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RAB Fall Board Meeting Features Big Machine Recording Artist Seth Alley

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From News, posted 11.04.15 BMI presented a special performance by Big Machine recording artist and BMI songwriter Seth Alley at the Radio Advertising Bureau’s (RAB) annual fall board meeting, held recently (10/27/15) at the Loews in Minneapolis, MN. Seth entertained the audience of radio executives with songs that will be featured on his first… Read more...


BMI Writers Win Top Awards at 2013 Americana Honors & Awards Show

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From News, posted 9.24.13 Broadcast Music, Inc. writers took home some of the top honors at the Americana Honors & Awards show on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, the capstone event of the Americana Festival and Conference held in Nashville. The conference sponsored daily seminars, panels and networking opportunities, and featured nighttime musical performances with… Read more...


BMI Writers Receive 57% of Americana Honors & Awards Nods

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From News, posted 5.21.13 Nominations for the 2013 Americana Honors & Awards have Broadcast Music, Inc. writers out in front with 57 percent of the tally. The winners will be revealed live at the annual Americana Honors and Awards ceremony at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn., on September 18, 2013. The show… Read more...


Coeur d’Alene Songwriters Festival Presents Country Music’s Most Successful Songwriters

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From News, posted 4.18.12 BMI is partnering with KXLY Radio Group, Idavend Broadcasting, Inland Northwest Broadcasting and the Coeur d’Alene Resort to present The Coeur d’Alene Songwriters Festival—two days of music and stories by some of the most successful country songwriters of all time—from May 25 to May 26 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Over… Read more...


The BMI Holiday Countdown: Buck Owens, “Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy”

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From News, posted 12.01.11 Buck Owens, “Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy” Written by Buck Owens and Don Rich Buck Owens was a young truck driver the first time he passed through Bakersfield—a flat, hardscrabble stretch of central California whose musical identity… Read more...


Troy Olsen, More Than a ‘Summer Thing’

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.22.10 Growing up in rural Arizona, Troy Olsen’s family always kept the radio dial on a small-town country station. As a result, the aspiring singer-songwriter still has a soft spot for 80s country – particularly George Strait and Don Williams. But about halfway through that decade, a new class arrived on… Read more...


Keith Gattis & Adam Hood Kick-Off ‘BMI Presents’ at 12th & Porter

From News, posted 10.15.08 BMI will launch a free and fresh showcase series Tuesday, October 21 dubbed BMI Presents at 12th & Porter. Slated for 6 p.m. every other month, the recurring showcase will highlight the lifeblood of the Nashville music community: songwriters. Tapped by BMI in recognition of their current potency or potential,… Read more...


Dwight Yoakam: Honky-Tonk Experiments

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.23.08 An exponent of West Coast honky-tonk whose success as a mainstream country artist helped redefine country’s relationship to its past, Dwight Yoakam has enjoyed an exemplary, far-ranging career as a singer, songwriter and film actor. Born in the eastern Kentucky town of Pikeville on Oct. 23, 1956, Yoakam grew up… Read more...


Adam Hood

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.04.08 The American South has a long history of serving as a fertile breeding ground for singer/songwriters who instinctively meld the various musical elements of their environs. Alabama native Adam Hood carries on that tradition. Like a really good gumbo, there are a lot of subtle flavors mixing together in his… Read more...


Dwight Yoakam Kicks Off Partnership with The Bicycle Music Company at the Gibson Guitar Showroom

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From News, posted 7.03.07 Country mega-star Dwight Yoakam kicked off his new partnership with The Bicycle Music Company with a special, impromptu performance at a reception in his honor. The event was held on June 28 at the Gibson Guitar Showroom on Civic Center Drive in Los Angeles. Bicycle recently acquired Yoakam’s seminal Coal… Read more...


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