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BMI Songwriter Sam James Helps Kick off 2021 Restaurant Leadership Conference

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From News, posted 12.17.21. The first Restaurant Leadership Conference in almost two years was highlighted by a performance from BMI songwriter and Republic recording artist Sam James. James took the stage to open up the annual gathering of restaurant industry luminaries by performing two songs and thanking the more than 1500 executives in attendance for… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Payton Smith Entertains Louisiana Restaurant Association

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From News, posted 11.30.21. BMI songwriter Payton Smith performed at the Louisiana Restaurant Association (LRA) board dinner, held recently (11-8) at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, LA. Smith, who hails from Houma, LA, was well-received by his fellow Louisianians. Kicking off his set with a medley of country songs that have influenced him, he… Read more...


Award-Winning BMI Songwriter Brings a Little Country to Restaurant Association Gathering

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From News, posted 11.18.21. Restaurant association executives attending the 2021 Council of State Restaurant Associations Fall Meeting, held recently in Clearwater Beach, Florida, were treated to a humorous and high energy performance by award-winning BMI songwriter Bridgette Tatum. The Nashville-based artist co-wrote “She’s Country” for Jason Aldean, which was the most played song on country… Read more...


BMI Singer-Songwriter Dylan Schneider Performs at Indiana Broadcasters Association Conference

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From News, posted 11.11.21. BMI sponsored the musical entertainment at the Indiana Broadcasters Association’s “Celebration of Broadcasting Careers,” which was held recently (10/26) at 502 East Event Centre in Carmel, Indiana. Hailing from Terra Haute, Indiana, BMI singer-songwriter and BBR Music Group recording artist Dylan Schneider kicked off the dinner playing his newest singles “Lost… Read more...


Kentucky Brewers Treated to Performance from BMI Songwriter Marc Scibilia

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From News, posted 11.10.21. The Kentucky Guild of Brewers (KGB) annual conference, held recently at the Muhammed Ali Center in Louisville, was highlighted by a performance from BMI songwriter Marc Scibilia, who spent a few minutes with brewers from across the Bluegrass state playing an unplugged set of songs from his rich catalogue of music.… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Joins Panel at Ohio Arts Professionals Conference

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From News, posted 10.21.21. Award-winning BMI songwriter Jason White helped educate artists, agents, and venue executives on the intricacies of copyright law as it pertains to music licensing and public performances during the Ohio Arts Professionals Network (OAPN) annual conference held recently in Cleveland. The Ohio native joined the panel organized by BMI to share… Read more...


BMI Singer-Songwriters Help Kick-Off IHRSA’s 40th Convention

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From News, posted 10.20.21. BMI singer-songwriters Gunnar Latham and Josh Grider helped kick-off the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association’s 40th Anniversary Show, performing at the welcome ceremony recently (10/13) in Dallas, Texas. The event, which was held at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, brought together fitness leaders from around the world to share… Read more...


Emerging BMI Artist Helps Celebrate Colorado Restauranteurs

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From News, posted 10.15.21. The Colorado Restaurant Association’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement Awards were highlighted by a performance from up-and-coming BMI singer-songwriter Chance Pena. The 21-year-old Tyler, Texas native, who currently resides in Los Angeles, appeared on The Voice when he was just 15 years old only to go on a few years later to co-write… Read more...


BMI Songwriter Sam Grow Performs for Maryland Retailers

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From News, posted 10.15.21. The Maryland Retailers Association held their annual awards show virtually again this year and it featured a performance by BMI Nashville songwriter Sam Grow. The Southern Maryland native has been named by Billboard as a “Country Act to Watch,” and his 2020 single “Song About You” garnered more than 50 million… Read more...


BMI Hitmaker Helps Educate Museum Executives on the Importance of Music Licensing

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From News, posted 10.11.21. BMI was on hand at this year’s Mountain Plains Museums Association conference to educate museum executives on how to use music legally in their exhibits and as a part of their programming. The BMI panel featured an appearance by GRAMMY-nominated BMI songwriter Jim McCormick, who helped attendees understand how important public… Read more...


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