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BMI and CBS Radio Present 1st Annual Detroit Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 10.25.16. BMI and CBS Radio joined forces recently (10/19-10/22) to host the 1st annual Detroit Songwriters Festival, a 4 day event in the Motor City designed to shine a spotlight on the craft of songwriting. Featured BMI artists/songwriters included Hunter Hayes, LoCash, Uncle Kracker, Michael Ray, Wendell Mobley, Casey Beathard, Troy Verges… Read more...


Miranda Lambert Leads List of 2011 ACM Nominees

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From News, posted 2.03.11. BMI songwriters, artists, and producers earned 72% of the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards nominations, announced earlier this week. With seven nominations, BMI torchbearer Miranda Lambert leads the list of nominees. The reigning ACM Top Female Vocalist will vie for that title again, as well as Song and Single… Read more...


Rehab: Road Warriors, ‘Home’ at Last

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From MusicWorld, posted 10.08.10. Underscoring their chosen name, Rehab has undergone a befitting amount of stylistic shifts and self-discovery over the past decade. Spearheaded by original member and singer-songwriter Danny Alexander, aka Danny Boone, the Atlanta-based crew found a foothold last year with the immensely popular juke-joint anthem “Bartender Song (Sittin’ at a Bar)”. Now… Read more...


BMI Country Awards 2009 Big Winners

From News, posted 11.11.09. BMI Icon Kris Kristofferson Songwriter of the Year BOBBY PINSON “All I Want to Do” “Already Gone” “She Never Cried in Front of Me” “We Weren’t Crazy” Song of the Year “LOVE STORY” Taylor Swift Sony/ATV Tree Taylor Swift… Read more...


Gamble & Huff Named BMI Icons at 57th Annual Pop Awards

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From News, posted 5.20.09. Eight-Way Tie for Prestigious Songwriter of the Year Crown, ‘Bubbly’ Earns Song of the Year, & Universal Music Secures Publisher of the Year Honors BMI held its 57th Annual Pop Awards tonight, honoring Gamble & Huff as BMI Icons. Songwriter of the Year honors resulted in a record-setting eight-way tie this… Read more...


Matt Mahaffey: Song of the Chameleon

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From MusicWorld, posted 4.09.09. He invents quirky solo projects, wrote a song for the Shrek soundtrack, plays with artists like Beck and Beyoncé, creates the music for the bi-cultural animated Nickelodeon show Ni Hao, Kai-Lan and records and produces with Jeff Turzo under the moniker of Wired All Wrong. He’s Matt Mahaffey, a Tennessee-bred, Los… Read more...


McGraw and ‘Live Like You Were Dying’ Inspire Most ACM Nominations

From News, posted 3.07.05. With mentions in six categories, BMI superstar Tim McGraw is the top nominee in the 40th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, announced March 3. In addition to entertainer and male vocalist praise, McGraw collected an album nomination for Live Like You Were Dying, with… Read more...


McGraw, Keith and Big & Rich Lead First Round of CMT Music Awards

From News, posted 2.28.05. BMI superstars led the list of nominees for the 2005 CMT Music Awards, country music's only fan-voted awards show. Tim McGraw drew five mentions, with Big & Rich and Toby Keith receiving four each. Alison Krauss, Martina McBride, Shania Twain and Keith Urban… Read more...


Toby Keith Reclaims Lead in CMA Nods

From News, posted 9.08.04. Recognized in six categories, Toby Keith led the list of BMI-affiliated nominees for the 38th Annual Country Music Association Awards (announced August 30). Nominated for Entertainer and Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year for Shock'N Y'all, Keith also picked up Single… Read more...


BMI and Guitar Center to Present ‘Career Connection’ Seminar on July 28

From News, posted 7.19.04. Exclusive Webcast on Songwriter101.com to Feature Atlantic CEO Jason Flom and EMI EVP Evan Lamberg BMI will present the first in a series of educational seminars on Wednesday, July 28 from Guitar Center's Manhattan store (25 W. 14th St.). This unique event entitled "Career Connection," starts at 7:00pm… Read more...


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