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BMI Congratulates its 2018 ACM Winners

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From News, posted 4.16.18. There were several big wins for BMI affiliates last night at the Academy of Country Music Awards, held in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The star-studded event celebrated the best in country with performances by some of its biggest stars, including Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Thomas Rhett, Luke… Read more...


BMI Hosts Annual Tin Pan South Show with Rhett Akins and Friends

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From News, posted 4.06.18. On Tuesday night, BMI packed out iconic Nashville venue 3rd + Lindsley for their annual Tin Pan South show. Curated by two-time BMI Songwriter of the Year Rhett Akins and 2017 BMI Icon Bob DiPiero, the show kicked off with a surprise performance from Akins and son Thomas Rhett. With the… Read more...


BMI and ASCAP Honor Dustin Lynch’s Fifth Consecutive No. 1 “Small Town Boy”

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From News, posted 3.09.18. Yesterday afternoon, friends, family and Music Row VIPs gathered at vintage arcade bar HQ Beercade to celebrate 2017’s longest-running song of the year, “Small Town Boy,” with songwriters Rhett Akins, Kyle Fishman, Ben Hayslip and Broken Bow artist Dustin Lynch. The four-week chart-topper had 2017’s largest single-week audience and marks BMI… 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...


BMI Congratulates its CMA Triple Play Award Winners

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From News, posted 2.27.18. On Tuesday, February 20, the Nashville music community gathered at Marathon Music Works to honor this year’s CMA Triple Play Award winners. The Triple Play Awards honor country music songwriters who have penned three #1 songs within a twelve-month period based on the Country Aircheck, Billboard Country Airplay, and Billboard Hot… 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...


Catching Up With Country Superstar Cole Swindell

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.18.17. Cole Swindell is on a winning streak, and he’s not slowing down anytime soon. Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 CMA Nominees

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From News, posted 9.07.17. Nominations for the 51st CMA Awards are in, with BMI writers taking major nods again this year. Leading the pack with an incredible five nods is Miranda Lambert for Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Music Video of the Year, Female Vocalist of the Year and Single of the… Read more...


Hit Writers Nicolle Galyon and Rodney Clawson host BMI Showcase at Tin Pan South

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From News, posted 3.29.17. BMI award-winning songwriters Nicolle Galyon and Rodney Clawson helped bring in the crowd when they hosted BMI’s showcase at Tin Pan South March 28 at 3rd and Lindsley. The sold-out show also featured up-and-comers Claire Douglas, Brad Clawson, Emily Weisband and RaeLynn, as well as BMI Country Award-winning Songwriters of the… Read more...


Thomas Rhett’s Double No. One Party Is A Family Affair Celebrating Two Chart-Toppers

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From News, posted 3.02.17. ACM Awards “Male Vocalist of the Year” nominee and BMI singer-songwriter Thomas Rhett brought together close family and friends March 1 at Nashville’s vintage arcade bar Kung Fu Saloon, to celebrate his chart-toppers “T–Shirt” and “Star Of The Show” off his sophomore album Tangled Up. First joined by “T-Shirt” songwriters Ashley… Read more...


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