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Are Your Songs Too “Rangy” for Today’s Singers?

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.19.18. At the beginning of my career, I had a song go on hold for a female country music star whose singles regularly went to #1. The head of her record label said my song was a “must-cut” situation, and I was faced with a daunting decision: should I buy a Mercedes… Read more...


BMI Supports the Fifth Annual Island Hopper Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 9.11.18. LOCASH and Midland headlining festival featuring more than 75 singer-songwriters performing across Southwest Florida Read more...


BMI Songwriters Give Back to Ohio Breweries

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From News, posted 8.23.18. From August 10-21, BMI proudly partnered with the Ohio Craft Brewers Association on a tour that brought six Nashville songwriters to breweries in 11 cities and towns across the Buckeye state. The purpose of the tour was to give back to the many breweries in Ohio that support BMI songwriters through… Read more...


BMI Showcases “The Sweetheart Deal” at Annual Gathering of Florida Broadcasters

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From News, posted 7.06.18. BMI proudly showcased a new singer-songwriter duo recently (6/27-28) at the Florida Association of Broadcasters annual conference, which was held at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort in St. Petersburg. The Sweetheart Deal, comprised of BMI songwriters Emily Kinney and Paul McDonald, performed for a packed house of radio and television executives from… Read more...


BMI Radio Customers and Association Partners Treated to VIP Experiences at Key West Festival

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From News, posted 5.14.18. BMI helped host two VIP receptions for licensing customers and association partners who traveled to the southernmost point in the continental U.S. to enjoy the 2018 Key West Songwriters Festival, held May 9-13. The first event was held in partnership with the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association at the Southernmost House… Read more...


Maryland Restaurateurs Treated to Performances by Hit BMI Songwriters

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From News, posted 5.08.18. BMI partnered recently (5/5) with the Restaurant Association of Maryland to present a special BMI songwriter showcase during a VIP reception held at Fager’s Island in Ocean City, Maryland, in advance of RAM’s Stars of Industry Awards Gala. Nashville songwriters Hugh Mitchell and Dave Pahanish performed a number of songs from… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 ACM Nominees

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From News, posted 3.01.18. The Academy of Country Music has announced this year’s award nominees and many talented BMI songwriters are again taking center stage. Leading the BMI pack is Thomas Rhett with 6 nominations; Keith Urban with 5; Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris, each with 4; and Little Big Town and Midland, each with… Read more...


Talking With: Devin Dawson

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.09.18. The grittiness of rock, the emotion of soul, and the songwriting and lyrical content of country. Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 CMA Award Winners

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From News, posted 11.09.17. Last night, at the CMA Awards in Nashville, the country music community came together in a powerful show of unity to honor not only the top country singers and songwriters, including those who passed away in the last year, but also the victims of the tragic shooting last month in Las… Read more...


Bob DiPiero Receives BMI Icon Award at 2017 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.08.17. Reba, Brooks & Dunn, and Jon Pardi pay tribute to the songwriting legend; Keith Urban receives BMI Champion Award; Ross Copperman, Sony/ATV among honorees Read more...


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