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Soundalike Suggestions

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.22.22. How to make your own songs sound like a particular genre or artist, using specific techniques and tools during the production process Read more...


BMI is Back at the Bluebird for AmericanaFest Showcase

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From News, posted 9.19.22. BMI was back at the legendary Bluebird Cafe for an AmericanaFest showcase featuring up-and-coming BMI songwriters from the genre. Thursday night, Tristan Bushman, Gabe Lee, and Lauren Housley took the stage and performed their latest and greatest songs at the historic joint in Nashville. Nashville-based singer/songwriter Gabe Lee performs from the… Read more...


BMI’s Rooftop on the Row Kicks Off AmericanaFest in Nashville

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From News, posted 9.14.22. Last night, BMI threw our annual AmericanaFest Kickoff Party on the iconic rooftop of our Nashville office. Featuring performances from the retro-inspired rock band The Heavy Heavy and contemporary blues and soul musician Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, the event gave Americanafest attendees a great start to the week. The Heavy Heavy opened… Read more...


BMI Honors Lucinda Williams with Troubadour Award

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From News, posted 9.13.22. BMI celebrated its annual Troubadour Awards at the iconic BMI Nashville office Monday evening. The ceremony honored legendary singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams and her astounding career in the music industry. The private dinner featured performances from Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top, Jason Isbell, Amos Lee, Angel Olsen, and Madeline Edwards, who paid… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2022 CMA Nominees

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From News, posted 9.09.22. BMI is proud to congratulate our nominees for the 56th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be held on Nov. 9 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. Ashley McBryde landed five nominations as a result of her hit collaboration with Carly Pearce*, “Never Wanted To Be That Girl,” while an… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Legendary Songwriters Steve Wariner and David Malloy

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From News, posted 8.26.22. BMI celebrated legendary songwriters and soon to be inductees into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Steve Wariner and David Malloy, at a luncheon in their honor on Wednesday, August 24. During the event, the Company presented them with BMI’s signature “Million-Air” awards, which commemorate songs reaching one million plays. Collectively,… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Parmalee’s No. 1 Hit, “Take My Name”

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From News, posted 8.24.22. On Tuesday, Music Row came together to celebrate Parmalee’s No. 1 hit, “Take My Name,” at BMI’s Nashville office. The love song, which went to No. 1 on the Billboard and Mediabase charts, is the second consecutive hit single by the band and was teased on Tik Tok before being released… Read more...


BMI Recording Artist Paul McDonald Performs at the Alabama Broadcasters 75th Annual Convention

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From News, posted 8.22.22. BMI recording artist and Alabama native Paul McDonald was the featured entertainment at the Alabama Broadcasters Association (ABA) 75th annual convention, held recently (08/13) at the Ross Bridge Resort in Birmingham, Alabama. McDonald’s engaging performance included “New Lovers,” “Wildcard,” and “Come On” from his latest album, Modern Hearts – Deluxe album.… Read more...


A Day in the Life of a Demo

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.19.22. Having run a professional recording studio as an engineer and producer for close to thirty years, the process of taking a songwriter’s rough recording to a finished master is second nature to me. However, I’m well aware that for songwriters getting ready to demo one of their songs for the first… Read more...


Lauren Alaina Performs at This Year’s Rising Through the Ranks

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From News, posted 8.19.22. Celebrating its 14th year, Rising Through the Ranks, a two-day management training program for female radio executives, was held recently (8/10-8/11) at BMI’s office on Music Row in Nashville. The highlight of the two-day program was a performance by BMI songwriter and Big Loud Records recording artist Lauren Alaina. This annual… Read more...


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