BMI songwriting legend Paul Overstreet and Warner Bros. artist Blake
Shelton celebrated a return to the top of the country charts during a palm tree-filled party (2/22) at BMI Nashville for their hit "Some Beach." Also saluted for their contributions to the song's success were producer Bobby Braddock, Overstreet's publishing company Scarlet Moon Music, and "Some Beach" co-writer Rory Feek. "Some Beach," the lead-off single from Blake Shelton's Barn & Grill
, is Shelton's third #1, following "Austin" and "The Baby."
|BMI's Joyce Rice, Rory Feek, Paul Overstreet, Scarlet Moon Music's Melissa Kij, Bobby Braddock, Blake Shelton, and Warner Bros.' Bill Bennett |
A five-time BMI Country Songwriter of the Year, Overstreet also received BMI Million-Air certificates at the party for "When You Say Nothing At All" (4 million performances) and "Deeper Than the Holler" (3 million performances). Among his other award-winners are "On the Other Hand," "Forever and Ever, Amen," "Diggin' Up Bones" and "She Thinks My Tractor's Sexy."
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|BMI's Paul Corbin and Bobby Braddock ||Paul Overstreet and Blake Shelton |
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|Jo Walker-Meador and Paul Overstreet ||Paul Overstreet and Rory Feek |
|Julie, Paul and Nash Overstreet |
|Harmony, Paul, Charity, Julie, Skye and Summer Overstreet |
|Blake Shelton, Warner Bros.' Paul Worley, BMi's Joyce Rice, Even Stevens |
Photos by Kay Williams