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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...


Gospel Legend and BMI Songwriter BeBe Winans to Serve as Consultant to BMI

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From News, posted 11.19.20. Today, BMI announced that renowned Gospel music luminary and longtime BMI-affiliated songwriter BeBe Winans has agreed to serve as a consultant and personal advisor to BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill. Winans will lend his guidance and perspective to help the Company navigate these changing times and continue BMI’s efforts… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Gospel Legend Bishop Rance Allen

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From News, posted 11.11.20. BMI is saddened by the loss of longtime affiliate, renowned Gospel singer/songwriter Bishop Rance Allen, who passed away on October 31 in Sylvania, Ohio at the age of 71. A bishop, minister in the Church of God in Christ and founder of the groundbreaking Rance Allen Group, Bishop Allen blazed… Read more...


With “Take Care,” Singer/Songwriter Aaron Lindsey Makes a Plea for Mental Health

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From News, posted 7.14.20. Aaron Lindsey has been tirelessly making music for over two decades. As a singer, prolific songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and arranger, his list of collaborations is as long as it is impressive, including a wide host of Gospel luminaries like Marvin Sapp, CeCe Winans and Israel Houghton as well as contemporary… Read more...


BMI Remembers Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry Member Charlie Daniels

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From News, posted 7.06.20. BMI is saddened by the passing of Country, Southern Rock and Bluegrass legend Charlie Daniels, who died today of a stroke at the age of 83. A Dove and CMA Award-winning artist, musician, and songwriter, best known for his fiery fiddle on his #1 hit “The Devil Went Down to… Read more...


BMI Honors its 2020 Trailblazers of Gospel Music

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From News, posted 6.29.20. BMI paid tribute to the best and brightest in Gospel music with its Trailblazers of Gospel Music celebration. The honorees were announced today on BMI.com and across the organization’s digital platforms, celebrating the inspirational and transformative music of BMI’s accomplished Gospel songwriters. To honor these achievements, BMI created Read more...


Donald Lawrence & Kierra Sheard Open Up About “The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel”

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From News, posted 4.16.20. Earlier this week, the Lifetime network premiered its highly anticipated biopic, The Clark Sisters: First Ladies of Gospel, an ambitious telling of the story of one of Gospel music’s most enduring and iconic groups of all time. Featuring Aunjanue Ellis, Angela Birchett, Sheléa Frazier, Kierra Sheard and Raven Goodwin, the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 GRAMMY Award Nominees

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From News, posted 11.21.19. BMI is once again very proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for recognition by the Recording Academy at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on Wednesday,… Read more...


Gospel Star Kirk Franklin Discusses Songwriting, Inspiration & Black Music Month

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From News, posted 6.13.19. On the eve of the release of his anticipated twelfth album Long Live Love, BMI singer/songwriter and Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin dropped by the BMI offices in New York for a special listening session. During the event, Kirk walked attendees through the tracks of the new album, explaining his approach… Read more...


BMI Honors the Luminaries of Gospel Music at 2019 Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards in Las Vegas

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From News, posted 4.01.19. BMI honored the best and brightest in gospel music at the BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music luncheon, held on March 28 at La Cave in Las Vegas, Nevada. Multi Stellar Award-winner and two-time GRAMMY nominee singer/songwriter Travis Greene was awarded Song of the Year for his triumphant single “You Waited,”… Read more...