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BMI Congratulates its 2018 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 11.28.17 BMI is very proud to congratulate our many talented affiliates on their prestigious GRAMMY nominations, which were announced this morning by the Recording Academy. The 60th GRAMMY Awards, to be held in Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28, 2018, will salute a wide array of… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Americana Music Award Winners and Honorees

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From News, posted 9.18.17 BMI is proud to congratulate its writers who took home the majority of trophies and honors at the Americana Music Honors and Awards ceremony at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on September 13. Congratulations to all. Here’s the list: Album of the Year A Sailor’s Guide… Read more...


10 Questions: The Scissormen’s Ted Drozdowski

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.28.12 To see Ted Drozdowski play slide guitar so easily like he does, one might think he was a tad bored, like a kid who really ought to have skipped a grade or a dog too long chained to a doghouse. In the dusky bars and blues clubs he frequents with… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Dominate First Six Months of 2011 Awards Season

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From News, posted 7.18.11 Half of 2011 is already history, complete with a suite of awards ceremonies celebrating music’s best. From the Grammys to the Tonys, the cultural supremacy of BMI’s deep repertoire has been on full display. January The year launched with a high bar, as Atticus Ross’s music for The Social… Read more...


BMI Greats Dominate Blues Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.10.11 The BMI family of bluesmen and women dominated the 32nd Blues Music Awards, winning an overwhelming 98% of the awards handed out last week in Memphis. Buddy Guy led the BMI surge, proving his brand of soul-soaked blues only gets better with time: The 2010 Blues Music Awards Lifetime Achievement… Read more...


BMI Blues Dominates List of 2011 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 2.22.11 BMI represents the world’s most lauded creators in all forms of music, and the organization’s ties to the blues run especially deep. When the 2011 Blues Hall of Fame inductees were announced last week, a commanding 80% of the honorees, which encompass performers, albums, songs, producers, and record executives, are… Read more...


BMI Giants Dominate List of 2010 Blues Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 2.18.10 The Blues Foundation recently announced the 2010 list of Blues Hall of Fame inductees, the majority of whom are BMI heavyweights. Lonnie Brooks, Charlie Musselwhite, Gus Cannon and Cannon’s Jug Stompers, and Amos Milburn will officially enter the hallowed hall during the annual ceremony, slated for Wednesday, May 5, at… Read more...


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