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BMI Celebrates its Songwriters at 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

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From News, posted 6.18.19. BMI is very proud of its affiliates honored at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 50th Annual Induction & Award Gala, held June 13 at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. BMI songwriters inducted into the prestigious institution this year included Dallas Austin, Tom T. Hall, and recent BMI Troubadour Award… Read more...


BMI Writers Dallas Austin, Tom T. Hall & John Prine to be Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 1.15.19. BMI is exceptionally proud of its affiliates being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame for 2019. As announced on Saturday, January 12, the Hall will soon welcome in BMI songwriters Dallas Austin, Tom T. Hall and recent BMI Troubadour Award recipient John Prine. Dedicated to honoring the contributions of the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 GRAMMY Nominees

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From News, posted 12.13.18. BMI is exceptionally proud to congratulate its many affiliates nominated for awards by the Recording Academy at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, scheduled to be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nominations for the music industry’s most prestigious accolades were announced on December 7. In the… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2018 Americana Music Award Winners and Honorees

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From News, posted 9.13.18. The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville was the place to be last night for the Americana Music Honors & Awards Show. Again this year, BMI songwriters were at the top of the list of wins with Jason Isbell taking a notable three awards for Album of the Year for The Nashville Sound… Read more...


BMI to Honor John Prine With Troubadour Award

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From News, posted 8.17.18. BMI is pleased to announce that revered singer-songwriter John Prine will be honored with the Troubadour Award at a private dinner held at BMI’s Nashville office on Monday, September 10. The Troubadour Award celebrates songwriters who have made a lasting impact on the songwriting community. The award, given only once previously,… Read more...


When Clever is Too Clever in Songwriting

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.15.17. Before addressing what might constitute being “too clever” in lyrics, I’ll begin by defining what I mean by “clever” lyrics. For the purposes of this article I’m referring to songs with lyrics that are witty, tongue-in-cheek, humorous, or amusing. These are in contrast to those that fall into the category of… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its Americana Music Award Winners and Honorees

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From News, posted 9.18.17. BMI is proud to congratulate its writers who took home the majority of trophies and honors at the Americana Music Honors and Awards ceremony at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on September 13. Congratulations to all. Here’s the list: Album of the Year A Sailor’s Guide to… Read more...


BMI Brings Music to Hubbard Radio Meetings

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From News, posted 9.11.17. BMI was asked to provide the musical entertainment at Hubbard Radio’s Annual Managers Meeting held recently (9/6) in Austin in conjunction with the 2017 Radio Show. BMI singer-songwriter Robert Ellis entertained the audience of market managers and corporate staff with his unique Americana sound and impressive guitar work. The Texas native… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2017 Americana Music Awards Nominees

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From News, posted 9.08.17. BMI writers are taking center stage this year with multiple nominations for Americana Music Awards. BMI songwriter Sturgill Simpson leads the pack with three nods, while Lori McKenna and Drive-By Truckers each earned two nominations. The ceremony, which takes place annually at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and is this year… Read more...


BMI Presents John Doe, Todd Snider and Jesse Malin in In-Depth Discussion on Songwriting at SXSW

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From News, posted 3.13.12. Titled “How to Track and Capture Wild Roots Songs of North America” and Hosted by BMI’s Jody Williams, the Panel will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 5:15 at the Austin Convention Center, Room 16B Read more...


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