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BMI Congratulates its 2021 CMA Nominees

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From News, posted 9.09.21. Once again, BMI songwriters took the vast majority of nods for this year’s CMA Awards. Leading the pack with five nominations is Eric Church, with many others also capturing multiple accolades, including Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Gabby Barrett, Thomas Rhett, Jay Joyce, Chris Young, Kane Brown, Kenny… Read more...


How (and Why) to Rewrite Your Melodies

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From The Weekly, posted 6.23.20. Imagine that you have entered a competition. The grand prize will be awarded to the songwriter who writes the most memorable, freshest melody—the melody that will jump out of the pile and convince a panel of music industry pros that they are listening to a future smash hit. The deadline is… Read more...


Bob DiPiero Receives BMI Icon Award at 2017 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.08.17. Reba, Brooks & Dunn, and Jon Pardi pay tribute to the songwriting legend; Keith Urban receives BMI Champion Award; Ross Copperman, Sony/ATV among honorees Read more...


Eric Church, Maren Morris, Randy Houser and Jon Pardi Headline 2017 BMI Maui Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 9.27.17. From November 29 thru December 2, the third annual BMI Maui Songwriters Festival will combine the lush landscapes and local flavor of Maui with the international acclaim of country music’s best scribes. This one-of-a-kind festival puts a spotlight on the art of songwriting with intimate sets from an all-star line-up. Country… Read more...


Indie Spotlight: Tucker Beathard

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From News, posted 7.06.17. The son of songwriter Casey Beathard, who has penned hits for Eric Church and Kenny Chesney, Tucker Beathard was weaned on a steady diet of vintage country music and classic rock. Drawn to the rich melodies and soul-baring storytelling of country music, but with a restless rock ‘n’ roll heart, Beathard… Read more...


BMI and The Wolf Bring Nashville Songwriters to Memphis For 2nd Annual Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 3.22.17. BMI partnered recently (3/11) with Entercom’s 94.1 The Wolf to present the 2nd annual songwriters festival held at the Halloran Centre for Performing Arts and Education in Memphis, TN. Headlining the festival were award-winning BMI songwriters Barry Dean, Casey Beathard, Sarah Buxton and session musician and producer Tom Bukovac. Dean, Beathard… Read more...


Kenny Chesney Receives BMI President’s Award at the 2016 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.02.16. Keith Urban, Eric Church and Dean Dillon pay tribute to the songwriting legend Ross Copperman, Sony/ATV among honorees Congressman Doug Collins receives BMI Champion Award Read more...


BMI and CBS Radio Present 1st Annual Detroit Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 10.25.16. BMI and CBS Radio joined forces recently (10/19-10/22) to host the 1st annual Detroit Songwriters Festival, a 4 day event in the Motor City designed to shine a spotlight on the craft of songwriting. Featured BMI artists/songwriters included Hunter Hayes, LoCash, Uncle Kracker, Michael Ray, Wendell Mobley, Casey Beathard, Troy Verges… Read more...


Nashville Hitmakers Gather to Support Education at Show in Duluth, GA

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From News, posted 6.08.16. 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 stage a Songwriter-in-the-Round showcase at the Infinite Energy Theater in Duluth, Georgia on Saturday, June 25, at 7PM. The concert, which is to… Read more...


BMI Writers Sweep 2015 CMA Nominations

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From News, posted 9.15.15. BMI songwriters have once again completely dominated the CMA nominations, with nods across all of the categories. Leading the pack with the most nominations are Eric Church and Little Big Town, each with an astounding five. Church’s nominations include Male Vocalist; Single of the Year for “Talladega”; Song of the Year… Read more...


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