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BMI Proudly Congratulates its World of Bluegrass Awards Nominees

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From News, posted 8.16.18. Again this year, BMI affiliates dominate the list of nominees for World of Bluegrass Awards. The annual show celebrating the award winners will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2018, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Here’s the complete list of BMI nominees. Congratulations to all! ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Balsam… Read more...


How to Comp Your Way into a Great Recording

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.14.18. Some days things are just happening—you pick up the guitar, you jump in front of the vocal mic, and, there it is, one take, done. Other times, not so good—for whatever reason you struggle to complete a plausible solo break, but in the end it took you about a dozen… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: August

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.14.18. WORKSHOPS BMI/Cliff Goldmacher Workshop: Stripping Down Your Demos & Getting Them Cut This workshop is for songwriters who would like to streamline the demo process, keep their demo budgets in check and maximize the return on their investment. The workshop also provides multiple examples of stripped-down demos that… Read more...


BMI Partners with Warner-Chappell Music, Warner Music Group for Fifth Annual ‘Write On’ Song Camp

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From News, posted 8.03.18. BMI was proud to partner with Warner/Chappell Music, and additionally this year Warner Music Group, for the fifth annual songwriting camp held on July 28 and 29 at the Atlantic Records Studio in Los Angeles. The “Write On” song camp provided a unique opportunity for an array of songwriters, producers… Read more...


Morgan Wallen and Kalie Shorr Shine at Rooftop On The Row

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From News, posted 7.23.18. On July 17th the BMI rooftop was brimming with industry tastemakers, friends and family eager to hear from BMI songwriters Kalie Shorr and Morgan Wallen. The fourth installment of the summer series was a hit, with clear skies and energetic performances from Shorr and Wallen. The evening kicked off with… Read more...


How to Write a Song That’s Fun to Listen to—and Fun to Sing

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.19.18. When it was suggested I write about songs that are fun to sing, the jukebox in my brain instantly thought of “The Name Game” (recorded by Shirley Ellis, written by Lincoln Chase and Shirley Elliston). Anyone of a certain age remembers plugging his or her name into the… Read more...


BMI Bulletin Board: July

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.19.18. WORKSHOPS BMI/Cliff Goldmacher Workshop: Stripping Down Your Demos & Getting Them Cut This workshop is for songwriters who would like to streamline the demo process, keep their demo budgets in check and maximize the return on their investment. The workshop also provides multiple examples of stripped-down demos that… Read more...


BMI Names Alex Flores Senior Vice President, Creative

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From News, posted 7.19.18. BMI is very pleased to welcome Alex Flores as BMI’s new Senior Vice President, Creative. Flores will be based out of BMI’s Los Angeles office, and will report to Mike Steinberg, Executive Vice President, Creative & Licensing, beginning August 6. Flores will oversee the Creative teams in BMI’s six offices… Read more...


BMI & Ohio Craft Brewers Association Bring Nashville Songwriters Tour to Ohio Breweries

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From News, posted 7.12.18. BMI is proud to announce that the Company is partnering with the Ohio Craft Brewers Association (OCBA) to bring great music, great beer and great people together for a special tour of free concerts in Ohio. From Saturday, August 11, through to Wednesday, August 22, BMI’s Nashville Songwriters Tour… Read more...


Riley Green and Travis Denning Pack Out the BMI Lobby for Another “Rooftop” On The Row

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From News, posted 6.25.18. BMI’s third installment of the Rooftop On The Row series was the place to be in Nashville last Wednesday. The rain or shine event was moved to the BMI lobby and sponsored by George Dickel Tennessee Whisky, NASH FM 103.3 and 95.5 NASH ICON. Mercury recording artist Travis Denning kicked… Read more...


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