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BMI Congratulates its 2022 CMA Winners

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From News, posted 11.10.22. BMI is proud to congratulate its winners at last night’s CMA Awards, held at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. Luke Combs took home Entertainer of the Year for the second year in a row while also snagging Album of the Year for Growin’ Up, which he co-produced. Notably, Combs is the first… Read more...


Toby Keith Honored as a BMI Icon at 2022 BMI Country Awards

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BMI Remembers Pioneering Rock N’ Roll Legend Jerry Lee Lewis

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From News, posted 10.28.22. BMI was greatly saddened to learn of the passing of the incomparable Jerry Lee Lewis, who died Friday at the age of 87 in his home in Desoto County, Mississippi. Nicknamed “The Killer,” Lewis was a genuine rock n’ roll pioneer who established himself very early on in his career,… Read more...


BMI and iHeartMedia Fort Myers to Present Songwriters for Southwest Florida

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From News, posted 10.20.22. BMI and and iHeartMedia Fort Myers are proud to present Songwriters for Southwest Florida, an Island Hopper Songwriter Fest relief concert benefiting hospitality workers in Lee County after the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Ian. The event will be held at 3rd & Lindsley in Nashville on November 2 at 7:00… Read more...


Toby Keith to be Honored with BMI Icon Award at the 2022 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 10.06.22. BMI will celebrate the extraordinary career of Toby Keith by presenting him with the BMI Icon Award at the company’s 70th annual BMI Country Awards, to be held at BMI’s Nashville office on November 8, 2022. BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill will host the ceremony with Clay Bradley, BMI… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2022 CMA Nominees

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From News, posted 9.09.22. BMI is proud to congratulate our nominees for the 56th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be held on Nov. 9 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Ashley McBryde landed five nominations as a result of her hit collaboration with Carly Pearce*, “Never Wanted To Be That Girl,” while… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Legendary Songwriters Steve Wariner and David Malloy

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From News, posted 8.26.22. BMI celebrated legendary songwriters and soon to be inductees into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Steve Wariner and David Malloy, at a luncheon in their honor on Wednesday, August 24. During the event, the Company presented them with BMI’s signature “Million-Air” awards, which commemorate songs reaching one million plays.… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Parmalee’s No. 1 Hit, “Take My Name”

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From News, posted 8.24.22. On Tuesday, Music Row came together to celebrate Parmalee’s No. 1 hit, “Take My Name,” at BMI’s Nashville office. The love song, which went to No. 1 on the Billboard and Mediabase charts, is the second consecutive hit single by the band and was teased on Tik Tok before being… Read more...


Lauren Alaina Performs at This Year’s Rising Through the Ranks

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From News, posted 8.19.22. Celebrating its 14th year, Rising Through the Ranks, a two-day management training program for female radio executives, was held recently (8/10-8/11) at BMI’s office on Music Row in Nashville. The highlight of the two-day program was a performance by BMI songwriter and Big Loud Records recording artist Lauren Alaina. This… Read more...


BMI Celebrates the Songwriters Behind Jason Aldean’s “Trouble With A Heartbreak”

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From News, posted 8.16.22. Multi-platinum entertainer Jason Aldean brought together the Country music community, his team and family to celebrate the success behind his 27th career No. 1 single “Trouble With A Heartbreak.” Hosted by BMI and ASCAP at Nashville’s “The Local,” Aldean treated the crowd to an acoustic performance of the haunting track,… Read more...