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BMI’s Rooftop on the Row Series Returns for Third Season of Unforgettable Music with Unbeatable View

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From News, posted 3.21.19. BMI is pleased to announce the return of popular Music Row summer concert series, Rooftop On The Row Presented by George Dickel Tennessee Whisky. The 2019 series will kick off on April 23 with Big Loud recording artist HARDY co-headlining with fellow newcomer Filmore. HARDY penned the Florida Georgia Line… Read more...


BMI Takes Over Whiskey Jam

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From News, posted 3.06.19. On Monday, March 4, BMI joined forces with Whiskey Jam’s Ward Guenther to host a special BMI edition of the ever-popular Country Music Showcase series held in Winner’s Bar & Grill. For the second year in a row, BMI’s curated lineup drew a massive crowd, forcing a line of eager… Read more...


Ruston Kelly: A Supernova is Born

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.21.19. When Ruston Kelly’s debut full-length, Dying Star, came out on Rounder Records in September, he was immediately pegged as an artist to watch, drawing comparisons to the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Townes Van Zandt. Lauded for his vulnerable, fearless songwriting – and a masterful melodic sensibility, no doubt shaped… Read more...


BMI Shines at CRS ‘New Faces’ Show

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From News, posted 2.21.19. BMI was front and center at the 2019 Country Radio Seminar’s “New Faces” show on Friday, February 15. The show is part of the annual CRS Seminar in Nashville and each year features five up-and-coming players in the country market. This year’s BMI affiliates chosen for the show were: Russell… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 ACM Nominees

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From News, posted 2.21.19. The Academy of Country Music has again this year honored BMI affiliates with the majority of ACM award nominations. The highly anticipated show will broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 7, from 8:00-11:00PM ET/(delayed PT) on CBS. A well-deserved congratulations to all! Here’s the… Read more...


BMI Out in Force at 2019 Country Radio Seminar

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From News, posted 2.21.19. BMI helped Country Radio Seminar celebrate its 50th year by shining a spotlight on both a group of up-and-coming BMI songwriters and a legendary country artist at the annual conference in Nashville, where the country music and radio industries come together for 3 days of sessions and performances. As in… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Luke Combs’ Fourth Consecutive Number One “She Got The Best Of Me”

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From News, posted 2.20.19. On Tuesday afternoon, friends, family and industry tastemakers gathered at the Corsair Distillery in Marathon Village to celebrate “She Got the Best Of Me,” the fourth number one song from Luke Combs’ debut album This One’s For You. Written by BMI songwriters Combs, Rob Snyder, and Channing Wilson, the song… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Mitchell Tenpenny’s Platinum Number One Hit “Drunk Me”

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From News, posted 2.12.19. On Monday afternoon, friends, family, and industry tastemakers gathered at the Tin Roof in Nashville for a celebration hosted by ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC to honor Mitchell Tenpenny’s first number one hit, “Drunk Me.” Written by BMI’s Mitchell Tenpenny, SESAC’s Justin Wilson, and ASCAP’s Jordan Schmidt, the platinum song was… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.11.19. Music’s biggest night returned to Los Angeles’ Staple Center, last night, for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, and true to form, a robust showing of BMI affiliates went home with the gold.  Childish Gambino’s incendiary single “This is America” made history by being the first rap song to win both… Read more...


BMI Supports Mountain High Music Festival For 5th Consecutive Year

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From News, posted 2.06.19. For the fifth year in a row, BMI was the presenting sponsor for Dean Dillon’s Mountain High Music Festival, held recently (1/16-1/19) in Crested Butte, Colorado. This year’s festival lineup included BMI Icon Dean Dillon, Jamey Johnson and Pam Tillis, as well as BMI award-winning songwriters Kendell Marvel, Lance Carpenter… Read more...