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BMI Songwriter Sam Grow Performs for Maryland Retailers

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From News, posted 10.15.21. The Maryland Retailers Association held their annual awards show virtually again this year and it featured a performance by BMI Nashville songwriter Sam Grow. The Southern Maryland native has been named by Billboard as a “Country Act to Watch,” and his 2020 single “Song About You” garnered more than 50 million… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 20th Annual Americana Honors & Awards Winners

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From News, posted 9.23.21. Last night the Americana Music Association held its coveted awards ceremony with the majority of wins going to BMI songwriters. You can watch this year’s show on PBS, which is set to broadcast ACL Presents: The 20th Annual Americana Honors, a special episode of Austin City Limits featuring performance highlights on… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2021 CMA Nominees

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From News, posted 9.09.21. Once again, BMI songwriters took the vast majority of nods for this year’s CMA Awards. Leading the pack with five nominations is Eric Church, with many others also capturing multiple accolades, including Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Maren Morris, Ashley McBryde, Gabby Barrett, Thomas Rhett, Jay Joyce, Chris Young, Kane Brown, Kenny… Read more...


BMI Grows Revenue and Distributions to Record Levels During Unprecedented Year

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From News, posted 9.08.21. Company Distributes $1.335 Billion to Songwriters, Composers & Publishers, $102 Million Over Last Year and the Highest Ever Domestic Revenue Exceeds $1 Billion for the First Time Read more...


BMI, Beasley Media Group And Xperi’s HD Radio® Technology Launch “How I Wrote That Song®” Series

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From News, posted 8.09.21. Featuring Lauren Alaina, Chris Lane, Taylor Momsen & Ben Phillips, Oak Felder, and more Read more...


A Pair of BMI Songwriters Team Up to Entertain Florida Brewers

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From News, posted 8.09.21. Nashville hitmaker Danny Myrick and Florida singer-songwriter Hunter Smith helped BMI show its support for the Florida brewing industry by providing the musical entertainment at the 2021 Florida Brewers Conference. The annual event, presented by the Florida Brewers Guild, attracts brewers from across the Sunshine State with educational seminars and networking… Read more...


Nashville Hitmaker Helps BMI Show Support for Oregon Hospitality Industry

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From News, posted 8.04.21. BMI partnered with the Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association to provide the musical entertainment at the hospitality association’s “Industry Night Out,” held recently at the Punch Bowl Social in Portland. The reception, which was held in conjunction with the Northwest Food Show, provided an opportunity for Oregon restauranteurs who were in… Read more...


What’s Hot—and What’s Not In Songwriting

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.23.21. I was recently asked how the tools and techniques I teach today differ from those I have taught in the past. Have I noticed any recent changes in successful songs and in the processes of writing them? I looked back over the thirty years that I have been teaching songwriting, and… Read more...


Making Mixes That Matter – How to Create Distinctive Master Recordings of Your Songs

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.25.21. Whether it’s switching microphones or switching off reverb, one thing I try to do is avoid using the same recording mechanics from song to song. This is particularly true of mixing—if the tendency is to have nearly identical ingredients in the same spot on every track, your album is likely to…well,… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Legendary Songwriter Dewayne Blackwell

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From News, posted 5.27.21. BMI is saddened by the passing of Dewayne Blackwell, co-writer of one of the most popular songs in modern music history, “Friends in Low Places,” recorded by country star Garth Brooks in 1990. The legendary recording took Single of the Year at both the CMA and ACM Awards, and it also… Read more...


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