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Toby Keith Awarded Seven BMI Million-Air Awards

Posted in News on August 31, 2016
Pictured: (L-R): BMI’s Phil Graham and Leslie Roberts, BMI singer-songwriter Toby Keith, BMI’s David Preston, BMI songwriter Scotty Emerick and BMI’s Jody Williams pose together after the presentation of Million-Air awards to Toby. The seven songs awarded totaled 23 million radio plays.
Pictured: (L-R): BMI’s Phil Graham and Leslie Roberts, BMI singer-songwriter Toby Keith, BMI’s David Preston, BMI songwriter Scotty Emerick and BMI’s Jody Williams pose together after the presentation of Million-Air awards to Toby. The seven songs awarded totaled 23 million radio plays. Photo: Nathan Zucker

BMI headed to Tootsie’s on Broadway Tuesday afternoon to present BMI singer-songwriter Toby Keith with seven Million-Air awards, designated for songs that have hit million radio spin milestones. The songs awarded totaled 23 million radio plays: “God Love Her” with 2 million, “American Soldier” with 3 million, “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American)” with 3 million, “You Shouldn’t Kiss Me Like This” with 3 million, “You Ain’t Much Fun” with 4 million, “Beer For My Horses” with 4 million and “How Do You Like Me Now?!” with 5 million. Toby is a three time BMI Country Songwriter of the Year, with Million-Air certificates for many tracks, including “I Love This Bar” and “Should Have Been A Cowboy.” Congratulations, Toby!