11 in Washington, D.C., featured a wide variety of outstanding spoken and musical recordings that span the years 1903… Read more...


Hanna-McEuen

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.15.05 With the August release of their self-titled debut CD, new Dreamworks duo Hanna-McEuen is carrying on a family tradition. Jonathan McEuen is the son of acclaimed multi-instrumentalist John McEuen, and Jaime Hanna is the offspring of songwriter/vocalist Jeff Hanna, both founding members of the… Read more...


Rascal Flatts ‘Bless the Broken Road’ on Journey to #1

From News, posted 3.21.05 Rascal Flatts and BMI Award-winning songwriters Bobby E. Boyd and Marcus Hummon were center stage during a party hosted by BMI in honor of their #1 hit, "Bless the Broken Road." Nitty Gritty Dirt Band member Jeff Hanna,… Read more...


BMI Artists Outstanding in Bluegrass Field at IBMA Awards

From News, posted 10.14.03 Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver were triple winners at the recent 14th Annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards, an evening capped by Entertainer of the Year honors for the Del McCoury Band and a surprise invitation. Upon accepting his eighth top Entertainer prize (1994-2000, 2002), McCoury was… Read more...


2003 IBMA Awards Noms Led By BMI Writers

From News, posted 9.08.03 The list of final nominees for the 14th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards was recently announced at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum in Nashville. BMI affiliates dominated most award categories, including all on the Entertainer, Vocal Group and Female Vocalist lists. The event, hosted by… Read more...


Sheryl Crow, Eminem, Norah Jones Top Grammy Nominees List

From News, posted 1.06.03 BMI songwriter/artists Sheryl Crow, Eminem and Norah Jones lead the list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards with five nods each. Nominees were announced today (1/7) at a press conference at New York's Madison Square Garden. The 45th Grammy Awards will be held on… Read more...


No More Busses For Al Anderson

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.31.01 Al Anderson — who, along with Shania Twain, Skip Ewing and Dixie Chick Martie Seidel, was named a BMI Country Songwriter of the Year this past fall — has in recent years emerged as one of Nashville's most dependable tunesmiths,… Read more...