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Tips for Writing Songs About Anything…But Love

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.19.19. At my BMI Nashville Songwriters’ Workshops, I screen and critique songs from each attendee. When I find songs that I believe are competitive with those being written by today’s top hitmakers, I forward them to ten music publishers who have agreed to listen. After the last BMI Workshop, I forwarded two… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Songwriting Legend Curly Putman

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From News, posted 11.03.16. BMI is saddened at the passing of Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member and multiple BMI award-winner Curly Putman, who died Sunday at the age of 85. Putman’s vast catalog of songs undeniably helped shape country music history and include, among others, “D-I-V-O-R-C-E” and “Green, Green Grass of Home.” He also… Read more...


Nashville Hitmakers Gather to Support the Environment in Indian Lake, Ohio

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From News, posted 6.15.16. The fifth annual Nashville Hitmakers, headlined by chart-topping BMI songwriter Even Stevens, who wrote several #1s including Eddie Rabbitt’s “Suspicions” and “I Love a Rainy Night,” will return to the stage at Indian Lake High School in Ohio on July 23, at 7PM, in a concert to benefit the Indian… Read more...


BMI Hosts Star-Studded Tin Pan South Showcase

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From News, posted 4.07.16. BMI continued the tradition of legendary shows at the Bluebird Café with its Tin Pan South showcase, featuring BMI icon Mac Davis, BMI songwriters Scotty Emerick and Leslie Satcher and a special appearance by Bobby Tomberlin. The packed out room enjoyed many hits by some of country music’s most prolific writers.… Read more...


BMI Award-Winning Songwriters Take the Stage at Tin Pan South

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From News, posted 4.04.16. BMI’s Tin Pan South showcase will be a one-of-a- kind event with BMI Icon Mac Davis, and hitmakers Scotty Emerick and Leslie Satcher. along with a special surprise guest playing at the Bluebird in Nashville on Wednesday, April 6. If you’re in town, don’t miss this showcase! The night begins at… Read more...


Celebrating Cam’s “Burning House”: An Inside Look at BMI’s #1 Parties

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From News, posted 3.04.16. For 63 years, BMI has celebrated the music of BMI country legends like Dean Dillon, Bobby Braddock, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson, Vince Gill, Mac Davis, and many others, and honored the writers of the top country songs played on radio and TV at the Company’s annual BMI Country Awards. But for… Read more...


Mac Davis Recognized as BMI Icon at 2015 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.04.15. Brett Eldredge, Rodney Clawson, Sony/ATV among honorees at the annual event in Nashville Read more...


Mac Davis to be Honored as BMI Icon at the 2015 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 9.23.15. BMI will proudly celebrate the extraordinary songwriting career of Mac Davis by naming him a BMI Icon at the Company’s 63rd annual BMI Country Awards to be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at BMI’s Music Row offices in Nashville. The BMI Icon award is given to songwriters who have had… Read more...


P!nk Receives President’s Award at 63rd Annual BMI Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.13.15. Taylor Swift, Avicii, Benny Blanco, Ed Sheeran and Noel Zancanella share Songwriter of the Year crown; ‘All of Me’ named Song of the Year; and Sony/ATV Publishing earns Publisher of the Year Read more...


Congressman Doug Collins Meets With Songwriters in His D.C. Office

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From News, posted 4.30.15. Representative Doug Collins, who reintroduced the Songwriter Equity Act in support of music creators earlier this year in the House of Representatives, met with BMI songwriters Mac Davis and Lee Thomas Miller in his D.C. office on April 22. BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill was also in attendance in support… Read more...


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