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BMI Supports Song Arts Academy’s First Workshop Intensive of 2020

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From News, posted 12.12.19. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s first workshop intensive of the new year, starting on Monday, January 13. The workshop is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU Steinhardt, New School Songwriting faculty member and Berklee NYC consultant Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the workshop’s “Advanced… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 GRAMMY Award Nominees

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From News, posted 11.21.19. BMI is once again very proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for recognition by the Recording Academy at the 62nd GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on Wednesday, November… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 CMA Winners

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From News, posted 11.14.19. It was a big night at this year’s CMA awards in Nashville with BMI songwriters taking the majority of the prestigious honors. In addition to the awards, which included double trophies to big winners Luke Combs and Kacey Musgraves, the evening was filled with unforgettable performances. Starting with the show’s kick… Read more...


Dwight Yoakam Receives BMI President’s Award at 2019 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.13.19. Margo Price, Bob Weir, The Highwomen, Jason Isbell, and Jon Pardi pay tribute to the musician and songwriting legend; “Rocky Top,” Nicolle Galyon, Ross Copperman, and Warner-Tamerlane Music Publishing among honorees at the Nashville event Read more...


BMI is Proud to Support “iHeartCountry: One Night for Our Military”

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From News, posted 11.11.19. BMI was very proud to support iHeartCountry One Night for Our Military, a special tribute for the 100th observance of Veterans Day. As a means of honoring the nation’s heroes, iHeartMedia organized this exclusive concert event for veterans and their families, headlined by Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini and Scotty McCreery at… Read more...


Dwight Yoakam to be Honored with BMI President’s Award at 2019 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 10.10.19. Top Country songwriters & publishers to be honored at November 12th event; “Rocky Top” to be presented inaugural Evergreen Award Read more...


BMI Partners with Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Association to Give Back to Members and Licensees

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From News, posted 10.04.19. BMI partnered with the Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Association (ARHA) to bring Nashville songwriters to two BMI customer and ARHA member venues on the Alabama Coast. BMI singer-songwriters Tyler Reeve and Paul McDonald, both Alabama natives, performed to enthusiastic crowds at Alchemy in Mobile, AL (10/2) and GT’s On The Bay… Read more...


Women in Radio Dinner Highlighted by Performance from BMI songwriter Heidi Newfield

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From News, posted 10.02.19. The Mentoring Inspiring Women in Radio hosted the 11th annual Lipstick and Lobster Dinner in Dallas recently (9/25), in conjunction with the 2019 Radio Show. Providing the musical entertainment, BMI brought in songwriter Heidi Newfield, who took center stage in front of a group of the most influential and inspirational women… Read more...


Country Music Hall of Fame Honors Felice and Boudleaux Bryant

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From News, posted 10.01.19. Former BMI President & CEO Del Bryant and his family were joined by more than a thousand guests at a reception celebrating the opening of an exhibit honoring his parents, legendary songwriters Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, at the Country Music Hall of Fame last Thursday. Attendees included industry tastemakers and songwriters… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Busbee

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From News, posted 9.30.19. BMI is saddened by the loss of prolific songwriter/producer Busbee, real name Michael James Ryan, who passed away Saturday, September 28, at the age of 43. Busbee had become a truly prominent figure in country and pop music, having crafted numerous hits for a veritable who’s-who of artists, including Florida Georgia… Read more...


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