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BMI Celebrates Thomas Rhett’s No. 1s “Craving You” and “Unforgettable”

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From News, posted 2.16.18. ACM Male Vocalist of the Year Thomas Rhett commemorated his eighth and ninth career No. 1 hits yesterday as he gathered with friends and family to celebrate his latest chart-toppers. The party, hosted by BMI and ASCAP, was held at Von Elrod’s in Nashville and honored the platinum-selling “Craving You”… Read more...


BMI Supports Next Session of Song Arts Academy’s Songwriters Workshop Intensive - Starting March 5

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From News, posted 2.08.18. Song Arts Academy’s new workshop intensive begins Monday, March 5. Song Arts Academy is a proven and unique learning destination, taught by NYU and New School songwriting faculty member Billy Sideman. Past songwriting participants trained in the SAA Critiquing Method include Rachel Platten, Bebe Rexha, GRAMMY-winners Carlos Escalona and Marc… Read more...


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...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 1.29.18. The 60th GRAMMY Awards returned to New York City, last night, for the first time since 2003, for a special anniversary celebration on the hallowed stage of Madison Square Garden. BMI songwriters from across the genre spectrum were on hand to claim their well-earned accolades for some of the year’s… Read more...


Talking With: Devin Dawson

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.09.18. Devin Dawson’s debut album Dark Horse comes out January 19, and he couldn’t be more excited for you to hear it. The Orangevale, California native moved to Nashville in 2012 and has immersed himself in the songwriting community since. No stranger to the life of a musician — Dawson previously… Read more...


BMI Supports Song Arts Academy Writers Intensive – Starts January 22

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From News, posted 12.18.17. BMI is proud to support its songwriter members at Song Arts Academy’s first Workshop Intensive of 2018. A proven and unique learning destination for songwriters taught by NYU and New School faculty member Billy Seidman, this workshop starts Monday, January 22, and runs for five consecutive Monday evenings: 1/22, 1/29,… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Shine at Maui

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From News, posted 12.08.17. Relive the excitement and rare, intimate performances from chart-topping songwriters like Eric Church, Heather Morgan, BMI Icon Bob DiPiero, Lily Meola, Ed Roland, Randy Houser, Maren Morris, Luke Dick, Casey Beathard, Jon Pardi and Ashley McBryde, as well as legends like Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson, all in the tropical… Read more...


Billboard Honors BMI’s Ann Sweeney & BMI Songwriters at 2017 Women in Music Event

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From News, posted 12.04.17. For the third year in a row, Billboard has named BMI’s Senior Vice President of International & Global Policy, Ann Sweeney, one of The Most Powerful Executives in the Industry. At the annual Billboard Women in Music event, held on Thursday, November 30, at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 11.28.17. BMI is very proud to congratulate our many talented affiliates on their prestigious GRAMMY nominations, which were announced this morning by the Recording Academy. The 60th GRAMMY Awards, to be held in Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, January 28, 2018, will salute a wide array of… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Country Legend Mel Tillis

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From News, posted 11.20.17. BMI is saddened by the passing of one of our most cherished affiliates, Mel Tillis. As a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry, Tillis was responsible for writing some of country music’s most classic songs including the iconic cross-over… Read more...