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BMI Bulletin Board: January 2020

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From MusicWorld, posted 1.14.20. WORKSHOPS BMI 101 Workshop: Nashville BMI 101 is a one-hour introductory workshop for anyone interested in learning more about the current role BMI plays in the complex world of the music industry. You’ll spend the hour with two BMI Employees outlining the history of BMI, how to utilize… Read more...


A Christmas Gift From Keb’ Mo’

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From News, posted 12.05.19. Keb’ Mo’ has had a busy year and he’s showing no signs of slowing down. In June, he released his fourteenth studio album, Oklahoma, featuring contributions from Taj Mahal, Robert Randolph, Rosanne Cash (who joined him on lead single “Put a Woman in Charge”), and his wife, Robbie Brooks Moore.… Read more...


BMI Brings Joy to Restaurant Association Conference

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From News, posted 12.02.19. BMI brought a rising star to the 2019 Council of State Restaurant Associations annual winter conference held recently in Atlanta. BMI songwriter and Nashville-based recording artist Bren Joy brought his unique R & B/gospel/pop sound to the semi-annual gathering of executives that run the various state restaurant associations. The conference… Read more...


5 Things I’ve Learned as a Songwriter

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.22.19. Looking back on what will be thirty years of writing songs this year, it occurs to me that above and beyond learning more about the actual nuts and bolts of songwriting, I’ve gained some often hard-won experience about what it means to be a songwriter and how to take what… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: November/December 2019

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From MusicWorld, posted 11.21.19. WORKSHOPS BMI 101 Workshop: Nashville BMI 101 is a one-hour introductory workshop for anyone interested in learning more about the current role BMI plays in the complex world of the music industry. You’ll spend the hour with two BMI Employees outlining the history of BMI, how to utilize… Read more...


Charlie Feldman Announces Retirement From BMI After 31 Years

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From News, posted 11.21.19. Charlie Feldman, BMI’s Vice President of Creative in New York, announced today that he will retire from the company at the end of the year. A 31-year veteran of BMI, Feldman will continue to consult for the company in the new year. Mike O’Neill, President and CEO of BMI, said,… Read more...


Perry Sook of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. Appointed to BMI Board of Directors

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From News, posted 11.19.19. BMI today announced the appointment of Perry Sook, Chairman, President and CEO, Nexstar Media Group, Inc. to the BMI Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2020. “We’re extremely pleased to welcome Perry Sook to the BMI Board of Directors,” stated Michael J. Fiorile, Chairman, BMI Board of Directors and Chairman,… Read more...


BMI Congratulates its 2019 CMA Winners

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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

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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”

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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...


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