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BMI Writers Take Major GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.27.16 After another prolific year of incredible music, BMI songwriters made a strong showing in the nominations for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, slated to be presented Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Earning multiple nods across the prestigious Recording Academy accolade’s 84 separate categories, the… Read more...


BMI Affiliates Win Big at 2016 Blues Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.18.16 The Halloran Performance Center, which is the new addition to the Orpheum Theater in Memphis, provided the perfect venue for the Blues Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner on May 4, 2016, where BMI affiliates once again dominated the field of honorees. Bluesmen Jimmy Johnson, Eddy Clearwater, and John… 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...


Buddy Guy Leads List of 2011 Blues Music Awards Nominees

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From News, posted 12.16.10 BMI blues-slingers accounted for 91 percent of the 2011 Blues Music Awards nominations, announced yesterday. 2010 Blues Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Buddy Guy proves there’s more where that came from, leading the list of nominees with five nods including B.B. King Entertainer and Album of the Year for… Read more...


Tommy Castro Leads BMI Wins at 2010 Blues Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.13.10 Tommy Castro enjoyed a big night at the 31st Blues Music Awards ceremony, held May 6 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis. Castro walked away with wins in every category in which he was nominated: Contemporary Blues Album for Hard Believer, Contemporary Blues Male Artist, Band of the Year… Read more...