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BMI Supports New ONLINE Song Arts Academy Workshop Intensive Starting March 23

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From News, posted 3.02.20. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s new special online workshop intensive starting Monday, March 23. This intensive is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU Steinhardt, New School Songwriting faculty member and Berklee NYC consultant Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the workshop’s “Advanced Song Craft… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 ACM Nominees

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From News, posted 2.28.20. The nods are out for the 55th annual ACM Awards with BMI songwriters poised to win big again this year. Leading the pack are Maren Morris and Thomas Rhett, who each received a resounding five nominations. Blake Shelton and Luke Combs were also awarded four and three nods, respectively, with… Read more...


BMI Out in Force at Country Radio Seminar 2020

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From News, posted 2.26.20. BMI was a major participant at the 51st Annual Country Radio Seminar (2/19-2/21), showcasing a handful of emerging BMI artists in front of an influential group of radio executives and association partners, as well as paying tribute to an iconic BMI country star. As has become tradition, BMI hosted a… Read more...


BMI Names Clay Bradley Vice President of Creative in Nashville

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From News, posted 2.26.20. BMI announced today that veteran Music Row executive Clay Bradley will return to the company as its Vice President of Creative in Nashville. He will be responsible for leading the Creative team in BMI’s Nashville office and report directly to BMI’s Senior Vice President of Creative, Alex Flores. Bradley will… Read more...


BMI Presents Storme Warren with Ambassador Award

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From News, posted 2.12.20. BMI proudly presented a special award last night to veteran broadcaster, Storme Warren, in their Nashville offices. Warren received the BMI Ambassador Award in recognition of his continuous support and promotion of Nashville’s vibrant songwriting community. “We are excited to celebrate a very special and unique 25 year relationship between… Read more...


Rising BMI Star Brings her Talents to Kentucky Craft Beer Conference

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From News, posted 2.04.20. BMI helped kick off the Kentucky Guild of Brewers annual conference recently (1/27) by sponsoring a performance from rising BMI country star Hannah Ellis. The Campbellsville, Kentucky native entertained the group of Bluegrass state brewers who were gathered in Lexington to learn about the latest developments and trends in the… 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...


BMI Proudly Sponsors 5th Annual Mountain High Music Festival

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From News, posted 1.24.20. For the fifth year in a row, BMI proudly sponsored the Mountain High Music Festival in Crested Butte, CO. The three-day event, which was held January 16 – 19, offered exclusive, intimate settings that showcased world class singer-songwriters and recording artists. Presented by BMI Icon and Hall of Fame songwriter… Read more...


A Decade of Celebrating Music Creators at BMI’s Award Shows

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From News, posted 12.26.19. Every year, BMI, our creative community and industry notables gather at BMI’s Award shows across genres to honor titans of music and celebrate the incredible songwriters, composers and publishers of the most-performed songs of the year. Special accolades like BMI’s Icon Award, President’s Award, Champion Award and more are presented,… Read more...


Billboard Honors BMI’s Alison Smith, Taylor Swift, Brandi Carlile & Others at 2019 Women in Music

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From News, posted 12.17.19. BMI was very proud to watch Taylor Swift take the stage at Billboard’s annual Women in Music celebration on Thursday, December 12, at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles, to accept the evening’s highest honor, Woman of the Decade Award. Delivering a powerful speech, Swift expressed admiration for women who… Read more...