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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...


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...


Tony Martin, Mark Nesler, Tom Shapiro & Keith Urban Celebrate at BMI

From News, posted 11.18.08. BMI toasted the veteran trio of hit-makers behind BMI songwriter Keith Urban’s latest no. 1, “You Look Good in My Shirt,” Monday, November 3 in its Music Row offices. Written by BMI troubadours Tony Martin, Mark Nesler and Tom Shapiro, the single originally earned a spot on Urban’s 2002 releaseGolden Road,… Read more...


2008 BMI Country Awards - Award-Winning Songs

From News, posted 11.11.08. ALL AMERICAN GIRL Carrie Underwood Carrie Okie Music Carrie Underwood Arista Nashville ALL MY FRIENDS SAY Luke Bryan Jeff Stevens House of Full Circle Music Murrah Music Corporation Planet Peanut Music Luke Bryan Capitol Nashville Read more...


Legendary Emmy-Winning Composer Earle Hagen Dead at 88

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From News, posted 5.27.08. Earle H. Hagen, Emmy-winning composer of some of the most memorable musical themes in television history, died of natural causes Monday at his home in Rancho Mirage, California. He was 88. Hagen wrote the popular themes for The Andy Griffith Show, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Danny Thomas Show, I… Read more...


Willie Nelson, Jeffrey Steele, Sony/ATV Earn Top Honors at BMI Country Awards

From News, posted 11.07.07. Awards Honor Premier Songwriters and Publishers at BMI’s 55th Annual Ceremony The BMI Country Awards turned a spry 55 years old as they were held tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the performing right organization’s Music Row offices in Nashville. Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) - the first home for country music -… 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...


2006 BMI Country Awards

From News, posted 11.04.06. ALL JACKED UP Vicky McGehee EMI-Blackwood Music, Inc. Oklahoma Girl Music Gretchen Wilson Epic Records AS GOOD AS I ONCE WAS Scotty Emerick Toby Keith Big Yellow Dog Music Florida Cracker Music Sony/ATV Tree Tokeco Tunes Toby Keith DreamWorks BELIEVE Ronnie Dunn Showbilly Music Sony/ATV Tree… Read more...


‘Settle for a Slowdown’ Travels Up the Charts

From News, posted 6.27.06. BMI Nashville treated songwriters Tony Martin and Brett Beavers to a celebratory dinner at Fleming's with family members and colleagues in honor of writing Dierks Bentley's recent No. 1 hit, "Settle for a Slowdown." Read more...


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