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10 Questions With John Oates

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.25.14. The iconic songwriter on the making of his new album, Good Road to Follow Read more...


10 Questions With Kim Richey

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From MusicWorld, posted 6.19.13. The hit writer discusses finding her voice and pushing boundaries 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...


Legends Toast Hank Cochran at BMI

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From News, posted 6.17.09. Living legends gathered to salute iconic songwriter Hank Cochran Monday, June 15 at BMI’s Music Row offices. Merle Haggard, Bobby Bare, Dean Dillon, Jamey Johnson, Lee Ann Womack, Gene Watson, Red Lane, and Whitey Shafer took turns delivering acoustic versions of Hank Cochran classics, while guests including Elvis Costello, Cowboy Jack… Read more...


AMA Announces Nominees for 2008 Honors & Awards

From News, posted 6.15.08. BMI played happy host to the Americana Music Association Honors & Awards nominees’ announcement party Wednesday, June 11 in Nashville. Guests including Jason Ringenberg and Warner Hodges of Jason and the Scorchers fame, Fats Kaplin, Justin Townes Earle, legendary A&R executive Mary Martin, Mike Farris, Chuck Mead, Webb Wilder and so… Read more...


Perseverance Rewarded: Pop Stoneman Enters Country Music Hall of Fame

From News, posted 5.02.08. BMI singer, songwriter and musician Ernest “Pop” Stoneman officially entered the Country Music Hall of Fame’s hallowed ranks Sunday, April 27, during the traditional medallion ceremony. Family, friends and admirers were on hand to reminisce and toast the musical innovator, who passed away in… Read more...


Americana Music Elite Gather at BMI Nashville for AMA Announcement Party

From News, posted 6.25.06. Roots music aficionados and creators gathered in BMI Nashville's main lobby on June 15 to hear Americana giants Steve Earle and Allison Moorer announce the 2006 Americana Music Association Awards nominees. The packed house enjoyed margaritas and tapas, while the audience's ears feasted on the music of the… Read more...


Americana Awards Honor Kristofferson, Douglas, Prine and Phillips

From News, posted 10.08.03. BMI affiliates Kris Kristofferson, Jerry Douglas, John Prine and the late Sam Phillips of Sun Studios were saluted at the recent Americana Music Association Awards in Nashville. Read more...


BMI’s Norah Jones Dominates The 45th Annual Grammy Awards

From News, posted 2.23.03. Come Away With Me, the debut album and single by 23-year old Norah Jones, was the big winner in February 23’s Grammy Awards Presentations at NYC’s Madison Square Garden. Jones’s sultry vocals and piano styling led her first CD to grab the coveted Recording Academy Gramophones in the top categories… Read more...


Sheryl Crow, Eminem, Norah Jones Top Grammy Nominees List

From News, posted 1.06.03. BMI songwriter/artists Sheryl Crow, Eminem and Norah Jones lead the list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards with five nods each. Nominees were announced today (1/7) at a press conference at New York's Madison Square Garden. The 45th Grammy Awards will be held on February… Read more...


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