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“The Reason I Write”: Cole Swindell, Chris Lane, Heather Morgan at The Key West Songwriters Fest

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BMI Congratulates its 20th Annual Americana Honors & Awards Winners


From News, posted 9.23.21. Last night the Americana Music Association held its coveted awards ceremony with the majority of wins going to BMI songwriters. You can watch this year’s show on PBS, which is set to broadcast ACL Presents: The 20th Annual Americana Honors, a special episode of Austin City Limits featuring performance highlights on… Read more...

BMI Kicks Off Americana Week in Nashville


From News, posted 9.22.21. BMI (Broadcast Music Inc) hosted its annual Americana Fest Pre-Party at Nashville’s 6th & Peabody. The outdoor event was free and open to the public and featured performances by renowned pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph and Friends, country-rock songstress Lilly Hiatt, and newcomer Myron Elkins. The event was sponsored by One… Read more...

BMI Returns to Zilker Park for 2021 Austin City Limits Music Festival


From News, posted 9.15.21. BMI is pleased to announce its return to the Austin City Limits Music Festival on October 1-3 and 8-10, 2021. The multi-weekend Texas festival is back and BMI’s can’t-miss, genre-diverse lineup is set to feature a range of rising pop, rock, country, Latin, Americana, hip-hop and R&B stars. … Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2021 Americana Honors and Awards Nominees


From News, posted 5.27.21. The nominations are out and the final winners of this year’s Americana Honors & Awards will be announced on September 22 in a celebration at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. Congratulations to all! Here are the BMI nominees: Album of the Year: Cuttin’ Grass - Vol. 1 (Butcher Shoppe… Read more...

BMI Supports New Song Arts Four-Week Songwriters Workshop Starting June 7


From News, posted 5.07.21. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Academy’s new four-week Songwriting workshop. This is an established workshop with proven results to write your best song and network with new co-writers, while learning the “Advanced Song Craft” tools used by chart-topping songwriters. Each weekly two-hour session teaches up to four major components… Read more...

BMI Songwriters Tell Their Stories in “My #1 Moment” Video Series


From News, posted 4.28.21. With music connecting us now more than ever, BMI, Taylor Guitars and Shure continue to partner on the popular social media video series, “My #1 Moment,” which captures intimate versions of BMI songwriters performing their No. 1 songs from their homes and sharing the stories behind the hits that took them… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2021 GRAMMY Award Winners


From News, posted 3.15.21. BMI is once again exceptionally proud of its many affiliates who received music’s highest honors, yesterday, during the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. Held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, this year’s ceremony was unlike any other, given precautions over the pandemic, with no large audience in attendance. With awards presented at… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its Americana UK Award Winners


From News, posted 1.29.21. Last night the AMA-UK, a professional trade association representing and advocating for the voice of American Roots music in the UK, announced the winners of this year’s prestigious Americana UK awards. BMI is proud that several of our songwriters, as well as international writers who choose BMI for U.S. representation, took… Read more...

BMI Supports Song Arts Academy’s New Songwriting, Production & Collaboration Workshops


From News, posted 1.14.21. BMI is proud to support Song Arts Workshops, which offer a proven, live/online, in-person learning experience to network and gain new skill sets to compete in the contemporary music market. Learn SAA’s “Advanced Song Craft Method™” that’s been adopted by educational institutions such as Berklee Valencia to train their writer/producers, as… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2020 Americana Honors & Awards Winners


From News, posted 12.15.20. The Americana Music Association has revealed the winners of their 19th annual Americana Honors & Awards celebration with BMI songwriters taking the lion’s share of prestigious accolades. Here are the BMI winners. Many congratulations to all! Album of the Year: The Highwomen, The Highwomen, produced by Dave Cobb Artist of… Read more...

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