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Cherryholmes Named Entertainer of the Year at IBMA Awards

From News, posted 10.31.05. Cherryholmes took home their first ever Entertainer of the Year award at the 16th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards on Thursday, October 27 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn. Cherryholmes was the first group in the history of the awards to be simultaneously nominated for Entertainer of the… Read more...


BMI Dominates 2005 IBMA Nominations

From News, posted 9.06.05. BMI writers claimed a majority of the nominations for the 16th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, sweeping the categories of Entertainer of the Year, Vocal Group and Female Vocalist. Artists favored with the most nominations include Alison Krauss & Union Station, Blue Highway, Read more...


SRO at BMI-Sponsored CRS Show

From News, posted 4.03.05. BMI sponsored the standing-room-only CRS Live show at the recent Country Radio Broadcasters convention held in Nashville recently, where BMI songwriters Randy Scruggs, Bob DiPiero, Andy Griggs and Sara Evans played their songs to a crowd of… Read more...


Sparks Flies at Rebel Celebration for ‘40’

From News, posted 3.13.05. Larry Sparks, the reigning International Bluegrass Music Association's Male Vocalist of the Year, marked the March 1 release of his album 40 with a party and performance co-hosted by BMI Nashville and Rebel Records. Read more...


Rob Crosby Honored Again for ‘She’s More’

From News, posted 10.04.04. Songwriter Rob Crosby received a BMI Million-Air certificate recognizing two million broadcast performances of "She's More." The tune was released as a single from Andy Griggs' RCA debut You Won't Ever Be Lonely. After hitting #1 on the charts in 1999, "She's More" also… Read more...


Andy Griggs Creates a Scene For ‘This I Gotta See’

From News, posted 8.17.04. Andy Griggs was surrounded by friends and colleagues eager to celebrate the release of This I Gotta See during a party hosted by BMI Nashville. Produced by Randy Scruggs, Griggs's third RCA album features "She Thinks She Needs Me," already a Top 10 hit and rising. Griggs co-wrote two… Read more...


Montgomery Gentry’s ‘My Town’ Settles On Platinum

From News, posted 4.12.04. Award-winning country duo Montgomery Gentry recently celebrated platinum sales success for their third Columbia Records CD My Town. The album yielded the smash hits "Speed," "Hell Yeah" and the title track. The duo's Carrying On album is approaching platinum, and their debut release, Tattoos & Scars is already certified… Read more...


Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith Are Five-Times Lucky with ACM Nods

From News, posted 3.11.04. BMI superstars Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith received five nominations each when the nominees for the 39th annual Academy of Country Music Awards were announced in Los Angeles on March 10. … Read more...


CMA Awards Nominations Boast A Whole Lotta Toby Keith

From News, posted 8.26.03. With recognition in seven categories, Toby Keith led the list of nominees for the 37th Annual CMA Awards (August 26). Nominated for Entertainer and Male Vocalist of the Year, in addition to an Album of the Year mention for Unleashed, Keith also picked up Song, Single, Music Video… Read more...


‘The Baby’ Arrives At #1

From News, posted 4.20.03. Award-winning songwriter Harley Allen and Warner Bros. artist Blake Shelton were guests of honor at BMI Nashville for a celebration of their #1 hit, "The Baby." Also on hand to receive congratulations and engraved commemorative cups were producer Bobby Braddock and the song's publisher, Coburn… Read more...


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