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Rain or Shine, BMI Hosts First Show of Rooftop on The Row with The Oak Ridge Boys and Trea Landon

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From News, posted 4.26.18. Music Row tastemakers, family and friends packed the BMI lobby in place of the rainy rooftop April 24 to enjoy the first of several summer shows to be held at BMI. Hosted by BMI with the help of event sponsors George Dickel Tennessee Whisky, NASH FM 103.3 and 95.5 NASH ICON,… Read more...


BMI and Alt 97.5 Return to the Basement East with Nightingail and Sun Seeker for Eastside Sounds

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From News, posted 4.26.18. Indie-folk songwriter Alicia Gail, a.k.a. Nightingail, delivered a stunning set during the latest installment of BMI and Alt 97.5’s Eastside Sounds series at the Basement East April 23, followed by a crowd-pleasing high-energy performance from Nashville-based alt-rockers Sun Seekers. Each night of the popular series offers free admission, a “happy half-hour”… Read more...


BMI and Tito’s Host Special Release Party for Record Store Day

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From News, posted 4.26.18. In honor of Record Store Day on April 21, BMI and Tito’s Handmade Vodka held a private release party on April 18 featuring the premiere of a 20-minute documentary, “5 Turns Around the Sun,” and the launch of two special edition records, Sun Record Company Vol. 5 and Malaco: The Last… Read more...


BMI Hosts Annual Tin Pan South Show with Rhett Akins and Friends

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From News, posted 4.06.18. On Tuesday night, BMI packed out iconic Nashville venue 3rd + Lindsley for their annual Tin Pan South show. Curated by two-time BMI Songwriter of the Year Rhett Akins and 2017 BMI Icon Bob DiPiero, the show kicked off with a surprise performance from Akins and son Thomas Rhett. With the… Read more...


What are some good ways to get publishers interested in my music?

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From The Weekly, posted 3.26.18. BMI’s Creative teams are back in The Weekly providing tips to help readers navigate the industry. The focus this time is: Jessa Gelt, BMI Creative, Los Angeles: First and foremost, it always starts with the music. Self-evaluation is essential and it’s helpful to recognize your experience, talent, marketability and unique… Read more...


BMI Welcomes Budding Songwriters in Next Big Wave Series

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From News, posted 3.09.18. It was an evening of networking last week in BMI’s Nashville office when the first of three sessions in the Next Big Wave series was held for some of Music Row’s newest unsigned songwriters looking to secure their first publishing deal. The evening provided a unique opportunity for the budding creatives… Read more...


BMI and ASCAP Honor Dustin Lynch’s Fifth Consecutive No. 1 “Small Town Boy”

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From News, posted 3.09.18. Yesterday afternoon, friends, family and Music Row VIPs gathered at vintage arcade bar HQ Beercade to celebrate 2017’s longest-running song of the year, “Small Town Boy,” with songwriters Rhett Akins, Kyle Fishman, Ben Hayslip and Broken Bow artist Dustin Lynch. The four-week chart-topper had 2017’s largest single-week audience and marks BMI… Read more...


Chris Young Celebrates 10 No. 1 Singles with Party and Live Performance at “Ten” Roof Broadway

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From News, posted 3.09.18. ACM Male Vocalist nominee Chris Young celebrated his current chart-topping success, “Losing Sleep” by taking the stage last night at Nashville’s Tin Roof Broadway for a special live performance of his ten No. 1 singles. Renamed “Ten” Roof just for the momentous occasion, Young was joined by family and music industry… Read more...


BMI Supports its Songwriters and Producers at Song Arts Academy’s New Songwriters Workshop Intensive

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From News, posted 3.09.18. BMI is proud to support its members at Song Arts Academy’s new Workshop Intensive starting Monday, April 16. SAA is a proven and unique learning destination taught by NYU and New School Songwriting faculty member Billy Seidman. Past writers trained in the SAA “Advanced Song Craft Method™” include Rachel Platten, Bebe… Read more...


BMI and ASCAP “Fix A Drink” To Celebrate Chris Janson’s Second No. 1 Hit

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From News, posted 3.09.18. BMI songwriter Chris Janson celebrated his second No. 1 hit “Fix A Drink” yesterday in the BMI lobby alongside ASCAP co-writers Ashley Gorley and Chris DuBois. The track marks Gorley and DuBois’ 36th and 17th No. 1s respectively. The party, which was hosted by BMI’s David Preston and ASCAP’s Beth Brinker,… Read more...


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Upcoming Creative events

May 31 2018 BMI 101 Workshop: New York
May 31 2018 BMI Know Them Now Experience: Atlanta
Jun 1 2018 Musicians Corner @ Centenniel Park: Nashville
Jun 2 2018 Musicians Corner @ Centenniel Park: Nashville
Jun 4 2018 BMI Acoustic Lounge - Los Angeles
Jun 5 2018 THE FIX: FRUKT’s Live Music Showcase: London, UK
Jun 7 2018 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival: Manchester, TN
Jun 7 2018 CMA Music Festival: Nashville, TN
Jun 8 2018 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival: Manchester, TN
Jun 8 2018 CMA Music Festival: Nashville, TN

Recent Creative events

May 26 2018 Musicians Corner @ Centenniel Park: Nashville
May 25 2018 Musicians Corner @ Centenniel Park: Nashville
May 24 2018 BMI 101 Workshop: Los Angeles
May 22 2018 BMI Acoustic Lounge: New York
May 22 2018 BMI’s Rooftop on the Row: Nashville, TN
May 20 2018 BMI Stage @ The Hangout Festival 2018: Gulf Shores, AL
May 20 2018 The Hangout Music Festival: Gulf Shores, AL
May 19 2018 Musicians Corner @ Centenniel Park: Nashville
May 19 2018 BMI Stage @ The Hangout Festival 2018: Gulf Shores, AL
May 19 2018 The Hangout Music Festival: Gulf Shores, AL