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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...


Taylor Swift, Kimberly Perry, Thom Schuyler & more Honored at Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 10.17.11. Award season is officially underway in Music City. On Sunday, October 16, the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) celebrated the men and women behind country music’s most popular songs at the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony. BMI songwriters dominated the list of winners, who were determined by… Read more...


BMI Country Awards 2010 Song List

From News, posted 11.10.10. Songwriter of the Year TAYLOR SWIFT “Best Days of Your Life” “Fifteen” “White Horse” “You Belong With Me” Publisher of the Year SONY/ATV MUSIC PUBLISHING NASHVILLE (Sony/ATV Acuff Rose, Sony ATV Songs LLC and Sony/ATV Tree) “All I Ask for Anymore”… Read more...


Nashville Songwriters Feted During Annual NSAI Dinner

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From News, posted 10.18.10. The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame joined forces to toast a year’s worth of hit-worthy craftsmanship and several lifetimes’ worth of genre-building during the 40th Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony, presented by AT&T, on Sunday, October 17, at the… Read more...


BMI Country Awards 2009 Big Winners

From News, posted 11.11.09. BMI Icon Kris Kristofferson Songwriter of the Year BOBBY PINSON “All I Want to Do” “Already Gone” “She Never Cried in Front of Me” “We Weren’t Crazy” Song of the Year “LOVE STORY” Taylor Swift Sony/ATV Tree Taylor Swift… Read more...


2007 BMI Country Awards: Award Winning Songs

From News, posted 11.07.07. ALYSSA LIES Jason Michael Carroll More Than Rhymes Music Universal Music-Careers Jason Michael Carroll Arista Nashville AMARILLO SKY Big Kenny Rodney Clawson Big Love Music Grinnin' Girl Music Lucky Thumb Music Me and My Pickles Music Read more...


Tin Pan South Shines Spotlight on Songwriters

From News, posted 3.23.07. Tin Pan South proceeds with its welcome annual invasion of Nashville March 27-31. BMI, a perennial sponsor of the festival, will support hundreds of songwriters during their performances all week, and will tout hit writers Tony Martin, Jim Collins, D. Vincent Williams and Neil Thrasher at its BMI Presents showcase Saturday,… Read more...


‘It Just Comes Natural’: Marv Green & Jim Collins Celebrate No. 1 Single with BMI

From News, posted 3.18.07. BMI songwriters Marv Green and Jim Collins attracted quite the crowd last week. The co-writers of George Strait’s recent No. 1 “It Just Comes Natural,” Green and Collins celebrated the title track to King George’s latest album with a packed crowd of friends, family and peers. More BMI parties may be… Read more...


Key West Songwriters Fest a Rousing Success

From News, posted 5.22.06. The 11th annual Key West Songwriter Festival exceeded expectations and cemented its status May 3-7 as a must-attend event for Nashville songwriters. Sixty BMI songwriters and artists performed and mingled during a week's worth of intimate performances and group activities. Hit songwriter Wendell Mobley took advantage… Read more...


BMI Sponsors 11th Annual Key West Song Fest

From News, posted 3.23.06. During the first week of May, it's highly possible that not a single hit song will be written in Nashville; that week, the hits will instead pour out of a more tropical songwriting oasis as the Key West Songwriters' Festival invades Key West, Fla., May 3-7, 2006. The festival… Read more...


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