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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 ACM Nominees

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From News, posted 2.16.17. On April 2, in Las Vegas, the Academy of Country Music will air its 52nd awards ceremony on CBS, and BMI writers are situated to win big again this year! Leading the pack of BMI ACM nominees for 2017 are: Keith Urban with seven nods, Miranda Lambert and Maren Morris each… Read more...


BMI Writers Take Major GRAMMY Nominations

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From News, posted 12.27.16. After another prolific year of incredible music, BMI songwriters made a strong showing in the nominations for the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards, slated to be presented Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Earning multiple nods across the prestigious Recording Academy accolade’s 84 separate categories, the 2016… Read more...


BMI Mourns the Loss of Songwriting Legend Curly Putman

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From News, posted 11.03.16. BMI is saddened at the passing of Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member and multiple BMI award-winner Curly Putman, who died Sunday at the age of 85. Putman’s vast catalog of songs undeniably helped shape country music history and include, among others, “D-I-V-O-R-C-E” and “Green, Green Grass of Home.” He also… Read more...


Kenny Chesney Receives BMI President’s Award at the 2016 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.02.16. Keith Urban, Eric Church and Dean Dillon pay tribute to the songwriting legend Ross Copperman, Sony/ATV among honorees Congressman Doug Collins receives BMI Champion Award Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2016 CMA Nominees

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From News, posted 9.01.16. BMI is proud to congratulate all of our affiliates who were nominated for this year’s prestigious CMA Awards. Leading the pack for BMI are Eric Church, who is again this year up for five awards, and Maren Morris, who also received five nods. Other multiple artist nominees include Carrie Underwood and… Read more...


BMI Celebrates Country Star Dustin Lynch and The Writers of ‘Mind Reader’

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From News, posted 8.25.16. Friends, family and music industry executives gathered yesterday at South to celebrate BMI artist Dustin Lynch and the writers of his #1 hit “Mind Reader.” Penned by BMI songwriter Rhett Akins and writer Ben Hayslip, with production by Mickey Jack Cones, the track is the third single from his second studio… Read more...


BMI Celebrates ‘Think of You’ With a Hall of Fame Party

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From News, posted 8.17.16. The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville filled with supporters of Chris Young and his co-writers Corey Crowder and Josh Hoge, who penned the #1 hit “Think of You.” The track, a duet with Cassadee Pope, is the second single from Chris’s fifth studio album I’m Comin’ Over. The song… Read more...


BMI Writers Have Another Historic Night at the ACMs

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From News, posted 4.04.16. The Academy of Country Music again this year overwhelmingly celebrated BMI songwriters, who took home the majority of the awards given out last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Multiple wins were had by Little Big Town, who took home Vocal Group of the Year and Vocal… Read more...


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