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BMI Supports New Song Arts Four-Week Songwriters Workshop Starting June 7

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From News, posted 5.07.21. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s new four-week Songwriting workshop. This is an established workshop with proven results to write your best song and network with new co-writers, while learning the “Advanced Song Craft” tools used by chart-topping songwriters. Each weekly two-hour session teaches up to four major… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Legendary Recording Engineer Al Schmitt

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From News, posted 4.28.21. BMI is saddened by the loss of one of our most talented recording engineers, Al Schmitt, who passed away Monday at the age of 91. During his long and continuously impressive career, Schmitt, who joined BMI in 1971, won a record-breaking 20 GRAMMYS for his creative recording talents on more… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Tell Their Stories in “My #1 Moment” Video Series

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From News, posted 4.28.21. With music connecting us now more than ever, BMI, Taylor Guitars and Shure continue to partner on the popular social media video series, “My #1 Moment,” which captures intimate versions of BMI songwriters performing their No. 1 songs from their homes and sharing the stories behind the hits that took… Read more...


BMI Country Superstar Helps Pay Tribute to Hospitality Industry with Virtual Concert

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From News, posted 4.21.21. BMI partnered recently (4/19) with five state restaurant & lodging associations to present a special tribute to the hospitality industry that featured a live streamed performance from Nashville by BMI country superstar Josh Turner. The concert, which was a collaboration between BMI, the South Dakota Retailers Association, the Idaho Lodging… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 ACM Award Winners

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From News, posted 4.19.21. The votes are in and BMI’s talented songwriters once again took the majority of wins at last night’s Academy of Country Music Awards, which was streamed from three iconic Nashville venues, the Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium and Bluebird Café. Although the event adhered to social distancing practices with… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Award Winners

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From News, posted 3.15.21. BMI is once again exceptionally proud of its many affiliates who received music’s highest honors, yesterday, during the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, this year’s ceremony was unlike any other, given precautions over the pandemic, with no large audience in attendance. With awards presented… Read more...


BMI Country Artist Easton Corbin Pays Tribute to Florida’s Hospitality Industry

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From News, posted 3.08.21. BMI partnered recently (3/3) with the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association on a special virtual concert that paid tribute to the state’s hospitality industry. Florida restaurant, hotel and resort owners and executives gathered to watch the virtual performance by the Trenton, Florida native that was live streamed from a studio… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 ACM Nominees

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From News, posted 3.01.21. BMI songwriters are once again poised for major wins at this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards, which will air from the Grand Ole Opry, Bluebird Cafe and Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on April 18. Leading the pack for nods is Maren Morris with six and Miranda Lambert with five,… Read more...


BMI Duo Strikes A Chord of Positivity at Virtual Broadcast Summit

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From News, posted 1.29.21. BMI provided the featured entertainment recently (1/28) at “Rising Above: Climbing Higher,” a day-and-a-half live virtual training event designed to teach, coach, inspire and motivate radio and television executives to rise above the challenges of today’s sales and management environment. The dynamic country duo, LOCASH, comprised of BMI songwriters Preston… Read more...


“Amazed” Songwriter Aimee Mayo Shares Her Unexpected Journey to Hitmaker

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.19.21. Aimee Mayo’s life story sounds like a movie plot. She endured a volatile childhood growing up in Gadsden, Alabama, changing schools 11 times before fourth grade. Her father shot himself when she was 8 years old; he survived, and after Mayo’s parents divorced, her mother married an abusive man. She… Read more...