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BMI to Honor John Prine With Troubadour Award

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From News, posted 8.17.18. BMI is pleased to announce that revered singer-songwriter John Prine will be honored with the Troubadour Award at a private dinner held at BMI’s Nashville office on Monday, September 10. The Troubadour Award celebrates songwriters who have made a lasting impact on the songwriting community. The award, given only once previously,… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Stephen Dorff’s “Wheeler” Set in Motion in Theatres

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From News, posted 2.02.17. In his latest film, Wheeler, BMI songwriter and actor Stephen Dorff plays Wheeler Bryson, an aspiring country singer who travels to Nashville in search of his big break. Shot on location, the unique film features Dorff taking on Music City incognito, due to the help of prosthetic makeup. Throughout his cinematic… Read more...


BMI Writers Take Major GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.27.16. After another prolific year of incredible music, BMI songwriters made a strong showing in the nominations for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, slated to be presented Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Earning multiple nods across the prestigious Recording Academy accolade’s 84 separate categories, the 2016… Read more...


Celebrating Cam’s “Burning House”: An Inside Look at BMI’s #1 Parties

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From News, posted 3.04.16. For 63 years, BMI has celebrated the music of BMI country legends like Dean Dillon, Bobby Braddock, Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson, Vince Gill, Mac Davis, and many others, and honored the writers of the top country songs played on radio and TV at the Company’s annual BMI Country Awards. But for… Read more...


Up and Coming BMI Writer is Featured Entertainment at Management Training Program for Women in Radio

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From News, posted 9.04.14. BMI, in partnership with the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group (MIW), presented the 7th annual Rising Through the Ranks, Women in Radio Management & Leadership Training Program in Nashville on August 27-28. Twenty female radio executives participated in the program as a result… Read more...


Writing and Placing Songs Internationally

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.28.14. The renowned instructor of the BMI Nashville Songwriters’ Workshop on the keys to global success Read more...


Industry Celebrates BMI President Del Bryant - 2014 Golden Mike Award Recipient

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From News, posted 3.24.14. More than 200 television, radio and music industry executives gathered at the Plaza Hotel in New York City on Monday, February 24, 2014, to celebrate the illustrious career of Broadcast Music, Inc. President Del Bryant, who was awarded the 2014 Golden Mike Award by the Broadcasters Foundation of America for his… Read more...


Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff to Receive Johnny Mercer Award

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From News, posted 3.05.14. The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced that legendary songwriters and longtime BMI affiliates Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff will be the 2014 recipients of the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award at the organization’s induction ceremony on June 12, 2014. The award is to honor songwriters “whose body of work is of such… Read more...


BMI President Del Bryant to be Honored With 2014 Golden Mike Award

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From News, posted 1.30.14. On February 24, 2014, the Broadcasters Foundation of America will present the coveted 2014 Golden Mike Award to Broadcast Music, Inc.’s President Del Bryant at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. An impressive list of broadcasters and entertainers will participate in the Gala, including BMI Icon Kris Kristofferson, who will… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Tompall Glaser

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From News, posted 8.16.13. Country singer, publisher, studio owner and longtime Broadcast Music, Inc. member Tompall Glaser passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at the age of 79. A pioneer of the outlaw movement alongside Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson, Glaser rebelled against commercial, formulaic country and opened his own publishing company and… Read more...


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