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BMI Bulletin Board: February

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From MusicWorld, posted 2.15.18. Workshops, conference, contest and festival opportunities for songwriters and composers. Read more...


Trio of Nashville Hitmakers Treat BMI Customers to Special Mountain High Experience

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From News, posted 1.17.18. BMI once again hosted a special reception for its licensing customers and association partners who were in Crested Butte, Colorado recently (1/10-1/13) for the 4th annual Mountain High Music Festival presented by legendary BMI songwriter Dean Dillon. The festival, which featured a number of Nashville songwriters along with Rock & Roll… Read more...


BMI Announces Star-Studded Lineup for 2017 Key West Songwriters Festival

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From News, posted 4.12.17. Main Stage Duval Street Concert to Feature Sony Music Nashville artists Maren Morris, Old Dominion & Cam Read more...


Legendary Guitarist/Songwriter Steve Cropper to Donate Historic Instruments to the Smithsonian

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From News, posted 11.21.16. In the pantheon of American music, guitarist and songwriter Steve Cropper is a titan of classic R&B, soul, funk, blues and rock ‘n’ roll. With that legacy, on December 1 the celebrated Cropper will present four historic instruments to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. In an event made possible… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: May

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From MusicWorld, posted 5.23.16. Workshops, conference and contest opportunities for songwriters and composers Read more...


BMI Songwriter Steve Cropper Receives Million-Air Award at Trapped Above Ground Showcase

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From News, posted 12.18.14. Broadcast Music, Inc. writer Steve Cropper was honored with another Million-Air certificate for his iconic hit “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay,” reaching an incredible 10 million broadcast performances. Cropper was presented with the award after playing at BMI’s HDRadio-sponsored showcase, Trapped Above Ground. Guthrie Trapp and his Mule Kickers… Read more...


BMI Announces the 18th Annual Key West Songwriters Festival May 1-5

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From News, posted 2.11.13. Proceeds will benefit SHARE Military Initiative at Shepherd Center Read more...


Remembering Donald “Duck” Dunn: 1941-2012

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From News, posted 5.17.12. Longtime BMI songwriter and profoundly influential bassist Donald “Duck” Dunn died Sunday, May 13 while on tour in Tokyo with Stax band Booker T. and the MG’s, of which he was a key member. To learn more about Dunn’s significant career, read the recent tribute published in his hometown… Read more...


Nashville Songwriters Feted During Annual NSAI Dinner

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From News, posted 10.18.10. The Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) and the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame joined forces to toast a year’s worth of hit-worthy craftsmanship and several lifetimes’ worth of genre-building during the 40th Anniversary Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame Dinner & Induction Ceremony, presented by AT&T, on Sunday, October 17, at the… Read more...


Steve Cropper, Paul Davis Among 2010 Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame & NSAI Honorees

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From News, posted 9.28.10. Musical bridge builders Steve Cropper and Paul Davis will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame next month. The two BMI legends will enter the hallowed Hall in separate categories: Cropper in the Songwriter field, Davis under the Songwriter/Artist category. Peers, business allies and family members will toast the… Read more...


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