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BMI Composer John Frizzell Starts the Buzz for “Call Me Mr. Bluegrass”

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From News, posted 3.14.19 The fiery mandolin of bluegrass icon, Bill Monroe, widely regarded as one of the most deeply influential artists in history, is once again blazing into the spotlight in a new documentary to be brought about by BMI composer John Frizzell and several other equally, and deservedly, spellbound fans of Monroe.… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.23.14 Broadcast Music, Inc. writers have a lot to celebrate following the announcement of the 2015 GRAMMY nominations. The winners will be revealed during the 57th annual GRAMMY awards, held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live February 8, 2015 on CBS. BMI writers are present in nominations… Read more...


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From MusicWorld, posted 8.26.02 Kentucky might be the Bluegrass State, but the state of bluegrass these days has evolved into a musical global village. From the rousing success of the movie soundtrack O Brother, Where Art Thou? to retro-roots recent efforts by Patty Loveless, Dolly Parton and Read more...


BMI Talents Rewarded with Americana Awards Nominations

From News, posted 8.19.02 BMI writers and artists claimed a majority of the nominations for the debut Americana Awards Show, created by the Americana Music Association to recognize artistic merit and achievement in the Americana music format. Gillian Welch and The Flatlanders -- Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore… Read more...


‘O Brother’ Soundtrack Rules 44th Annual Grammy Awards

From News, posted 2.27.02 The soundtrack to the movie O Brother, Where Art Thou? was the surprise winner at the 44th Annual Grammy Awards, presented on February 27 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The multi-platinum album took home five Grammys including the coveted Album of The Year award, besting works by… Read more...


Photos from BMI’s IBMA Nominees Party

From News, posted 10.09.01 BMI's Mark Mason and Thomas Cain served as hosts at a party in the Galt House Hotel for International Bluegrass Music Association Awards nominees. Thomas Cain, Rhonda Vincent, IBMA's Dan Hays, Mark… Read more...


Rhonda Vincent, Dan Tyminski Rake in Top Bluegrass Honors at IBMA Awards

From News, posted 10.09.01 Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Dan Tyminski, and the soundtrack from the film O Brother, Where Art Thou? shared the bulk of the honors at the 12th Annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards, held October 4th at the Kentucky Center for the… Read more...


BMI Dominates Best of Bluegrass in IBMA Nominations

From News, posted 8.30.00 Final nominees have been announced for the 11th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, and BMI songwriters dominate the list of bluegrass excellence. Hosted by BMI Award-winner Marty Stuart, the IBMA Awards are scheduled for October 19, at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville. BMI songwriters… Read more...


MusicCountry Circles The Globe

From News, posted 7.06.00 Gaylord Cable Networks celebrated MusicCountry and MusicCountry.com with a party held at BMI Nashville during Fan Fair week. MusicCountry will offer viewers a broad mix of country, rock, folk and �roots� music programming when it launches in Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific later this year. Read more...