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Write On: Amanda Shires

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.25.13. The spellbinding songwriter and violinist on touring and co-writing with her husband, Jason Isbell Read more...


Industry Spotight: BMI at SXSW

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From News, posted 3.19.12. In 1986, BMI found a kindred spirit in a baby music festival with big ideas. 26 years later, the SXSW Music and Media Conference sets the industry standard, and anchor sponsor BMI is still one of the festival’s most dedicated supporters. BMI is hosting key events throughout SXSW 2012, from educational… Read more...


BMI Presents John Doe, Todd Snider and Jesse Malin in In-Depth Discussion on Songwriting at SXSW

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From News, posted 3.13.12. Titled “How to Track and Capture Wild Roots Songs of North America” and Hosted by BMI’s Jody Williams, the Panel will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 5:15 at the Austin Convention Center, Room 16B Read more...


BMI Greats Dominate American Songwriter Top 50 List, Icon Merle Haggard Featured

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From News, posted 6.09.10. Nashville music writer and singer/songwriter Peter Cooper recently compiled “50 Country Songs Every Songwriter Should Know,” and the majority of ranking honky-tonk prototypes are BMI classics. Featured in the current issue of American Songwriter, the list kicks off with “Lost Highway,” penned by BMI songwriter Leon Payne and inimitably recorded by… Read more...


Emmylou Harris and Todd Snider Announce Americana Nominees

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From News, posted 5.13.10. BMI proudly hosted the annual Americana Honors & Awards Nominee Announcement Party on Wednesday, May 12 at the W.O. Smith School of Music in Nashville. Roots royalty Emmylou Harris and Todd Snider announced the 2010 nominees after the crowd savored the live sounds of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. From time-tested BMI… Read more...


Todd Snider Delivers ‘The Excitement Plan’

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.16.09. Singer-songwriter Todd Snider is the consummate outsider, a rough cut auteur who, over the course of eleven albums, has distinguished himself as one of American music’s most offbeat, arresting voices. Blunt, bluesy and languid, Snider’s nakedly personal observations mix sardonic ironies with wistful self-analysis but never sacrifice a consistently high level… Read more...


Americana Music Association Shines Spotlight on Roots Artists

From News, posted 10.04.08. BMI continued its enthusiastic support of the Americana Music Festival and Conference this year, sponsoring the 9th annual installment of the roots music extravaganza. On Thursday, September 18, BMI’s official showcase offered wistfully soulful singer/songwriter Sarah Siskind and melodically brazen rockers the Branded Sons. At the Americana Honors & Awards ceremony… Read more...


Will Kimbrough

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.08.08. Will Kimbrough’s guitar playing and production work are mentioned often. He’s carved out a niche supporting high-quality singer/songwriters like Rodney Crowell and Todd Snider, and producing, too. But those aren’t the only things he does well: There’s also the songwriting. In fact, Kimbrough first gained visibility playing original music with his… Read more...


TJ McFarland

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.04.08. Raised in Oklahoma now living in Nashville, singer/songwriter TJ McFarland recently released his 4th independent record “Howlin’ Wild”. A spontaneous acoustic affair, the record includes thirteen McFarland compositions with subtle, sparse accompaniment. The record follows Rosenbum’s Gin (2005), an album he made while living in Los Angeles. The record was a… Read more...


Lanz

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.20.07. Rap’s not the easiest genre to break into, especially if you’re an 18-year-old white woman. But New York native Lanz isn’t one to be fenced in by expectations. Signed to Interscope Records, which will be releasing her debut album, Young $ Restless, on Feb. 12, 2008, Lanz is currently on tour… Read more...


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