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BMI Congratulates its 2020 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 1.27.20. During a star-studded celebration of the most popular and impactful music from the past year, many BMI affiliates were singled out for their achievements at the Recording Academy‚Äôs 62nd GRAMMY Awards, held last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Among the multiple-award winners came Lizzo, who, after opening the… Read more...


BMI Honors John Hiatt With Troubadour Award

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From News, posted 9.10.19. Tribute performances by Elvis Costello, Lyle Lovett, Lilly Hiatt, The World Famous Headliners, Delbert McClinton, The War and Treaty, and Marcus King Read more...


Beach Wedding: Sandestin Music Festival Marries Sand & Soul

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From News, posted 8.19.10. The inaugural Sandestin Music Festival married sand and soul August 13 and 14 in the Florida hotspot. Sponsored by BMI, the multi-genre event lineup featured legends Steve Cropper and Delbert McClinton; ace guitarist, singer and songwriter Lee Roy Parnell; trendsetting country songwriters Jeffrey Steele, Danny Myrick, Marty Dodson and James Slater;… Read more...


Inaugural Sandestin Music Festival Slated for August 13 & 14

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From News, posted 5.19.10. Steve Cropper, Jeffrey Steele, Lee Roy Parnell, Delbert McClinton and More to Perform The weekend of August 13-14, Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort will be the place to be for music lovers of all ages when the first ever Sandestin Music Festival hits multiple stages throughout the resort. Co-sponsored… Read more...


Rock-and-Roll Songwriting Giant Bobby Charles Dies

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From News, posted 1.15.10. Legendary songwriter Bobby Charles has died. He was 71. The co-writer of classics including Fats Domino’s “Walking to New Orleans,” Frogman Henry’s “I Don’t Know Why I Love You (But I Do),” Bill Haley & the Comets’ “See You Later Alligator,” and many others, Charles veritably helped launch rock-and-roll. The recipient… Read more...


Iconic Musician, Producer Barry Beckett Dies

From News, posted 6.12.09. Legendary pianist, producer, and songwriter Barry Beckett died Wednesday, June 10, in Hendersonville, Tennessee. He was 66. An architect of the profoundly influential Muscle Shoals sound crafted in Fame studios, Beckett first made his mark in Alabama. His unmistakable keys-playing can be heard on classics… Read more...


BMI Hosts ‘Kid Pan Alley’ Record Release Party

From News, posted 9.06.06. BMI welcomed the members of the Nashville Chamber Orchestra and Compass Records, along with numerous friends and supporters for the Kid Pan Alley: Nashville album release party held recently at its Music Row offices. The Compass compilation, which hit shelves nationwide Aug. 29, features premier artists including Amy Grant, Delbert McClinton,… Read more...


Americana Music Elite Gather at BMI Nashville for AMA Announcement Party

From News, posted 6.25.06. Roots music aficionados and creators gathered in BMI Nashville's main lobby on June 15 to hear Americana giants Steve Earle and Allison Moorer announce the 2006 Americana Music Association Awards nominees. The packed house enjoyed margaritas and tapas, while the audience's ears feasted on the music of the… Read more...


BMI Writers Take Home Majority of This Year’s Grammys

From News, posted 2.08.06. Some of BMI's biggest songwriters and artists were among the top winners at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, held February 8 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Read more...


It’s Eight Grammy Nods for Mariah, Kanye and Legend

From News, posted 12.11.05. BMI superstars Mariah Carey, Kanye West and John Legend led the list of nominees for the 48th Annual Grammy Awards with eight nods each when contenders were announced at a star-studded press conference held December 8 at Gotham Hall in New York City. Their three-way tie pushed the total… Read more...


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