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BMI Congratulates its 2019 CMA Winners


From News, posted 11.14.19. It was a big night at this year’s CMA awards in Nashville with BMI songwriters taking the majority of the prestigious honors. In addition to the awards, which included double trophies to big winners Luke Combs and Kacey Musgraves, the evening was filled with unforgettable performances. Starting with the show’s… Read more...

Dwight Yoakam Receives BMI President’s Award at 2019 BMI Country Awards


From News, posted 11.13.19. BMI presented its 2019 BMI Country Awards last night, honoring the prolific musical career of BMI President’s Award recipient Dwight Yoakam, as well as the Country Songwriter, Song and Publisher of the Year. The 67th annual event, which is the genre’s oldest awards ceremony, also celebrated the songwriters and publishers… Read more...

BMI is Proud to Support “iHeartCountry: One Night for Our Military”


From News, posted 11.11.19. BMI was very proud to support iHeartCountry One Night for Our Military, a special tribute for the 100th observance of Veterans Day. As a means of honoring the nation’s heroes, iHeartMedia organized this exclusive concert event for veterans and their families, headlined by Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini and Scotty McCreery… Read more...

BMI Singer-Songwriter Julia Cole Highlights the Louisiana Restaurant Association Annual Board Dinner


From News, posted 11.05.19. BMI singer-songwriter Julia Cole was the featured entertainment at the Louisiana Restaurant Association annual board dinner held (10/28) at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles. The Nashville recording artist creates music that blends true country songwriting style with R&B and Pop melodies. Julia performed her two newest… Read more...

BMI’s Mike O’Neill Honored With T.J. Martell Legacy Award


From News, posted 10.17.19. On October 15, BMI’s President and CEO Mike O’Neill was honored by the T.J. Martell Foundation with the organization’s Legacy Award, which was presented to O’Neill by gospel great and BMI songwriter BeBe Winans. The 44th Annual Honors Gala, held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City, also celebrated… Read more...

BMI Congratulates its 2019 Dove Award Winners – Celebrates With After-Party


From News, posted 10.17.19. Honoring the top names in all the different genres of Christian and Gospel music, the 50th annual Dove Awards celebration, held Tuesday night at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville, was buzzing with the success of many, many BMI songwriters. In addition to the awards ceremony, for the fourth year… Read more...

Young Professionals Mix and Mingle at BMI’s Next Big Wave


From News, posted 10.10.19. On Monday (10/7) BMI and Pinnacle Bank hosted Music Row’s youngest professionals for an evening of networking in BMI’s Nashville office. The second of three sessions in the Next Big Wave series, attendees of this installation were rising industry tastemakers. The evening provided an opportunity for the budding creatives to… Read more...

Dwight Yoakam to be Honored with BMI President’s Award at 2019 BMI Country Awards


From News, posted 10.10.19. BMI will celebrate the extraordinary career of Dwight Yoakam by presenting him with the BMI President’s Award at the company’s 67th annual BMI Country Awards, to be held at BMI’s Nashville office on November 12, 2019. BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill will host the ceremony with Jody Williams, BMI… Read more...

BMI Foundation Now Accepting Scholarship Applications


From News, posted 10.10.19. The BMI Foundation announced that it is now accepting online applications for its 2020 scholarship season, open to students attending colleges and universities nationwide. The Foundation will administer five distinct songwriting and composing scholarship competitions, judged by panelists of international musical acclaim. These annual programs include the BMI Future Jazz… Read more...

Women in Radio Dinner Highlighted by Performance from BMI songwriter Heidi Newfield


From News, posted 10.02.19. The Mentoring Inspiring Women in Radio hosted the 11th annual Lipstick and Lobster Dinner in Dallas recently (9/25), in conjunction with the 2019 Radio Show. Providing the musical entertainment, BMI brought in songwriter Heidi Newfield, who took center stage in front of a group of the most influential and inspirational… Read more...

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