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BMI Congratulates its 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 2.06.18 The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its latest class of inductees for 2018, and BMI is very proud to count six of these remarkably talented songwriters as longtime affiliates. We happily join our friends at the Hall in celebrating their amazing music. Dedicated to honoring the contributions of the composers… Read more...


Take Your Songwriting to the Next Level by Adding a Twist

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.14.16 To grab our listeners’ attention we need to separate our songs from the competition, and one way to accomplish this is by including an unexpected twist—an element of surprise. This article examines various ways to incorporate twists into lyrics and melodies. Story Songs With Surprise Endings “Ol’ Red” (written by… Read more...


Bill Anderson Stops by BMI to Celebrate Million-Airs

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From News, posted 8.12.16 Legendary country singer-songwriter and BMI Country Awards Icon Bill Anderson dropped by the BMI Nashville office August 11 to celebrate five of his songs reaching Million-Air milestones. The awards, given to celebrate the tracks’ millions of radio spins, were awarded to “Tips Of My Fingers” for three million, “Whiskey Lullaby”… Read more...


10 Questions With Dean Dillon

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.25.13 Dean Dillon’s life has been the stuff of country songs—hard-living, hard-earned, bootstrapping, boot-wearing. He grew up poor in East Tennessee, and just out of high school in 1973, hitchhiked to Nashville to take his chances as a songwriter. That’s where he met George Strait, presented to Dillon then as a… Read more...


Country Music Hall of Fame to Induct Connie Smith

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From News, posted 3.14.12 Connie Smith will become the newest member of the Country Music Hall of Fame at an anticipated ceremony later this year. The legendary powerhouse vocalist and longtime BMI songwriter will be inducted in the “Veterans Era Artist” category. Smith is joined in the 2012 class of Country Music Hall of… Read more...


Bill Anderson, Bob DiPiero and Clint Black Charm U.K. Crowds in CMA Songwriter Series

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From News, posted 3.02.12 Prolific BMI songwriters Bill Anderson, Bob DiPiero and Clint Black took country music to the U.K. February 22-24 for the CMA Songwriter Series, co-presented by BMI and the CMA. The tour made stops in London, Belfast and Dublin, where Anderson, DiPiero and Black performed hits from their extensive repertoires in… Read more...


CMA Songwriters Series Expands to U.K. and Ireland with BMI in Feb. 2012

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From News, posted 1.10.12 The Country Music Association’s very popular CMA Songwriters Series is coming to the U.K. and Ireland for the first time with special performances in February 2012 scheduled for London, Belfast, and Dublin, CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore announced today. The international tour will be known as CMA & BMI… Read more...


Heart Monitor: Connie Smith

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.13.11 A good bit of contemporary country lyric-writing hinges on tangible detail. A song might, say, paint a picture of how the characters in it are dressed, what they’re driving, where they’re headed, what they’re going to do once they get there and what the weather’s like, all of which helps… Read more...


Bobby Braddock to be Honored as Icon at 59th BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 10.03.11 BMI will honor Bobby Braddock as a BMI songwriting Icon during its 59th annual Country Awards. The private ceremony is slated for Tuesday, November 8 at BMI’s Music Row offices in Nashville. The Icon award is given to BMI songwriters who have had a “unique and indelible influence on generations… Read more...


Polish Center to Honor Jimmy Sturr

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From News, posted 9.28.11 The Polish Center of Discovery and Learning will salute BMI polka great Jimmy Sturr with its lifetime achievement award. Sturr will accept the honor at the annual Krakus Festival on October 29 in Springfield, Massachusetts. A charismatic bridge between polka and the mainstream, Jimmy Sturr has recorded more than 100… Read more...


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