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GRAMMY-Nominated BMI Songwriter Entertains California Innkeepers

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From News, posted 1.26.22 The California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns held their annual INNspire Conference & Marketplace in person this year at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego and BMI helped make it an event to remember. Award-winning BMI songwriter James Slater was the featured entertainment at their closing beach party… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 11.22.21 Yesterday, three of BMI’s lauded songwriters took to the stage to accept their prestigious induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. BMI Icons, Hank Williams Jr., and Dean Dillon, along with multiple award-winning songwriter and artist Marty Stuart, became the legendary Hall’s newest members, exemplifying their immense impact on… Read more...


Skip Ewing Celebrates With a New Christmas Album

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.19.21 Songwriter and artist Skip Ewing released his first Christmas album, Following Yonder Star, more than 25 years ago. For years, playing Christmas shows was a regular part of his touring itinerary, a yearly ritual he missed last year due to the COVID pandemic. Fortunately, Ewing made good use of the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its NaSHOF Inductees

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From News, posted 11.02.21 Last night, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame honored BMI songwriters Kent Blazy (“If Tommorow Never Comes,” “Ain’t Goin’ Down”), Rhett Akins (“Dirt on My Boots,” “Honey Bee”), John Scott Sherrill (Nothin’ But the Wheel,” “The Church on Cumberland Road) and Toby Keith (Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” ‘Beer for My… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 CMA Nominees

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From News, posted 9.09.21 Once again, BMI songwriters took the vast majority of nods for this year’s CMA Awards. Leading the pack with five nominations is Eric Church, with many others also capturing multiple accolades, including Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Gabby Barrett, Thomas Rhett, Jay Joyce, Chris Young, Kane Brown,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 ACM Award Winners

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From News, posted 4.19.21 The votes are in and BMI’s talented songwriters once again took the majority of wins at last night’s Academy of Country Music Awards, which was streamed from three iconic Nashville venues, the Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium and Bluebird Café. Although the event adhered to social distancing practices with… Read more...


BMI Salutes its Top Songwriters for the 2020 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.09.20 BMI paid tribute to the best in songwriting for its 68th Annual BMI Country Awards. The top songwriters, publishers and administrators of the previous year’s most-performed Country songs were celebrated across BMI’s digital and social channels. Major award winners for Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Publisher… Read more...


BMI Celebrates its 2020 London Awards Winners

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From News, posted 10.05.20 BMI today paid tribute to the top UK and European songwriters, composers and music publishers of the most-performed songs of the previous year with the 2020 BMI London Awards. Honourees for Song of the Year, Million-Air Awards, Top 30 Pop Songs and Film, TV & Visual Media were celebrated across… Read more...


BMI Congratulates CMHoF Inductees Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and Dean Dillon

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From News, posted 8.12.20 BMI is proud to announce that our legendary songwriters, Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and Dean Dillon, make up this year’s class of inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame, bringing the total number of honorees to 142. Dean Dillon, who was named a BMI Icon in 2013, earns… Read more...


Licensing Customers and Assoc. Partners Treated to Special Songwriter Performance in Crested Butte

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From News, posted 1.24.20 As has become tradition, BMI Licensing’s Industry Relations Department hosted a special reception recently (1/17) for customers and association partners who made the trip to Crested Butte, Colorado to attend this year’s Mountain High Music Festival presented by Hall of Fame songwriter Dean Dillon and BMI. The evening featured performances… Read more...


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