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BMI Celebrates #1 Hit, “Damn Strait”

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From News, posted 9.27.22. BMI honored the #1 hit, “Damn Strait” on Monday evening at BMI’s office. The tune, sung by BMI country artist and songwriter Scotty McCreery, and written by Jim Collins and Trent Tomlinson, is a tribute to the legendary country icon George Strait. The song describes a relationship gone wrong, and the… Read more...


BMI, Gigmor, NY Brewers Partner for ‘Taste of Nashville’ Tour

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From News, posted 8.30.22. In partnership with Gigmor and the New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA), BMI presented “A Taste of Nashville,” a five-day songwriter tour that stopped at multiple breweries throughout the Empire State. The tour, which made stops at SingleCut North Brewery in Clifton Park, Prison Cut Brewing in Auburn, Common Roots Brewing… Read more...


BMI Partners With Gigmor and New York State Brewers Association to Present “Taste of Nashville” Tour

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From News, posted 7.20.22. BMI is partnering with Gigmor and the New York State Brewers Association (NYSBA) to bring the “Taste of Nashville” Tour to breweries across upstate New York. Hitting cities from Clifton Park to Hamilton and everywhere in between, the tour kicks off on Tuesday, August 23 and wraps up on Saturday, August… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2020 Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees

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From News, posted 11.22.21. Yesterday, three of BMI’s lauded songwriters took to the stage to accept their prestigious induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. BMI Icons, Hank Williams Jr., and Dean Dillon, along with multiple award-winning songwriter and artist Marty Stuart, became the legendary Hall’s newest members, exemplifying their immense impact on both… Read more...


Hall of Fame Songwriter Shares Stories and Songs with Hotel Association Executives

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From News, posted 7.02.21. Award-winning BMI songwriter Steve Dorff made the trip up to Boston recently to entertain state and national hotel & lodging association executives who were in town for the summer meeting of the International Society of Hotel Associations (ISHA). Dorff, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2018, performed… Read more...


Decorated BMI Songwriter Helps Radio Association Celebrate 60 Years

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From News, posted 5.27.21. BMI country songwriter Terry McBride helped the International Broadcasters Idea Bank celebrate their 60th anniversary with a spirited and entertaining performance at their Spring Conference held in person recently at the Choctaw Casino in Durant, Oklahoma. The event, hosted by Payne Media Group President Will Payne, attracted independent radio station owners… Read more...


Songwriters Hall of Famer Steve Dorff Shares Stories and Songs with Hospitality & Tourism Execs

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From News, posted 1.22.21. Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Steve Dorff entertained a large gathering of Boston-area hospitality and tourism industry executives recently (1/21) with a lunch hour virtual performance of some of his biggest hits, while sharing the stories behind his songs and how they came to be recorded by some of the music… Read more...


BMI Congratulates CMHoF Inductees Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and Dean Dillon

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From News, posted 8.12.20. BMI is proud to announce that our legendary songwriters, Hank Williams Jr., Marty Stuart and Dean Dillon, make up this year’s class of inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame, bringing the total number of honorees to 142. Dean Dillon, who was named a BMI Icon in 2013, earns his… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Legendary Songwriter John Prine

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From News, posted 4.08.20. BMI is deeply saddened by the passing of legendary singer/songwriter John Prine, yesterday in Nashville, due to complications from COVID-19. Though primarily considered to have strong folk and Americana roots, Prine’s vivid storytelling was revered by songwriters, artists and listeners in all genres, with songs like “Sam Stone, “Speed of the… Read more...


BMI Educates and Entertains at Wyoming Hospitality & Tourism Conference

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From News, posted 2.27.20. BMI provided both education and entertainment at the 2020 Wyoming Governor’s Hospitality & Tourism Conference, held recently (2/24-25) in Cheyenne. Dedicated to celebrating and educating Wyoming’s tourism industry, the Wyoming Governor’s Conference is an annual event that brings together more than 300 influential tourism and hospitality industry representatives. One of the… Read more...


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