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BMI Congratulates its 2017 IBMA Nominees

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From News, posted 8.18.17. The International Bluegrass Music Association has honored BMI affiliates with nominations across every musical category for their 2017 IBMA Awards. Hosted by Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, the 28th annual ceremony will be held at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina, on September 28. Congratulations… Read more...


10 Questions: Marty Stuart

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.30.12. Traditional country music has no greater ambassador than Marty Stuart. Whether using his acclaimed RFD-TV show, The Marty Stuart Show, as a platform for the music’s best practitioners, or sending his vast collection of country memorabilia on the road, so that fans can get a tangible sense of the music’s history,… Read more...


Remembering Earl Scruggs: 1924-2012

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From News, posted 3.29.12. Bluegrass legend Earl Scruggs died on Wednesday, March 28 in Nashville. He was 88. “Earl Scruggs was traditional, and at the same time he was avant-garde. With Flatt and Scruggs he defined the banjo, taking it from rural stages to the Opry, then college campuses in the 60s, all the way to… Read more...


BMI Pickers and Poets Dominate 2010 IBMA Awards

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From News, posted 10.04.10. Dailey & Vincent took home their third consecutive Entertainer of the Year crown during the 21st Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, held Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. The power-duo also earned Vocal Group and Album of the Year for Dailey & Vincent Sing the Statler… Read more...


Dailey & Vincent Lead BMI List of IBMA Nominees

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From News, posted 8.18.10. The International Bluegrass Music Association has announced nominees for the 2010 International Bluegrass Music Awards, and BMI songwriters, artists and musicians lead the list. The prestigious trophies will be handed out Thursday, September 30, 2010, at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, during World of Bluegrass week, September 27 – October… Read more...


Veteran Dan Tyminski Leads BMI Charge in 2009 IBMA Nominations

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From News, posted 8.17.09. BMI bluegrassers swept the nominations for the 20th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, slated for Thursday, October 1 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. From Dan Tyminski to reigning Entertainers of the Year Dailey and Vincent, the nominee list is chock-full of esteemed sidemen currently gaining traction by fronting their… Read more...


Conversations: Béla Fleck & Earl Scruggs

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.06.09. Earl Scruggs died yesterday, March 28, in Nashville at age 88. In 2009, Mr. Scruggs talked with Béla Fleck about his legendary career. Are legends simply born, or are they made? In an exclusive interview for BMI MusicWorld, renowned bluegrass-jazz synergist Béla Fleck sat down with revered five-string banjo godfather Earl… Read more...


BMI Bluegrass Beaucoup: IBMA Announces Nominees for 2008 Awards

From News, posted 8.21.08. The International Bluegrass Music Association recently revealed the nominees for the 2008 IBMA Awards, and BMI artists, songwriters and musicians dominate the elite list. New duo Dailey & Vincent underscored the strength of their phenomenal breakout year with the most nods, while mainstays including Blue Highway and Dan Tyminski reaped the… Read more...


Kanye West Leads Grammy Nominees

From News, posted 12.07.07. BMI rap superstar Kanye West will be the top contender at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards, earning eight nominations and leading the pack of BMI Grammy Award nominees. The ceremony will broadcast live on February 10 from Los Angeles in the Staples Center. Kanye West … Read more...


Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Inducts Bob DiPiero, Flatt & Scruggs and Hank Williams, Jr.

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From News, posted 10.18.07. NSAI Also Presents Annual Awards Bob DiPiero, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs and Hank Williams, Jr. were honored for their songwriting contributions and welcomed to the esteemed ranks of the Nashville Songwriters Hall Fame during the 38th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner… Read more...


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