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BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 11.24.20. BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Nominees In a year like no other, BMI is once again very excited to congratulate its many talented affiliates who received GRAMMY nominations in recognition of their contributions to the year’s most impactful music. As the industry’s highest accolade, the prestigious GRAMMY Awards celebrate the… Read more...


BMI Brings Music to Hospitality Minnesota’s Fall Conference

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From News, posted 11.16.20. BMI helped Hospitality Minnesota wrap of the first day of its Fall Conference recently (11/10) with a virtual performance by one of its awarding-winning country songwriters. BMI songwriter Jason White entertained the group of Hospitality Minnesota executives along with RV park, resort and campground owners from across the North Star… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 CMA Winners

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From News, posted 11.12.20. Last night was a spectacular night in Nashville as the CMA held an inspiring socially distanced award ceremony with BMI songwriters again taking the majority of the coveted awards. Leading the pack was Maren Morris with three wins and Luke Combs with two, while Eric Church also filled the evening… Read more...


BMI Salutes its Top Songwriters for the 2020 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.09.20. BMI paid tribute to the best in songwriting for its 68th Annual BMI Country Awards. The top songwriters, publishers and administrators of the previous year’s most-performed Country songs were celebrated across BMI’s digital and social channels. Major award winners for Song of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Publisher… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Texas Outlaws Shaver, Walker and Bush

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From News, posted 10.28.20. BMI is saddened by the passing of three Outlaw-Country pioneers, Billy Joe Shaver, Jerry Jeff Walker and Johnny Bush. Shaver was the writer of some of country music’s greatest songs, including “Honky Tonk Heroes,” “Georgia on a Fast Train,” “Old Five and Dimers Like Me,” and “Live Forever.” Along with… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of BMI Icon Mac Davis

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From News, posted 9.30.20. BMI is deeply saddened by the passing of Mac Davis. During his legendary career, Davis, who was named a BMI Icon in 2015 for his unique and indelible influence on generations of music makers, was the consummate all-around entertainer: songwriter, singer, actor, TV and radio personality, and performer. As a… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 ACM Winners

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From News, posted 9.17.20. Last night was a great one for BMI songwriters who took the majority of this year’s ACM Awards and gave outstanding performances from various venues across Nashville and others parts of the country. The ceremony, which adhered to social distancing protocols, still managed to bring country fans together with the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 CMA Nominees

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From News, posted 9.02.20. The CMA nods are out with BMI affiliates taking center stage in nearly every category. Miranda Lambert leads the pack with an incredible seven nominations, including her fourth for Entertainer of the Year. Carrie Underwood, who is up for two awards, was also nominated for Entertainer of the Year, making… Read more...


BMI Presents Dolly Parton With 7 “Million-Air” Certificates

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From News, posted 8.13.20. The incomparable Dolly Parton has once again surpassed milestones, literally millions of them, when BMI awarded her with several of their coveted “Million-Air” certificates, which recognize songs that have reached over one million broadcast performances. In a special presentation via Zoom, Mike O’Neill, BMI’s President and CEO, along with Billboard… Read more...


BMI Congratulates CMHoF Inductees Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and Dean Dillon

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From News, posted 8.12.20. BMI is proud to announce that our legendary songwriters, Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and Dean Dillon, make up this year’s class of inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame, bringing the total number of honorees to 142. Dean Dillon, who was named a BMI Icon in 2013, earns… Read more...