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Gospel Star Kirk Franklin Discusses Songwriting, Inspiration & Black Music Month

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From News, posted 6.13.19. On the eve of the release of his anticipated twelfth album Long Live Love, BMI singer/songwriter and Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin dropped by the BMI offices in New York for a special listening session. During the event, Kirk walked attendees through the tracks of the new album, explaining his approach to… Read more...


BMI Honors the Luminaries of Gospel Music at 2019 Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards in Las Vegas

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From News, posted 4.01.19. Travis Greene presented with Song of the Year for “You Waited” Private luncheon also recognized the Top Ten Most Performed Gospel Songs of 2018 Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.13.18. BMI is exceptionally proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for awards by the Recording Academy at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on December 7. In the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Dove Nominees

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From News, posted 10.03.18. Since 1969, the GMA Dove Awards has honored outstanding achievements and excellence in Christian Music. This year, the genre’s biggest night will take place at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, and feature top artists from the many different genres of Gospel and Christian music. The annual event… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 2.06.18. The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced its latest class of inductees for 2018, and BMI is very proud to count six of these remarkably talented songwriters as longtime affiliates. We happily join our friends at the Hall in celebrating their amazing music. Dedicated to honoring the contributions of the composers and… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Dove Award Winners

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From News, posted 10.19.17. BMI has many, many affiliates to be proud of in the Christian music genre – from our multitude of prestigious Dove nominees to the winners who brought home trophies Tuesday night. Congratulations to all on jobs well done! Here’s the final list of BMI winners: SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (NON-ARTIST) -… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Dove Award Nominees

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From News, posted 10.13.17. The GMA Dove Awards has honored several BMI songwriters and composers with nominations for their outstanding achievements and excellence in Christian Music. The 48th annual ceremony for the prestigious accolades will be held October 17 at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville. Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) will exclusively air the awards… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 GRAMMY Winners

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From News, posted 2.14.17. It was another triumphant night for BMI writers at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, as songwriter after songwriter took the stage to claim GRAMMY gold. A truly unstoppable force, Adele continued her reign as pop monarch, claiming five awards, including Record of the Year,… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Best in Gospel Music at Trailblazers of Gospel Music Honors in Atlanta

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From News, posted 1.14.17. Special Honor Awarded to Gospel Music Legend Marvin Sapp; ‘Wanna Be Happy?” by Kirk Franklin and Al Green Awarded Song of The Year Read more...


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...


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