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Bill Anderson Stops by BMI to Celebrate Million-Airs

Posted in News on August 12, 2016
BMI’s David Preston, BMI singer-songwriter Bill Anderson, BMI’s Jody Williams, Sony ATV’s Terry Wakefield and Troy Tomlinson gather together to celebrate the major milestones of Bill’s songs.
BMI’s David Preston, BMI singer-songwriter Bill Anderson, BMI’s Jody Williams, Sony ATV’s Terry Wakefield and Troy Tomlinson gather together to celebrate the major milestones of Bill’s songs. Photo: Kat Harding

Legendary country singer-songwriter and BMI Country Awards Icon Bill Anderson dropped by the BMI Nashville office August 11 to celebrate five of his songs reaching Million-Air milestones. The awards, given to celebrate the tracks’ millions of radio spins, were awarded to “Tips Of My Fingers” for three million, “Whiskey Lullaby” for two million, “Give It Away” for two million, “Saginaw, Michigan” for one million and “Lord Knows I’m Drinking” for one million. Bill is the only country songwriter to have a top 40 hit in seven consecutive decades and recently penned  an autobiography, Whisperin’ Bill Anderson: An Unprecedented Life In Country Music, due out in September.

photo BMI singer-songwriter and BMI Country Awards Icon Bill Anderson celebrates a combined nine million radio air plays of five of his hits. Photo: Kat Harding

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