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BMI Congratulates its 2019 NaSHOF Inductees, Larry Gatlin, Dwight Yoakam, Marcus Hummon and Kostas

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From News, posted 8.08.19. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced that it will induct BMI songwriters Larry Gatlin, Dwight Yoakam, Marcus Hummon and Kostas to its prestigious hall of fame on Monday, October 14, at the Music City Center. The new inductees will join the 213 existing members of the elite organization, which… Read more...


Hit BMI Songwriter Brings Stories and Songs to Michigan Restaurant Association Retreat

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From News, posted 8.16.18. BMI partnered with the Michigan Restaurant Association (07/30) to provide the musical entertainment at their annual summer board retreat held at the Inn at Bay Harbor in Bay Harbor, MI. Hit BMI songwriter Kent Blazy performed for the group of Michigan hotel, bar and restaurant owners, playing songs he has written… Read more...


BMI Partners with Hotel and Radio Group to Present Montana Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 9.16.15. BMI proudly partnered recently (Sept 11-12) with the historic Sacajawea Hotel and Cherry Creek Radio with support from the Montana Lodging and Hospitality Association to present the 1st annual Sacajawea Songwriters Festival in scenic Three Forks, Montana. The two-day festival featured a songwriter’s clinic and a local songwriting competition, as well… Read more...


Current Trends in Country Music: What’s Hot & What’s Not

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.16.15. “That ain’t country!” is a comment I often hear when I play current country hits in my songwriting workshops. It’s true that today’s country hits bear little resemblance to the songs that topped the charts by Elvis, Tammy, Waylon, Willie, and Patsy. Music evolves and the styles that rule the charts… Read more...


Coeur d’Alene Songwriters Festival Presents Country Music’s Most Successful Songwriters

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From News, posted 4.18.12. BMI Partners with Radio Groups and the Coeur d’Alene Resort to bring the heroes behind the hits to Luxurious Idaho Lakeside Setting Read more...


Lady Antebellum Soars at 2011 Grammy Awards

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From News, posted 2.14.11. Lady Antebellum will bring a host of Grammy gold home to Nashville: With five wins, the crossover trio led the BMI charge at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, held last night in Los Angeles. Lady A’s “Need You Now,” co-written by members and BMI songwriters Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley, earned… Read more...


BMI Congratulates Our Members on More Than 375 Grammy Nominations!

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From News, posted 2.08.11. Read BMI’s 2011 Grammy nominees news story from December 2, 2010. Name, Number of Nominations Eminem, 10 Lady Gaga, 6 John Legend, 5 Rihanna, 5 The Roots, 5 B.o.B, 4 Drake (socan), 4 Cee Lo Green, 4 Lady Antebellum, 4 Read more...


Dailey & Vincent Lead BMI List of IBMA Nominees

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From News, posted 8.18.10. The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced nominees for the 2010 International Bluegrass Music Awards, and BMI songwriters, artists and musicians lead the list. The prestigious trophies will be handed out Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, during World of Bluegrass week, September 27 – October… Read more...


Harlan Howard’s Chart Magic

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.24.10. When British troupe One Eskimo shot to the top of AAA charts, present and past collided. The band’s “Kandi” is a combination of freewheeling cover, inspired original, and DJ-sampling savvy: As One Eskimo frontman Kristian Leontiou’s lilting vocals launch into the familiar refrain of “He Called Me Baby,” he is suddenly… Read more...


Holler Back: Patty Loveless Releases ‘Mountain Soul II’

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.22.09. With a voice like a wrecking ball made of honey, Patty Loveless tears into the opening lines of Harlan Howard’s 1962 classic “Busted,” the first song on Mountain Soul II, the long-awaited continuation of the critically acclaimed 2001 album that laid bare the Kentucky coal mining roots of the gold-selling, three-time… Read more...


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