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BMI Songwriter Sam Grow Performs for Maryland Retailers

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From News, posted 10.15.21. The Maryland Retailers Association held their annual awards show virtually again this year and it featured a performance by BMI Nashville songwriter Sam Grow. The Southern Maryland native has been named by Billboard as a “Country Act to Watch,” and his 2020 single “Song About You” garnered more than 50 million… Read more...


BMI Hitmaker Helps Educate Museum Executives on the Importance of Music Licensing

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From News, posted 10.11.21. BMI was on hand at this year’s Mountain Plains Museums Association conference to educate museum executives on how to use music legally in their exhibits and as a part of their programming. The BMI panel featured an appearance by GRAMMY-nominated BMI songwriter Jim McCormick, who helped attendees understand how important public… Read more...


Award-Winning BMI Country Songwriter Returns Home to Minnesota to Entertain Broadcasters

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From News, posted 10.11.21. The Minnesota Broadcasters Association’s annual conference, held recently in Stillwater, MN, featured a performance by an award-winning BMI songwriter with local roots. Emily Shackelton, who is a Biwabek native, performed some of her biggest country hits for the audience of radio and TV executives from her home state. While at the… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Country Music Month

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From News, posted 10.01.21. BMI is proud to celebrate Country Music Month each October by paying tribute to our incredibly talented country songwriters in Nashville and beyond. The annual celebration is a wonderful precursor to BMI’s Country Awards every November, which is the genre’s oldest awards presentation. Over the decades, BMI has represented so many… Read more...


BMI Returns to Zilker Park for 2021 Austin City Limits Music Festival

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From News, posted 9.15.21. The curated lineup will feature 22 acts, including performances from HARDY, David Ramirez, Leyla Blue, and Zella Day Read more...


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...


BMI Mourns the Loss of BMI Icon Tom T. Hall

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From News, posted 8.23.21. BMI is saddened by the passing of legendary songwriter and artist Tom T. Hall. In addition to the string of self-penned #1 hits that he recorded himself, which include “A Week in a Country Jail,” “The Year That Clayton Delaney Died,” “(Old Dogs, Children and) Watermelon Wine,” “I Love,” “Country Is,”… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Don Everly

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From News, posted 8.23.21. BMI is saddened by the passing of Don Everly, half of the timeless duo, the Everly Brothers. Don, along with his brother Phil, whom he survived by several years, was renowned for classic songs they sang together including several penned by BMI songwriters Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, such as the #1… Read more...


BMI, Beasley Media Group And Xperi’s HD Radio® Technology Launch “How I Wrote That Song®” Series

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From News, posted 8.09.21. Featuring Lauren Alaina, Chris Lane, Taylor Momsen & Ben Phillips, Oak Felder, and more Read more...


Country Artist Wade Bowen Helps Celebrate the Centennial of Texas Radio at TAB’s Annual Convention

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From News, posted 8.09.21. BMI partnered recently (8/3) with the Texas Association of Broadcasters at their annual convention by bringing in BMI singer-songwriter Wade Bowen, who performed during their Centennial Celebration. The event, held at JW Marriott Austin, recognized 100 years of radio broadcasting in the Lone Star State. Bowen entertained the crowd, performing his… Read more...


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