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BMI Celebrates Luke Bryan and Songwriters of his Latest Seven #1 Hits

Posted in News on October 26, 2016
Pictured: (L-R): BMI songwriters Ross Copperman and Rhett Akins, songwriter, Michael Carter, BMI songwriters Jody Stevens and Tommy Cecil, songwriter Cole Taylor, BMI songwriters Dallas Davidson, Jaida Dreyer, Luke Bryan and Cole Swindell, songwriters Jon Nite, Luke Laird and Chris DeStefano.
Pictured: (L-R): BMI songwriters Ross Copperman and Rhett Akins, songwriter, Michael Carter, BMI songwriters Jody Stevens and Tommy Cecil, songwriter Cole Taylor, BMI songwriters Dallas Davidson, Jaida Dreyer, Luke Bryan and Cole Swindell, songwriters Jon Nite, Luke Laird and Chris DeStefano. Photo: Alan Poizner

BMI songwriter and artist Luke Bryan and the songwriters of his latest chart-toppers gathered in Nashville at the Country Music Hall of Fame to celebrate an astounding seven #1 songs: “Play It Again,” written by BMI songwriter Dallas Davidson with Ashley Gorley; “Roller Coaster,” by BMI songwriter Cole Swindell with Michal Carter; “I See You,” by Bryan with Ashley Gorley and Luke Laird; “Kick The Dust Up,” by Dallas Davidson with Chris DeStefano and Ashley Gorley; “Strip It Down,” by Bryan, BMI songwriter Ross Copperman and Jon Nite; “Home Alone Tonight,” by BMI songwriters Tommy Cecil, Jaida Dreyer and Jody Stevens and Cole Taylor; and “Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day,” written by Bryan, Dallas Davidson, BMI songwriter Rhett Akins and Ben Hayslip. The epic party featured a performance of each song, along with the honored songwriters’ stories of its evolution. “Home Alone Tonight” was the first #1 for both Tommy Cecil and Jaida Dreyer, who received custom BMI Epiphone guitars to commemorate the occasion.