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BMI Songwriter Helps Wisconsin Restaurant Association Debut New Conference for its Members

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From News, posted 11.04.22. Award winning BMI songwriter Dylan Altman was the featured entertainment at the 1st annual Restaurant Insights Summit Live! held recently in Green Bay and presented by the Wisconsin Restaurant Association. Altman, who has written number one songs for Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw and Jake Owen, performed for the large group of… Read more...


GRAMMY-Nominated BMI Songwriter Entertains California Innkeepers

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From News, posted 1.26.22. The California Association of Boutique & Breakfast Inns held their annual INNspire Conference & Marketplace in person this year at the Bahia Resort Hotel in San Diego and BMI helped make it an event to remember. Award-winning BMI songwriter James Slater was the featured entertainment at their closing beach party where… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Joins Panel at Ohio Arts Professionals Conference

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From News, posted 10.21.21. Award-winning BMI songwriter Jason White helped educate artists, agents, and venue executives on the intricacies of copyright law as it pertains to music licensing and public performances during the Ohio Arts Professionals Network (OAPN) annual conference held recently in Cleveland. The Ohio native joined the panel organized by BMI to share… Read more...


5 Mistakes to Avoid When Casting Your Songs

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.24.21. While a film or TV show’s casting director is tasked with finding the right actors for a given role, those of us who create and represent songs have the job of identifying the ideal artists for our songs. Whether you are a songwriter pitching your own material or a music publisher… 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...


“Amazed” Songwriter Aimee Mayo Shares Her Unexpected Journey to Hitmaker

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.19.21. The lauded songwriter releases her memoir, Talking to the Sky, likening the book writing process to “writing a song for 15 years.” Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of GRAMMY-Winning Songwriter Jamie O’Hara

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From News, posted 1.08.21. BMI is saddened by the news that singer-songwriter Jamie O’Hara passed away yesterday. Highly decorated for the GRAMMY-winning megahit “Grandpa (Tell Me ‘Bout the Good Old Days),” which was recorded by The Judds in 1986, O’Hara was also the scribe behind Ronnie McDowell’s smashes “Wandering Eyes” and “Older Women.” Early on,… Read more...


BMI Brings Music to Hospitality Minnesota’s Fall Conference

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From News, posted 11.16.20. BMI helped Hospitality Minnesota wrap of the first day of its Fall Conference recently (11/10) with a virtual performance by one of its awarding-winning country songwriters. BMI songwriter Jason White entertained the group of Hospitality Minnesota executives along with RV park, resort and campground owners from across the North Star State… Read more...


BMI Hitmaker Closes out Virtual Conference for Media Finance Execs

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From News, posted 9.02.20. As has become tradition, BMI provided one of its award-winning songwriters to perform at the closing luncheon of the annual Media Finance Focus conference presented recently (8/27) by the Media Financial Management Association. As a result of the pandemic, this year’s conference was held virtually over July and August, and once… Read more...


Daniel Tashian on Inspiration, Curiosity & Collaborating With Songwriting Legend Burt Bacharach

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From The Weekly, posted 7.28.20. Daniel Tashian was already on a roll. An accomplished songwriter/producer and multi-instrumentalist, Tashian — the son of Barry and Holly Tashian, the celebrated bluegrass duo — started making music early on, landing a deal with Elektra Records at the age of 19. He formed the Nashville-based band The Silver Seas (originally… Read more...


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