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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...


BMI Writers Overwhelmingly Take 2015 IBMA Nominations

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From News, posted 9.17.15. Again this year, BMI writers made a sweep of the 2015 IBMA nominations with nods in every category and many, many BMI writers receiving multiple nominations. We congratulate them all for being recognized for their creativity and hard work and wish them good luck at the awards ceremony on Thursday, October… Read more...


BMI Bluegrass Leaders Sweep 2012 IBMA Awards

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From News, posted 10.05.12. BMI’s bluegrass family swept the 23rd annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, winning a commanding 89% of the trophies handed out on September 27 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. From The Gibson Brothers, who clinched the Entertainer of the Year Crown, and Bluegrass Hall of Fame inductees Doyle Lawson and Ralph Rinzler, to… Read more...


BMI Bluegrass Leaders Take Overwhelming Majority of 2012 IBMA Nods

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From News, posted 8.17.12. BMI’s bluegrass family is poised to sweep the 2012 International Bluegrass Music Awards, continuing the traditional dominance of BMI’s historically deep bluegrass roster. With nine nods, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out lead the pack of nominees, followed closely by Alison Krauss & Union Station with eight nominations, and Blue Highway… Read more...


Bobby Braddock, Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, Sony/ATV & More Honored at 2011 BMI Country Awards

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From News, posted 11.09.11. BMI celebrated the songwriters and publishers behind country music’s most-performed songs of the past year during the 59th annual BMI Country Awards. BMI staged the event in its Nashville offices, located in the heart of Music Row, where behind-the-scenes hit-makers and center stage superstars came together to toast one… Read more...


Majority of 2011 IBMA Awards Go to BMI Bluegrass Family

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From News, posted 10.03.11. The International Bluegrass Music Association Awards recognized the genre’s best on Thursday, September 29 at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. From Bill Monroe to Flatt and Scruggs, bluegrass’s deepest roots are intertwined with the BMI story. The 2011 IBMA Awards celebrated that history and today’s torch-bearers, as BMI legends, current… Read more...


BMI’s Bluegrass Family Dominates 2011 IBMA Nominations

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From News, posted 8.19.11. The International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) has announced nominees for its prestigious International Bluegrass Music Awards, and BMI songwriters dominate the list. Ageless traditionalists and high lonesome boundary pushers rub elbows with one another in the 2011 roll call of bluegrass’s best, pointing to the genre’s undiminished relevance. With nine nods,… 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 and Vincent, Dan Tyminski, Michael Cleveland and More Dominate IBMA Awards

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From News, posted 10.06.09. BMI’s bluegrass family dominated the 2009 International Bluegrass Music Awards, walking away with almost every trophy in every category. Dailey & Vincent, Dan Tyminski, and Michael Cleveland garnered the most honors, as they all made return trips to the stage during the ceremony on Thursday, October 1 at the legendary Ryman… 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...


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