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BMI Writers Honored With Subscriber-Voted MusicRow Award Nominations

Posted in News on May 28, 2015
Pictured (L-R) Lori McKenna, Liz Rose, Jeffrey Steele and Rodney Clawson
Pictured (L-R) Lori McKenna, Liz Rose, Jeffrey Steele and Rodney Clawson

Broadcast Music, Inc. songwriters are top contenders for several MusicRow Awards, given by MusicRow, the longest running industry trade publication in Nashville. The subscriber-voted winners will be revealed during a ceremony to be held June 23. BMI affiliates snagged the majority of noms in the Producer category, with three out of five, while the Song of the Year category features three tunes that have reached #1 on the charts for BMI artists, including Little Big Town, Florida Georgia Line and Keith Urban with Eric Church, as well as this year’s GRAMMY-winning track from Carrie Underwood. A full list is below; good luck to all the talented BMI affiliates!

CATEGORY 1—PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Ross Copperman
Byron Gallimore
Jay Joyce

CATEGORY 2—BREAKTHROUGH SONGWRITER (Nashville)
Jesse Frasure
Heather Morgan

CATEGORY 3—SONG OF THE YEAR
“Dirt” (Florida Georgia Line)
Writer: Rodney Clawson
Publisher: Big Red Toe/Farm Town
Producer: Joey Moi

“Girl Crush” (Little Big Town)
Writers: Liz Rose/Lori McKenna
Publishers: Warner-Tamerlane/Songs of Crazy Girl/Songs of Universal/Hoodie
Producer: Jay Joyce

“Raise Em Up” (Keith Urban Ft. Eric Church)
Writers: Jeffrey Steele/Tom Douglas
Publishers: Sony-ATV/Jeffrey Steele Music/tomdouglasmusic
Producers: Nathan Chapman/Keith Urban

“Something in the Water” (Carrie Underwood)
Writers: Carrie Underwood
Publisher: Carrie-Okie

CATEGORY 4—BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST
Chase Rice
Cole Swindell