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BMI Celebrates Mitchell Tenpenny’s Platinum Number One Hit “Drunk Me”

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From News, posted 2.12.19. On Monday afternoon, friends, family, and industry tastemakers gathered at the Tin Roof in Nashville for a celebration hosted by ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC to honor Mitchell Tenpenny’s first number one hit, “Drunk Me.” Written by BMI’s Mitchell Tenpenny, SESAC’s Justin Wilson, and ASCAP’s Jordan Schmidt, the platinum song was the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.11.19. BMI Congratulates Its 2019 GRAMMY Winners Music’s biggest night returned to Los Angeles’ Staple Center, last night, for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, and true to form, a robust showing of BMI affiliates went home with the gold.  Childish Gambino’s incendiary single “This is America” made history by being the first… Read more...


BMI Supports Mountain High Music Festival For 5th Consecutive Year

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From News, posted 2.06.19. For the fifth year in a row, BMI was the presenting sponsor for Dean Dillon’s Mountain High Music Festival, held recently (1/16-1/19) in Crested Butte, Colorado. This year’s festival lineup included BMI Icon Dean Dillon, Jamey Johnson and Pam Tillis, as well as BMI award-winning songwriters Kendell Marvel, Lance Carpenter and… Read more...


BMI Writers Dallas Austin, Tom T. Hall & John Prine to be Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 1.15.19. BMI is exceptionally proud of its affiliates being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame for 2019. As announced on Saturday, January 12, the Hall will soon welcome in BMI songwriters Dallas Austin, Tom T. Hall and recent BMI Troubadour Award recipient John Prine. Dedicated to honoring the contributions of the… Read more...


BMI Singer-Songwriter Lena Stone Kicks Off Connecticut Restaurant Association Awards Dinner

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From News, posted 12.21.18. One of Rolling Stone’s “Country Artists You Need To Know,” Lena Stone, was the featured entertainment at the Connecticut Restaurant Association’s 24th annual awards dinner held recently (12/03/18) at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT. Stone kicked-off the dinner performing “Fight Like A Girl,” which was recorded by Kalie Shorr, along… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.13.18. BMI is exceptionally proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for awards by the Recording Academy at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on December 7. In the… Read more...


Billboard Honors BMI’s Alison Smith, Cyndi Lauper, SZA & Kacey Musgraves at 2018 Women in Music

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From News, posted 12.07.18. Billboard held its annual Women in Music event on Thursday, December 6, at Pier 36 in New York City, celebrating several talented BMI songwriters and BMI Executive Vice President, Distribution, Publisher Relations & Administration Services, Alison Smith, along with others whose impact on the music industry is indisputable. Longtime BMI singer/songwriter… Read more...


Legendary BMI Songwriter Steve Dorff Shares Stories and Songs

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From News, posted 11.19.18. BMI and Hearst Radio were on hand in Baltimore recently (11/14) when Hall of Fame songwriter Steve Dorff performed at Germano’s Piattini Cabaret, a long time BMI customer that has been supporting BMI songwriters for a number of years through the licensing fees they pay for their live music. The GRAMMY… Read more...


BMI Teams up with Aloft Hotels on Songwriters Showcase

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From News, posted 11.16.18. BMI and the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association recently (11/11) collaborated with the Aloft Downtown Cleveland on a special songwriters showcase featuring 3 BMI songwriters with roots in the state. The show was headlined by Jason White, an award-winning BMI songwriter, who has a huge following in Northeast Ohio as the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 CMA Winners

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From News, posted 11.15.18. BMI is so proud to congratulate our affiliates who took home prestigious CMA trophies in nearly every category last night, including Kacey Musgraves (Album of the Year), Keith Urban (Entertainer of the Year), Carrie Underwood (Female Vocalist of the Year) and Luke Combs (New Artist of the Year). The ceremony, which… Read more...


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