|Jack Ingram proudly displays his Billboard plaque. Photo by Randi Radcliff||Songwriter Steve Bogard (right) makes Ingram crack a smile as the two receive their BMI cups. Photo by Randi Radcliff|
The crowded event, held on BMI's rooftop overlooking the Nashville skyline, featured a commanding performance by Jack and his Beat-Up Ford band, along with a slew of commemorative presentations. The audience was stacked with friends, peers and business associates, who have championed the critically acclaimed Ingram during his decade-long trek to mainstream country acceptance.
|Pictured are Jack's longtime manager George Couri (left) of Capitol Sports & Entertainment, who made the trip from his home in Austin, BMI's David Preston, Big Machine Records' President Scott Borchetta, BMI's Jody Williams, Jack Ingram and Steve Bogard. Photo by Marilu White / CMT.com|
|Hit songwriter Vicky McGehee ("All Jacked Up," "Why," "Holy Water") supported her fellow artists and enjoyed the party with BMI's David Preston. Photo by Alan Mayor|
|The crowd looks on as Jack Ingram gives a rousing performance with his Beat-Up Ford band. Photo by Alan Mayor|