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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 Celebrates Million-Air Award With Songwriter John McFee

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From News, posted 10.25.16. BMI songwriter and member of the Doobie Brothers John McFee stopped by BMI’s Nashville office to celebrate one million radio spins of his song “Any Way the Wind Blows,” recorded by Southern Pacific. Released on the band’s 1989 album County Line, the song hit number 4 on the Billboard Hot Country… Read more...


Sting and Top Songwriters Honored at 2016 BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 10.10.16. “Thinking Out Loud” wins Song of the Year for Ed Sheeran Read more...


British Songwriters Lead the Race for Song of the Year

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From News, posted 10.06.16. Adele and Ed Sheeran in the Running for the title at the BMI London Awards on October 10 Read more...


BMI Songwriting Legend Bert Berns to Be Honored by Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 2.05.16. BMI is very proud to share the news that its venerable affiliate and storied songwriter/producer Bert Berns is being posthumously recognized as the recipient of the prestigious Ahmet Ertegun Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Though he passed away at the tragically early age of… Read more...


Dr. John and Cyril Neville to be Presented With the ‘Louie Award’ in Honor of Louis Armstrong

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From News, posted 11.17.15. BMI is proud to announce that legendary BMI songwriters, Dr. John and Cyril Neville, will be presented with the ‘Louie Award’ for their dedication to preserving and promoting the cultural legacy of musical icon Louis Armstrong at the Louis Armstrong House Museum annual gala on December 2, 2015. “Each of our… Read more...


Majority of 2015 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductions Go to BMI Writers

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From News, posted 4.15.15. Broadcast Music, Inc. is proud to congratulate its Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees, who make up the majority of the 2015 class. The venerable institution, dedicated since 1969 to celebrating the work of composers and lyricists responsible for some of the world’s most popular music, will host the 46th annual induction… Read more...


Queen to be Honored as BMI Icons at BMI London Awards

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From News, posted 8.15.11. Queen will be named BMI Icons at the organization’s annual London Awards. The ceremony is slated for Tuesday, October 4 at London’s Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane. Read more...


Allen Toussaint to be Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

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From News, posted 2.22.11. BMI great Allen Toussaint will become the newest member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization’s 42nd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. The star-studded event is slated for Thursday, June 16 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Additional special award honorees will be announced soon. A… Read more...


Shy Carter Rips Down Walls

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.07.11. Don’t let the bashful nickname fool you: Blake “Shy” Carter has arrived in a decidedly bold way. And if things go according to plan, the Memphis-born songwriter/producer will be dominating the charts for years to come. In an historically-impressive crossover move, Carter has transitioned from writing and producing tracks for urban… Read more...


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