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Big Wins for BMI Songwriters at 2016 Golden Globes

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From News, posted 1.11.16. Last night on NBC, multitudes of film and TV fans watched as Sam Smith humbly accepted his first Golden Globe for Best Original Song, “Writings on the Wall,” from the blockbuster film Spectre. Smith, a PRS affiliate who licenses his music in the United States through BMI, has certainly had a… Read more...


Singing for Relief

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From MusicWorld, posted 9.17.10. 10-year-old Connor Smith writes songs. “I’ve been writing songs for two or three years,” the Nashville native says simply, seemingly unaware that knocking out melodies and rhymes at age 7 is rare—even for a budding journeyman. “I’m more into writing songs [than performing],” he says, smiling, before clarifying, “I like both.… Read more...


BMI Partners with Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to Create BMI Flood Relief Fund

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From News, posted 6.23.10. BMI to match donations up to $50,000, contributes additional $50,000 to recovery efforts BMI has announced the creation of a two-part campaign designed to help fuel rebuilding efforts after the historic flood that devastated Middle Tennessee last month. The initiative was unveiled by BMI President & CEO Del Bryant and BMI… Read more...


BMI Employees Encouraged to Volunteer in Recovery Efforts

From News, posted 5.21.10. BMI has announced that employees who wish to volunteer in flood recovery efforts will be paid for a day’s work while they get out and get their hands dirty. Over the next two months, staffers are being encouraged to help BMI co-workers, neighbors and the city by taking one work day… Read more...


Support Victims of the Tennessee Floods

From Blog, posted 5.17.10. To learn more about the myriad ways the music community is coming together to support the victims of the Tennessee floods and to find out more about what you can do to help, visit the online homes of the organizations listed below. MusiCares MusiCares is the Recording Academy’s organization… Read more...


Raindrops Swamp Music Community

From Blog, posted 5.14.10. The first raindrops started falling shortly before midnight on the last night of April. Weather forecasters had predicted a wet weekend, with the possibility of severe storms, but that’s not unusual for springtime in middle Tennessee. After all, April showers may bring May flowers, don’t they? During the next 48 hours,… Read more...


BMI Nashville Office: Back to Normal

From News, posted 5.03.10. BMI’s Nashville office is back open, with all employees returning to the building for business as usual. While BMI’s vital systems remained fully operational in the midst of Middle Tennessee’s devastating floods, the six-story building experienced a lack of water pressure and air conditioning, prompting most of the Nashville office’s 400… Read more...


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Recent Flood events

Jul 17 2010 Songwriters Sing for Nashville: A Benefit for Flood Relief
Jun 22 2010 Nashville Rising benefit
Jun 16 2010 Ke$ha for Nashville
Jun 13 2010 CMA Music Festival: Nashville
Jun 12 2010 CMA Music Festival: Nashville
Jun 11 2010 CMA Music Festival: Nashville
Jun 10 2010 CMA Music Festival: Nashville
Jun 9 2010 Marty Stuart’s 9th Annual Late Night Jam - benefit
May 25 2010 Eastside Benefit for Flood Victims: Nashville
May 23 2010 Fork the Flood - Benefit