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BMI Writers Take Major GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.27.16. After another prolific year of incredible music, BMI songwriters made a strong showing in the nominations for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, slated to be presented Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Earning multiple nods across the prestigious Recording Academy accolade’s 84 separate categories, the 2016… Read more...


BMI Writers Crank Up the Volume at 2015 Blues Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.17.15. For the last several years, Broadcast Music, Inc. has been a proud sponsor of the Blues Foundation’s Blues Music Awards, which is the highest honor given to musicians and songwriters in blues music. This year, per usual, the 36th Blues Music Awards took place before a sell-out crowd in Memphis, bringing… Read more...


BMI Members Sweep Blues Music Awards

From News, posted 5.17.13. The Blues Music Awards ceremony was held on May 9, 2013, in Memphis, Tenn., and Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to represent the majority of winners, who claimed 79 percent of this year’s awards. Sponsored by the Blues Foundation, the show, which featured all of the nominees, never once let up… Read more...


2010 Award Season Belongs to BMI Songwriters & Composers

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From News, posted 1.27.11. BMI songwriters dominated the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, winning almost two-thirds of the awards that were handed out across all genres and categories. The Grammy wins cap an incredible year in which BMI songwriters and composers were the most celebrated creative voices in awards presentations and on the charts.… Read more...


Buddy Guy Leads List of 2011 Blues Music Awards Nominees

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From News, posted 12.16.10. BMI blues-slingers accounted for 91 percent of the 2011 Blues Music Awards nominations, announced yesterday. 2010 Blues Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Buddy Guy proves there’s more where that came from, leading the list of nominees with five nods including B.B. King Entertainer and Album of the Year for Living… Read more...


Jeff Turmes Steps into Overdue Spotlight

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.27.10. Like all the best music journeymen, multi-instrumentalist Jeff Turmes has spent much of his career toiling modestly in the shadows. Reputed for providing the sort of bedrock musical accompaniment that makes his employers sound their best, Turmes has supplied formidable support for the legendary likes of Mavis Staples, Tom Waits, Richard… Read more...


Joe Louis Walker Leads BMI Nominees for 2010 Blues Music Awards

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From News, posted 12.12.09. BMI artists, songwriters and musicians garnered the majority of 2010 Blues Music Awards nominations, which were recently announced. Joe Louis Walker leads the list with five nods, including Album and Contemporary Blues Album of the Year for Between a Rock and the Blues, Contemporary Blues Male Artist, Guitarist, and Song of… Read more...


Buddy Guy Leads BMI Winners at 30th Annual Blues Music Awards

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From News, posted 5.13.09. BMI blues legends dominated the 30th Annual Blues Music Awards, held Thursday, May 7 in Memphis, Tennessee. With three trophies, icon Buddy Guy walked away with the most wins, including album and contemporary blues album of the year for Skin Deep, as well as contemporary blues male artist of the year.… Read more...


BMI Songwriters Dominate List of 2008 Blues Music Awards Nominees

From News, posted 12.20.07. Once again, noted BMI songwriters overwhelmingly populate the list of nominees for the upcoming Blues Music Awards. 2008's round of recognition will take place May 8, 2008, at Grand Casino Event Center in Tunica Resorts, Mississippi. In addition to the impressive caliber of 2008's honorees, the ceremony itself boasts historic significance:… Read more...


BMI Songwriter/Artists Sweep Blues Awards

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From News, posted 5.20.07. BMI songwriters made a clean sweep of the 2007 Blues Music Awards, winning in every category. To date, BMI songwriters have won 95% of these awards, the highest recognition of excellence in the blues community, given out by the Blues Foundation. The event was held on May 10th at the… Read more...


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