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Steve Cropper Receives BMI Icon Award at 2018 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.13.18. John Legend, Luke Combs, Maggie Rose, and Lucie Silvas with Mike Farris and Kenny Greenberg pay tribute; Jesse Frasure and Warner-Tamerlane Music Publishing among other honorees Read more...


BMI Helps Luke Bryan Celebrate His Triplet of #1s

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From News, posted 6.14.18. Last week, Luke Bryan celebrated his 17th, 18th, and 19th #1 hits with a triple No. 1 party at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville. The chart-toppers include “Fast” (co-written with BMI songwriter Rodney Clawson and songwriter Luke Laird), “Move” (penned with BMI songwriter Jay Clementi and songwriter Michael Carter), and “Light… Read more...


BMI Hosts Annual Tin Pan South Show with Rhett Akins and Friends

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From News, posted 4.06.18. On Tuesday night, BMI packed out iconic Nashville venue 3rd + Lindsley for their annual Tin Pan South show. Curated by two-time BMI Songwriter of the Year Rhett Akins and 2017 BMI Icon Bob DiPiero, the show kicked off with a surprise performance from Akins and son Thomas Rhett. With the… Read more...


Bob DiPiero Receives BMI Icon Award at 2017 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.08.17. Reba, Brooks & Dunn, and Jon Pardi pay tribute to the songwriting legend; Keith Urban receives BMI Champion Award; Ross Copperman, Sony/ATV among honorees Read more...


Hit Writers Nicolle Galyon and Rodney Clawson host BMI Showcase at Tin Pan South

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From News, posted 3.29.17. BMI award-winning songwriters Nicolle Galyon and Rodney Clawson helped bring in the crowd when they hosted BMI’s showcase at Tin Pan South March 28 at 3rd and Lindsley. The sold-out show also featured up-and-comers Claire Douglas, Brad Clawson, Emily Weisband and RaeLynn, as well as BMI Country Award-winning Songwriters of the… Read more...


BMI and Justin Moore Celebrate the Writers of ‘You Look Like I Need A Drink’

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From News, posted 2.22.17. BMI team members, along with artist Justin Moore, celebrated BMI songwriters Natalie Hemby and Rodney Clawson, as well as Matt Dragsteam, who together penned the #1 song, “You Look Like I Need A Drink.” The track is the 6th number one for Moore as an artist, and the 6th and 23rd… Read more...


BMI Writers Honored With CMA’s ‘Triple Play’ Award

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From News, posted 2.16.17. Ten BMI songwriters were honored with the Country Music Association’s coveted “Triple Play” Award, given to the writers who have written three #1 hits in a 12 month period: Rhett Akins, Luke Bryan, Rodney Clawson, Ross Copperman, Dallas Davidson, Brett Eldredge, Jess Frasure, Shay Mooney, Cole Swindell and Carrie Underwood. Ross… Read more...


Kenny Chesney Receives BMI President’s Award at the 2016 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.02.16. Keith Urban, Eric Church and Dean Dillon pay tribute to the songwriting legend Ross Copperman, Sony/ATV among honorees Congressman Doug Collins receives BMI Champion Award Read more...


Take Your Songwriting to the Next Level by Adding a Twist

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.14.16. From surprise endings to modulations and double entendre, songs with twists can really pay-off. Read more...


Belmont Student Wins BMI Foundation’s Nashville Songwriting Scholarship

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From News, posted 5.19.16. The BMI Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 scholarship to Katie Pruitt, a Belmont University student. The BMI Foundation routinely awards scholarships, grants and commission to songwriters around the country, but this award marks the first given to someone in the Nashville songwriting community. Katy submitted an original song and was voted… Read more...


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